A life coach shifted my perspective, opening me up to the law of attraction. However, I won’t recommend her to you — she’s since become a born again Christian and given the behaviour of many Christians, it’s not something I’d ever want to promote. Mahatma Gandhi said: “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” Continue reading “The Hippy Guru and One Sentence that Changed Me”
Feminartsy magazine is taking a break, apparently. So I’m sharing this piece I wrote for them a while back.
Guest blog by Louise Allan
Louise Allan is an Australia doctor turned writer who has recently wowed book lovers near and far with her first book, The Sisters’ Song. With rave reviews in The Herald-Sun, Women’s Weekly and plenty of others… not to mention the plethora of interviews she’s provided since the release, it’s been a whirlwind experience for Louise. One that is much-deserved for this brilliant and talented woman. Continue reading “Unworthiness: This Is How It Starts”
I was 32 years old and had given up on love. As for the dating site, I was really only window-shopping. At the end of an evening, I’d spend the last five minutes before bed scrolling through online profile pictures, bemused by the plethora of completely unsuitable bachelors: men wearing dog collars; men with no shirts; men with their tongues hanging out. Probably the most disturbing were the men who did not correct their dozens of spelling errors and used acronyms only my thirteen-year-old son would have been able to decipher. Continue reading “Cows and Clusters”
Before my mid-thirties meltdown I was fairly successful, according to society’s standards of success. I was a Chartered Accountant and had been working in public practice for almost ten years and even though the wages started low (first year accountants often earn less than retail workers, just FYI), I’d earned my stripes and was finally doing reasonably well financially. Continue reading “What If The Universe Has Your Back?”
When I say modern, I mean modern-ish. I’m talking books written since Shakespeare, by humans who actually speak the same way we do now-eth. Here are 9 books that have had a big impact on my life, and why. Continue reading “9 Modern Books You Have To Read (Says Me, and What the Hell Do I Know?)”
I’ve never read Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organising. It’s safe to say I never will. Cleaning up just isn’t a topic I want to learn more about. But the gist of the book, from what I’ve heard, is pretty good. It goes something like this: put your hands on everything you own, ask yourself if it sparks joy, and if it doesn’t, thank it for its service and get rid of it. Continue reading “The 100 Page Challenge”