Quite a few months ago, I was wrapped in a whirlwind romance. He came into my life like a tornado, stripping back all my layers of caution and swept me off my feet, until I landed flat on my face, heart in my hands. Upon reflection, I now recognize the aged old truth that, “one … More Love Yourself First
So here I am, being on my high horse, commending life and all the ups it brings you when you’re treading along on the right path. But what about when something doesn’t go your way? Here you are in the life you chose, where everything was just making perfect sense and then all of sudden … More But What About When Things Don’t Go Your Way?
I’ve had a lot of interesting coincidences happen to me lately. If you’ve read my blog on getting dealt an awkward hand in life, you’ll know how interesting they can get. Over the weekend another interesting encounter occurred which prompted me to write this blog. I had dinner with a girl-friend of mine (we shall … More Synchronicity in Life
Recently I said goodbye to someone who should have been in my life forever. I took a stand and removed said person from my “I mean something to you” list. Why? Because I didn’t mean anything to that person. When you care about someone, you care about their wants and needs. You invest time into … More Is it Time to Say Goodbye?
Recently I watched the movie Sully (2016) and was reminded of a basic human instinct that we all do – Judge. If you haven’t watched the movie, I would highly recommend it. It’s based on the true story of Captain Chelsea Sullenberger, a pilot for commercial airline US Airways, on a routine flight from LaGuardia … More Judging Me, Judging You.
If you’re not passionate about teaching, don’t do it! Walking into Nudgee College on Monday morning was like walking into a crowded room where everyone knows everyone except you. I was nervous, intimidated and I was scared, okay let’s be honest… I was petrified. It had been 14 years since I had stepped into a […]
“It doesn’t matter if they don’t deserve it, it’s what you believe that matters” – Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman (2017). If you haven’t watched it yet, watch it. It will tick every box of prerequisites you have ever had for a strong female lead in any movie. Yesterday I walked out of that cinema … More Wonder Woman (Spoiler Alert)
On Wednesday night I was dealt a pretty awkward hand in life… Picture this: Newly single, you’ve made plans at the last-minute to go out for dinner with a good friend to a swanky restaurant. When you get there the waiter guides you to your table, unaware of the disastrous decision he’s made for your … More When You’re Dealt a Pretty Awkward Hand in Life…
Last night I was lucky enough to attend a benefit for our local School Chaplains. If you are like me and have had very little to do with them, then it would be hard to understand the positive impact and influence these guys have on kids and how important their presence is within our schools. Let … More A Tribute to our School Chaplains
I have always had this little obsession with Marilyn Monroe. Her sweetness, her talent, her voice, her drive and her self confidence. When I was younger I wanted to be exactly like her. When I was younger I was told I could never be like her. She was white, blonde, full figured and oozed self-confidence. I … More Being your own Marilyn