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Rewrite your story. Shut your inner voice up!

Rewrite your story.  Shut your negative inner voice up! When I was young I had this vision of myself.  I was not good enough.  I was stupid.  Others looked down on me.   I wore the wrong clothes.  I didn’t belong....

Did I ever tell you my ridiculous married name?

Silly names? Yep, I have one thanks to my husband!  Did I ever tell you my ridiculous married name? Earlier I fessed up about my sisters’ secret pact which landed me my pretty perfect man.  The pact my husband only...

Victim? Not me! I refuse to be

I refuse to be a victim.   I will not be defined by domestic violence.   So when I heard this I thought: ‘Wow!’   Just one word.  Wow.   That’s how I’d describe this powerful Ted Talk.  It hit a n...

Why Bridget Jones was right!

Do you remember that punch up between Daniel Cleaver (aka Hugh Grant) and Mr Darcy (aka Colin Firth)  in Bridget Jones’s Diary?   The first film, so think back.  The one where they rumbled from the street into the...

I pooed my pants & faced my shame

One of the most embarrassing moments of my life was when I was in kindergarten.  I must have been only about four or five-years-old.   We were lining up to go out to the playground at lunch time and I was desperate to go...

If I had a tattoo, what would it be?

I had one of those endless nights last night where I just couldn’t sleep.  By 2am my mind wandered into the bizarre and wondered: If I got a tattoo, what tattoo would that be? Let me clarify this in the clear light...

Why I say yes to everything!

I say yes to everything!   You want to know why? I was once producing a television series on conspiracy theories.  A colleague came to me and said I should consider a comedy writer, Danny Wallace as the presenter.    He...

I’m a bad mother!

I’m a bad mother!  And I can’t ever forget it.   I had that dream again last night.  The one where I’ve left my toddler at Kindy. I’ve forgotten to pick him up and no matter how hard I try I can...

Morgan (aka God) isn’t to blame.

When I was in the throes of a destructive relationship my life was unmanageable and out of control.    The more unmanageable it got, the more I tried to control it.  I was exhausted.  I couldn’t see a way out.  I was a b...