Who isn’t constantly challenged by personal relationships? Some days everything flows along like a babbling brook, whereas others days are like navigating white water rapids. Wouldn’t it be nice if the flow of energy was more consistent? Importantly what can we do to make that happen? I know from the work I’ve done on myself in the past, it starts with me first. We have to be … [Read more...] about What makes a good relationship?
I have been cutting out and tearing recipes from magazines and newspapers for as long as I can remember. I have on old scrapbook hidden somewhere in the kitchen that holds all these great old tears, taped and glued on different pages. Most of them are faded but every recipe I cooked from those pages takes me back to a wonderful memory. My love affair with enjoying good food … [Read more...] about Cooking from the heart
I was about 14, when one Saturday morning Mum packs me up and we head straight into town to a department store to buy me my very first 1-2-3-step skin care routine. I remember feeling excited that I was becoming mature enough to learn the drill of looking after my skin. Like all the other kids that age, I had ugly spots, oily skin and pimples and was so self-conscious and … [Read more...] about The Skin You’re In
I read a great headline this week “Rebecca Gibney Age-proofs Career”. I liked the sound of it…a positive, affirmative action plan. After accepting the unpleasant reality that getting older limits the great acting roles on offer, Rebecca went about setting up her own production company with her husband, production designer Richard Bell. She then went on to prove she is not only … [Read more...] about The value of collective wisdom
Last week I was asked if I ever regretted not having kids? Funnily enough it’s a much easier question to answer as time passes and life moves on in different directions. I was never one of those women driven above all else to have children. Of course I always assumed it would happen, but I was never with the right man at the right time. So instead of making a decision I may … [Read more...] about Mum’s the word