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- And Other Lessons from an Old Boiler! As some of you may know, it’s been a bit of a chilly start to 2020 for us at home.  For 5 days and nights, we were back to basics without heating or hot water at home, after the fan on the boiler decided it didn’t have the energy for even one more...

For anyone who’s ever had any problems with sleep, you’ve no doubt heard of Circadian rhythms?  This is a natural biological process, otherwise known as our ‘internal clock’ as it regulates our sleep-wake cycle, going through 1 cycle approximately every 24 hours.  When the sun is up, we’re awake and active, then once it sets and night falls, our bodies...

One of the things I’ve always loved about Australia is how friendly everyone is; when you walk (or cycle!) down the street, people you pass will give a smile and a cheery ‘How are ya?’.  Kids smile and wave back when you say ‘Hi!’.  Strangers will come up to you to ask about something you’re wearing/doing that they’re interested in. ...

You probably read my last post for planning your goals for the remainder of 2019?   If not, you can catch up here (but obviously, make sure you come back to this one afterwards!).  At this point, we're halfway through 2019...

Spring is the time to finally say goodbye to sleepy winter and move out of hibernation mode. I always feel more energised and ready to take on the world....

If you read my last post about random acts of kindness (click here), perhaps it encouraged you to think about how you could participate and not just surf the wave of kindness but dive right in and fully emerse yourself in it?  I realised from the number of likes and comments I received across numerous social media platforms, it was...

Having a good old laugh relieves muscle tension and helps reduce stress, leaving you feeling much calmer. Laughter also releases endorphins!...