Restoring career confidence after kids

Last week, on this post about rebuilding lost confidence, Julie left this comment: “I've been thinking of returning to the workforce after spending the past 6 1/2 years at home. However, I've lost confidence in whether I can still do the job I used to do before I had kids. Now I need to think about Continue Reading

An unexamined life is …

An unexamined life is not worth living. But if all you’re doing is examining, are you really living? As a very introspective person, I will admit I walk this fine line a lot. The one between useful self-awareness and self-reflection … and flat out navel gazing. Which is why I found a couple of Continue Reading

How to chase your dreams responsibly

This is my second attempt at this post. The first time through I used the words ‘passion’ and ‘dream’ interchangeably, only to realise 800 words later they’re two completely different things. For example: Writing is a passion of mine. But my dream is to write books that change people's lives Continue Reading

New goal for this year: be more repellent

As you all know, I'm recently returned from Chris Ducker's Tropical Think Tank in the Philippines. And again, as you all know, I took much away from the conference. But there's one line that's kept prickling on the surface of my mind and it's this one from Matthew Kimberley: You know you stand Continue Reading