In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety
I spent many of my childhood years travelling with my parents. Before I had turned ten, I had travelled around the world three times. This horrified some people as they said I needed "routine" while others thought it was the best schooling I could ever have. World Travels My parents met while backpacking so travelling… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller
More than 2000 years ago, the Chinese were known to use food to "get in the mood". It was believed that certain foods had aphrodisiac qualities and would transform any person into a sex god/goddess. Bringing it back to today, various lots of information has been written about food as an aphrodisiac. 'Like Water for Chocolate'… Continue reading Aphrodisiac Foods in Every Day Life
Hard to believe, but cosmetics manufacturers are not legally required to list any of the hundreds of chemicals used in cosmetics and fragrances. Research shows that many ingredients used in beauty products have links with cancer, congenital malformations, and reproductive problems. These toxic ingredients may also contain neurotoxins and are often recognised as allergens. Your… Continue reading Know The Power of Your Purse
When I was six my parents and I moved to rural Brazil. Even at a young age I noticed that the neighbouring kids owned a lot less toys than kids in Australia. Most children had one toy in their entire room. When it came to Christmas, it was very simple, not many presents but lots… Continue reading How to Talk about Santa to Green Kids
I love watching the spirit of Aphrodite enacting on lovers and friends. The hand movements, the gestures and the looks that are thrown back and forward. Aphrodite's power of love was known to transform the mundane into something beautiful. And who doesn’t love, love! The Myth Aphrodite had an unusual entry into the goddess realm.… Continue reading Embody The Goddess of Love
Delicious Tea The movie The Little Princess based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett made a strong impression on me when I was 8 years old. The novel was written in 1905 and tells a beautiful story of a kind and courageous young girl who believes in magic. I identified myself with the adventurous girl… Continue reading Chai me!