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Your best self

Focus: The missing link in making your dreams come true

Image credit Josh Calabrese So you’ve decided that 2018 is YOUR year. It’s your year to do x, y and z. Your year to make the changes you’ve been longing to make, to get your dream job, to run your first marathon, to pursue your life long wish to breed bunnies. Whatever it is that… Continue reading Focus: The missing link in making your dreams come true

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Your best self

Cinderella and her ugly sisters: How to put Imposter Syndrome in her place

Imposter syndrome has been alive and well in my house this week. Every time I sat down to write, to do something creative, a little voice piped up. You?! You can’t do that! Sure you’ve written some ok stuff over the last 6 months but there’s nothing left now… is there. The voice even has… Continue reading Cinderella and her ugly sisters: How to put Imposter Syndrome in her place

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Blog, Simplifying, Slowing down, Your best self

Eating mindfully: A ‘no-diet’ approach to eating this holiday season

Photo credit unsplash-logoMira Bozhko I feel with absolute certainty that my journey towards a simpler way of life is still in its infancy. Even two years in, I am just beginning to understand the breadth that simplicity can have across life. How it can, if we allow it, seep into every corner. Even into our… Continue reading Eating mindfully: A ‘no-diet’ approach to eating this holiday season

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Blog, Simplifying, Your best self

Making New Years Resolutions? Here’s why you shouldn’t bother.

Image credit Ian Schneider It’s the start of December and I’m already hearing people talk about New Years Resolutions! Many of us feel the pressure (and the possibility) of a New Year approaching and pick something we want to change in our lives. We announce it to the world and, ready or not, off we… Continue reading Making New Years Resolutions? Here’s why you shouldn’t bother.

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Blog, Parenting, Your best self

Superpowers for the overwhelmed parent

Sometimes this superwoman (or superman) role is just too much. Sometimes we have had enough of being the answer to it all. What are we having for dinner? What time is the birthday party? How many days till Christmas? Where are my jandels? Sometimes, we just want to hop in the car and leave. Even… Continue reading Superpowers for the overwhelmed parent

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Parenting, Your best self

Do you play the comparison game? Find out when it might be okay to.

She wore a bohemian dress, and had long flowing hair. I think her feet were bare, but I know her children’s definitely were. Her voice was soft and easy. Despite three children and a dog in tow she looked as though she didn’t have a care in the world. Although she was on her way… Continue reading Do you play the comparison game? Find out when it might be okay to.

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Slowing down, Your best self

Do you use busyness as a bandaid like me? Three ways you can stop today!

Photo by Arno Smit Dear friends. I’m going to offer you an apology. I feel as though I’ve been lying to you, or perhaps - at best - tricking you. Despite my best intentions to live authentically and honestly, these intentions have collided with my other best intentions to live slower and simpler. Last weekend… Continue reading Do you use busyness as a bandaid like me? Three ways you can stop today!