As a journalist I listened to people’s life experiences and communicated them.
As a life coach I support people to explore and transform their experience of life.
As a speaker I share my own experiences and the life wisdom I’ve gained from them.
My life and work experience is rich and varied.
// Born in Switzerland, I immigrated with my family to Australia when I was six years old. While I now call Australia home, I’ve also lived in Switzerland, Hungary, South Africa and Spain, visited more than 30 other countries and learnt four languages. I love being with people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds!
In addition to being a coach and speaker, I also work part time with a vocational training organisation where I have my dream job leading a dream team of highly skilled, passionate and caring Learner Support Services mentors/case managers, dedicated to empowering and helping students to complete their VET qualification and transition into further study and/or employment.
During my professional life I’ve enjoyed working in a variety of other roles including office administrator, English teacher, PR/Communications officer, media liaison officer, business mentor, event/training coordinator and vocational trainer.
I’m also an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach.
I’m passionate about sharing my skills, knowledge and experiences, and have enjoyed being a guest speaker on numerous podcasts as well as at a variety of team building days, events and conferences in Australia and overseas.
In 2015 I published my first book, “Life Salsa: Life Lessons from the Dance Floor”, which is available on Amazon.
When I’m not working, you might find me meditating in the peace of the early morning, enjoying a glass of red wine with a friend, sitting in a favourite cafe absorbed in a book or walking at the beach at sunset.
I also love A Course in Miracles and have been a serious Course student since 2019.
// What do you love most about your role?
What I love most about my role as a speaker is the opportunity to support women to create a better life for themselves and those around them through sharing my own experiences and the life wisdom I’ve gained from them.
// What has been a lesson you learnt in your career/business, that has stayed with you?
A lesson I’ve learnt in my career/work that has stayed with me is to not be too fixated on my goals and how to achieve them. Instead, while I have clear ideas about what I might like to have happen, I now hold those ideas very loosely, especially when it comes to the “how”. I’m experiencing that when I live like this, opportunities come my way that I could never have imagined!
// What has been your biggest hurdle?
My biggest hurdle has been learning how to approach life and work with love, trust and presence instead of fear, anxiety and control.
// Lets talk South Australia, What do you love most about working here?
What I love most about living and working in South Australia is that we have almost everything on our doorstep; a vibrant city, art, culture, beaches, nature, fabulous food, amazing wines, sensational coffee and most importantly, caring, creative and courageous people.
// Share with us a quote or mantra you live by:
One mantra I live by is “Teach only love, for that is what you are.” (A Course in Miracles)
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