Love Made Visible: Excerpt From Chapter 5

When life gives you lemons, it is said, you’re supposed to make lemonade. When life knocks you on your ass, bounce! I subscribe to those beliefs in the broad sense of wanting to encourage forward movement, being creative. I challenge the assumption, however, that we must sit passively to see what flavour of citrus we are ‘given’ in this life, and say let’s start creating right out of thin air!...
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Love Made Visible: Excerpt From Chapter 4

There are many more ways to get an education and to advance up professional ranks than either heading off to university at 18 and staying there until you are fully cooked or re-mortgaging your home at midlife to go back to school full time and pick up the books you left behind in your salad days. I’m a big fan of education and a bigger fan of the way it...
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Love Made Visible: Excerpt From Chapter 3

Ah, the fast track. This is the high octane, adrenaline-charged road most people assume I travel every day, thinking that leadership coaching and career management is exclusive to executives and CEO wannabes. Certainly my practice has plenty of high achieving professionals in a wide range of fields including senior corporate officers, but the common denominator is a desire to live fully and well, with career given a prominent but not...
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Love Made Visible: Excerpt From Chapter 2

We all know the story of the ‘frustrated artist,’ right? The wildly creative person who somehow gets stuck in the wrong life, pushing a broom or shuffling paper, just trying to make ends meet, dying a little every day as they sacrifice to pay the bills… cue violins and filmic montage of wistful seamstress looking plaintively at the flowers out the window and wishing her life could be different… Enough,...
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Love Made Visible: Excerpt From Chapter 1

I came across the work of British psychologist Richard Wiseman a few years ago and have at some point made pretty much every single client I have worked with since listen to my two minute snapshot of his longitudinal research study on Luck. My personal belief is that what Wiseman speaks of (is everybody catching his name, by the way?!) is really faith and the creative power that comes from...
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