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Speak - Pink

Raising boys can be hard. Especially when you were pretty sure you were expecting a girl. When happens when a tomboy mum has to balance the yang in the house? Here onstage at the Global Speakers Summit, February 2018, I explore the possibilities for raising emotionally intelligent and energetically balanced boys in today's world. DYK they don't make blue washing up gloves?...

November 7, 2019

Speak - verbal white space

In business, white space is where unmet and unarticulated needs are uncovered to create innovation opportunities. In yoga (and this is my definition), white space is that space of time between poses, when the real yoga takes place, the place of infinite possibilities. In public speaking, white space is a pause. It is what's left when we obliterate embolalia, those repetitions and filler words like "like, uhm, er, and uh". These fillers have an origin - they pop in when the speaker...

July 7, 2019

Seek - being happy for free

Happiness is a place. And the good news is you can be there in your mind even if you can't make it in body.  When I first arrived in New Zealand from Canada 19 years ago I remember thinking 'oh it's so green' followed by 'wait a minute, that means it rains a lot'.  Green is my happy place. Walking down a winding bush track, sheltered by a forest canopy, the smell of earth, the sound of birdsong. It's a time when the rhythm of footsteps whittle away at worries, slot ideas into cate...

April 8, 2019

Love - elopements

The traditional definition of an elopement was when a couple ran off secretly to get married. To that I say, why mess with tradition?  Some of the most magical weddings I have officiated have been elopements, and for reasons so delightful I am listing them here for you.  A special, intimate location that takes some work to get to, be it deep in the bush, the highest point on an island, a remote beach or a glow-worm caveA belief that your vows are private and sacred, and for your ears o...

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