My ugly-crying & the simple, proven tactic to boost your immunity

I was ugly crying. I was also stabbing and gouging the pages of my journal. More than tears & paper-mutilation I was indeed journalling, but this was no ordinary ‘journaling’ that I did for 20 minutes each morning. I mean, … Continued

Self-control: The biggest myth about habit change!

I love New Year’s. I love asking people if they’ve made New Year’s resolutions. And that’s because I’m obsessed with habits – and most resolutions are do with breaking unhealthy habits and making healthy ones: quit smoking, eat more healthily, … Continued

What would a German do? (aka how to work less and get more done)

(From my newsletter dated .. ummm .. early 2018?) I have a bunch of virtual t-shirts. Have you ever seen the t-shirt saying “What would Jesus do?”  Well, I have a new virtual t-shirt saying “What would a German do?!” Workaholism … Continued

[1 minute psychology] ‘Failures’ are the stepping stones to success

Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again – Nelson Mandela Thanks Nelson, I need frequent reminding that ‘failures’ are often the stepping stones to success – … Continued

Warning – Cath Vincent’s advice may lead to the fulfillment of impossible dreams

(2 minute read) A former p-lab. Champagne. A musician’s dream. A vivacious entrepreneur living her fun-filled present. Last night was quite a night. Electrifying speaker Cath Vincent and musician husband Jesse Wilde hybridized their dreams to carve a creative music-T.V.-recording-business … Continued

My HuffPost article: NZ’s dirty secret (aka why I’m a raging meninist as well as a feminist)

This is the article that got me a spot as a Huffington Post contributor. It’s dedicated to two heroes: the courageous young woman in the Stanford sexual assault case and rugby hero and courageous anti-depression campaigner, Sir John Kirwan. The precursor to getting … Continued