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5 ways to stop feeling pain inside

By Alyce Vayle
July 28, 2014

The pain I am talking about is the pain that is impossible to see. When we feel internal pain, sometimes we experience it as an actual feeling – almost tangible. That’s what I feel today. Feeling pain inside is never nice – there have been times when the pain I felt inside was so bad […]

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Do you get more respect at work than at home? How to respect your man

By Alyce Vayle
July 25, 2014

God I love where I work. I like the actual work I do, and I love the company but what I really, really love is the team I work in. Every day I look forward to going to work, where I am involved in interesting projects, with creative, engaging people, and together, we feel that […]

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The sex spreadsheet: why I think the wife was wrong

By Alyce Vayle
July 24, 2014

Have you heard about the sex spreadsheet? Regular readers of my blog will be happy to know that I was very interested in this story, as I have blogged before about whether you have the right to withhold sex in your relationship. Personally, I think someone refuses sex at their peril. Sex is an important […]

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My vent on the new Vent app: my ranting pessimism finds a home

By Alyce Vayle
July 22, 2014

Finally, an app for me. Grrrrrr I am so annoyed at the moment. I blog a lot about being annoyed. Here’s what happens when I have a meltdown Here’s how I am a rude customer Here’s how I hate people who are posting about happiness Here’s me being annoyed at my arsehole ex-boyfriend There are […]

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Candy Crush and my addictive adult gaming habit: are you next?

By Alyce Vayle
July 21, 2014

I used to love computer games. I grew up in the 1990s when computers were just starting to hit their stride with colourful graphics, realistic artwork and interactivity. My uncle and my father were huge computer nerds, and still are, well into their 50s and 60s. The upshot of this was always having the latest […]

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What your picks from the TV Guide reveal about your personality

By Alyce Vayle
July 17, 2014

Imagine opening an old TV Guide and flipping through the pages – remembering the old TV shows you loved in the 80s and 90s. What would the shows you selected to re-watch reveal about your personality? Does your inner nerd come out watching Doogie Howser,M.D.? Did you freak out with Who Killed Laura Palmer? Did […]

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Have Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres broken up?

By Alyce Vayle
July 16, 2014

I thought I’d do a shout out to one of my favourite couples: Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres. I love this couple so much that I even managed to spell BOTH their last names correctly, without having to check Wikipedia. Part of my interest in their names is of course the fact that Australian […]

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What your favourite drink says about you

By Alyce Vayle
July 15, 2014

Good morning gorgeous! Let’s do a little personality test, shall we? Below are 10 different types of drinks, each one a very popular drink somewhere in the world. All you have to do for this personality test is pick your favourite drink and I will tell you a bit about your personality. Here’s what your […]

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13 things not to forget before you travel

By Alyce Vayle
July 14, 2014

I love to travel, most of us do…although I do know a few people who would rather poke their eye out with a fork than leave their own backyards. With the ever-cheapening of flights, it is getting easier and easier to travel; but I don’t just mean long distances, sometimes even getting away for a […]

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How my parents stopped me from becoming obese: an excerpt

By Alyce Vayle
July 10, 2014

This is an excerpt from an article I wrote for the Sydney Morning Herald. When I was a teenager, my weight started to creep out of control. I struggled to maintain it, much to the concern of my slim parents, who made their fair share of mistakes while trying to help me manage it. I […]

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7 types of sales assistants you’ll meet on your next retail shopping trip

By Alyce Vayle
July 9, 2014

I am a copywriter but I have also spent lots of time in retail. Honestly, if it paid better, I wouldn’t mind a career in retail, even though there are claims that it is dying. Personally, I don’t buy clothes, shoes and jewellery online much as I like to see and touch the products I […]

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The 11 things you do that annoy me on facebook

By Alyce Vayle
July 8, 2014

I am putting myself on a facebook ban. I am simply on it too much – often getting into heated discussions with people and driving everyone nuts. Facebook is a proper noun and therefore should be spelled with a capital ‘F’ and yet their logo uses all lower case – as a copywriter – that […]

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