From Ground Up

From Ground Up

Originally Published in Resident Magazine, Nov-May 2016 Issue Jacob Skewes enjoys putting in a hard day’s work. He’s one of four brothers committed to growing the family earthmoving business. ‘I always wanted to work with Dad,’ assures the Head of Construction. ‘We...
I Am Enough Right Now

I Am Enough Right Now

Originally Published in Resident Magazine, Nov-May 2016 Issue Stephanie Brown has been through hell: Cyclone Tracy, drugs, alcohol, the death of her sister and father then a partner who left her for another woman. ‘You can’t fight someone who says...
Sophie’s Choice

Sophie’s Choice

Originally Published in Resident Magazine, Nov-May 2016 Issue Sophie Budack is capable of anything. She completed seven-hour training days at the Australian Institute of Sport plus school, every week, as an artistic gymnast. ‘It was my dream to be an Olympian but...
The Law of Manifestation

The Law of Manifestation

Creating a powerful vision for you and your life is one of the keys to turning dreams into reality. Our beautiful mind does not know the difference between reality and fiction. Remember when you last watched a scary movie? Was your heart beating faster, palms getting...
The power of “I AM”

The power of “I AM”

The power of “I am”. When put together, the words “I” and “am” are the most powerful words in the English language. Whatever words you choose to put after them actually become your identity. Can you remember a time that you found yourself saying things like, “I am...
Having the confidence to be you

Having the confidence to be you

Love yourself. Does this title make you cringe? If so, it’s a sign you need to change your thinking. Loving yourself isn’t about being full of yourself and it’s not about being self-centered. Loving yourself is accepting your strengths and weaknesses...
The Magic of Mindfulness

The Magic of Mindfulness

The magic of mindfulness. Being mindful is when you notice unintended sarcasm or crankiness entering your tone of voice or when you notice negative or judgmental thoughts you are having about yourself or others. A few seconds of stopping and reflecting will enhance...
It’s all about the DO or DON’T

It’s all about the DO or DON’T

It’s all about the DO or DON’T The more you focus on what you don’t want in life – such as don’t worry, don’t stress, don’t do that old habit – the more you are actually going to keep doing it because your beautiful...