"No." "no..." "NO!" Such a teeny-tiny little word and yet many of us find it remarkably difficult to say it to each other. We say 'yes' to invites, people, places and ideas which deep down if we're brutally honest with ourselves, just don't make us happy. Can you imagine if there was a way to … Continue reading Thanks, but no thanks!
I spent my first full day in New York walking around the city with Greg from Real New York tours and some others who were staying in my Hostel. It was such an eye opening experience and I really wanted to share some of the highlights with you. If you are interested in seeing an … Continue reading Walking tour with Real New York Tours
I spent the last 10 years fantasising about travelling and exploring new places and it was a taxing job trying to ignore the tsunami of envy I felt every time I saw another photo online of someone (ANYONE!) on their travels. So I decided it was time to face my travel bug head on and … Continue reading One size fits all? Not with travelling!
Amsterdam was a funny experience for me. I was there a couple of weeks ago for the Kings Day celebrations, which to us Irish would be the equivalent of St Patricks Day, so I caught the city at its most intense time of the year. Although I had fun and met some lovely people during … Continue reading Amsterdam – A beautiful city with a dark undercurrent
I recently listened to a powerful speech given at a graduation ceremony in 2011 by Denzel Washington. During it he asked the crowd a question, “Do you have the guts to fail?” He told the story of his first (car crash!) audition for a Broadway musical and the countless parts in movies and plays that … Continue reading Have The Guts To Fail
Let me take you back to 12 months ago, to visit the past version of me who in a surreal way now feels like a stranger. I look back and think who was she? You see, it may not have been so evident to the outside world but on the inside I was a painfully … Continue reading It’s ok to empower yourself
Meeting new people can be an intimidating experience; it’s the fear of the unknown most likely. But at the same time it can be really enlightening and I really believe that you can learn something new about the world or even yourself from every single person you come into contact with – if you are … Continue reading Never Underestimate What You Bring to The Table