Pallas Hupé Cotter is a former television journalist, double-Emmy award winner and a graduate of Oxford University. A decade ago, her wanderlust led her to New Zealand, where she is now a citizen and currently pursuing her Master of Creative Writing at Massey University. She's written most recently for The Spinoff, and has had articles in Huffpost Australia, The New Zealand Herald and 1964 magazine (all Southern Hemisphere publications). Pallas also runs her own communications consultancy, mentoring, media training and professionally speaking: ( www.makeyourlifepop.com ). Her TEDx talk ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QlXre4B3R0 ) sums up her personal philosophy: Life is short. Make it Extraordinary.