The two mantras that helped me move overseas

Four weeks ago, our family of five moved 12,395 kilometres (or 7702 miles) across the Pacific Ocean from Queensland, Australia to Utah, USA. Our three young children finished school and said goodbye to their beloved teachers and best friends, we said goodbye to our workmates, friends and family, and we packed up and left the home we've owned ...

Why your stress is your personal emergency

I am drowning. Are you? Drowning in information, data, ‘how to’ and ‘to do’. But it’s not just the amount of input and stimulation we’re facing; it’s the pace with which we are consuming it. And, most importantly, it’s the effects of this rush—this stress—on our health that has red flashing warning signals going off ...

Five minutes to calm (or sleep)

Dr Sara Gottfried is a Harvard trained gynaecologist with 20+ years of experience, and a highly sought-after specialist on women's hormone health. She's the author of the New York Times bestselling books, The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet. I stumbled across Dr Gottfried at the height of my hormonal haywire and found her book compelling stuff. If you’re ...

So what are we really talking about here, huh?

OK, so you’ve met me. You’ve heard about the dream and its life-changing message to ‘stop catching the cat’. And you know that means choosing calm over chaos or, rather, choosing all that is good over all that does not serve you and make your life better. You get it. But now you’re wondering how do you ...