Loving Boundaries

It’s been a shitty few weeks. My Dad got sick, work has been in a constant state of upheaval and I had a falling out with one of my best mates. I’m normally pretty good at ‘letting things go’ and ‘accepting the present moment’ but the combination of an unwell family member, career uncertainty and […]

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Sifu Jen Sam – The Barefoot Doctor

My brother Sifu Jen Sam went from teenage runaway to master Kung Fu Teacher, inspirational speaker and renowned healer. He shared parts of his life story – from life on the streets, incarceration and becoming ordained as a Buddhist monk to his new mission to help resurrect the ancient tradition of the Barefoot Doctors. When […]

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The Rushing Hour

My beautiful friend Jacalin Ding is an epic fashion designer and social entrepreneur.  She launched her label The Rushing Hour with a vision to create simple yet edgy pieces for the millennial woman that delivered on style, wearability and created a positive impact in the world.  We caught up to talk creativity, passion and purpose plus she shared her tips […]

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The Year of the Healthonist

Healthonism (yes, it’s a real word) sees the continued blurring of health and hedonism – and it’s set to become one of the most influential wellness trends of the year. Forget about the Rooster folks, 2017 is the year of the Healthonist. “Health-conscious millennials are offsetting alcohol with antioxidants and healthy mixers, mashing up exercise with hedonism, […]

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Happiness, millennial, overwhelm, burnout, hedonia, eudaimonia, Aristotle

The Relentless Pursuit of Happiness

The desire for happiness is one of the many truths we all share. The Greek Philosopher, Aristotle suggested that happiness could be defined as a balance of Hedonia – immediate pleasure, enjoyment and the absence of pain and Eudaimonia – growth, purpose, meaning and goodness. Everyone wants to be happy and we’ve all spent a significant […]

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Orthorexia is the New Kale

It’s tough being a hippy in the Eastern suburbs. The cost of my organic groceries, essential oils, sleep hacking devices and fair-trade yoga pants is becoming increasingly hard to manage and is proving to be quite the sore spot in both my relationship and budget. Ben likes to pass judgement on my slightly obsessive mannerisms […]

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Lessons from a Failed Multi-Level Marketer

We’ve all got that mate, the one who’s been trying to sell you the latest range of game-changing supplements or meal-replacement shakes. I’m not against it, I like the idea of sharing something you really love and getting paid in the process, cha-ching. It’s called Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) or Network Marketing; where you get paid […]

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Denise Litchfield – Clairvoyant, Medium and Spirit Release

Denise is my B-school buddy. She’s the perfect combination of woo-woo and real. We met, she channeled and I loved it (and her). I got to pick her brain on all things psychic and those sticky situations where you, quite literally, see dead people. What is it you do, what makes you different from other readers and psychics? […]

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Overwhelmed and Over it

I’m kicking some serious life goals on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. I have access to good food, clean water and housing. I’m healthy, educated and gainfully employed. I’m also loved and supported by my family, partner and friends. But beyond these basic needs my life is also filled with joy, creativity and exploration…basically I’m the epitome of totes […]

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