Hi, I’m Wendy.

I provide inspiration, motivation and tools to enable people to live their best lives in midlife and beyond. Welcome to my site!

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Preparing for your personal wintering

Whilst the beginning of December marks the start of winter in meteorological terms, I prefer the start of our personal wintering to be marked by the winter solstice, the 21st of December. Winter is the season for slowing down, going inwards, and...

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Things Are Rarely As Complicated As We Make Them

Things are rarely as complicated as we make them out to be. They're not necessarily easy, but they're usually not that complex. Most things 'just' require awareness, attention, and focus. We 'just' need to have the conversation, say no, say yes, do...

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Busyness and how to prevent or manage it

I wore the busy-ness badge of honour for many years, unconsciously believing it was a sign of success. Unconsciously believing it was the only way to be, if I wanted to do the work I wanted to do and live the life I wanted to live. This unconscious...

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Time, One Of Our Most Precious Commodities

Time. One of our most precious commodities and yet we squander it like it's a bottomless pit. We give it away to people who don't really care about our best interests, and deprive those who do. Time is a gift not afforded to all of us. Use it...

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Time To Take Stock With The Festival Of Lammas

The start of August sees the festival of Lammas, traditionally the start of the first harvest preparations. It's the height of summer, gone are the long sun-soaked days and in their place are shorter, cooler days and we smell the imminence of...

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Ease and flow with the energy of summer

One of the ways I've found that helps me manage the chaos and overwhelm is to harness the rhythmic energies of the seasons, to work with their ebbs and flows so that I can optimise my energy and focus. You can read more about the energies across...

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Coming back from Covid

Coming back from Covid

Coming back to what though? I’m suggesting there are 3 questions we should be asking ourselves as leaders as we think about what we are coming back to. How do we heal the collective and individual trauma of what we have all experienced? How do we...

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Self care isn’t all chocolates and flowers

Self care isn’t all chocolates and flowers

It took me years to admit that I had almost burned out. In fact, I’m still not sure I’m being completely honest about it, I find myself saying I almost burned out when in actual fact, I had. What is it about the words burnout, stress and exhaustion...

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