Thursday , 19 October 2017


The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New!

Buy Nothing New A1

  The global movement for collective, conscious consumption started in Melbourne, and spread across the world, with pledgers from Newtown to New York, South Africa to South America. Good for us, our wallets our people and our planet, Buy Nothing New Month it’s easy, creative, fun and free. Sydney Morning Herald Business section ran a poll asking “is Buy Nothing ... Read More »

Festival of THE Rural Woman

festival postcard

Festival of THE Rural Woman is a completely FREE Annual Global Online Event celebrating, inspiring and empowering  (THE) Thriving, Healing, Evolving rural women of the world! Run just like a face-to-face festival and completely online, we are inviting a stunningly diverse line up of rural women speakers, artists, entrepreneurs, healers, activists, farmers, community advocates, social change makers, creatives, practitioners, innovators ... Read More »

Why I Run


On my 34th birthday I called my Mum early in the morning, just after my husband had left for work, to come and get me because I knew if I was left alone too long, was going to harm myself. I was finally at rock bottom but I was sound enough to know that I had to reach out and ask ... Read More »

Giving Up The Strive For Pride


I miss my Pa. I miss him every day in some way and I wish sometimes he was here – so I could know he was proud of me and so I could ask his advice, because I have realised, that feeling his pride and gaining his support, has been a big part of my own journey and without him ... Read More »

False economies and generosity


I can feel my adrenaline levels escalating.  This process of cleansing which I thought would be quite straight forward, albeit requiring a little discipline, is proving to be a monster. Tackling my inbox yesterday was really arduous and today my inbox is already stuffed with content from a whole range of different people.  It is going to take time to work through ... Read More »

Avoiding The Shoulda Woulda Coulda


Some time ago I was asked how I manage to stay on top of so many activities and not burn out, and I answered that I aim for what I call “balanced busy”. Let me explain…. We cannot add more time to our days or our weeks; fact. We can, however, be much more selective around the activities with which ... Read More »

Can We Be Generous In Our Duty Of Care?


According to Wikipedia, Generosity means: “The art if giving without expecting anything in return. It can relate to money, time, or goods”. Other words implied by generosity include; abundance, plentiful, copious, amplitude, lavishness, infinity or opulence. I learnt through NLP that ‘Giving without expectation is the True art of Giving”. “ Giving with an expectation is Trading”. So in that ... Read More »

Emails should be like autumn leaves


Today’s focus for cleansing has been my Inbox and boy, has that been a challenge! Most of what comes into my inbox via email subscriptions is relevant and of interest, if not right in this moment, perhaps at some time in the future, so it is really hard to cut the supply and my mind asks why should I, its ... Read More »

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