The 7 best things about 37

So it’s my birthday today. I don’t get funny about birthdays or getting older because I know what a privilege it is to get old. I consider every extra year I'm still here on earth to be such a blessing. As are all these things: 1. This guy We met in first year uni and have been a ‘thing’ ever Continue Reading

Magic happens when you say ‘I can’

A few weeks ago, when I wrote this post,  Emelle mentioned in the comments that she wasn’t a fan of the word ‘should’. And I could see where she was coming from. Should needs to be wielded with care doesn’t it? Because should is a mandate. A word tied up in guilt and reprobation. And Continue Reading

10 ways life is simpler than we think

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time fantasising about selling everything we own and moving the whole family to a bush shack in Yallingup. Whenever my mind starts wandering in this direction, I know what it’s actually craving. A simpler life. And it appears I’m not the only one because Continue Reading

Success and balance – can they co-exist?

It’s September 2013 and I’m feeling pretty smug. You know that magical state of ‘balance’ we’re all seeking? Well call me David Copperfield because I’ve managed to conjure it up. All my work can be done during actual work hours, I’m being an awesome mum, my house is running like clockwork, I know Continue Reading

Doing what you love is easier than you think

I always wince a little when I see this Steve Jobs quote: I’m quite aware he intended it to be an aspirational call to action. But I’m not sure he meant it to convey ‘if you’re not doing what you love for a job, then you’re a mug’. Regardless, it’s become quite the holy grail these Continue Reading