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I’m former a columnist for Psychologies magazine and I write about personal and professional presence, personal branding, and being your best self for publications including the Huffington Post and Psychologies Life Labs. I have also been featured in Psychology Today, The Sunday Times, Top Santé, and on CNBC.

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MoxieCast 036: The Wolf Connection, with Teo Alfero

Wolves don’t go around worrying about how many wolf things they got done today. They’re into being, not doing. They’re not over-identified with their output. They also don’t cling to old hurts forever. They remember, but they move on. For these and other reasons, wolves are brilliant teachers for humankind. And if we want to […]

MoxieCast 035: The Brick Wall of Burnout, with Susi Hately

Today we’re talking adrenal fatigue and burnout with Susi Hately, yoga teacher, burnout expert, and registered kinesiologist. Though she’s knowledgeable and friendly, she says her burnout clients don’t seek her out willingly. In fact, she’s often a last resort. Many of her clients are driven, successful people in their 40s and 50s who have hit the […]

MoxieCast 034: Slow Down & Stop Lying to Yourself, with Mark Silverman

You lie to yourself. We all do. Agreeing to things (especially if they’re far in the future), means you don’t hurt someone’s feelings in the moment. You get to avoid the awkward conversation where you say ‘No.’ Then the occasion comes and you face palm, asking yourself, ‘Why did I commit to this?’ Because you […]

Learn, Celebrate, Plan…

  I made you something! Before we leave this roller coaster that is 2018, let’s look back. Let’s gather up some big insights from this year before launching into 2019 with vision and purpose. Here’s the deal: I’ll bring the thought-provoking questions. You bring the tea, the quiet time and the contemplation. If you’re a […]

MoxieCast 033: Allowing Ourselves To Be Seen, with Monique DeBose

  In 2016, singer-songwriter Monique DeBose was diagnosed with a tumour. She did something deeply creative after that. She dialogued with it. She asked what it wanted to teach her. It replied, “You need to be expressing authentically in a way that really has you be fulfilled.” So she asked herself, “What am I really not […]

MoxieCast 032: Taming your Mind Monsters, with Hazel Gale

You can’t achieve your way to self worth. You can’t force the squinchy part of yourself into submission – the part that feels weak and less-than and shameful. You can’t exercise it into oblivion, or smother it with success or any other form of doing. You can’t hide it behind shiny things. Not for long, […]

MoxieCast 031: Cultivating Bounce-back-ability, with James Shone

  I’m fascinated by resilience, particularly how some people demonstrate extraordinary bounce-back-ability, and humour even, when something devastating happens. Maybe it’s a redundancy or a medical diagnosis. Maybe a long-term relationship breaks up. You know those people who thrive in spite of their challenging circumstances? They have every reason to become jaded and cynical. Instead […]

MoxieCast 030: Succeed at Habit Change, with Dr. Heather McKee

“I’m giving up caffeine,” you say, all gung-ho and fist pumps. Then 4pm strikes and you’ve got an axe in your head, or so it feels. You’re standing at the coffee bar, eyes like spirographs, remembering your promise to give up your afternoon espresso with two sugars. “Tomorrow. I promise I’ll start tomorrow…” And if it’s […]

MoxieCast 029: How to Start a Conversation with Absolutely Anyone (Without Feeling like a Nugget), with Karen Baker

You walk into a social event where you don’t know anyone. Everyone’s mingling – everyone but you. You’re at the buffet, scoffing vol-au-vents, holding your plastic glass of pee-warm chardonnay. You glance around, wiping crumbs from your lapels. Nope. Still no one you recognise. You look at your watch, wondering how long to subject yourself […]

MoxieCast 028: Stepping Into Our Greatness, with Sarah McVanel

Social media is full of memes encouraging us to “be ourselves,” and to “be authentic.” Least helpful advice ever. How do we do that? What does it even mean? Enter Sarah McVanel, today’s guest. Sarah had a wake-up call when her young son had a mental health crisis and ended up on antidepressants. She left her […]

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