Do You Value Your Mind?

It’s a strange question to ask, but if you consider how little time we give to being reflective and ‘in’ our mind, you might realise you don’t give it as much time as other parts of yourself. When we’re hungry we eat, when we’re in love, we follow our heart. If our mind craves peace, what do…

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A creative life is a rich life!

Creative Mindfulness

Feeling stuck? Need some fresh ideas or want to think differently about a project? Perhaps there is a work situation you are stuck on or a problem that needs an innovative solution? Creative Mindfulness can help! What is Creative Mindfulness? Creative Mindfulness is the process of applying focused attention and a non-judgmental approach to creative pursuits. The…

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Reflections on 2016

In my previous post, I reflected on Grace and my self-funded book tour for This Present Moment. On this – the 30 day of December – I want to take a moment to reflect on other highlights of 2016;   Getting to speak at the Icon Cancer Foundation Gala, where I was introduced by the…

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A Tale of Three Cities

Twelve months ago Grace and I wrote, illustrated and published a book. The book came back from the printers two days before a special pre-launch party for family and friends at The Junk Bar. Artist Maureen Hansen launched our book and both Grace and I made speeches before Grace performed with her band, The Neon…

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Honouring Julia

Last year I had the great fortune to meet Julia Watson at her Brisbane book launch of ‘Breakfast, School Run, Chemo‘ at Riverbend Books in Brisbane. We had been communicating for a while prior to meeting via her heartfelt blog ‘Five Fairies and a Fella‘. We had a few things in common: both aspiring writers, both having…

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Has it really been a year?

This time last year Grace and I celebrated the release of This Present Moment: An Art Therapy Journal with family and friends at our launch party. This book has brought us so much joy and incredible opportunities to meet and connect with wonderful people like you during the last twelve months. We love hearing your stories and…

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