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  • I’m Going to be Published!

    I’m Going to be Published!

    Yep, I’m going to be published…in an actual PRINT BOOK! As if life couldn’t get anymore crazy/surreal/intense/amazing… Heart to Heart: The Path to Wellness will be available in early 2015 and I just can’t wait to get my copies of the book to share with you all! In Heart to Heart: ... Read More »
  • Life Change Artist

    Life Change Artist

    I’m VERY excited to launch my new series. LIFE CHANGE ARTIST The LIFE CHANGE ARTIST series will feature the inspiring stories and interviews of people who are doing exactly that – changing it up, throwing caution to the wind, changing their lives, and chasing their passions. It will also show the dirty side of ... Read More »

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STOP Being a Victim to Stress

Stress

Are you a victim to your stress? Do you suspect stress is starting to impact your health? Do you wish stress would just go away? Stress. It’s the common denominator in many of our lives. None of us want it, some of us thrive under it, and yes, others of us just want to run away from it or stick our head ... Read More »

In Control of Her Own Destiny

in charge of her own destiny

In Control of Her Own Destiny Shit, I thought. I couldn’t do this any longer.  My purse was empty and I’d been through Cancer not once, but twice. A harrowing experience which was stressful, and another nuisance in my already hectic life I didn’t need. I had a dream about Thyroid Cancer and this for me was the beginning of reclaiming my ... Read More »

Challenges to Creativity

CREATIVITY

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Are you the creative type? Have you ever felt stuck? Have you ever felt dissatisfied with what you have created? I’m sure if you are a creative type you can empathize. The creative process can be challenging and exhausting. As a writer, I have the occasional moment when I am faced with a blank screen ... Read More »

Body image and positivity

Anastasia Amour bio photo

Hello all! I’m Anastasia and I’m a writer from Western Australia who’s passionate about body image and positivity! I haven’t always had this outlook. For most of my life I was negative, angry and confrontational. I’d been emotionally wounded by a few too many people and I’d inflicted some pretty bad emotional wounds on myself, too. One day, I realised ... Read More »

I am not Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

I’m not Wonder Woman. And I am definitely not Superwoman. It’s a pretty obvious statement really, but it hasn’t stopped me acting like any of the above in the invincibility stakes – to my own detriment. My life of living invincibly I’ve struggled with varying degrees of fatigue since I burnt out in 1999 after graduating university. In my life of living invincibly, I have ... Read More »

30 Inspirational Quotes to Ignite that Fire in Your Belly

If you truly love life, don’t waste time

I’m a sucker for inspirational quotes. They are especially useful if I’m feeling down, stuck, or unmotivated, or if I need a lift, a source of inspiration or and idea to get the creative juices flowing! Today, I’ve pulled together 30 inspirational quotes to ignite that fire in your belly when you need it. I hope you enjoy! 1. “If you ... Read More »

We Are All Caricatures

Cartoon Janine

Have you ever had your caricature drawn? I never realised it was on my bucket list until I was presented the opportunity last week and pounced on it like a panther. I was out at the end of year HLB Next Connect event hosted by HLB Mann Judd Perth – pretty much the only networking event I go to in Perth ... Read More »

It’s a Freelance Life for Rhonda Chapman

Rhonda Chapman Direct Response Copywriter

It’s a freelance life for Rhonda Chapman Being successful at focusing on her dream is as much about what she wants for herself as it is about the opportunities Perth offers her. Perth copywriter and Seychellois-Australian Rhonda Chapman opens up about what drove her to quit her job and start her freelance business. On swapping the tropical Seychelles islands for the ... Read More »

Antidepressants

antidepressants

Antidepressants They’re a controversial topic. There are the anti-antidepressants and then there are people like yours truly, who after a long battle with depression and chronic anxiety, and a few relapses, is all for antidepressants – as they help me keep well (when combined with all of the other things I do to keep well). Over the last few months I’ve ... Read More »

The Power of Story

The Power of Story

My latest dose of inspiration has been a picture is worth…, a book born from the “unwelcome distinction” given to Reading, Pennsylvania by The New York Times in 2011. A book demonstrating the power of story. Reading suffered from: The largest poverty rate of any American city (41%) Local high school drop out rates exceeding 50% College degree attainment rates of only 9% The ... Read More »

I’m Going to be Published!

Heart to Heart: The Path to Wellness

Yep, I’m going to be published…in an actual PRINT BOOK! As if life couldn’t get anymore crazy/surreal/intense/amazing… Heart to Heart: The Path to Wellness will be available in early 2015 and I just can’t wait to get my copies of the book to share with you all! In Heart to Heart: The Path to Wellness, I share part of my story of ... Read More »

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