Tag Archives: Happiness Trap

Tasting Freedom – and why this is my last Blog Post ever.

There’s this moment when I’m flying down the hill, wind in my face, blue sky above me, and I notice this thought passing by – that this is it, THIS is tasting freedom.  It’s exhilarating, and not just because I’ve … Continue reading

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I Want to Change the World. What about you? Can we do it together?

I’m reflecting on the amazing five weeks I’ve just had traveling abroad with my family, an opportunity which was made possible by a generous scholarship I was awarded by the Perth Convention Bureau and Giving West.  I had an incredible … Continue reading

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Playful Thinking Part 2 – Just like riding a bike

Happy New Year! I hope the festive season has brought you some time for rest and relaxation, along with some space to consider what you would like 2014 to be about.  Having encouraged you last month to start playing with … Continue reading

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Skills Post! Thoughts Driving you Mad? Try Playful Thinking

I feel sorry for my kids sometimes – can’t be easy having a psych for a mum!  I had this conversation with my eldest recently when he didn’t want to give a new sports class a go: Him: I don’t … Continue reading

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