“I don’t fix problems, I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.” Louise Hay Spring is coming. I can see the light! The sun shines, the rain showers and the flower fragrants. Hot Girl Winter becomes Hot Girl Spring. But how can one maintain high spirits when lockdown limbo continues? Having a positive routine, a… Continue reading Soothing Spring
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
This July, I celebrate 5 years of Sobriety. Yikes and Yippee! To borrow a phrase from the current Dry July campaign-I won’t drink to that. The first time I drank, I skulled vodka and creaming soda, felt silly, got dizzy and promptly threw up red. I’d like to think my relationship with alcohol became more… Continue reading I won’t drink to that!
“You gotta rise above it. You gotta harness in the good energy, block out the bad. Harness. Energy. Block. Bad”.
Who else can relate to the whole Palms-Sweaty-Mom’s-Spaghetti nervous Nellies? I feel them a lot from the most everyday thing-ordering a coffee from the cool kiwi baristas, what if they laugh at my coconut latte order cause it’s all about the oat flat white right now? To the most extreme-talking at a job interview with alarming speed, Ariana-level high pitch, little volume and Sahara-like dry mouth and oh-Gawd-what-am-I-even-saying? Snap back to reality, ope there goes gravity.
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.
I’m baaackk! Have missed you guyZ and bloggY. Since I’ve been gone-bloggY turned 4 and Melbournians turned 164 due to Stage 4 restrictions. I’ve decided to post whenever/wherever I’m inspired to so do (sign up to email list below for a heads up). The survey results (link to take it below if you’re yet to) showed a pretty even split between the topics you enjoy reading on WFM; Money, Sobriety/ Health, Recommendations (books, movies etc), Self-help stuff (law of attraction, mindfulness). So, I thought I’d give you a little of each to kick off the comeback.
“As you imagine and visualize and verbalize your new story, in time you will believe the new story, and when that happens, the evidence will flow swiftly into your experience”. Abraham Hicks I’m a lover of the Law of Attraction and enjoy using a technique called scripting. Scripting is where you write a story of… Continue reading The Script
“Happiness has many roots, but none more important than security”. E.R. Stettinius, Jr. Back in the day I used to think that my idea of hell would be a stable job, secure home in the suburbs and sensible rubber boots. I wanted to be free damn it. Now…it seems almost the opposite for I’ve realised… Continue reading Freedom = Security