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Your Story is More Powerful than Positive Books, Quotes & Affirmations

Mary* walked into my office and stood for a moment looking at the positive quotes and affirmations mounted on the wall behind my computer.  Right in the centre was a small blue framed poster I’d purchased as a child for $2 with my pocket money.  “Who you are is God’s gift to you, who you become […]


Live the Life You Love | Writing Your Future Story

Sunlight filters through the grapevine, showering us with confetti light.     The breeze gently brushes across my checks and forehead.   I look out to the horizon, over the the Med, a perfect backdrop to friends conversing and laughing loud … I sit back, relaxed, lift my wine glass and take a sip of the […]


Where Will Your Best Self Emerge?

I threaded my fingers through John’s and glanced across the waters.  We were taking our early evening walk along the shoreline.  The sun had just set over the Mediterranean Sea, smudging the sky sherbet orange and candy pink.  Across the bay, villages along the coastline had begun to turn on their lights, twinkling up the […]


Inspire Me | Open Your Eyes to Something Beautiful

Simple changes to your morning routine can bring more balance, joy and peace into your life.  In this story we take a look at what you first see and hear in the morning …Slow Down         WAKE-UP  WITH ME IN SKALACHORI,  LESVOS,  GREECEI dreamed of mountains, I dreamed of sea. I found myself […]


Be Inspired by The Simple Things In Life

Close your eyes … imagine the same divine power that causes the birds to sing, the pines to sway and the branches to swing … Imagine that same divine power that sustains all life, sustaining you. Every single breath you take, a gift … The word “Inspire” comes from the Latin inspirare (“to breathe or blow into”), […]


Look for the Beauty Around You

We experience and perceive our world through our core senses – what we see, listen to, smell, touch, taste. Whatever it is you’re taking in through your senses are influencing your thoughts and feelings … right now. And right now, more than ever we need to be conscious of this and monitor what we are allowing […]


Don’t Wait to Live a Life You Love| Inspiring Story #66

  Life is precious, life is fleeting. Make the most of your moments while you’re here  ~ Karletta MarieI was called to take a detour through the cemetery this morning.  An old man, grey hair sprouting from under his cap sits in silence staring at a grave in front of him. I wonder who it is […]


Afraid to Dance | A Story About Creativity & Vulnerability | Inspiring Story #51

Brené Brown says, “There is nothing more vulnerable than creativity.  Be inspired by those who are bravely vulnerable to share their creativity with others …She raised her hands above her head, she thrust her bosom forward, a stamp on the ground then a swirl around … I watched that Macedonian woman dance free.   I didn’t […]


“You’d Be Pretty Without Those Scars” by Karletta Marie | Inspiring Story #49

Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   Subscribe The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering […]

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