How to get your groove back (when you can’t groove)

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At the very beginning of this year, I had all planned out perfectly.

 I’d surf at every waking opportunity no matter the conditions in preparation for a surf trip to Sri Lanka this December with my dad. But a broken nose only 5 days into the new year, and a herniated disc in my spine half way through made damn sure I wouldn’t achieve my goals.  What I’ve discovered since writing this article on overcoming setbacks, is that the pain of a setback hurts much more than the injury itself. After all, what do you call a surfer who does not surf?

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My honest experience with laser hair removal

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It was’t that long ago that even the idea of getting laser treatment gave me hot flushes and waives of anxiety. The thought of intensified light being shot onto my skin and into my body all but completely freaked me out.

Suffice to say that my foray into the world of laser has been a slow and steady journey, but ultimately one that was very worth the wait. Why? Because I basically never have to shave under my arms again!

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Most of the time
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So it’s official: today marks the first day we move into #floralsforspringgroundbreaking territory. But that doesn’t mean you have to compensate on your personal style for the sake of season. Aka, wear whatever you want, when you want. And if what you want is to avoid all chances of stepping out looking like an overgrown bougainvillea bush, then read on.

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What we think we become

I’ve always been a pretty positive person. But only now as I grow older  I am finally beginning to understand just how powerful positivity can be. The defining moment for me was one New Year’s Eve when I sat to review a list of goals I had made the year prior.

Scanning my eye down the page and reading what I had written, my heart skipped a beat.

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A world class boutique hotel comes to the coast

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It’s not every day that a world class boutique hotel opens in a sleepy beach town in coastal Australia, but when I heard about the 1960’s block of units that were given a new lease on life by Brisbane hoteliers (with the creative hand of Anna Spiro no less), it wasn’t long before I was in the car heading south to discover the internationally inspired slice of paradise for myself.

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