Life, Love and Balance...

Life, Love and Balance...

We are simple creatures after all.

It breaks my heart to see children that are not very active, eating poor food choices and missing that beautiful glow of just being a rambunctious kid. That glow you get from climbing trees and digging in the dirt to China (well from Canada we dug to China through the glorious slugs – perhaps from Australia we can dig to Africa!). I think it all starts with us, parents and we need to change our mindset to teach and show our children!

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I Can't Jump on a Trampoline!

I Can't Jump on a Trampoline!

Ok, I’m speaking to women here and we’re talking Kegels.

Whether you’ve had children (big or small) or not, are in super fit shape or not, gravity starts to creep up as we get older and it’s a bitch! Our pelvic floor muscles start to tire fast and we seem to have no control of them whatsoever.

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Planning for the Unknown is Smart...

Planning for the Unknown is Smart...

My husband [oh no we’re not married, but it’s easier to call him that – boyfriend sounds hilarious! – for all intensive purposes, he IS my husband] and I have had a will for many years and have ensured it is general enough to stand the test of time and not require constant updating. I CANNOT believe how many people don’t have one and don’t want to talk about it. OMG people!

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Spark Joy and Order Your Chaos

Spark Joy and Order Your Chaos

Life is fast and it’s hard to keep our homes, cars, offices and brains on track with clarity… I’ve found the best therapy is to chip away at finding some order in the chaos and you can even make a bit of extra $$!

I’m a thrower and I can’t really understand hoarders. The idea of hoarding makes me feel claustrophobic – that’s another story.

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Yoga is for Everyone...

Yoga is for Everyone...

I recently did a yoga class by my guru yoga teacher and there was magic – there’s usually magic, but this day was different.

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Old People Have Amazing Stories and Wisdom...

Old People Have Amazing Stories and Wisdom...

I’ve started to pay more attention to older people, they often go unnoticed. I want to make a difference in people's lives, be more aware and put my mobile away more often to be present to what’s happening around me.

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How I Know if I'm in Flow...

How I Know if I'm in Flow...

I’m currently ‘in flow’.

I’m listening to my intuition and following all the signs that lead me around and things are smooth. It’s so much easier to be in flow than to fight against everything. I haven’t always been in flow.

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Teaching our Kids Respect...

Teaching our Kids Respect...

I’ve been butting heads with my pre-teen lately. I’m trying to figure out why we keep clashing and if I’m really the horrible mean mother he keeps telling me I am.

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Why Are we in Such a Rush?

Why Are we in Such a Rush?

I was given the most magical book, the Art of Wellbeing, Joyous Living Inspired by Nature. It’s beautiful in its content and gorgeous drawn images that show an author who has time.

I think we all dream of having more time.

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You Have All You Need...

You Have All You Need...

Looking back on my life, it’s amazing to see that I’ve always been the same. I’ve grown and had different interests, but the person I am inside is the same.

The little girl in me is there. I’ve even named her Sally and she loves to do cartwheels (that is perhaps another story!).

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Relaxing is Hard Work...

Relaxing is Hard Work...

I'm crap at relaxing. Really I am. Can you relate?

I tell myself I’ll schedule in a massage and sit down when I eat lunch instead of wolfing it down in the car on the way to my next stop! But I don’t usually. Sometimes I do so I tell myself ‘see you can relax.’ But I can’t.

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Do Something Every Day That Scares You...

Do Something Every Day That Scares You...

‘What other people think about you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.’ I love this quote – I can’t remember who said but I try and live by it.

My son had a school disco in Year 1. He was excited about it because he loved to dance but also because he could hang with this friends after school. I said I was coming to help as a parent volunteer and I hoped he was ok with that. He said yes that was good and would I dance with him too? I said of course if he wanted me to dance with him, I would. (Although quietly I was hoping he would forget!)

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