Category Archives: Relationships

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Christmas random acts of kindness

Helping elephant

Every now and then there is a feel good news story that makes you want to be a better person, and a recent random act of kindness story did just that for me. Continue reading

Happiness….luck or intention?

How lucky am I? A lucky lady bug on a happy four leaf clover

How lucky am I? A lucky lady bug on a happy four leaf clover.

Some people believe that happiness occurs more by luck or chance rather than by choice or intention.

I am happy because I am lucky that I have a job I love, that I am happy because I am lucky to live in a place that I love and I am happy because I am lucky that my family life is content. So does that mean that I believe that luck does play a part in happiness? Continue reading

The true joy of Christmas………..

We are always kind to each other...not just at Christmas

We are always kind to each other…not just at Christmas

They say that the true joy of Christmas is in the giving.  Do you feel better when you give someone a gift or do you feel better when you give of yourself? Is it when you go shopping and buy presents or it when you give of yourself that you feel real joy? Continue reading

Do you lead by example?

Follow my lead family. I will guide you on the right path.

Follow my lead family. I will guide you on the right path.

This question is not only for leaders; this question is for every single one of us. Are you a colleague, friend, parent, part of a family or a group member, in a nutshell are you a human being? Do you expect those around you to: act in a certain way; have particular morals or follow certain rules? Are you ever guilty of being the pot calling the kettle black? Continue reading

How you see yourself versus how others see you????????

I see myself as a duck but my friends say that I act like a goose

I see myself as a duck but my friends say that I act like a goose

How do you see yourself?  Have you ever met someone who can be rude, arrogant and just not that nice and wondered what they think of themselves?  We have all come across those people that just aren’t very approachable and I often wonder how they perceive themselves.  Surely they don’t wake up thinking how can I offend or be unhelpful today? Continue reading

What sort of role model are you?

You are my role model, I will always look up to you.

You are my role model, I will always look up to you.


There is always an ongoing debate about who and who should not be our role models. Should celebrities and sports stars be forced into this role or should they be able to opt out and do as they please? Are the Miley Cyrus’s and the Justin Beiber’s of the world role models or not? Continue reading

Are you an Inflator or a deflator??

I love being with you, you inflate me!

I love being with you, you inflate me!


Last night, on television, I watched one of my favourite Australian Comedians, Adam Hills, perform a show called “Inflatable boy”.
Adam is funny and in true Australian form, very down to earth. He had my daughter and me in stitches of laughter. As part of his show he tells the following joke: Continue reading