Into Minds

Playing Small

Minds Aligned - Sunday, April 15, 2018

What is it to ‘play small’?  Read more »

Finding Your Voice

Minds Aligned - Friday, April 06, 2018

The local Resource Industry Network held their annual Safety Conference in Mackay recently and although it covered such topics as fatigue, physical safety, liabilities and Qld legislation around WH&S, it also had sessions on mentally healthy work cultures and suicide prevention. Read more »


Minds Aligned - Friday, March 30, 2018

On any given day we make dozens, maybe hundreds of decisions and choices.  Whether large or small, life changing or just a minor adjustment, they are all influenced by our unconscious biases and, being unconscious, we are unaware they exist until and unless we start recognising their impact. Read more »

Create Your Future

Minds Aligned - Saturday, March 24, 2018

Out of the blue recently, I received a wonderful communication from a younger friend in Germany. We had met when she was travelling in 2000 with her partner in Central Australia and I was their Guide. Then I was training guides and touring in both Central and Northern Australia. Read more »

Fabulous As You Are

Minds Aligned - Friday, March 16, 2018

I attended the opening of a wonderful exhibition last week called ‘Fabulous Figures’ which was developed by Fallon Drewett of The Just Saying Project in Mackay as a follow up to one that she did last year called Fabulous Faces.  Launched as part of Queensland Women’s Week, it displays a collection of images of 67 women of all ages from the region with the photos all taken by local female photographers. Read more »

What Is NLP?

Minds Aligned - Friday, March 09, 2018

Your mindset is what you grow into. Mental creation always precedes physical creation. Who you are in your head is who you eventually become. Read more »


Minds Aligned - Friday, March 02, 2018

I recently worked with a local group of female employees as part of an initiative to encourage more women to step into leadership roles in order to bring more balance into the male/female leadership mix of the organisation.   Read more »

That's Unacceptable!

Minds Aligned - Friday, February 23, 2018

A lot has been made of the destructive nature of bullying and the horrendous impact that that behaviour has had on so many people of all ages. It saddens me and disturbs me that for all of the amazing things that our world offers people are undone by others’ vindictive, abusive, compassionless behaviour – however it comes about. Read more »

A Reflection of You

Minds Aligned - Friday, February 16, 2018

I’m often captured by the stories and metaphors that provide genuine insight or get us thinking about the human condition and the Mountain Story that follows - which I unfortunately haven’t been able to attribute an author to - is one such.  Read more »

Peace and Perception

Minds Aligned - Friday, February 09, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.” As the leader of the non-violent Indian Independence movement against British rule, his life - and subsequent death by assassination - has inspired civil rights and freedom movements across the world.  Read more »