Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

Break a Leg!

Published on Friday, September 20th, 2019

“Break a leg!’ I said this to our 10 year old son, many years ago, before he was about to go on stage to perform and sing a solo in front of an audience of 300. He was horrified. He looks up at me with tears in his eyes and cried, “Why would you want […]

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Minimising Decision Fatigue

Published on Friday, August 30th, 2019

Decision fatigue. That’s one of the main reasons I was so exhausted! Some days even the smallest decisions seemed impossible. Just like the meme going around on Social Media – I had 375 tabs open in my brain and was trying to juggle, multi-task, be everything to everyone. What should I have for breakfast? Lunch? […]

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Reflecting on 21 Years

Published on Sunday, October 11th, 2015

The 11 of September will always be a date that is remembered world wide, perhaps as the day the world changed. To me, however, it has another meaning – the day I started my business, Spectrum Education, 21 years ago in 1994. As I sit and reflect on this incredible journey and the mission I am on, […]

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Asking for help is not easy… for me

Published on Sunday, May 17th, 2015

With my heart on my sleeve, I think this is one of the hardest things I have ever done – asking for backing, money and support… Last week I launched a board game kick starter project as I require $37000 to be able to print and distribute the Study Smarter Board Game. Watch the video […]

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Keeping It Real Series – My Deep Desire…

Published on Monday, March 9th, 2015

Warning: This is a very personal post that might damage my reputation, my career, my business… I may be doing myself a disservice sharing this, however I truly believe that to lift the mask and be real it needs to be said… Ok – I did it. I took my husband to see 50 Shades […]

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Keeping It Real Series – Natural Eating

Published on Monday, November 24th, 2014

I have to admit it, I’m struggling with this – eating naturally. The concept is simple, common sense and one that can be adopted for a lifetime, which can only benefit me long term – so why is it so hard? Catrina Bengree runs her own company called Nourish ‘N Nurture.  Unlike nearly every other […]

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My world feels like it has been rocked…

Published on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

This week I heard the news of the apparent suicide of Robin Williams – this has totally rocked my world – I feel numb… (note I am still in denial with the word apparent.) Robin William’s outer persona reflected (to me anyway) a confident, intelligent, successful person who had his whole life together. I guess […]

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