If the shoe fits!

June 13, 2019
Lady wearing a pair of comfortable shoes on a park bench

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words and my own thoughts along the way.  To see all posts published as part of this series, go here. Pamela says: Have you noticed that more of your friends are complaining about sore feet these days? That’s…

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Hygge and Rainy Day Reading

Rainy Days, White Noise and Hygge

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #21 For ZTT #21 I welcome myself!  Hello – I’m Min from Write of the Middle!  Yes you read right!  Hey, it’s my party and I can play too if I want to! 😄 I wanted to throw in a simple…

June 11, 2019
Beachside restaurant at Canggu, Bali

Canggu: A Holistic Experience for the Mind, Body and Soul

[Disclaimer: This is a Sponsored Post] If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that I’m very much into ways and means to obtain balance of mind, body and soul. I’m all about finding a sense of zen, prioritising ourselves and…

June 6, 2019
A girl sitting on rocks in a serene meditative state

The Positively Life-Changing Power of Theta Healing

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #20 Today it’s my great pleasure to introduce you to Chelsey Prior.  Chelsey contacted me after Write of the Middle’s #ZTT was brought to her attention by Sammie of The Annoyed Thyroid. Thank you Sammie!  Chelsey is a Sydney based Meditation…

June 4, 2019
Multi coloured birthday balloons

Snaps ‘n’ Crackles #11 – The birthday edition

I’m way overdue to do the next post in The Great Ocean Road (GOR) series … but I just haven’t had time to go through all the photographs and edit them and remember what photo is of what and write the post.  So then…

May 30, 2019
A relaxing scene of an open book, a cup of tea and some pears

How to make the most of your time so you can discover your zen

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #19 It’s a pleasure to welcome Kirsty Russell as our guest poster for ZTT #19.  I’ve known Kirsty online since way back in 2012, and we have met once briefly in person at a blogging conference in 2015 at the Gold…

May 28, 2019
Woman's eyebrows and eyes

Beauty: The brows have it!

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

May 23, 2019
Closeup of woman's hand drawing mandala with a blue pencil on the wooden table

Mandala your way to Mindfulness

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #18 Today I’m so pleased to welcome Denyse Whelan as our guest poster for ZTT #18.  I’ve known Denyse (virtually) for many years now.  Denyse is an Aussie blogger and retired school Principal.  She has quite a few stories to share…

May 21, 2019
A 1970's television on legs

I REMEMBER WHEN colour television arrived in Australia

It was 1 March 1975 that full colour TV service commenced nationwide in Australia.  It was a big deal.  Like WOW – such modern technology!  Such inventiveness!  How very futuristic! It was some time after this date that the family of my friend and…

May 16, 2019
Woman relaxing on yoga mat

Becoming Unbusy

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #17 I’m so happy to welcome back to the blog my friend and former work colleague Monica Rottmann for ZTT #17.  I interviewed Monica for the blog back in January 2015.  You can read that interview HERE.  Monica is the owner…

May 14, 2019
Sydney Opera House

Two nights in Sydney

It’s always exciting to be at the airport and heading off somewhere don’t you think?  That’s exactly where I found myself last Monday morning (29 April) – at Brisbane Airport heading off to Sydney. I hadn’t been to Sydney since June 2016 – that…

May 9, 2019
Brendan Lee

Less is More: Zen as an alcohol free minimalist

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #16 This week for ZTT #16 I’m very happy to welcome our second male contributor to Zen Tip Tuesday – Brendan Lee!  Brendan’s story is such an interesting and inspirational one.  He went from being an Accountant wanting to be rich…

May 7, 2019
Woman showing shh secret sign. Emotional expressing woman in white dress, red lips and dark curly hairstyle. Studio shot, indoor, isolated on beige or light brown background.

Should you lie about your age?

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

May 2, 2019
Woman doing a pilates workout.

Morning Pilates – a great way to start the day

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #15 A big welcome to Barbara (Babs) Rodrigus who is our guest poster for ZTT #15.  Babs is a travel blogger who helps you decide which travel accessories are perfect for your family.  Today Babs shares with us her routine of…

April 30, 2019
Woman with bad posture looking at a computer, sitting at a desk.

Posture for women over 50

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

April 25, 2019