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How to Read Your Body’s Signs – PART 2

Do you remember that 1988 song by Swedish band, Roxette? The lyrics go “Listen to your heart when it’s calling for you, Listen to your heart there’s nothing else you can do”. Today I’m going to argue that you need to listen to your body and pay attention to the early warning signs of disease.
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How to Read The Signs Our Body Gives Us – PART 1

A journalist friend of mine covered the 2013 January Brisbane floods. She was working for a radio station and just prior to Christmas half the staff at the station resigned. A couple went travelling overseas, one transferred interstate and two were poached by other radio stations. She remembers asking the boss if he was going
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A Lesson in the Art of Saying ‘No’

I had a strict Italian father, who rarely (make that never) praised me. If you grow up with strict European parents you spend your life trying to please them. That’s like getting blood out of a stone. Unfortunately you end up with a people-pleasing personality and spend the rest of your life trying to win
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How to Be More Organised Even During Times of Chaos

How to Be More Organised Even During Times of Chaos

I have a friend who works for a creative agency. She is one of those creative-chaotic types. She works in an open plan office and her desk is a nightmare. There are always a few unwashed dishes at her area, sometimes even a dirty takeaway container. Pink, yellow, blue and green post-it notes are stuck
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How to Let Go of Shame and Guilt and Embrace the Future

How to Let Go of Shame and Guilt and Embrace the Future

There is not a single person on this planet who has not done something they are ashamed of. Part of the human condition is feeling shame and guilt … to a degree. However, you have a problem if you are so overwhelmed by these sentiments that you can no longer function in the present. Have
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What to Do Before Visiting a New Place

What to Do Before Visiting a New Place

It’s high summer in Australia and many people are either returning from holidays or planning trips away. Do you like to travel? Are you good at it, or are you a reluctant tourist? I’ve been thinking about the best way to prepare for trips away. How do you prepare before visiting a new place? In
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