Working as a creative writer, ghostwriter and editor is my calling. I literally go to “work” every day and think “Mannnnn, how did I get so damn lucky?” Continue reading Sunday Nights used to give me anxiety
“So YOU write the stories…and they take the credit?” (“Do you at least get money?”) Continue reading Shock-Horror! Ghosts can Write
Dear Friends I’ve had so many responses to my story about the stranger who paid our bill yesterday. Thank you! How did I get so lucky to know so many wonderful people? I’m thinking about HOW I can get you all involved in something meaningful that we could do together. Thank you. That’s not why I am writing though. Something even more wonderful happened after … Continue reading A magical Part II to the Kind Stranger Story
Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 litres a day You … Continue reading Some advice for kids…(of all ages).
I want you to imagine for a second that you can tap into a VAULT. Inside the vault is a bunch of templates, all neatly filed and labeled. Templates for happinesss, vitality, prosperity and abundance. Everywhere you turn, more templates for creativity, joy, peace and all the other things us humans need and want in order to live a fulfilled life. What if I told … Continue reading Have you heard of THE VAULT?
I want to tell you a quick story about my book, Musings – Reflections of Gratitude. When I wrote it, I thought I had accomplished my mission. I thought it would go into bookstores and I could sit my bottom down to rest and write again. But, life had other plans for me. For a good year and a half now, I have been signing … Continue reading Do What you LOVE & the rest will follow…
So, last week I wrote about my personal FORGIVENESS practice. Remember? I said that every Friday, just before I indulge in a nice cold glass of wine, I do a quick stock take of my week to see if there is anyone I need to touch base with and apologise to, set the record straight with, clear the air with etc. I don’t remember when … Continue reading Teach People How to Treat You
I limped along from one deadline to the next trying to prove that I was invincible when in fact the ground was giving way beneath my feet. Continue reading A BIG SHIFT – AHA!
Writing comes easy to me. I started writing when I was 9. I wrote a poem about a Tiger. I got 0/10. Yes, zero! I had never gotten zero before. The teacher cited “copying”. She decided that my poem was so damn good, that I could only have copied it. That moment changed my life. Because instead of causing me to shrink in shame and embarassment, it … Continue reading How do you find YOUR purpose? It really isn’t rocket science
Someone thanked me for something I did 20 years ago. Something I do not even remember. Continue reading Warning: Kindness is Dope