Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

It’s a common saying, and one with good meaning. But I wonder if it’s one of those things that you only learn via experience? It must be, as I see so many people putting their eggs in one basket. Relying on one central thing in their life from which to draw their happiness. Whether it’s … Read more

Choosing the grey areas of life

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across this quote from Sally Coulter. Now, I have no idea who Sally Coulter is, but this quote and it’s inherent message kept streaming into my consciousness all day.   I’m not sure where I sit with this. As much as I can see what Sally is … Read more

Book Review: One Summer in Venice

One Summer in Venice Can a city hold the key to happiness? Author: Nicky Pellegrino Published: 2015 Publisher: Orion Publishing Group/Hachette Pages: 297 My Rating: 4/5  I first heard about this book via the Australian Writers’ Centre podcast where they interviewed the author, Nicky Pellegrino in episode 65. I really liked listening to what Nicky … Read more

The answer to everything

I have the answer to everything. Moderation and balance. There you go. End of post.   Well, not really. You see, we all know that moderation and balance are the keys to life, don’t we? Let’s see… Eating: moderation Exercising: moderation Work: balance Parenting: balance Drinking: moderation Dreaming: balance Easy, isn’t it? Don’t overeat, don’t … Read more

25 things that make me happy

{source} Everyone always seems to be searching for their happiness. They look high and low, under rocks, behind doors expecting it to just appear in a puff of smoke out of thin air. Well it’s not that complicated. Really. It’s not. I’ve spoken before about the happiness thing, and how the search for happiness is … Read more

7 things you need to stop doing now

We have a tendency to be our own worst enemies. We are overly critical not only of ourselves, but each other. We put ourselves last and always question our gut feelings. Well the time to stop is now. After much self analysis I’ve narrowed it down to  7 things that I need to stop doing, … Read more

What do you really want?

This morning I had an epiphany. I was minding my own business walking home from dropping the girls at school and thinking. I was thinking about life, frustration, feelings of being trapped and feelings of suffocation and then it hit me. I worked out the meaning of life! Okay, so I may be exaggerating a lot, but I did work out what I really think we are all searching for in life.

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