With the temperature in Melbourne in free fall and the rain following suit, it easy to feel the seasonal discontent Gloucester was on about. Instead, I’m consciously cultivating content. But how?!
It’s finally Autumn. The time of year I evolve from a too-sweaty-to-function pile of goo on the floor and become a fully-formed almost-functional member of society and get to wear layers. It’s cardigan weather! Now we can pivot from making small talk about how hot it is to making small talk about how cold it… Continue reading It’s Cardigan Weather!
Thank you to my marvellous mentors for inspiring and encouraging me to write, workout and focus on abundance this year.
“I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22. Everything will be alright if, you keep me next to you. You don’t know about me but I’ll bet you want to. Everything will be alright if we just keep dancing like we’re 22!” Taylor Swift “22” Yay for a new year. A chance to start… Continue reading I’m Feeling 2022!
If you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining. Pat, Silver Linings Playbook In a year of lockdowns and lounge rooms, can you find the silver linings as we move into 2022? For me, I’ve realised there’s joy in appreciating ALL the SMALL things and Keeping It Simple Sexy (no negative self-talk… Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook
Well here we are; the Melbourne weather doing its darnedest to keep us inside, the Premiers throwing shade in Pressers and a lot of extra time on our hands. I’m choosing to see it as an opportunity for a Hot Girl Winter Bootcamp. Can you use it for the greater good too? “From now on,… Continue reading Ladies and gentlemen, this is Lockdown Number 5!
Megan Thee Stallion says a hot girl summer “is just basically about women — and men — just being unapologetically them, just having a good-ass time, hyping up your friends, doing you, not giving a damn about what nobody got to say about it”. Sounds like fun times so why let the lack of sunshine… Continue reading Hot Girl Winter
Welcome weavers! ILY big time. As the temperature starts to descend, my inspiration to write and share seems to ascend. I think it’s something about the cardigans and cups of tea that Autumn brings. Standing in your cardigan/ Kissing in my car again/ Stopped at a streetlight/ You know I miss you (Taylor Swift “Betty”).As… Continue reading Marvellous March
James Clear’s excellent book, “Atomic Habits”, introduced me to the idea of habit stacking. Where you stack an additional habit onto an already established one e.g. adding calf raises to your toothbrushing regime, doing stretches as your coffee brews or meditating after hitting the snooze button. Likewise, I’ve been trying to make some slow and steady improvements to my routine.
“Set aside a certain number of days, during which you shall be content with the scantiest and cheapest fare, with coarse and rough dress, saying to yourself the while: “Is this the condition that I feared?”. In days of peace the soldier performs maneuvers, throws up earthworks with no enemy in sight, and wearies himself… Continue reading Stoically