Six Critical Mistakes to Avoid During End of Year’s Festivities

This time of year is full of celebrations and parties as Christmas and New Year’s Eve is around the corner. Many of these parties start civilly, but are likely to end up a bit messy. You have probably experienced or witnessed inappropriate, embarrassing or even dangerous behaviour as a result of drinking too much alcohol. Excess celebration and etiquette “faux …

7 GUIDELINES TO REAL SUCCESS

The way success stories are reported in the media today makes it easy to believe that it happens overnight. Reality talent shows promise overnight stardom and record deals, while the online startup world is peppered with stories of new websites that go viral almost instantaneously. Most all of these successes have back-stories of the blood, sweat and tears that went …

Are you living your purpose?

This original article by Helen Mitas was previously published on Woman With Drive Powered by Porsche It is a simple question that is sometimes laden with cynicism and doubt. Some people believe that living your purpose is a luxury, but they could not be further from the truth. Living your purpose is not a new age notion. It is about …

Are you clear about your unique value?

I love reminding my clients how special they are. I don’t mean in a superficial, “everyone is great and the world is wonderful” kind of way. I mean the people I meet day in and day out in my practice have skills and experiences that make them truly valuable to those around them. Most of them aren’t firefighters or world …

You got the promotion … now what?

This original article by Helen Mitas was previously published on Woman With Drive Powered by Porsche It was February 1997, and I was both excited and terrified. At the age of 28, I had been offered a managerial position at a large energy retailer that had just been privatised and undergone significant structural changes. My responsibilities included managing 33 staff …

Are you making choices out of love or fear?

I had the privilege of spending the entire weekend replenishing my soul & attending Wayne Dyer’s 2 day event “I am Light’ last weekend . I would like to share the main theme with you. And this is it… Every single choice we make can either be out of LOVE or FEAR. Are you working at your job out of …

The problem with anti-depressants

Antidepressants can never fulfil you – It’s what you do that fulfils you. The use of antidepressants is an issue close to my heart as there are so many people I care for that have used or are using antidepressants as a solution to their problems. The antidepressants neutralise their feelings but is that what they really want… a neutral …

Pressing Life’s Pause Button

When was the last time you pressed Life’s “Pause” button? Have you ever paused to consider whether you are utilising your time on what really matters to you? “I don’t have time” is a common excuse. The fact is that we all have exactly the same amount of time! How we choose to use the time that we all have …

Chocolate Tahini Truffles

Satisfy your sweet cravings without the guilt! These chocolate tahini truffles are EASY to make and HEALTHY. Chocolate Tahini Truffles 1 cup tahini (sesame paste) ½ cup pitted dates (soaked in bit of boiling water) 1 ½ tbsps raw cocoa powder 1 tbsp agave syrup 2 cups finely chopped nuts (raw almonds, raw cashews, walnuts, pecans or whatever mixture you …

‘Put myself first’ is not a selfish thought

This original article by Helen Mitas was previously published on Woman With Drive Powered by Porsche If you are like most women, you probably start each day with a long list of tasks. The majority of those tasks involve fulfilling other people’s needs and demands while yours languish at the very bottom. But why do we constantly push ourselves down …