Do You Rely On Willpower Or Willingness For Success?

Do you rely on willpower to change habits, behaviours and patterns of sabotage?  How high is your willingness to make changes in your career, relationship or life? Willpower Some people believe that they can change habits and improve their lives if only they had more...

Resilience Is Not A Dirty Word

In the early 1970’s my parents built a house in what was then the outskirts of Perth. The district had a startup footy (AFL) team. Many weeks we struggled to get a full team on the park and sometimes “borrowed” players from the opposition if they had spare. We did not...

Blended Families And Corona Virus

Covid-19 is playing games with the world and changing the rules as it goes along. At a time when life is at risk, we need to all take stock and stop the silly games we sometimes play which are mostly meaningless and always counter-productive. Like the games being...
A One Minute Practice in Self-Love

A One Minute Practice in Self-Love

Self-love can feel like a really big mountain to climb - especially when most of us have been brought up to criticize and dislike our bodies for whatever reason.  The media tells us we’re not good enough just as we are. Social media allows us to compare our bodies to...

When Holden Ruled

When Holden Ruled

Last week General Motors announced that they are ending the Holden brand.   For those outside Australia, and even Australians born after the mid 90’s this won’t mean much. But for those of us of a certain age it is the end of an era. And this includes people with a...

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

I recently read an article that says the universe is expanding, and not only that, but that it is expanding faster than was previously thought … which got me to wondering … if the universe is expanding, are we keeping up? The universe was thought to be expanding at a...

Age Is How You Feel

Age Is How You Feel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5Z_DCJ4Uak The old adage that you are as old as you feel may have more credence than we think.

“Bring Out Your Dead”

“Bring Out Your Dead”

Last month saw the passing of Terry Jones, one of the members of Monty Python’s Flying circus and a comedy genius. Sadly it is unlikely that if formed today they would get a run on the BBC. A group of six “cis-gender white men” would not be regarded as “diverse...

Healthy Weather

Healthy Weather

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUDTZ9fErNE The weather can affect our health and how we feel - not in a bad way.

Be Active – At Any Age

Be Active – At Any Age

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGISG_zr0Zw Being active is good for our mental and physical health. There is no amount which is not helpful so you can safely ignore the latest doom and gloom from big public health. And the nanny state needs to let our children be...

Practising Gratitude

Practising Gratitude

Three quite unrelated events got me thinking about the common theme that runs through them. These are the sudden death of basketball great Kobe Bryant, Australia Day and getting a new phone. I am not a follower of the NBA but know people who are. The achievements of...

Is Fear Ruling Your Life?

Is Fear Ruling Your Life?

Are you worried, anxious or stressed about your relationship, family, career or health? Does fear hold you back from doing what you really want in life?  Is the thought of what may happen in the future keeping you up at night? Let’s Get Clear About the Fear Before you...

Alzheimer’s… Could It Be You’re Not Sleeping?

Alzheimer’s… Could It Be You’re Not Sleeping?

Sleep is a restorative process and sunlight affects circadian rhythms. The less sunshine we are exposed to the more we increase our risk for insomnia. Hormones, digestion, blood sugar imbalances, and neurotransmitters are thrown off when we don’t sleep well. And, mood...