How to UP your daily D.O.S.E

The best thing in life is we have the power of CHOICE; in our attitude, in our perception and in our actions. Choosing how to live every day, how we want to FEEL, is one of my favourites. It can be done with the simplest little things, that make our feel good hormones soar! To... Continue Reading →

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Book Foreword By David Downs

I was lucky enough to meet David, when preparing for the 2019 Digital Workplace Conferences . David was our Keynote speaker in New Zealand (and then in Australia). He stunned the audience with his hilarious and passionate encounters of his miraculous journey through cancer. My favourite quote I include in my book is: You can't... Continue Reading →


I attended a great session by Bridget Quigg, a creativity coach during the Microsoft Inspire Partner conference this month on Design Thinking. The session was around effective communication and once of the skills Bridget explained was "yes, and.....". I found it very valuable, so this is my take on the concept "yes..and". This is something... Continue Reading →


June 19, 2016, I gave up drinking. Admittedly I had a brief interlude in 2018, where I started again, but even then I knew it really wasn't for me. I have talked little about this journey, although in retrospect, like so many big decisions, events, joys, and tragedies life delivers us all, this one has... Continue Reading →

Unwrapping Creativity

Creativity is not just something artists, and poets, and authors have. I always thought it was. My grandmother was an artist, my father extremely talented at building something from nothing, with huge creativity in every result and my mother is a writer. This talent, artistic ability, was so unique and always so far from my... Continue Reading →

Exploring New Zealand 1978- 2019

For anyone joining this blog post series, I am on a roadtrip around NZ, while also working,presenting sessions (and training) on Office 365 and Microsoft Teams at the Digital Workplace Roadshow - perfect way to enjoy some work-life balance! See the related list of posts at the bottom. The blogs include my pics and travel... Continue Reading →

Top 4 Life Tips

These tips are reminders of stuff we have probably all covered at some stage, in some form. Nothing new. My thoughts in writing it, is more to look at how best to integrate them are they into our lives? That is where the magic lies! When we adapt certain practices into every day living, they... Continue Reading →

What am I currently reading?

I just finished The Leader Who Had No Title - Robin Sharma. I have enjoyed Robins books and this , like his others, is very much in story-telling style, with strong characters, as he takes you on a journey of life lessons. LOTS of great take-away's, lessons and acronyms 🙂 . Have to admit, the... Continue Reading →

Who still reads paperbacks?

I finally got around to unpacking a box of books on the weekend, some that have moved with me, through numerous homes, over many many years. These books, through all the de-cluttering and minimalist stages, I couldn't bring myself to throw out or give away! I will lend most definitely, and I like to have... Continue Reading →


Thanks for coming to my site! Something rather new and something I have pondered on for several years. Welcome and I look forward to sharing ideas, inspiration, learnings and loves. I intend to share posts about the things in my life that teach me the most including : books I have read, or ones I... Continue Reading →

"If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got" Henry Ford

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