Entries by Andrea Palermo

How to raise resilient kids

As a change and transformation specialist, I’ve spent many years in my professional career helping people navigate change. I’ve watched first-hand many struggle to come to terms with how their lives were going to alter. It was my job to outline the steps of the change and then support teams through each stage of the transition. […]

Falling-in-love with being alone this Valentine’s Day

Falling-in-love with being alone this Valentine’s Day No one ever said that in order to be happy you need a man in your life. Sure, companionship is important, but it’s more important to have a good relationship with yourself first, particularly after a bad breakup or divorce. Rather than lamenting over what you have lost […]

Ten Reasons My Separation Became My Biggest Blessing

Ten Reasons My Separation Became My Biggest Blessing When you’re in a world of turmoil and going through a separation, it’s hard to image that you will ever escape the stress, anxiety and uncertainty you feel. I have always been a big believer that things don’t happen randomly to us. We are thrown these curve […]

Being a better me

Being a better me I’ve been reading an incredible true story called Dying To Be Me, by Anita Moorjani. It’s a story of her journey from cancer, to near death, to true healing. I feel compelled to share her message, as well as the realisations about my own life that I have come to on […]

The victim, the villain or the hero

The victim, the villain or the hero Which are you? I’m introducing a model in my Live Louder program called the Drama Triangle. The model is designed to help people understand what role they play in life socially and psychologically. Think about these roles as those often played in the movies. Villain – the evil […]

Shake it baby shake it

Shake it baby shake it I was up early this morning, too early for a weekend off. Instead of getting up and rushing around I decided to stay in bed. I was obviously tired, because I slept for another three hours. Sleeping in meant that I had missed my usual exercise class. Rather than beating […]

How to be single again

How to be single again Amongst everything else going on at the time of separation, you’re suddenly faced with the daunting thought of being alone again. For some, this may be a breath of fresh and for others a very daunting prospect, particularly if you have been someone’s better half for a long time. So, […]