How positive psychology impacts my life

In reflection, each area of my life has been impacted while studying positive psychology. Initially, I expected to be challenged and anticipated to grow both personally and professionally as a result. It’s been quite a journey. Every individual will have different ways to think through their lives. Personally, I segment my life in to three…

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How to keep your home filled with good vibes

Having a space to relax and unwind is critical for your mind to function effectively. Catherine is a designer who’s kindly written this article about how to create good vibes in your home with positive styling. Thanks Catherine! (Her details are all below.) Everybody wants to feel good in their home. It’s important to fill…

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Annapurna – A Nepalese adventure

It was 5am and freezing cold as we shuffled into a taxi that looked like it had already driven across china and back, that morning. When I say it was average, I mean the brakes were supplemented by the hand brake as the hills got steeper and the suspension was no better than the elephant…

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Kokoda – A journey within

In the year 2000 I was in the Army Reserves and an opportunity came up to go to PNG and walk the Kokoda trail. Me being me, I’d trained for months before we left, I’d hike up Sublime point from Austinmer to Bulli tops with a 15kg pack, sometimes twice a day. I was determined…

Meet the real Jodie Cooper

I’ve been working with a Social Media expert to improve my presence and she gave me a challenge. Get real, tell people who you really are and let them actually see the best and worst bits of your life. So…. Melinda’s given me 10 quick questions to answer and challenged me to turn it into…

Mindfulness at the Dentist

Argh, another trip to the dentist! Sitting in the chair. I thought, “This is a great opportunity to practice mindfulness”. So as the dentist was drilling away I was noticing my breathing and my body. Mindfulness really is about being aware of the present moment.  As the dentist was digging into my mouth I wanted…