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What a Bitch But, I Love Her Hair

How to remain balanced and positive when you feel like gossiping or criticising… The other day I was speaking to my colleague about complaining. I wasn’t complaining and neither was he. We were talking about the subject of complaining. In other words, whinging, bitching, wining, gossiping etc., all those wonderful ways of communicating. He told […]

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I wrote myself a letter…

I wrote myself a letter, to be opened on the 1st December 2029, my fiftieth birthday. I signed it and sealed it in an envelope and put it away in my accordion files. So my letter sits somewhere to be forgotten for a few decades. It blows my mind how this could blow my mind. […]

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What about the bucket list?

Whoa, Life please slow down! I am already nearly old and there is so much left to do! Wasn’t it only yesterday that I was getting my first job at Red Rooster, jumping for joy as I left the interview? What about the bucket list I wrote several years back, it only has a few […]

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Dared to shave my head

When I shaved my head it was a moment that changed everything. I was 26 years old, a pretty enough girl I guess with longish blonde hair past my shoulders. I had a big night the previous evening and was feeling a little dusty. It was just another ordinary Saturday evening and as I sat […]

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A mugging in Vegas

A big scone came up instantly where the Corona bottle had smacked the side of her head. It was red and sore and had barely missed her ear. She was lucky, shaken, but lucky…The streets were dark and deserted; we had to get out of there fast. I had ignored my intuition and this was […]

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Love is Love

Love. The word alone summons up angels and demons and everything in between, depending upon who you are and of course, who said it. My mate says she loves me and I feel warm and fuzzy. My mum says she loves me and I feel secure and appreciated, my lover says he loves me and […]

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The end of the party

When I was 17 I thought I had the plan all sorted. I had already started university and had a fairly easy life in the quiet Sunshine Coast, a smallish town full of young white families and retirees. You could say that I was kind of sheltered in my little existence, the oldest of five […]

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NLP: A Definition

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a combination of communication, personal development, and psychotherapy. The name comes from the neurological processes (“neuro”), language (“linguistic”) and behavioural patterns learned through experience (“programming”).  These can be changed to achieve specific goals in life. The programming of exceptional people can be “modelled” using NLP techniques. Anyone can use NLP to […]

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