If reading was my first love, writing is absolutely my second.

When I was 10 years old I got a set of encyclopedias for Xmas and my brothers and sisters laughed, I couldn’t have been any happier. The following year someone gave me a second-hand typewriter and I hounded my mum for weeks to replace the ribbon so I could actually use the damn thing.

I produced my first book “One of 6” aged 12…and the rest is history.

Diaries, Journals, Essays…any excuse to get my thoughts on to paper. When I came into the world of blogging in 2010 I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Hundreds of blogs and 8 books later I still haven’t lost my love for getting my thoughts down for others to read.

In this blog you will find my views on the world, what I am up to in the world of life coaching, adventuring and motivational speaking and hopefully find some useful practical advice which will help you live a bigger more exciting life.

Enjoy.

PS. I love to get comments, likes and shares…it makes me feel like someone is actually out there, and I am not 8 years old again writing important stuff nobody ever reads.

We all need someone to hold our hand right?

Life can be hard sometimes. Despite being better connected than we ever have been, there are still times when you simply feel completely alone. I know I do. Being a single parent, and a solopreneur gives me a double whammy of aloneness, especially when things don't go...

3 surprising things you can’t tell from my TEDx video

So it has been a whole week since my TEDx talk video about Living a Bigger Life went live on YouTube, you can watch it by clicking here if you haven't seen it yet. And here's the thing. I am super chuffed with how it has turned out, I think I came across as confident,...

Showing Off? Or Showing Up?

Don't show off young lady Nobody likes a show off Julie I can't remember who specifically told me those things growing up, but it's the overwhelming message I got from the adults around me. Stay humble, don't stand out from the crowd, don't get too big for your...

Lessons from my recent Tedx talk

What would you talk about if you were given a platform to speak out to the world? Which one message would you want to share? Do you even have something worth sharing? Now I have always been an opinionated person. I've always had something to say....just ask my Mum. So...

Can we talk dieting and diets for a minute?

For the longest of times, I've not wanted to talk publically about what I eat. It is hard enough being judged as an overweight woman without the stress of what you put into your mouth being scrutinised too. But recently, in light of my upcoming Tedx talk about living...

How long does it take to change your life?

Change is hard. It is scary. It can make you feel vulnerable. It can often feel like the journey ahead of you to make the change you really want to make is so difficult, so complex and so overwhelming that it is easier just to stay exactly where you are. Change can...

Who are your role models and how do you use them?

I have always found myself being inspired by others. Always looked up to other people, often strong capable women, further down the line, or closer to where I want to be in life. They haven't always been super famous, or super successful...but just represent something...

The Power of Taking the First Step

Ever have a brilliant idea pop into your head that is super inspiring and exciting, and maybe even a bit scary? But you know it is something you really want to do? But then... You start playing out all of the tasks that lay ahead of you to achieve the goal, and before...

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