Thursday , 19 October 2017


Podcast – The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New With Tamara Di Mattina

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In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks to Tamara Di Mattina about Simplicity and Buy Nothing New Month. They explore questions including: The Simplicity of Buying Nothing New – how did ‘buy nothing new month get started’ – what’s your personal journey the simplicity of not always buying new things – is not ... Read More »

The Simplicity Of Buying Nothing New!

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  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 »

Podcast – Simplifying Parenting with Jo Jackson King

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In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks to best selling author and inspiring rural woman Jo Jackson King about the Simplicity of Parenting. They explore questions including: Simplifying Parenting – what does simplicity mean to you? – how do you apply simplicity in areas of your life? – they always say there is ... Read More »

Replacing ‘Sorry’ With Thank You: Positive Patience

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“Thank you for your patience” has been a more common expression these days, replacing the “Sorry for the Wait”, which probably aggravated a few people over time. The Macquarie Dictionary says ‘Patience’ is ‘calm and uncomplaining endurance’. It is to have a sense of ‘calmness in waiting; have patience a little longer’. When we use the word ‘sorry’ it is ... Read More »

Delayed Gratification


Until recently, I haven’t ever been very good at delaying gratification; but I realised that part of what was holding me back in life was my impatience and my negative mindset about it and so I started to work on it. Good things come to those who wait You see I always saw delayed gratification as DENIAL or feared that ... Read More »

Veruca Salt Syndrome

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“I want it NOW Daddy” Have you ever found yourself uttering these kinds of statements to yourself (outloud or inside your head) or others? Has the inner demander ever come out to play – and to sabotage you from getting you what you really want? I know mine has! I have always thought of myself as an incredibly impatient person; ... Read More »

Podcast – Paula On Patience

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In this edition of Connections & Conversations, THE Rural Woman Founder Rebel Black talks with Paula Doran from WestVic Dairy about patience and living a whole, happy life! They explore questions including: * what does patience mean to you? * tell me more about what you are passionate about? * can you share a story where patience has alluded you and with ... Read More »

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