A complicated look at uncomplicated topics to ameliorate your day.


What is happiness and how can I get it?   Let’s start by working what it is NOT first. Happiness is not 2 weeks in Fiji or waking up in … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Falling in Love

Have you ever woken up at 5am to check your phone hoping that someone in particular has sent you a message? Anything from a smiley face to a “miss you” … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Our Bubble

Adam Braun – The Promise of a Pencil. “Many of us spend our entire lives in the same bubble – we surround ourselves with people who share the same opinions, … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Life After Loss

Grief is tricky, Death is often avoided, Loss is heartbreaking and debilitating and talking about life beyond all three of these experiences is not always the first choice for dinner … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment


We’re two months into the new year and I’ve noticed somewhat of a disturbing trend occurring in my life. Name calling. High maintenance, control freak, peanut, lunatic, fussy, hard work, … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Accepted Wisdom About Your Future

If you have been anywhere near or in an educational institution in the last twenty years, the chances are that you have heard the Accepted Wisdom about your Future. How … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Realising you’re in love

The entire compendium of romantic comedies, 200 years of English literature and the agony aunt column from Cosmo would have you believe that we are in a constant marathon to … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · 1 Comment


Humans. We’re bred tough. We’re told to suck it up. We’ve gotta get up and dust ourselves off, we’ve got to keep trucking, we’ve gotta roll with the punches, take … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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