• How I Run Two International Businesses While Living With Chronic Illness

    Running your own business can be a huge challenge. Sometimes it feels like it’s a PhD in patience and confidence, just entering that arena. Running a business while living with chronic illness can seem like it requires a super-power. But many people are turning to entrepreneurship due to their health challenges. It has lots of positives; you can often work from home, set your own hours, take rests in between tasks and make a living doing what you love. However, adding the pressure of work to a life already struggling with pain and exhaustion can be a powder keg. I have been working while living with chronic illness for several years and…

  • Trailblazer Interview: KC Baker & Public Speaking Skills to Transform Your Self & World

    Previously an investment banking analyst and assistant for two US Senators, KC Baker is an international women’s thought leadership & public speaking skills trainer, speechwriter, and two-time TEDx speaker and is renowned for her unorthodox and highly effective methodologies. She believes that the key to positive transformation in our world lies in supporting women in unleashing the brilliance of their voices.

  • Stepping on Stage to Save Your Life: Behind the Scenes on my Speaking Path

    I have survived some things which I would not wish upon anyone. I didn’t invite them, didn’t expect them and didn’t want them but I did learn from them. I may carry scars but I carry hard-won wisdom too. If you are reading this, I know you have wisdom in you too, you may not feel it right now, but it’s there. I appreciate you and am glad you are in the world. Some of us are aware that we have survived or experienced something extraordinary and we want to share that with the world. (One would think that’s half the struggle; recognising your message, your mission and wanting to…

  • Trailblazer Interview: Brooke Snow & Digital Detox for Healing

    Brooke Snow delights in the pursuit of a meaningful life. To learn more about how to find true balance in your life check out everybranch.is Brooke lives in Northern Utah with her calm husband, adventurous 5 year old son and bouncy baby girl. I’m so excited to share her work with you, especially knowing that many of you are, like me, living with illness-related fatigue and information overwhelm.

  • Productivity and Pain: A Manifesto for our Humanity

    I hate to break it to you, but you aren’t a robot. Me neither. – CLICK TO TWEET I know it’s hard, I struggled too when I first realised. It wasn’t just the realisation but what it meant… You see, robots don’t need a lot of sleep, in fact, the more they work, the more they can keep on working, they don’t get less effective without rest.