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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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The False Allure of the Yoga Selfie

The business of wellness – yoga in particular – is all kinds of cray-cray. Maybe I’m just a perpetual naysayer but I’m so bored of seeing a continuous stream of semi naked women…

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Dance Floor Rage

I’m a pretty boring person these days. I like waking up fresh and owning Sunday morning (sans hangover). But still… there is nothing better than shaking your ass on a pumping dace…

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