Let’s Talk About Setting Goals

When setting goals quite often the most fundamental thing is left out… Values Values are those ideas which we are willing to invest time, energy and resources into either achieve or avoid. They are our attractions or repulsion in life. Values will often change with context, for example, what you value in a relationship and what […]

I’m Stopping Drinking and Taking a Sobriety Challenge

DOES anyone else say after every big night they are never drinking again? I can’t believe I’m saying this, let alone putting it out there in writing – I am going to do a 90-day sobriety challenge with Sexy Sobriety (www.sexysobriety.com) For most of last year, I kept hearing a little voice inside me trying […]

A Glorious Mess

Today I underwent my sixth round of ECT. Six general anaesthetics. Six seizures. Six times, with a prospective six more. I can’t remember things properly. My memories are scrambled; trying to put things in a timeline is like trying to think of a word that is on the tip of your tongue… You know it […]

Today; A Day.

At the end of the day. There is You. There is Him. And you are alone in this. Today. Today is subjective. Someone, somewhere, was born today; and someone else became a mother. Someone lived today; and someone else died. Someone fell in love today; and someone else’s heart was broken. Someone healed; and someone […]

Moving on from child abuse & believing the best is yet to come!

So I’ve just turned 51 and I am in a good place, finally!! You see, coming from a background of sexual and emotional child abuse, both have affected me significantly in my life but the sexual abuse from the age of three and a half til I was 8 has been quite hard to work […]

How writing novels saved my life!

  I can’t write my journey with jokes, or in a light-heartedly way because my journey simply hasn’t been light-hearted and happy. In fact, it has been the complete opposite, it has been depressing and at times, life-threatening, but if things didn’t happen this way, I never would have found the one thing that has […]

Nutrition Myth Busting

Nutrition Myth Busting By Clinical Nutritionist and Founder of Optima Health, Alex Handreck. If you’re anything like me, I am hungry for knowledge when it comes to nutrition. I love to learn and I especially love that nutrition is an ever-changing field. At the present moment, society has a love affair with nutrition. We all […]

Ladies, get your pap smear! This is WHY!

I have struggled to find the right words for over a year now but I’m going to have a crack at it now. Having my dad go through stage 4 cancer (unfortunately dad lost his battle) I obviously prioritised and put my own problems to the back of the line but the time has come […]