Pallas Hupé Cotter

Pallas Hupé Cotter is a writer, mentor, speaker and founder of the personal development and strategic communications consultancy, POP. She is the author of How to Make Your Life POP (Amazon ebook) and is currently pursuing her Masters of Creative Writing at Massey University.

Oct 11, 2020

I love my family. My family love Trump

'Silence is complicity', they say. But what do you do when speaking up could irreparably damage the relationships you value most?

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Mar 19, 2020

Covid-19: A hugger's guide to staying the hell away from people

In these times of social distancing, we are going to have to accept that things are going to get awkward, writes Pallas Hupé Cotter.

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Jul 1, 2019

Plastic bags are just the start: The paralysing guilt of supermarket shopping

Today the law against single use plastic bags goes into effect. One less thing to feel guilty about? Well, maybe, writes Pallas Hupé Cotter.

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Oct 11, 2018

A business admin course changed the lives of mums on benefits. Then it was closed down

Pallas Hupé Cotter took a part time role helping women transition from welfare dependence to paid employment. She says participants loved the course, and it seemed to be working. So why did the government cancel it?

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Jun 3, 2018

My year without alcohol

Pallas Hupé Cotter's new year's resolution for 2018 was a big one: going alcohol-free for an entire year. As she approaches the halfway point she shares what she's learned so far.

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Aug 6, 2017

A US TV news anchor on what The Project gets right

After a rocky start – and that toe-curling musical promo clip – it seems like Three's 7pm infotainment show has hit its stride. Former US news presenter Pallas Hupé Cotter explains how The Project makes it look so easy.

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