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How to connect with others and deepen relationships.

This has been a new ‘aha’ moment for me over the last few months.   I was listening to a Gabby Bernstein podcast where she talked about the risk of putting others up on a peddle stool.   Her message was simple: When you do this, you are reducing your chance for connection.   The energy is off. [...]

Forgiveness – it’s time to cancel your subscription

Who do you need to forgive? Have you noticed how we are so unbelievably hard on ourselves and others?   How we commit 100% to believing the crazy and warped stories we tell ourselves.   Not only do we renew our subscription every day but we treat these stories like a prized possession, print them out in colour, [...]

How to keep your life on track

We all know how it feels to be busy,  especially in today’s society where women are expected to juggle numerous roles.    Stress seems to be the norm and busy people wear some sort of badge of honour.    The problem is that overtime,  this pattern creates a feeling of overwhelm.    Stress begins to creep in as [...]

8 Year Old Simplicity

Does this sound eerily familiar?   You want something badly.   You want to change.   You know it will serve your health and happiness.   You know it will benefit your family and life as a whole.   However, you instantly think of a million excuses why it won’t work.   The timing isn’t right.   It costs too much.   Change [...]

My shortcut to happiness!

Some words of wisdom …. The moment you change your perception, is the moment you rewrite the chemistry of your body’. Dr Bruce Lipton Welcome to GRATITUDE!   It’s hard to contextualise what those in Nepal are going through – such utter destruction and sadness.   The flip side is that it’s impossible to not feel an [...]

How to stay healthy this Winter!

After an amazing week at the beach house with hubby and the kids,  it was a rather rude awakening to find winter had arrived back in Auckland earlier this week (like overnight)! I think it’s one of those mind over matter scenarios but I automatically started to feel fluey,  tired and run down.   My body was two [...]

Been there, done that, got the baby!

One big kahuna I have learnt (the good old fashioned tried and tested way) is that getting stuck in victimhood is common, and the biggest staller of happiness – well basically life. So what do I mean by this? Can you see yourself in the following bollocks: life is hard, they don’t like me, work [...]

The ripple effect of being Authentic!

I'm on a mission to be more AUTHENTIC (the new buzz word at the moment) in all areas of my life. For me, when you are living in a way that coincides with what you expect from others or in what you say you stand for...life gets easier! People can sniff out a fraud pretty [...]

Morning Rituals Challenge

Wake up, crawl to the shower and slowly begin to open your eyes - next step a nice strong brewed coffee! Sound familiar? Yes, that's a version you can adopt BUT here is why I CHALLENGE you to mix it up. As the saying goes 'Start as you wish to finish'. Now to put this into [...]