Monthly Archives: February 2015

Where does your own red carpet lead to – and where from?

Will you spend your time coaching yourself within your areas of weakness – or will your coach be there to help you work from where your strength and comfort lies?

4 tips for improving your pronunciation

So you’ve learned the vocabulary, the grammar, the expressions and the idioms. You’ve practiced and practiced and are feeling confident about your speaking ability, but then when you finally get a chance to practice with a native speaker, they keep asking you to repeat yourself. Why is this? Chances are that you are simply not […]

What if New Year was every day? (Hint: it is.)

There’s a line in one of my favourite poems that goes like this: “you are a time of poetry which means complete courage to start life anew every second.”  I’m thinking of the “fresh start” mindset that we get every new year. And how it goes away quickly.   What if it didn’t? What if […]

10 Things Worth Giving Up (not just for Lent)

Treat this list as a menu. Pick and choose the things that would work well with what’s going on in your life. Don’t overdose on giving up – it’s better to pick one or two things and stick to them beyond the initial trial period than to give up all ten for 5-6 days and then revert to the status quo.

3 fun ways to save your brain from being eaten

If you think I’m joking about the “eating” part, read on. You can start all these things today. You are here to read and learn. I’m here to write! My three e-books are available for you to download. I update them every year with bonus chapters, so you always get the latest info. They all […]

3 fun ways to save your brain from being eaten

If you think I’m joking about the “eating” part, read on. You can start all these things today.

I’m writing this inspired by a post I saw on Twitter by the amazing Kimberley Wilson – but also in my capacity as a life coach and a language learner. Finally – I’m writing this because I care about what happens to you as you get older.