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Make it Big – what does success mean to you?

‘Allow yourself to be victorious every day’ – Chris Hadfield, astronaut What image does ‘success’ conjure up for you? A Wall Street fantasy of a glittering career, complete with a glass-walled corner office in New York and a Ferrari in the garage? Maybe an extraordinary physical attainment like standing atop Everest or finishing a marathon? Is

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10 Ways To Boost Your Own Energy and Feel More Alive

This morning I received some good news. Nothing earth-shattering, but despite having mostly ditched the caffeine, I now feel like I’ve had 12 hours sleep and a double espresso. The fizz of excitement I got from this happy missive brought me energy. Energy is a lot more than the stuff we get from food. We

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General musings

Professional Gypsy – confessions of a routine-phobe

I’ve never had a ‘proper’ job. For the first five years of my life as a sound engineer I was on the payroll with a live audio company, but the only desk I’ve ever been behind is the mixing kind, and the music business doesn’t run on a 9 – 5. Weekends and bank holidays

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Essential long-haul travel hacks from a life on the road

I’ve been touring internationally in my role as a professional sound engineer for around 20 years. I’m also an English ex-pat living in Australia, and I’ve to’d and fro’d since getting together with my Aussie husband in 2006. It’s fair to say that I’ve picked up a fair few travel tricks along the way, so

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Yoga

Your top 3 tools for reducing anxiety

Recently I’ve been teaching a Yoga Therapy for Anxiety workshop at a number of great studios in South-East Queensland. In yoga therapy we work from the principle that a human being is made up of five aspects: physical; mental; how they use their energy; their sense of connection to themselves; and how they experience joy

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The Terrorist Inside – the ninja move for beating anxiety

Many years ago I decided to learn to deep-sea dive. I loved ocean documentaries and wanted to see all the cool stuff that was down there with my own eyes. I booked myself on a course and was excited to get started. So imagine my surprise when I discovered that I was completely freaked out

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4 Ways to Beat Sedentary Habits and Live Longer

Sitting down is killing us. Numerous studies show that, whilst many of us need to increase our moderate to high-impact exercise, the really dangerous aspect of modern life lurks in every office, every home and every cafe. Yes, the humble chair is a wolf in sheep’s clothing; a veritable serial killer in your sitting room.

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