Love. Romance. What’s it all about?

Love. Romance.  I’m definitely not an expert in either, and I have definitely spent far too much of my life hiding behind idealism and romantic fantasy. It could never be as good as it is in my head so why bother, right? Wrong! I am choosey, but not in a shallow way.  I only want…

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Letting Go of the Outcome

Releasing attachment to the outcome is a concept that, for a while, I found it difficult to wrap my mind around.  How can you be focused and motivated about your goals or your desires and not be attached to the result? How can you practice visualisation and manifestation and not want the exact thing you…

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An Ode to Wild Woman

An Ode to Wild Woman (on Wrekin hill). Wandering the wild took her closer to home; it allowed her to find more than she’d ever known. As the wind swept on by she started to see more than views on high, she saw what she could be. Wild and free. Wild and free. Her feet…

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End of Year Thoughts

I can’t believe that we’re coming to the end of another year.  This post-Christmas, pre-New Year time is a veritable cocktail of emotions as we look at what has been and think about what there could be to come.  I myself feel a mixture of pride for what I achieved, lamentations for what didn’t work…

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An Interview With Jen Hawkins of Revive

I first met Jen when I attended one of her seasonal gathering workshops last Autumn and was quickly won over by her kind and loving personality, her knowledge, and her gentle style of teaching (read my post about the gathering here).  She has a deep passion for her aromatherapy craft, and for helping people achieve balance and…

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An interview with the T-Rex Runner, Danielle Cemprola.

I met Danielle in Auckland earlier this year when she asked me if I wanted to join her and her friends on a hike up Mt Eden.  I was quickly drawn in by how warm and friendly she is, and was massively impressed by her love for running marathons, fitness, hiking and exploring – a personal journey that…

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California Dreamin’ for bella rae magazine!

I am so happy to say that a piece of mine has been published in Issue 4 (Apr/May/Jun 2017) of the Australian magazine, bella rae! This is my first piece to be published in print, and I was absolutely stoked to see it! Talk about an amazing and surreal feeling! This piece is all about the life…

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Body Love

    Arriving in Queensland, Australia to visit my family a couple of weeks ago, I had the unexpected treat of attending a talk by Taryn Brumfitt, founder of the Body Image Movement.  Although she is a well-known campaigner, writer and speaker, I had not heard of Taryn Brumfitt before that night, though I ended…

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Book Review: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

This book provoked a lot of reflection in me, not least because I was reading it whilst also on my own soulful adventure. It covers Liz Gilbert’s journey to heal her emotional pain and depression, discovering new and wonderful things about herself, finding friendships and love in the process, as she spends a year living and travelling around…

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An Interview With Haley Hoffman Smith

Ivy League student, entrepreneur, author, girl power advocate and a beauty with brains. This 20 year old woman is already creating waves in the world of female empowerment.  She is an inspiration to me, and I am so excited to share her words with you.  Take note, world – watch as this star rises! Haley…

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