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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7 Easy Ways to Feel Better After a Bad Day

Knowing how to pick myself up after a bad day was important when I was living abroad, away from my family and close friends and working in a job I didn’t like. I figured out some ways to make me instantly happy again, to forget about the day and stay positive. I still use these […]

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