‘Mindset’ Category

Power of the Pen

Power of the Pen

Do you find it hard to communicate? Do you forget ideas or people’s names easily? Are your time management skills poor? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above – start journaling. All you need is some paper and a pen and the intention to transfer what’s in your mind onto the paper – […]

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Celebrating the Wins – Jade Matheson

Celebrating the Wins – Jade Matheson

This week I heard something that inspired and uplifted me. One of my good friends, yoga students and Elevate Community members, Jade Matheson emailed this week to say she was doing pretty well. She’d just completed the Michelle Bridges Body Transformation and happened to lose 10.3 kgs doing it. First of all: yeeeeeuuww! Well done […]

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Permission to Relax….

Permission to Relax….

I know I’m not the only one who struggles to relax sometimes… Many of you probably know from coming to our recent events, I’m now very heavily pregnant. As someone who’s pretty driven, ambitious and business-focussed, it has been, (and I’m sure will continue to be), a massive lesson to me to give myself permission […]

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Dismantling Depression

Dismantling Depression

When you think about it, we can’t really afford to be depressed. This may sound a little insensitive – but hear me out. Many of you know from attending our workshops, launch or reading About me on this blog, that I’ve suffered from depression in the past. It’s one of my ‘Why’s for joining Bets […]

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The Dreamers & the Do-ers: All things created twice.

The Dreamers & the Do-ers: All things created twice.

“All things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things”  - Steven Covey. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People   Two acts of creation. Two separate and very different skills. All things are created once in the clouds of your mind, then must be created […]

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The Inner Hero

The Inner Hero

“Life gets interesting when we fail because it’s a sign that we’ve surpassed ourselves.” – Georges Clemenceau I wanted to share this emotive video with you gals – perhaps for the inner geek within us all. Definitely for the infinite potential in us all. I highly recommend you check out this TED talk by Regina […]

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Intangible goals – How do I set SMARTER goals for Spirituality or Happiness?

Intangible goals – How do I set SMARTER goals for Spirituality or Happiness?

Setting goals for tangible things like your weight, or your finances is relatively straightforward. There is a logical numerical progression, but how do you set goals for less tangible things, and how do you measure progress in these areas? This question was asked to me by one of the attendees of our RESET 2012 event, […]

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Brene Brown on Vulnerability and Shame

Brene Brown on Vulnerability and Shame

If you havent seen these two talks by Researcher / Storyteller – Brene Brown, you absolutely must make the time to watch them.  20 minutes each, they will touch your heart. TED Talk on Vulnerability http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html Connection gives purpose and meaning to our lives. It’s what our life is about. Vulnerability is critical to whole-hearted […]

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Sharpen The Saw

Sharpen The Saw

A man stands in the forest with his wood saw and begins to saw at a large tree with the hopes of conquering it and bringing it down quickly. He saws and saws and saws and saws… and saws. Soon the man begins to tire and his blade becomes blunt. A woman is walking through […]

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Understanding Emotions – What are they for?

Understanding Emotions – What are they for?

Emotions. Ah, we all have them, hundreds of emotions, layered on top of one another. We can feel mixtures of emotions, and emotions about emotions. But what are they for? What’s the purpose of feeling all this emotion anyway? Emotions are like an internal thermometer, they indicate the DIFFERENCE between the world as you perceive […]

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