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King Julien

I really couldn’t write about Moving It, without King Julien, could I? I have to admit, I’m not really into exercise, but I love yoga and I’m proud that I can now run for at least 1 km without stopping. I’m proud that I can run 4 out of the 6 km around Lake Wendouree […]

Guilt or shame? Knowing the difference.

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During a recent hissyifit emotional breakdown, I realised that I have been feeling like I was being punished. That everything that was wrong with my life was somehow a punishment for my ex’s wrong doing. Because that makes sense, right? I had no idea how much guilt I still carried about the break up of my marriage. Guilt about […]

The stories I tell myself

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Our brain is full of neural pathways made by the same thoughts we keep repeating to ourselves, over and over again. These thoughts are the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of our reality. These are some of the stories I tell myself. My life is hard. Parenting is hard. Solo parenting is hard. I […]

Beach in my blood


I should have known that stormy day at Sorrento back beach, as I stood, exhilarated, on a rocky outcropping facing into the howling wind and watching the storm clouds gather, that the beach was in my blood. I don’t know how or why, but as I get older I feel more and more strongly the […]

When the dusk pours in….


I love how the dusk pours in through my huge office window. The sky darkens slowly, the sun lights up the clouds yellow, orange, then red. Now the clouds are dark, floating leisurely across the pale blue and yellow sky. Unwittingly, I have been cutting myself off from nature – the one big thing we […]