SO MANY PEOPLE are operating without a vision or sense of purpose today. 

FaviconMost of my working life has been spent helping others find direction and inspiration, uncover their dreams and grow the confidence to reach new goals. This is my series of online courses to give you some great opportunities for self-discovery and the growth of your dreams.

You’ll receive a daily email with blogs, vlogs, posts and other links, with an exclusive and private Facebook group page (for each course and each date) to meet and chat with other participants and with me. (Participating in the group is recommended but voluntary; it is though required on the 30-day Planning course.)

You will have daily reading, thinking, creating and writing exercises to complete (which you can share if you choose to), and these will take from half an hour to as many hours as you might wish to devote to it.Some people will be natural writers, artists and/or sharers, and the extent and manner of your sharing will be entirely up to you.  Whether you choose to share or not, or even complete the exercises, there will be plenty for you to think about and enjoy.
Course Overview

Start Dates


Vision & Purpose
10 days
Definitions – understanding the need for a Vision – obstacles to identifying and enabling your Vision – global citizenship – identifying your strengths – money & your attitude to it – finding your Source and turning it on – courage & change – contradictions & dichotomies – clarifying your Vision & Purpose – keeping the journey going… 6 April
20 April
Lifestyle & Meditation Boot Camp
30 days
Preparing and learning to maintain a disciplined daily regimen of diet, exercise, meditation/ relaxation, behaviours and study; for those wishing to prepare themselves for a higher level contribution.  Includes a series of both live and recorded (downloadable) guided relaxations.  6 April
5 May


I use Paypal to receive payments – you can use Paypal if you have a Paypal account, or with a credit or debit card.

Go to and click on ‘Buy’ in the menu bar, and then ‘Make a Payment’.  Screen shots appear below:

  • Enter my email address as it appears in the ‘To’ box in the screen shot.
  • [my first initial plus last name (no dots) at xtra dot co dot nz]
  • Enter your own email address beneath that in the ‘From’ box.
  • Enter the amount, which is simply 25 or 45 (no dollar signs or decimal points required)
  • Select ‘USD – U.S. Dollars’ from the currency drop-down (it’s the last one on the list)
  • Select ‘Services’
  • Click ‘Continue’
  • On the following page please state which course you’re attending, plus your name and email address if they are different from those appearing on the Paypal account, and especially if someone else is paying for you.

I will receive a notification from Paypal as soon as you make this payment. (You don’t have to email me to tell me.)  I will then advise you the link to the group page on Facebook.

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Leave a message if you’d like more info.


Sue xo


Sue Fitzmaurice has been a nurse, business owner, management consultant, and CEO and is now a writer and author. She has a lifetime’s interest in international politics, philosophy, the quantum and all religions, and has an under-graduate degree in philosophy, and post-graduate degrees in international relations and business. Sue lives in Wellington, New Zealand, with two teenagers and two dogs.


stevenworthington134November 18, 2012 at 9:45 amReply

Im interested in signing up for the trial short choose you are running from them 1st to the 10th of December. I look forward to hearing back from you.

Trying God’s PatienceNovember 18, 2012 at 10:43 amReply

Hi Steven – wow, you’re onto it! I was just about to post something here too. Can you message me on the Fb page with your email address, if you haven’t already. Thanks. 😀

teresa loftusNovember 25, 2012 at 11:19 amReply

How do i join the E course

Trying God’s PatienceNovember 25, 2012 at 11:33 amReply

Hi Teresa – message me on my Fb page and leave me your email address – I’ll email you out the details. xo

bonni MeisNovember 25, 2012 at 12:14 pmReply

I would love to participate in the first email seminar December 1-10. i believe it would do me alot of good. i am also looking forward to searching deeper into my self. i am looking forward to participate. bonni

Trying God’s PatienceNovember 25, 2012 at 4:24 pmReply

Email coming your way, Bonni. xo

MargaretDecember 15, 2012 at 9:54 amReply

Interested in the 10 day course. Can you email me info?

Patricia MorningstarJanuary 8, 2013 at 4:40 pmReply

Hi Sue,
I am interested in the course starting Jan.12th. Please email me info. Thank you!

Trying God’s PatienceJanuary 8, 2013 at 4:51 pmReply

On its way, Patricia. xo

Betsy at Zen MamaJanuary 12, 2013 at 10:41 amReply

Will you be repeating the 10 Day course again? I’d love to take it but spring might be a better time.

Bettina ZMarch 18, 2013 at 1:12 pmReply

I love everything I see here most of which causes laughter and the feeling a aliveness and not aloneness! I love your entrepreneurial knowhow and would lLOVE to learn and hang out near your creativity. I’ve missed start the March classes. Please sign me up to receive notice of what’s next. Best wishes, BZ

Sue Fitzmaurice Sue FitzmauriceMarch 23, 2013 at 9:30 amReply

Hi Bettina – the next 10-day Vision & Purpose course starts Saturday 6 April – I will send you an email with the info. xoxo