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Inspiration for a Weary Soul

We’ve talked recently of inspiration books and the power of words and images to shift the mood and lighten the spirit. This morning my lake walk was magic. A frosty morning, with the sun tentatively making a shy appearance. The birds had none of this reticence and warbled wildly as…

8 July 2020 | Living Well

Take The Exercise Pill Instead

It’s 4 degrees outside and torrential rain. The mist won’t clear today and the valley is beautifully shrouded in winter’s cloak of icy fog. It’s great if you’re cosy inside the house looking out. There is absolutely nothing to recommend going ” Out There.” Instead I wandered the internet. I…

3 July 2020 | Living Well

Inspiration: How to access what inspires you…..

Inspiration…we all use the word, we search for inspiration, find it and then look for it again! Here are some questions for you to think about over a cuppa or perhaps to journal …………….. What is inspiration in your world? What does it look like? How does it show up?…

25 June 2020 | Living Well

Spice Up Your Winter

It’s here! Winter has arrived in Melbourne and the tights, boots and big jumpers are out… a great disguise for all that banana bread we’ve been baking..and eating. The frosty mornings, sneaky sunshine, heavy rains and cosy evenings by the fire are a welcome relief after fires,drought and pandemic. It’s…

4 June 2020 | Living Well

The Gift of Grand-Parenting

My son and 2 year old granddaughter¬† came to stay overnight. It was the first sleepover at granny’s house without mama being there. A big step for all of us. As the little one gets older, develops her character and I spend more time getting to know her, this clever,…

22 May 2020 | Living Well

Making Sense of Mindfulness

Have you ever done a mindfulness program or tried meditation? Perhaps yoga or a wellness retreat?¬† I always have had an interest in most things that have the potential to slow me down but my fall back preferences seem to have a cork in the top or an airline ticket…

14 May 2020 | Living Well

The Importance of Bookending Your Day

How are you doing everyone? As the weeks roll by in our new Corona virus reality this is starting to feel like the new normal. We practice social distancing, check the numbers daily, wash our hands and stay alert to what’s happening around us. When the sun shines the world…

5 May 2020 | Living Well

Why Do We Hoard Toilet Rolls?

Did you do any panic buying at the start of the Corona crisis? I didn’t hoard toilet paper for the first 2 weeks of the Corona pandemic… but then I did. Well, “hoard” might be an uncomfortable word but as a one person and a cat household I have¬† enough…

17 April 2020 | Living Well

Working with the Energy of Autumn

Some parts of Australia are experiencing one of the most beautiful seasons of the year- autumn. While Brisbane glowed in 30 degree heat today, here in the Central Highlands there is no doubt that the seasons have changed. Cooler temperatures, rainfall, mists and the beauty of rust coloured leaves herald…

16 April 2020 | Living Well