About Maeve

Mother, friend, coach, mentor, speaker and facilitator. Generator of ideas and disrupter - humanist. I love to write and share thoughts and little bits of who I am. I'm forever curious and love to read, play and listen
12 07, 2019

How well do you Listen?

By |2019-07-12T15:15:43-07:00July 12th, 2019|Balance, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on How well do you Listen?

  Listening & learning How well do you listen? Do you hear what others mean to say?  When I was staying with my sister earlier this year, I listened to her tell a story about our mother, and thought ‘who was that women she is talking about?’  It struck me [...]

24 06, 2019

Getting out of my Comfort Zone

By |2019-06-24T15:47:28-07:00June 24th, 2019|Learning, Life - general, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting out of my Comfort Zone

How often do you try something new?  Me, not often enough and that is why over the next 12 months I’m going to do something new each month, something that pulls me out of my comfort zone.  I believe it’s good for me to try new things or go to [...]

6 06, 2019

If you knew when you were to die, what would you do differently?

By |2019-06-06T19:32:59-07:00June 6th, 2019|Aging, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on If you knew when you were to die, what would you do differently?

What would you do differently? "If you knew when you were going to die, what would you do differently?"  This was the question posed to me by my friend and business partner Christine.  I've calculated if I want to live a healthy happy life and maybe die at 93, (why [...]

24 05, 2019

Where do you struggle?

By |2019-05-24T11:41:31-07:00May 24th, 2019|Balance, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on Where do you struggle?

I’m with my friends on our Mastermind group, a group where we exchange ideas and support each other developing our business and professional lives.  We’re honest, open and sometimes have to have a hard talk.  The other day during my time, when I was chatting about the challenges in constantly [...]

1 05, 2019

What to do with Worry & Anxiety

By |2019-05-01T17:46:01-07:00May 1st, 2019|Aging, Balance, Life - general, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to do with Worry & Anxiety

    The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. ~ Buddha      “That was great for Buddha, he didn’t [...]

18 04, 2019

Work Life Balance

By |2019-04-29T16:51:12-07:00April 18th, 2019|Balance, Life - general|Comments Off on Work Life Balance

Life Balance We're inundated with the myth that we should be striving for a work/life balance, I believe we've got it wrong, we should be striving for a balanced life.  Forget whether it's work, family, personal or anything else, what we're looking for is to feel good about how we manage [...]

11 04, 2019

Your Life as a Play – The Third Act

By |2019-04-11T17:41:05-07:00April 11th, 2019|Retirement, Retirement Planning, Third Act|Comments Off on Your Life as a Play – The Third Act

The Third Act: I've talked about the Third Act and people ask 'what do you mean by The Third Act?'  This was an idea introduced to me by my friend Edward Kelly.  Ed developed and has taught the concept for the past few years initially in Ireland, and now across [...]

14 03, 2019

Age – Positive or Negative

By |2019-03-14T16:28:50-07:00March 14th, 2019|Aging, Third Act|Comments Off on Age – Positive or Negative

Do you blame old age for the aches and pains you feel today?  Have you excused your bad memory because ‘it’s old age?’  Ever wondered how these simple thoughts or loud excuses impact the picture you have of yourself, or how others view you, as well as how they begin [...]

1 03, 2019

What’s your number… aging and attitude

By |2019-03-01T11:30:29-08:00March 1st, 2019|Retirement, Retirement Planning, Third Act|Comments Off on What’s your number… aging and attitude

So how do you feel? ‘It’s amazing the feeling you get, when you receive that piece of paper’, so went the opening sentence of a client coming to me for coaching to transition into his Third Act.   He was talking about receiving his senior citizen card and went on to [...]

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