Tag: self care

2020 in Review: Chasing Emma Through Photos

I think it’s fair to say that 2020 was nothing like anyone of us could have imagined it would be. It really came out of the left field (did I use that spring reference correctly?) and has affected so many people in so many… Continue Reading “2020 in Review: Chasing Emma Through Photos”

30 Day Challenge: No Soft Drink

Chasing Emma at the Trephina Gorge Ridgetop Walk Lookout

Tomorrow I embark on my first 30 day health challenge. From tomorrow, Thursday November 12th, I am giving up soft drink. It all started when I watched Matt Cutt’s Ted Talk Try Something New for 30 Days. In this video he talks about how… Continue Reading “30 Day Challenge: No Soft Drink”

Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes

I’m gazing up at the striking blue sky of Central Australia. My vision is guided by the looming red walls of Simpsons Gap. White, fluffy clouds drift overhead. The breeze picks up and I huddle even more under my thin blanket. The sounds of… Continue Reading “Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes”

Round Up: September 2020

Welcome to my September round up. It has been a month of more work than play but it has given me some perspective on where I want October to go.

An Attitude of Gratitude + 50 Things I am Grateful for

The Peak of Mt Gillen from the summit of the mountain.

Earlier this year when I was in a total slump I bit the bullet and made an appointment with a counsellor. While there I received a metaphorical slap in the face. My counsellor told me that I should try adopting “an attitude of gratitude”… Continue Reading “An Attitude of Gratitude + 50 Things I am Grateful for”

Dear Future Self

What better time to write a letter to your future self than when you are at a crossroad? I’ve wanted to check this off my bucket list for so long but it never seemed to be the right time to do it. Now it does.

Starting a New Hobby: Water Colour Painting

The entrance to Simpson's Gap, Alice Springs from the car park.

On Christmas day I received a mini watercolor kit and put it to use during a day visit to Simpson’s Gap in the Red Centre. Check it out for a new bucket list idea.