It’s Okay to Say No

It was quite some years down the track of my life before I became comfortable saying no. Even now I still struggle sometimes, but I’ve learnt that a healthy boundary means a healthy and happier life. ITS OKAY TO SAY NO Are you at stage in your life where you...

Your Feelings Are Not Always The Truth

I’m just going to write from my heart this morning. I’m sorry it’s a bit of a rant. It is prompted by happenings in my environment and the emotional response of so many to Trump’s election. (Read to the end I promise it’s not all...

Stop Being an Over-helpful People Pleaser

There is a people pleaser in all of us. We all do it from time to time – saying yes, being agreeable, self sacrificing to get an approval fix or gain some other advantage. Not every yes, or nice thing we do for someone is out of a people pleasing motive, but...

Are You A Judgemental Julie?

You might have heard of Sulky Susan, Lazy Linda and Bossy Barbara, but have you heard of Judgemental Julie? That woman who always has an opinion about someone else and how they should fix their life and be a better person. One area of my life I’ve had to work...

Reclaiming Your Love of Reading

A winter’s day in front of the fire curled up on the couch reading is one of my happy, soul nourishing places. Those three books in the photo above would only take me two days to read. I was a voracious reader and especially love reading those big stories like...