Lockdown is finally ending for us Melbournians. We can now have exposed faces outside, go to Kmart and get-on-the-beers like nature intended. Even though I’m excited about rediscovering these freedoms, I am a bit out of shape for this brave new world. I find myself shyly hiding my smile behind my hand like a geisha,… Continue reading Be like the bears
Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said. ‘One can’t believe impossible things’.‘I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast’. ― Lewis Carroll I’ve had a bit of time… Continue reading Impossible Things
“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
I’ve been absolutely blown away by the honest way three of my favourite singers have described their experiences with body dysmorphia and the way harsh way that the public and media have judged them on their appearances.
I’m a total convert to Badassery after reading Jen Sincero’s excellent book, “You are a Badass at Making Money”. I love the sass, spirit and practicality as she debunks money blocks and calls us to action. See exert below about the way many of us think we can’t simultaneously be rich and enjoy life: If… Continue reading Be a Badass
Dear Diary, I saw Ryan today. He was standing near my locker. Jjsskkkcccc jskkcchhcccjjjjsss!!! I had just come back from PE so hope I didn’t look fug. If I did…FML! Also, am having mac and cheese for dinner (my 2nd fave after beef strog) and listening to Taylor on Spotify on repeat. So, I guess… Continue reading Dear Diary
I like to see myself as a shiny, happy person laughing. But have I become too much of a Pollyanna? There is a lot of ‘look on the bright side’ and ‘good vibes only’-ness going around. While we can try to keep the vibes high and look for the silver lining, we should check that… Continue reading Toxic Positivity
Shhhhh it’s a LIBRARY. I’ve rediscovered the joys of the library; DVDs, magazines, comfy couches, the heater cranked up and of course…many book friends. Here’s 2; The Joyful Frugalista by Serina Bird Grow your cash, be savvy with your money and live abundantly. “A frugalista is someone who lives the good life, the fashionable life,… Continue reading Book Friends
Mark Manson, author and master of the subtle art of not giving a fuck, calls the following idea one of the most important ones he’s ever come across. Behold … Action isn’t just the effect of motivation, but also the cause of it. This is what he calls the ‘Do Something’ principle. And, as in… Continue reading Action Jackson
Okay, but then what? Is that really all you got? Okay, but then what? I don’t like to say this much Okay, but then what? ‘Cause all that talk is cheap Okay, you got plans, that just sound like talk to me. Illy “Then What?’ This funky song, ‘Okay, but then what?’, by Aussie hip… Continue reading Okay, but then what?