Hello – what brings you here?

If we haven’t yet met and you are just checking me and my stuff out for the first time, well …what an interesting time to be connecting. HELLO! It is mid-August 2020 at the time of writing this, and I have just been through my own major upheaval and transition. I embarked on an intentional pilgrimage and retreat that required the shedding of many skins to embrace where I am. I am still busy updating my website now to align with, and reflect how I will be working going forward, to bring my best self to the world and you.

Here is where I am right now…

The sparkle of possibility exists in the gap between NO LONGER …and …NOT YET. You can read my latest heartfelt sharing here to get a sense of the depth of work I do. I respect the real power that emerges from letting go: whether the physical, body, emotional, mental or spiritual. That ritual of letting go and getting closure creates space – the gap that exists before you can decide what to ‘call’ into your life next. My experience both professionally, in business and the way I have embraced this thing called life, might just be the tonic and support you need at this time in your life?

I can help you get closure, pause, and then re-dream your future. I have helped folk for the past 17 years to be bold and brave and to say YES to the right things. To cross those pivotal thresholds and take that leap. That may mean various things – walking away from a partner, a job, a country, retrenchment, selling a home, saying no – or any other manner of things that involve change, moving on, or a massive upheaval and rift in identity. To find a way to sit in the sticky middle, the gap, the unknown. That potentially dreadful and uncomfortable place with minute hints of peace floating about the periphery. The next step might involve getting stuck in to what really matters: finally writing your book or blog, starting that business or taking that trip. Perhaps do what I have done for the past 5 years and live location free globally, or to speak on stage, or stand up for yourself, accept that invitation to the dinner party upstairs. To become that artist that resides in your heart or go on that date :)

To just live your life! With pride, delight and a sense of purpose. Step into your power & shine your light.

I am known as the QUICKSHIFT DEVA – yes that’s Deva with an E which means “shining one” – and I get my kicks out of supporting you to SHIFT your life in order to “LIVE LIGHT, LIVE LARGE”.

You might be drawn to work with me if you are at a huge crossroads in your life.
Where what used to work no longer does, but you’re not yet sure what is next.
Do you just need to take some TIME OUT and find a way to listen to your heart again?
To honor the call deep inside you – the one that will usually get pushed swiftly to the bottom of the priority list?

We are terrified of that GAP after NO LONGER, aren’t we?

If you are still reading, chances are you are over 40, probably female (but guys are very here welcome too!), a little bored and stressed and KNOW in your heart there is more to life. But you are too stuck and exhausted in your ways to do anything about it.

A bit BLEH to be honest?

I am becoming more and more fascinated with the power of creating shifts through the counter-intuitive idea of slowing down, detoxing (both body and tech) and pressing PAUSE in order to PONDER what truly matters. Then from that place of mindful stillness, can you POUNCE back into our life and activate your dreams.

I am known to YACKETY YACK (talk) quite a lot on TV, radio, and dole out my “dubiously expert” opinion in Magazines or my blog. You can see some of those on the media hub page, watch my videos on my YouTube Channel or gently stalk me. Mostly I love traveling around the world writing, watching sunrises, swimming, dancing, running retreats, and looking for heart shaped rocks. I am offering VIP private retreats, writing residencies and coaching. I used to work a LOT in the online space for the past 15 years, but I am zigging while everyone else is zagging, and am NOT working as much in that way anymore. Yeah, I get the irnoy in these times where online seems to be all anyone can talk about – but I’m moving into my next phase! I prefer to do work face to face, heart to heart!  Sound cool? Then maybe you want to stick around.

You can drop me a mail and tell me bit about how I can help, or better yet, simply sign up for a short complimentary series  where I share some ideas about slowing down, titled THE STRATEGIC POWER OF DISCONNECTING and let’s take it from there!

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The Strategic Power of Disconnecting

I’d love to share my passion about the Counter-Intuitive Art of Slow. Helping you understand the very opposite of what we view as “productivity” and realising why it’s more important to take TIME OUT. How to disconnect in order to deeply re-connect to what matters. I’ll share how to embrace simplicity, be your own #CalmBalm, and the art of saying NO when it matters.

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Write Your Book in 100 Days

Tired of putting “Write a Book” on your to-do list? Need someone to kick-start you into finally writing it and guide you through the entire process, step by step? Then this is for you. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced writer, a storyteller, influencer, company leader, speaker, expert with insight to share or just someone who loves putting words on paper, Write Your Book in 100 Days is going to show you how to write your story, so others want to read it.

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SHIFT YOUR HOME – The Power of Closure, Clarity and Clearing to Shift Your Heart and Sell Your Home. FAST!

About to SELL YOUR HOME? Or battling to sell it? Or dreading show days? This book is a game-changer to help you & your realtor get speedy results. No matter the current climate. If you’re about to put your home up for sale OR it’s been stuck for too many ‘Days On Market’ (DOM), help is now here. You’ll shift the usual STRESS & DREAD to ease & excitement! Whether you’re selling WILLINGLY (upsize, downsize, life-size) or being FORCED to sell due to external circumstances (Covid pressure, death, divorce, relocation, illness, financial), this practical guide offers a unique approach. Kate guides you practically to align heart & home, ensuring you’re ready to accept your first “Offer to Purchase” asap. Avoid SABOTAGING the effortless sale of your home. Never hear the words ‘I just didn’t like the FEEL’ of it.

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Kate’s 2nd book (Metz Press) is a purposeful yet practical journey to help you summon your “glitch” out of hiding.  An honest process to Step IN, Step UP, Step OUT. It is filled with snippets of her own life story and interwoven with success stories from brave clients who faced their GLITCH. You will be DOING this book rather thansimply reading it. Also translated into Afrikaans – LAAT LOS JOU LAS

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Kate’s best seller (Metz Press) has transformed homes, lives and businesses around the world as she inspires you to activate her motto of LIVE LIGHT, LIVE LARGE. A very practical, no-nonsense book that teaches you the WHY and the HOW of ridding yourself of emotional, physical and body clutter. Her step-by-step process ensures your success no matter how many times you have tried to get organised before. Also translated into Afrikaans – RUIM JOU ROMMEL OP

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Honoring the Call of Closure

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Honoring the Call of Closure A pilgrimage to the heart of the lonely gap that exists between NO LONGER … and … NOT YET. If you find yourself reading this…

I’m going against the grain – step away from all the online offerings

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DATED 2nd April 2020 – amidst all the chaos I’m going against the grain here with a message from my heart to yours… You do NOT have to say YES…

12 pairs of Gloves – maybe my minimalist self won this round

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To risk or not to Risk – could I cope with 12 pairs of gloves? The quandary: There’s a question on many female’s hearts and minds this week as the…