Taking Care of Me Makes Me a Better Mom


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


Today’s interview takes place with Colleen Wildenhaus.

Colleen tells us how her life began to improve when she opened up to self-care, seeking help from others and acknowledging to herself that she cannot fix everything.

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Flip Life: The End of My 2nd Week

So my 2nd week of dabbling with the flip life is over. It’s been tougher than I thought, but that’s not going to stop me from trying to make a real success out of this.

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Sales from my 2nd week of the Flip Life – all packaged up and ready to go!

When I say it’s been tougher, I don’t so much mean the actual buying and selling of the items. I mean the actual profit-making – after taking all eBay/PayPal/postage fees into account. I had a few mishaps when it came to judging the postage costs of certain items. I’ve actually lost money on 3 of my items, but it’s not the end of the world. After all, this is still a learning process.

I’ve decided to readjust and keep pushing on.

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Breaking My Habit with Booze


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


Today’s interview takes place with Alison Wilson.

Alison describes how her life improved when she made the decision to give up drinking alcohol. She didn’t plan on this being a longterm thing, but the effects were too good to pass up on.

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Nonviolent Communication – the Language of Life


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


Nonviolent Communication - the Language of Life

Today’s interview takes place with Viki de Lieme.

Viki tells us how her life improved as a result of her discovering the teachings of Nonviolent Communication.

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Challenge Yourself to an Exciting Life


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


Reader Interviews: Challenge Yourself to an Exciting Life

Today’s interview takes place with Erika Zheng.

Erika tells us how her life started to improve when she made the decision to challenge her internal fears. She decided to do the things that were scaring her, instead of hiding away from them.

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From Illness to Total Health with one Major Shift


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


Today’s interview takes place with Erin Hollon.

Erin talks about how she learned to heal her body naturally and the profound effect this has had on her life as a whole.

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Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life

Here’s a fascinating video from Gary Vaynerchuk and his team. The aim of the video is to show you how a simple shift in your perspective can change your life dramatically.

It’s a powerful watch.

One thing I will say is if you’re the sort of person who often complains about how things don’t work out for you, or how other people seem to be so much better off in every conceivable way, then you simply must watch this.

What’re your thoughts on this video? Let me know if it’s inspired you to make a change in your perspective. Maybe you already have, if so, have things began to improve for you?

Flipping Things for Profit

Man at a garage sale looking at items to buy

Lately, I’ve become somewhat obsessed with scanning for things to sell and profit from.

This definitely isn’t a new thing to me. In fact, I used to do it quite a bit when I was younger – often buying items from the clearance section of a store and then re-selling online for slightly more (always enough to make a nice wee profit!).

I kind of forgot about this whole buying low/selling high(er) thing, or as it’s more commonly known, flipping. This all happened around the same time I got my 1st proper job – up until now that is.

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Depression Is Not an Option


This post is part of an ongoing series titled Things That Have Improved Your Life.

In this series, I welcome readers of this blog to share an improvement they’ve made in their life. This improvement could be anything – from a new diet or exercise plan to a certain place visited or person they’ve met.

I then ask questions as to how their life has improved, and whether they would recommend others try to make this same thing possible in their own lives.


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Today’s interview takes place with Michele Carvajal.

Michele explains how her life finally started to improve when she truly began to believe in herself for the 1st time.

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