Thriving through the holidays – inspiration from Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn on Christmas

`I believe our holiday times should be wonderful and filled with lasting and enjoyable moments and memories. So how can we ensure that we come out of the holidays in January with great memories of the past month?’ My thoughts….but not my words. Recently, I was reading and reflecting on the Christmas holiday time and […]

Remove or reduce stress this Christmas

reduce stress at Christmas

In yesterday’s post I talked about stepping back and gaining a fresh perspective on stressful situations. Today, let’s start with a question: What makes a situation stressful? Your answer will be different to other people’s answers. What causes your cortisol levels to rise may not have that effect on another. Your stress levels are your response […]

Is Christmas a stressful situation for you?

stressful situations

Recently I was sitting at one of my favourite cafes `people watching’ and relaxing with a pot of peppermint tea. There in the mall, with a backdrop of fantastic Christmas decorations and Christmas music, was a continuous stream of people rushing by….most with some expression of pain either on their face, in the way they […]

Preparing for a healthy, paleo Christmas

healthy Christmas

It’s now just eighteen days till Christmas. We’re well into that busy December time leading up to the big day….and you can feel it pressing in on you. The Christmas tree is up and decorated. Most of the gift shopping is done. But there is so much more yet to do. You’re busy!!!! Busy…. finding […]

You’ve just gotta move!! Start by walking!

I (Sharon) really got serious about walking for exercise late last year. What happened? At that time in my life I was watching Dr Oz and getting a lot out of it, and being a little depressed about my health all at the same time. I know, I know! I can hear some people thinking, […]

Rushing Woman’s Syndrome

Rushing Woman's Syndrome by Libby Weaver

Rushing Woman’s Syndrome by Dr Libby Weaver is a book I wanted to `rush’ through. A friend brought home the book for me earlier this year after hearing her speak at a conference. As soon as I started reading, I knew this was a book I wanted to get everything I could from – immediately!! So […]