blood moon beach red moon

What is the meaning of the Blood Moon in September 2015?

There is another Blood Moon a’comin’. If you are a regular reader of my blog, you may know that I have blogged about Blood Moons before. One of my saddest posts was, “My partner is leaving me, but I’m OK with that.” At the time of writing it, I was in love with the guy in the post. I can happily say to you now, that I am engaged to the most wonderful man in the world, my soul mate….

Read More

Should you take your husband’s name? The pros and cons

I am about to undergo an identity change. I am getting married and changing my last name. I am very excited about it – I cannot wait – but it will be a big change. I always liked my birth name, and since I am now in my mid-thirties, I have become quite used to it. Back when women taking their husbands’ names was the norm, people got married younger. And I am getting married older than most people. Not…

Read More

5 reasons you’re not losing weight

There comes a time in everybody’s life when they look down at their jelly belly, thunder thighs or lack of box gap when they say to themselves, “Ya know, I really gotta shed some pounds.” For me, that time is now. I am getting married in 3 months – yikes! 3 months and 3 days to be exact. The countdown is definitely on. Recently after a retreat I gained about a kilo. This is making me miserable. It’s even worse…

Read More

Copy the celebrity look: 5 famous icons and how to snare their style

Which celebrity most reflects your style? If you’ve got a big birthday or event coming up, you can take your influence from 5 of the best! Dress to impress when you meet your milestone – and gain a legion of new fans! Can’t find anything in the stores to tickle your fancy? Don’t panic!  You can create your ultimate celeb look. From short and sassy to long and luscious – there’s a unique design for you to discover to emulate…

Read More

6 best foods to eat in winter for weight loss

Winter can be the time of year when the pounds and kilos simply creep on. It’s cold outside and you are less likely to want to exercise and your body is craving warm, nourishing meals in an effort to provide your body with a layer of fat to protect you from the cold. If you’re like me – you’ll be wanting to avoid that extra layer of fat at all costs. Here are 6 of the best foods to eat…

Read More

The 8 signs of being in love: How to know when you’re truly in love

Lucky you – are you thinking that maybe you’re in love? Love is the world’s greatest gift, and it is one of the deepest benefits of being human – having the capacity to love and be loved. There have been times in my life when I have felt so far away from any love. Life can feel empty and shallow. Without love in our lives, we struggle to do the simplest things. “Man is not an island”. This expression means…

Read More

10 quick ways to lose weight (2 kilos or 5 pounds) in 2 days

Really, I think you’re beautiful just as you are but if you need to lose some weight very quickly, I have a few tips for you. Most of these are not that healthy for you, although I maintain that you’ll be fine, so long as you do them for the recommended time only, and no longer. Also, I am not a nutritionist or a health professional, just a regular Jane like you. Also, if you have any health problems, I…

Read More

What do rainbows symbolise?

Last week here in Sydney, Australia, we were treated to one of the most beautiful double rainbows anyone could ever see. I work right in the city, near Central Station, in a big, pink, glass tower with thousands of other worker bees. The company I work for was having a farewell party, and just as the speeches had concluded, two giant rainbows could be seen arching across the sky. So what do rainbows mean? Here, I’ll have a look at…

Read More