Your Body is Your Paintbrush and Other Weekend Reading

Body image

Your Body is Your Paintbrush Not Your Masterpiece – I love this article and it’s a great reminder of how valuable your body is and why you should treat it well. Interested in the psychology of fashion?  Here are some interesting facts. Sal at Already Pretty discusses why caring about your appearance is part of self-care […]

What It’s Like to Be an Introvert and Other Weekend Reading

I’m an introvert. In fact if you know about Myers Briggs Psychological Typing, I’m and INTJ. I find crowds difficult. I prefer one on one or very small groups when interacting. Sure I’m happy to get up and speak to hundreds of people, but I need you to come and talk to me afterwards, don’t […]

How We Really Need to Think about Weight Loss and Other Weekend Reading

Why are we scared of feeling hungry

The other day I was talking to a client about weight loss.  She mentioned how she was in the process of losing weight, using a system of pre-packaged foods, but she felt hungry all the time, so was finding it really hard.  Given that this company advertises that you won’t feel hungry, as do many […]

Body Language: The Power is in Your Hands

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Be grateful in April

Tomorrow is the First of April. This marks the start of Grateful in April, a month-long campaign which encourages people to actively seek out the good in their lives. Research (University of California) has found that counting your blessings is an integral part of health, happiness and well-being. Experiments have shown that those who kept […]

Up Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon

Balloon adventure 2

Tuesday this week, my honey and I took a hot air balloon ride over Melbourne. This is something I’ve wanted to do for the past 20 years or so. We rose before dawn and met the rest of the passengers and crew and were bused out to our launch site.  The launch site is decided […]

Turning Women Into Cover Models and Their Reactions

Here is a great short video about how real women who think they want to look like cover models really feel when they have the experience.

Healthy Brain – Healthy LIfe – Ideas Worth Sharing

A fascinating TED talk on the importance of your brain

Ideas Worth Sharing – The Power of Vulnerability

This is one of the most powerful TED talks video by Brene Brown I’ve seen – so worth the 20 minutes!

What Are You Putting Off?

This short video from the survivor of a plane crash has some great life lessons for all of us.