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It’s been awhile…

My poor, neglected blog. It’s been a long time between visits. I could defend myself and say that I’ve been busy, and this is certainly true. Between my day job, ghostwriting, freelance admin work, virtual assistance work, and my essential oil business… life is quite […]

The Magic of Thinking Big

The Magic of Thinking Big

I got this book yesterday and wanted to share the story behind it.   I’d heard of the author, David Schwartz, from a workshop I attended where the presenter talked about a formula that Schwartz uses – it’s based around how we actually have waaaaaay […]

How I gave up soft drink (and how I lost 10 kilos)

How I gave up soft drink (and how I lost 10 kilos)

Be honest. Ever made a New Year’s resolution? Ever actually KEPT one?   I’m not sure of the exact stats but a massive percentage of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the end of January.   At the recent conference I attended, acclaimed positive psychology […]

Post-conference Ponderings

Post-conference Ponderings

I recently spent four days at the 2016 ‘Happiness and its Causes’ conference and associated workshops. What an amazing trip it was for me! Between attending the scheduled presentations, visiting ‘The Wellness Show’ expo, reconnecting with people I met at last year’s conference, and forging […]

Monks, Musicians, and Mindsets

Monks, Musicians, and Mindsets

Last year I was fortunate to win tickets to ‘Happiness and Its Causes’, an annual conference on happiness and wellbeing. Now I’m sure we’ve all seen people return from a conference or workshop (and maybe it’s even happened to you – it’s definitely happened to […]

A bit about me and why I’ve started a blog

First and foremost, I’m a perfectionist (in recovery). This is something I’ll write more about in future posts, as it’s a huge and important part of my life. I spent the majority of my life not actually knowing that I’m a perfectionist (although I think […]