Why choosing to take a step back can change your life

A sabbatical could change your life

I am taking a bit of a sabbatical in the weeks running up to my 50th birthday. I have never taken a sabbatical before. This is nothing to do with any negativity about turning fifty or any kind of midlife crisis. Quite the opposite. I am actually genuinely excited about the next chapter of my life. To me, age is just a number. Nothing more. So all is good, and I am ready and excited for the fabulous fifties! Taking a step back from … [Read more...]

6 keys to happiness, fulfillment and success (backed by science)

6 keys to happiness, fulfillment and success (backed by science)

Happiness, fulfillment and success are things we all want in our personal and professional lives. Yet the way we go about trying to achieve that often doesn’t match with what science and research show to be effective strategies. We adopt habits, beliefs and approaches that we are told by society, friends and family are the path to happiness, fulfillment and success. And yet, research shows, that those things are often wrong and counter … [Read more...]

13 habits of people who have a fulfilling life at midlife and beyond

Habits for a fulfilling life at midlife and beyond

There are many factors that contribute to creating a fulfilling life at midlife and beyond. One of the most important ones is the habits that you have. So, if you would like to increase levels of fulfillment in your life, it is well worth taking some time to work out what habits you could create to do that. To help you get started with that, I have listed below some of the top habits of people who have a fulfilling life, at midlife and … [Read more...]

This is exactly how long it takes to achieve your dreams and goals

This is how exactly how long it takes to achieve your dreams

Last week, our family moved to live in a town on the coast. The beach and ocean are just a short walk from our new house. Living at the beach has been a long held dream for our family. For me, it started when I was a little girl growing up in Liverpool, England. Every summer we would head off camping to a small village in North Wales called Aberdaron. It is on the tip of a peninsula and surrounded by numerous beautiful, unspoilt … [Read more...]