This is one of the most powerful TED talks video by Brene Brown I’ve seen – so worth the 20 minutes!
This short video from the survivor of a plane crash has some great life lessons for all of us.
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 […]
Not Supermum has had a lovely blog makeover, she’s also written and interesting post on the differences between bloggers and writers. Tips on how to praise to achieve results from Michelle, an opinionated woman. Teer Wayde or Curves to Kill has a fantastic list of places to shop for plus size fashion that are fashionable […]
Women’s Weekly Magazine I’ve always loved magazines. I love the glossy paper, the beautiful coloured photos, the headlines that promise some of life’s little mysteries will be revealed to me. Ever since I was a teenager and I started buying Dolly magazine I’ve been a magazine fan. As I moved into my late teens and […]
Rings by Inspired Wish Do you wear your workout clothes or ‘house clothes’ all day because you don’t want to get your good clothes dirty? Jesslyn from Image Interpreters has an answer. End fat talk – end it now – Duchesse from Passage des Perles is leading the way. I often hear that it’s hard […]
What made me happy this week? Well I’m thrilled to say that I’ve FINALLY finished writing and editing my new ebook for Petite women called Never Short on Style: Dressing and Finessing the Petite Frame. I’d like to say thanks to all of you who came up with potential titles, to Susan (contact me for your […]
I apologise that I’ve not written much this week. I’ve been a bit less focussed on blogging as my son has (for the past couple of months) been going through series of medical tests, and he’s scheduled to have an operation this coming week to have a small tumor removed. All these weeks of testing, […]
s. said… OFF TOPIC: How’s your Happiness Project coming along, girl? I’m finally starting my own and would love to know what stage you’re at, yourself, at the moment. To answer S – thanks for asking: Given my busy training schedule of late (I just spent a fun week with Pauline from Malaysia who came all […]
Last weekend in The Age newspaper, this article was reprinted from The Guardian, and it sums up so much of what is important about clothing, in life an in literature. According to F Scott Fitzgerald, it is always “better to wear a becoming dress three times straight than to alternate it with two frights”. This is […]