Can You Be Eternally Optimistic?

One of the things I struggle most about writing about positivity and overcoming body image issues is the expectation that I am always positive, confident and in control of my life. If I have a down day or find it hard to motivate myself or confess to struggling with the way I look, I am... Continue Reading →

What Has Made You Smile Today?

After the most wonderful long weekend celebrating Jack’s birthday, attending a Canadian thanksgiving dinner and making memories with our new friends here in Sydney, I was full of happiness. I didn’t want the long weekend to end - it meant that Jack would be back at work, friends wouldn’t be as easy to meet up... Continue Reading →

Happiness Is… trying new foods

*Trigger warning - this post will talk about a fussy relationship with food* All my life, I have been the fussiest of fussy eaters. My mum used to call the kitchen ‘Janet’s Cafe’ because she always had to make me something different to everyone else at every meal time. If everyone else had meat and... Continue Reading →

Happiness Is… on your doorstep

For anyone who knows me, they will know that I have a complicated relationship with where I am from. Truthfully, when I used to describe it I said that I hated it. Sometimes I would pretend I was from the next city, just to avoid people wrinkling their noses up at me. I’m from a... Continue Reading →

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