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Know when it’s time to take a break

  Last week I took my fur kid Squishy for a week away in Busselton.   It was SO. LUSH.   We went to Busso, Dunsborough, Eagle Bay, Bunker Bay and Yallingup.   We played on the beach, watched sunset, played with dolphins, made new friends and randomly bumped into old ones, had breakfast dates and sun baking time and explored new places.   But most of all, we chilled.     The last 6 months have been awesome; I’m…

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Don’t be afraid to tap out when you need to

  In this world we live in, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by life.   We are so used to the daily grind, with an insane ability to be switched on 24/7 and available at the drop of a hat.   A few weeks ago I felt a growing desire to tap out of it all for a while – not life, but the busy-ness of it all.   So much has changed in my life in the…

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Stress + rest = growth

I was listening to a great podcast recently about the growth equation: growth = stress + rest.​Listen hereThe presenter was initially talking about how our muscles grow when put under stress, but the same is also true for pretty much any area of our life. When we face challenges in our life, it puts us under a certain amount of stress.Continued stress without rest leads to injury, burnout and illness. Too much stress can lead to giving up.Not enough stress can lead to boredom, complacency and laziness.But the right…

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