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.

Ideas Worth Spreading – My Stroke of Insight

  Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story. Watch this video to discover just how the two hemispheres of our brain function.  It’s fascinating and […]

Remember, You are Beautiful

Love this video – it’s a great reminder that you don’t have any flaws and that you are beautiful.

The Reality of Women in the Media

Did you know that almost all images of women in the media and advertising are photoshopped.  This is a must watch short video.

Psychology of Colour – White

Psychology of White

White is ethereal, it’s the colour of clouds, snow and seafoam. It says: clean and hygenic, fresh and new.  It’s often associated with winter in cooler climates, because of the snow. A fresh new piece of paper – a blank page, ready to be written on. In the Western world it’s the colour of the […]