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Four Steps to Stay Strong in the Face of Adversity

Four Steps to Stay Strong in the Face of Adversity

I still remember the day I learned that I could simply let go of unhelpful thoughts. I’m not religious, but it was like the heavens opened up and the angels sang down to me. Everything finally made sense, and I got a taste of what true freedom and peace of mind was...
How to Defeat Fear

How to Defeat Fear

Most of us struggle with fear in one way or another – whether it’s the fear of what other people think of you, the fear you’re not enough, the fear of failure or fears and about what might happen in the future. When fear rears its head we can become...
How Are You Defining Success?

How Are You Defining Success?

How do you define success in life? This is a really important question to deeply contemplate for ourselves because the culture around us is constantly promoting materialistic and individualistic success as the highest values. And the problem with those values is that...
Setting Down The Mental Baggage We Carry

Setting Down The Mental Baggage We Carry

When it comes to living a happy, meaningful and mindful life, few other forces tend to hold us back more than the mental baggage we tend to carry around with us. And hey, we’re human so we all do sometimes get caught up carrying around our resentments, regrets,...
Blooming in the Winter

Blooming in the Winter

This is the Magnolia tree by my front door. It is one of my favourite things about winter here in Australia (yep, I’m back in Oz). Every time I go out my door it’s the first thing I see. Not only is it a beautiful tree but it’s nature teaches me a valuable and timely...
Overthinking? It May be Making You Depressed and Anxious

Overthinking? It May be Making You Depressed and Anxious

This is not an easy time for most of us, hey? And to make matters worse our knee jerk way of dealing with the challenges we face may be making it much harder. You see, when a great challenge or stressful event happens to us, many of us have an unconscious response...