Ever Had Comparisonitis?

Ever Had Comparisonitis?

What the heck is Comparisonitis? There’s hepatitis, tonsillitis, meningitis, pharyngitis, encephalitis, dermatitis, appendicitis and probably a whole lot more ‘itis’ infections we’ve never heard of. But what the heck is Comparisonitis? Just as...
An Oasis In Our City

An Oasis In Our City

An Oasis In Our City How many capital cities in the world can make this claim? ‘We have An Oasis in Our City.’ On the southern edge of the City of Adelaide is the most wonderful place of serenity and tranquility. The Himeji Gardens is bordered by a bamboo...
Caught In The Should’ve Syndrome?

Caught In The Should’ve Syndrome?

Is SHOULD a valid reason for doing anything? How often do we beat ourselves up because we’re not where we SHOULD be – in life, in our business, with our fitness, with home projects and on it goes? I should have finished this assignment by now. I should...
A Year Like No Other

A Year Like No Other

2020 held such promise as the start of a new and exciting decade. Instead, it will go down in historical memory as the year that unravelled the entire world in what is now starting to feel like slow motion. What began with gusto is now looking like it may be an...
Patience is a Virtue

Patience is a Virtue

Eight weeks ago a magpie began pecking at a branch in the fork of a tall grey-box gum tree, way down our sloping backyard. Our floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall bedroom window allows us to look into that tree whilst sipping coffee from bed. Several days later the early...
When Business Evaporates

When Business Evaporates

Have a Pity Party, then pick yourself up, dust off and move to Plan B. Work out how to serve others Way back in early March 2020, I’d just presented Life Happens – Dealing with the Tough Stuff to a seniors group. Within a week my speaking engagements began to...