REFLECTION

Relax, reflect, be inspired, and learn!

July 3, 2020

Between the worst bushfire season ever, a pandemic sweeping the world, and long-overdue widespread focus on systemic racism worldwide, 2020 turned into an entirely different year than any of us were expecting.

Who else had to pivot in a hurry into remote-schooling superparent? (I discovered that it was easier to get my 8yo to learn to clean the toilet than do schoolwork!) Maybe you had to think triple-time and act eve...

August 20, 2019

No matter whether you’re stuck in a rut at work or lost in a lull at home, feeling guilty about plans or New Years resolutions that you’ve failed or put off, or even if you just have too much going on, September is the perfect time of year to take a breath and re-boot before the year speeds up again!

It’s easy to get caught in the passage of days. Very soon, our social media feeds will start prodding us with the “only...

July 26, 2019

Oh my goodness. Is it really more than a year since I posted a blog here? Unfortunately and fortunately, yes... yes it is. 

Both unfortunate and fortunate, Krystyna? Do explain.

Sure Krystyna, I'd love to. (Eh, it's late on a Friday night and my subtle sense of humour has abandoned ship and left the ridiculous one in command! ;) )

It's unfortunate because it simply means I haven't been keeping up with regular injection o...

May 12, 2018

Mothers. Your job is HARD. Those of you who have newborns and toddlers have the responsibility to keep these little creatures alive (and undropped, which can be challenging when they’re determined to get down and put that bug they’ve just seen in their mouth!)...

December 1, 2017

How is it this time of the year again already?

This time of year can be absolutely crazy, with holidays looming and workloads and family demands and health pressures increasing. Mastering your stress can be a bit like maintaining your car. There are lots of little things you can do to make things run more smoothly and get to where you need to go in one piece.

So I thought it might be helpful to put a spin on the typica...

May 12, 2017

Last year I wrote this the day before Mother's Day. To date, it has been my most viewed page ever on my website. This year I thought it worth saying again

December 13, 2016

How do you know when you’re really well? This is the conclusion to my "Seven Dimensions of Wellness" miniseries. With Christmas only days away and the prospect of a New Year delightfully (or terrifyingly) close, it's time to reflect on how well you are in all areas of your life...

How do you feel when you are well?

What does being “well” mean to you? Last time, we talked about what wellness is and if you have it. C...

December 11, 2016

We all have struggles in life, and sometimes it can be hard to know how to deal with the pain. Today I'm talking about dealing with internal distress and discomfort. Our minds can often become the problem, but we can take responsibility for our minds, experiences and choices so that we can live and serve more effectively despite the problems

November 24, 2016

How do you know when you're really well? Today I start talking about the seven dimensions of wellness. With Christmas just around the corner and the spectre of New Years Resolutions lurking, take my quiz to reflect on just how "well" you are in all areas of your life.

October 11, 2016

Hi everyone!

This week I am a guest blogger on Growing Faith, which is a website dedicated to equipping and energising parents and carers. You can check out my post about "understanding what makes us tick" here

Not-so-coincidentally, it also happens to be Mental Health Month here in NSW, which this year has the theme "Learn and Grow". From their website:

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), mental health i...

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