Guts, grimaces and Undetermined Outcomes: Celebrating Emotions that Propel

Let’s celebrate those often-unheralded moments of courage when someone simply puts one foot in front of the other...

Waking up today in New Zealand

When I was 10 years old, someone wise beyond my understanding at the time – a Sunday School teacher in a United Church...

Love, knowledge & the courage to say no to what is unbearable

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life...

Creatively Human

For those who don’t have a creative bone in their bodies: I’ve been guilty of believing that about myself. I know I’m not alone in this...

The Importance of Being (Aware)

I know that I drive those around me crazy with my talk of giftedness in adults. “Gifted kids grow up”...

The Virtues Project

The Virtues Project™ is a global grassroots initiative to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life, sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 100 countries through Facilitators, Master Facilitators, Champions and Virtues Connections.

Check out the books, and initiatives. I am a Virtues Project Facilitator. Fantastic for families, work groups, and individuals.


Dharma Seed is an online resource dedicated to making the Buddhist teachings of Insight Meditation and associated practices available to all. Their intention is to be a support for meditation teachers, their communities, students and meditation practitioners, and to provide access to the teachings to those who might not otherwise have access to them.

Your Rainforest Mind

A wonderful blog by Paula Prober – another therapist interested in unusual people.


Connecting with others who know.


Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 in San Francisco, with a mission to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive… 100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes to funding loans.

Loans that save lives. An example of how to ‘give’ well.

Soul of the Community

Soul of the Community study explored how residents feel about their communities. The study’s results offer creative new ways to approach community development. Community leaders can use the study’s findings to maximise their community’s strengths and address challenges that may improve residents’ satisfaction and help draw talented workers to their city.

Learn how simple it is to create the community YOU want to live in. Where you are!

Charter for Compassion

Charter for Compassion provides an umbrella for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Their vision is to create a world where everyone is committed to living by the principle of compassion. Their mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.

Well-being on a Global Scale. Lovely!

My own celebration of complexity!


I offer to you an open mind and heart.

I have aimed to keep things simple and if you feel ready to get in touch please do not hesitate to do so. Questions are welcome. I am open and honest.

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