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I am a doer. A doer with a capital D! I naturally gravitate to solving all my problems and setbacks by getting things done. But over the years I have […]

Are you yearning to find your purpose in life but feel too exhausted to even know where to start looking? Do you have a little nagging feeling that your life […]

When I first joined the DrivenWoman Introduction session in January 2016, I wasn’t at all full of excitement in that cheerleader high-up-ponytail “let’s do this” kind of way. I felt […]

Do you feel aiming for success is a constant struggle? Are you constantly mustering up motivation to get things done? I was bought up believing that success is hard work. […]

I’ve spent the weekend wiping tears of my cheeks. They are the tears of joy and fulfilment. I still haven’t quite recovered from the emotions and a wave of gratitude I […]

A happiness expert. A comedian. A lawyer turned entrepreneur. A technology investor. A social activist. What do all these seemingly different women leaders have in common? They have all made […]

When I was 13 I knew I wanted to be a business owner, it was in my blood. Our neighbours owned a few small businesses and I got an early […]

The procrastination to write this feature has extended over 5 months since I first got the invitation from Miisa. I can find many reasons why, including personal tragedies, lack of […]

When I first time arrived in London I fell in love. I had always felt a little bit of an outsider in Finland where I’m from. I was noisy, I […]

Dear younger me, I hope the following advice finds you well. Never over explain; nor stay in unpleasant situations because you think you had made some kind of commitment or […]

Do you sometimes feel you are constantly ‘catching up’ with time? Or perhaps life feels somehow ‘out of sync’? Are you anxious to ‘get going’ but something is holding you […]

This week I was blown away by my 13-year-old. She had set a big goal for this year and we are only in May and she has actually achieved it! Her […]

Ever since I can remember I’ve found it difficult to cope. An erratic childhood paved the way for some very wild teenage antics, which in turn fast-tracked me into at […]

“I should reap some benefits from working as a freelancer.” said Mel, a freelance journalist and a DrivenWoman member, sharing the news that she’d just booked a little cottage for […]

Christmas is great time to read and to invest in updating one’s thoughts. No matter how busy I am, I always try to keep reading a book. Even if it’s […]

Last summer I got tired of pay day loan companies’ advertising. The dream life they offered would be financed by loans. I couldn’t disagree more. Living a life of luxury […]

Do you trust the timing of your life? It’s the Cliche that “everything happens for a reason”, right. Is that the truth or just another explanation for us to making […]

Would you help your friends to succeed? Of course, who wouldn’t. But what if it’s getting more and more difficult to understand what success actually means to people. What if […]

Last week a friend of mine got ranked number 3 on Forbes list of CMO’s (Chief Marketing Officers) with the greatest global social media influence. I don’t think I’ve ever […]

Four times a year we get together with our DrivenWoman members for a social night out, an evening to have fun, drink a little wine and take time off from […]

What do you think offers more value: a good question or a good answer? So many people just want to find out the ‘truth’, the correct answer. I know I lived […]

‘The Ultimate Happiness prescription’ by the wonderful Deepak Chopra is an insightful and inspiring read and one that I highly recommend.  He talks about one of the leading theories of […]

Last week’s post about money and our usefulness to others sparked a lot of conversation and comments on the blog. It inspired me to think what money means to me […]

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