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WHEN THE WORDS DON’T FLOW SO EASY

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Dean Koontz knows what’s up in this girls’ head. I am obsessed with words. Reading them, creating them, weaving them into lyrical prose, exploring the words of others, teaching them – both my careers in language therapy and in writing are grounded in this common theme of an absolute infatuation with words and expression. So, […]

SUPER-MOON // SUPER-CHARGED // SUPER-YEAH

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Can you feel it?! All of dat amazing potent lunar energy just edging it’s way closer to us? A few weeks back – I posted this little gem, that served to dissect all things Lunar. I spoke about the energetic influence of the full moon in our lives – heightened sensation and a time to […]

If we haven’t met yet …

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Oh hey there. I thought it high time that we were better acquainted and that you hear the back story of Bless this Mess. Maybe you’re a regular to the blog but know nothing about me, or perhaps you’ve stumbled across this site and are wondering how it’s even possible that ‘the Universe’, profanities, o-gasms […]

5 (SIMPLE AF) WAYS TO START SAVING THE PLANET

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed the evolving theme in my writing and posts but, as of late, I am all about debunking the naysayers and the beliefs that “I’m too small to make a difference” phooey. Apologies for the profanities that will likely be rife over the next few hundred words but furg that. […]

Why I’m ‘vego’ and why I always will be

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I think it has been born out of curiosity rather than out of aggression but the question of “So … why are you vegetarian?” has been thrown at me a fair bit lately. So I thought I would use this forum as a bit of a platform to answer yo’ questions. For ease of reading […]

THE MAGIC OF THE MOON

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Last year I received a pendant from a close friend, given at a time when all was feeling very foreign and new and, dare I say, intimidating. It was a stunning piece by ANON.379, of a waxing crescent moon. Representing radical new changes, setting intentions and harnessing all that momentum – this pendant has seen […]

WORDS THAT MAKE YOU TINGLE

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I’m a little bit (read: a lotta bit) obsessed with the words and works of other writers right now. (And yep, that’s right. I said ‘other writers’ … totally owning my identity as a fully-fledged word nerd and calling myself a ‘writer’ these days. Don’t hate.) At a bookstore in Bali, on a recent holiday, I […]

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK – THE ACAI EDITION

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It seems all too fitting that I back up the latest post (all about trusting the universe and lifting your vibe to find your tribe) that I share with you today’s post. It should be a simple review post – talking about what I ate, where I ate it and how good or shiz it […]

REMOVING THE HUSTLE

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We have all been told, at one time in our lives, that ‘it’ll happen when you least expect it’. When we are hell bent on finding the perfect job, the perfect relationship, the perfect home … we tend to abandon the concept of ease and instead grasp, grovel and strain. We disregard what we know […]

A Word on Happiness

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happiness /hapɪnəs/ noun the state of being happy Happiness – a pretty elusive term. How is it possible for a nine letter sequence to succinctly capture all that ‘happiness’ encapsulates, inspires and yields. It just can’t. And the beauty of its concept is that it’s totally independent and individual to each and every one of us. […]