Keeping The Vultures Away From The Cake!

Do you have family members who claim “There’s never any food in the house”? It’s a phenomenon that occurs regularly at my place. It does not seem to matter how much I buy, within a couple of days of visiting…

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It Doesn’t All Have To Be Work!

Why is it we go through life thinking that everything has to be ‘work’? I do a dance class each week. On a Wednesday I head off to meet a group of ladies to firstly do a tap dancing class…

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Life got busy and I had no energy! How I bounced back.

You know what it’s like, you have all sorts of plans for the day, the week, the next 5 minutes. Then, when it gets down to the actual doing, the wheels fall off. At times like this getting back on…

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The many benefits of exercising with friends.

How motivated are you? If you’re like most people, your motivation probably ebbs and flows—with the seasons, with the demands of the rest of your life. That’s natural—but falling off the motivation wagon makes it hard to get back on.…

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Self Care: Why it’s Important

Isn’t it funny how we can know something to be true but be completely unable to put it into action? I lived in the country for a number of years and when I returned to the city I needed to…

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Plastic Free July: A challenge worth taking!

So here we are in July already! Don’t ask me how it happened. Five minutes ago it was January I’m sure of it. This month, thanks to my environmentally conscious, animal loving thirteen year old, we are participating in ‘Plastic…

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Are you making these top 5 self care mistakes?

You may not realise it but there are a number of significant self care mistakes you could be making. If you are guilty of even one of these, you could be shortchanging yourself and your family. Happily, most of them…

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Do this because it’s good for the soul

A friend recently shared how he drops off the grid for a week every year and goes hiking in the bush. He leaves behind all technology and contact with regular society. I’m not sure how others react when he tells…

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How to slow down and start enjoying your life

I have noticed lately that being busy seems to have become a status symbol. It’s almost a competition to see who has the most hectic life. I have found myself replying ‘I’m so busy!’ whenever someone asks me how I have…

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The weird reason I was feeling tired.

The last few weeks have been very strange. I have gone from being very energetic and able to get up early, knock off a large number of things before going to work and still having energy left over after a…

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