Adventures in life

I’m going to Burning Man 2017

Burning Man has always been one of those “someday” experiences for me. It has always seemed so mystical; this bizarre concept of gathering with 80,000 other self-reliant people in a temporary metropolis in the middle of the desert. I had never pictured myself actually going, so in my head it’s been this ‘far away’ idea… […]

16 Things I Learned In 2016

Ok, so it’s the last day of 2016 and I’ve decided I’m going to punch out one last blog post for the year. And, keeping in with the tradition of this blog, of course it needed to be a ‘lessons learned’ post (you can read the 2013 post here, the 2014 post here and the […]

The Clear Mind Project: Coffee

So it’s been two-and-a-half weeks since I finished the 30 Day Blogging Challenge, and I haven’t posted anything since. Ironic, considering the point of the challenge was to nip my perfectionism in the bud and encourage me to post on a more regular basis. So anyway, I had this brainwave idea to set myself another […]

15 Things I Learned In 2015

It’s been just over a year since I came back to Melbourne after a major life change. You may recall – in February 2014 I left a promising career in architecture to travel and pursue my passion, eventually starting my own business training people in public speaking, communication and development. 2014 was an insane year […]

Quitting Coffee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

I’ve been drinking coffee every day since I was 18. There were so many things about it that had me addicted – the taste, the morning ritual, the instant perk-up, the social aspect. I wasn’t a ‘double espresso 3 times a day’ sort of person, but I didn’t feel quite ‘right’ if I didn’t have my […]

Momentum – The Key To Getting Shit Done

Last week at the RMIT Business Plan Competition awards night (where I won a major prize ;)), keynote speaker, Thankyou founder Daniel Flynn, spoke about the company’s long and arduous journey to success. Long story short – it took Thankyou years to gain traction in the retail market. As a small bottled water startup, they were largely […]