Happiness – the 2nd secret key

Do you think that our happiness would be greater in taking an around the world trip or a weekend away to Daylesford? The answer may surprise you! As it is likely that the trip to Daylesford can occur on a far more regular basis than an overseas trip, it is likely that you will be happier with your trip to …

The day I found my baby

I had just turned 40 years old and I was well and truly over it. I was over the politics at work, I was over peak hour traffic and I was over the seemingly insignificant contribution I was making to the world as a Senior Project Manager. The prospect of another 20 years of this made my head explode with …

Will you always be fat?

Will you always be fat no matter what you do? Do you tell yourself that no matter what you do….?? “I will ALWAYS be fat” Is that the way it has always been? Were you the fat kid? Do you tell yourself….?? “Other people seem to be able to take control and make changes but I can’t” What stories do …

3 sure fire ways to get your bum out of bed

Just when I thought I had my morning exercise routine set to NOT NEGOTIABLE on the “To Do’ dial…along came winter…it became harder and harder. I started to make excuses; it was too cold; it was raining; I was too tired from working long hours; I needed to rest; BLAH….BLAH….BLAH WENT THE VOICES IN MY HEAD. The excuses were coming …

Why are you still the victim?

I remember when I was a victim. It was hard work because BAD things were always happening to me. I was in a second marriage and it was SO SO difficult. For anyone who has experienced a blended family, it’s a bloody hard gig. I had a child from my previous marriage and my husband had 3. We both had …

Giant dips, Taxi drivers and Aphrodite

We have just come back from a glorious holiday in Cyprus; an island located in the magical Mediterranean and as legend would have it, the birthplace of Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love. Coincidently, it is also the country of my parents’ birth. This small island with its rich history, rugged mountains and beautiful beaches is in the grips …

I have tickets on myself

Tell me the truth…do you think I have ‘tickets’ on myself!!! Here I was at the Fast Track to Fabulous Breakthrough Boot camp last weekend talking to my Fast Trackers about how I always acknowledged my achievements and that I always congratulated myself for every single achievement that I made…no matter how small. One of my Fast Trackers Gary exclaimed …

Pepsi made me FAT

Bad habits will creep back into your life like a miserable thief in the night. Those neural pathways that governed your bad habits are just waiting for you to weaken.fatpepsi That’s what happened with me and Pepsi Max. I stopped drinking it completely a number of years ago when I was determined to stop ingesting toxic foods and drinks. It …

5 tips for an anxiety free Christmas

Christmas was not my favourite time of the year. It was too difficult. Life in a standard nuclear family (if there is such a thing) is hard enough. In a blended family it takes on a whole new meaning. There are the usual demands of shopping, stretched finances, office functions and visits to our loved ones, but these issues were …

Make 2014 the Year of ‘Yes’

From the moment that we are able to talk the words YES and NO are amongst the strongest that areincluded into our vocabularies. These two words will either open or close ourselves to all of life’s possibilities. At the end of a recent session, my client Sam told me that his new year’s resolution was that 2014 would be the …