Livelihood: The Complete Collection

Take up more space

Take up more space

As little girls we are taught how to play small: be quiet, be nice to your brother, don’t speak too loudly, do as we are told. As we grow and develop, some of us rebel, but most of us have deeply buried in our subconscious the need to conform, to comply, to fit in wherever

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Welcome to the club

Welcome to the club

Welcome to the club. The motherhood club. We come into it from all different places, walks of life, at different ages, with varying expectations. Full of hope, perhaps anxiety, some excitement for what is to come. And many of us eagerly look forward to becoming part of a community of mothers, who are all going

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Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger’s ‘lost decade’? No, she just reclaimed her life.

In a feature interview for New York Magazine with the headline “Hollywood almost broke Renee. Now she’s back” she shared in detail exactly what happened, why she took a step not just back, but out of the limelight, an d what was really going on for her at the time. Did she lose a decade

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Seeking the feminine

Seeking the feminine

For a long time in my life I was deeply out of touch with the feminine. You could see it as soon as you looked at me. Whilst I may have seemed feminine at first glance by my hair and how I dressed, a closer look would reveal my hard edges, sharp corners and icy

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Don't stop in the middle

Don’t stop in the middle

You’re ready to give up. To quit. To put it back in the box that it came from. You’re tired. Dejected. Frustrated. It’s just not coming together as fast or as easily as you had planned for. ‘Why aren’t I there yet?’ is a phase on an endless loop in your brain. This is nothing

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earn your worth

You can’t earn your worth with busyness

In my late twenties I worked for a global professional services firm. I was the marketing director, with a small team, working for the managing partner. Every day it felt like I was hustling to prove my worthiness. Working all the hours, always being on, being the last one in the office or online each

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