First contributor to designed by life

THE DBL CONTRIBUTOR  Designed by life welcomes its first contributor. The idea of having a writing co-pilot has always been something I played with. In my mind (and heart), it was easy: find someone who embodies the DBL values and writes beautifully with heart and soul all the while bringing value to you, my readers. … Continue Reading

Our workplace existence

IS EVERYONE GOING CRAZY OR IS JUST ME? Hello. Tough day at work? They need this and they need it now. Make it the best that’s out there, but they still want it now. Do this, do that, read this and that, and all these as well… you need to, to be the best. They … Continue Reading

Mindset Matters interview with Claire Baker

WHO IS CLAIRE BAKER? Claire Baker is an Australian women’s coach who currently resides in London. She teaches women the art of self care, creative rekindling and how to live life aligned with their menstrual cycles. I’ve been following Claire’s journey for a number of years now so I was super thrilled when I’ve got … Continue Reading

Meditate to meet your inner truth

The whirlwind It was a long 6 months of not knowing what changed. Craving, pushing, striving, struggling, riding that roller coaster of emotions that only ever let you closer to the symptom, not the ‘why’. That perpetuating habit of buying into his outbursts, anger and frustrations only to forgive him again the morning after. And … Continue Reading

Mindset Matters: Karen Pethard

I don’t know about you but in the last couple of years I’ve noticed a lot more people talking about intuitive living, mindfulness and meditation. New businesses have sprung up around spirituality, healthy living, energetic healing, kinesiology and essential oils just to name a few, which indicate that we are a lot more open to understanding … Continue Reading

Alignment

The word ‘alignment’ is used in our online business world quite often indicating that what we do in our businesses is aligned with what feels good to us. Then there is the actual journey of getting there – it’s definitely not linear as many would have us believe. This topic has surfaced in a couple … Continue Reading

10 inspiring books to read in 2017

I love reading and I am constantly on a ‘hunt’ for a good book recommendation. Last year, when I compiled a list of great books to read in 2016, I didn’t realise just how popular this post will become. So I thought I’ll start a tradition and bring you a similar post for 2017. I … Continue Reading

Mindset Matters: Belinda Smith

Starting a business can be daunting for many reasons however without actually starting, you will never know whether it could’ve succeeded or not. Regret is one of the most frequently repeated things by elderly citizens, which only confirms that if you’ve got a good idea and a will to give it a go, nothing should … Continue Reading