Category Archives: behaviour

Picky about Pikelets – Anzac Day Traditions

Teatime? Try a quick mix pikelet. They may not be the smashed avocado on sourdough, or the fashionable Baci, but they taste seriously good, especially when served warm with topping. Very Australian! Perfect for Anzac Day traditions and treats. Continue reading

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“Why I never smoked” Guest post!

Originally posted on The happy Quitter!:
Willow, my blogging friend from Willow’s corner, wrote a different guest posts and it hit home, I had to swallow hard,when I read about her twin sister. In her humorous, candid way she wrote a…

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Is Life too Stressful? A Different Take on Handling Stress

There’s a lot of people in this world who are ‘stressed.’ PicsArt camera app

There’s a lot of people in this world who feel ‘stressed.’ PicsArt camera app

Many of us have attended workshops titled ‘what is stress?’, ‘How to handle stress’ etc. They offer basic practical tips, but do they really address the underlying behaviours we exhibit, or why we might react in this way? With a little research, I was able to find a different ways of looking at and handling stress. Continue reading

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Declare War on Plagiarism – Stop the rot!

So you get a great idea, and it doesn’t happen all the time, does it? . I mean, as much as we want them to, those moments of brilliance don’t come around every day, (at least not for me), so we should capitalize on them where we can. Continue reading

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Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs from Around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes like proverbs, can make us think more deeply about something.

Each Thursday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking. I hope you will too. Continue reading

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The Daily Post – NOT FOR THEE

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received that you wouldn’t give to anyone else? Why don’t you think it would apply to others? Not for Thee Imagine a shopping centre, there stands a mother with a wailing two year … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Challenge – Most thought-provoking book.

DAY 16 – Endearing Love by Ian McEwan This story is a surprising book about obsessional love and the actual psychiatric condition that underpinned the story added realism to the plotlines. It really make me think a lot about the … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Kids Throw / Chew Toys or Over – Eat?

Early development and exploration is all about putting items into the mouth in order to explore the world. Some kids will want to eat everything in sight, despite being well fed with nutritionally sound meals. Why is this? Having something … Continue reading

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