Time for inner renewal


I have just had a really nice one week holiday with all my family in Melbourne. It was a full, fun time with much time spent around food tables, having snow ball fights, taking wine tours and op-shopping.

However, before I went on this holiday I had worked hard to complete some big projects and was feeling both satisfied and exhausted. But in the last month of craziness, something had dropped off in my weeks, and that was regular still time for renewal.

Time given for inner renewal is never a waste of time.
This might sound like an obvious statement for some people, but for those of us – me – who tend to like busy, activity and full schedules, this kind of time may not find its way into our lives as regularly as they should.

Time for inner renewal is quiet time, still time.
Time for inner renewal is time with no distractions from other people.
Time for inner renewal is a spiritual time, a reflective time, a heartful and mindful time where we come ‘just as we are’, to gain strength from having a fresh perspective and a renewed hope to our worth, what our strengths are, and what we bring to our family, friends and community.

Make time, your way, to be still and to learn once again who you are and what you bring to this world.

No regrets



About Penny

Penny was born in England, raised in New Zealand, lived in America and settled in Perth, Australia. Together with her husband Mark, she is raising a teenage daughter and has twin twenty-something sons. "Coming home at the end of a solid working day to family and friends is my delight" says Penny, Co-author of the book – She’s Not Your Competition. She is a heart-felt communicator who believes in the power of a person’s story. Penny has over 25 years experience as a high level leader and spokesperson in both the private and non-profit sectors with significant public relations experience. She is currently the CEO of South Coastal Women's Health Services, and prior on the Leadership Teams of Rise Network and Riverview supporting people in areas of mental health, domestic and family violence, and children overseas at risk of exploitation. She holds an MBA and MBL, and is a Board Director for the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia. For the past 15 years she has provided pro-bono support as a mentor for leaders and consultant to not for profits. Penny’s personal life endeavour is a determination to "make life better not bitter".