Sleep is over-rated!

Sleep is over-rated!

“Sleep is over-rated” That’s what she said! Ok ok…..before you have a go at me over that statement, hear me out. Yes I do know about all the research and media out there on the importance of getting enough sleep. I believe the recommended amount of sleep these days is...
Courageous Conversations: Episode 1

Courageous Conversations: Episode 1

Introductory Statement This blog post is the first in what I hope will grow into an ongoing series of Courageous Conversations had with courageous humans. I passionately believe in the power of shared stories, and I also believe that society as a whole needs to get...
How I changed my life by taking action

How I changed my life by taking action

Friends, Romans, Countrymen! Lend me your ears! A dramatic start? Perhaps. But for me this is drama worthy, game changing stuff. This is a story about my personal health journey, but at it’s heart, this is a story about taking action to manifest positive change in...
I thought I was having a miscarriage

I thought I was having a miscarriage

*The first part of this blog was written when I was only 14.5 weeks pregnant. The post-script section was written at 24.5 weeks. I am now 31 weeks, and myself and bub are happy and healthy and looking forward to meeting each other in a few short weeks. It started with...
Low carb living – it’s not just a fad diet!

Low carb living – it’s not just a fad diet!

I avoid eating high carb foods. Generally, this means processed high carb foods such as bread, cakes, biscuits, pasta and noodles (I know WAAAAAAAAAAH!!!) However, it also means no potato and white rice (aka no chips, mash, sushi etc). This dietary choice is not...
The lost art of creativity

The lost art of creativity

Creativity is chronically misunderstood. Most people think that to be creative they have to be really good at something like oil painting or drawing or photography. Most people think that there isn’t any point investing time in creativity unless you are a) really good...