Director of Happiness in Antarctica

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014

Director of Happiness in Antarctica

Heather Thorkelson personifies solidified dreams. She worked in sales in a pharmaceutical company for seven years, her passion was travel and one of her big dreams was to spend time in Antarctica. After a chance meeting on the Amazon River (yes, you read that correctly) Heather is now a Happiness Director for an adventure company in … Antarctica.


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Clearing The Way For A Fresh Start

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013

Clearing The Way For A Fresh Start

When you are getting ready to start something new, whether it be a business, fitness routine, or you just want to get motivated, the first step is to declutter. Most people have no idea how much their clutter affects them. It is only when you start clearing it out that you realise how much better you feel without it.


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Write Your Way Through Divorce

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013

Write Your Way Through Divorce

Tracey West is founder of International Downshifting Week and author of The Book of Rubbish Ideas and the Diary of Divorce: for Women and Men. She chatted with Life Is Short Magazine about how to found a week, getting published, getting through divorce and lots more.


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The Single Mom Nomad

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

The Single Mom Nomad

When Lainie Liberti, a 42-year-old single mom in California, said goodbye to her staff and closed the doors of her office for the Christmas holidays in 2008 she knew she wouldn’t be opening them again. The recession had hit her business hard and she had lost clients by the dozen. Other small boutique consultancies across the world were suffering the same fate. Branding, PR and other ‘additional’ consultancy services were the first to be let go as bigger businesses struggled against the recessional tide.


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