The Art of Hygge in the Summer in Sydney

It’s the first week of December and I’m wondering how in the world that happened.  The last few months, especially, have been a blur of travel (for fun, and not-so-fun reasons) and lots of work.  In fact, this last weekend was the first weekend I’ve been in Sydney in 7 weeks! Needless to say, I’m […]

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How to Achieve Personal Goals with ‘Promise or Pay’

I’m starting to set myself new health and lifestyle goals to stay happy, healthy and calm during the warmer months because it’s finally spring in Sydney! I seem to have more time for relaxed mornings, exercise and meditating because work isn’t as busy and I don’t get sick as often in the summer.  But sticking […]

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My Pretty Sydney turns 4 years old!

Last Friday on the 2nd of September, my blog/creative outlet/ little corner of the interweb turned four years old.  Four years old! As you know from my last birthday blog post, blogging isn’t easy because it’s time and energy consuming with little monetary rewards. But I continue to enjoy it because of the little things like invitations […]

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5 things that made me happy lately

Gosh it’s been a while since I last wrote one of these posts because… well I haven’t been REALLY happy… Work, bathroom renovations, the flu and winter in general left me feeling a little overwhelmed, stressed and anxious.  But looking back over the last couple of months, there were many moments when I was genuinely […]

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How I Lost Weight Healthily and Became Happier 

There have been a few times in my life when I didn’t exercise or eat well and gained weight as a result.  One of these times was when I first moved to Hong Kong and I really packed on the kilos going from a size 8 to 12.  I was already starting to put on […]

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