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The Butterfly Effect

I love the philosophy of the ‘Butterfly Effect’ which is when a seemingly insignificant thing happens, that causes the next thing to happen and so on, as the flow-on effects literally travel around the world. Sometimes in life we find ourselves in the fortunate position…

Shaking my foundations

A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine had a health scare which led us to have some interesting discussions about perspectives on life, love and legacy. Whilst it may sound like a rather morbid topic of conversation to be having, this discussion will…

#10 – Tug of War

Hello my name is Heidi and if there was an Olympic sport for Self-Sabotage, I’d definitely be a medal contender in the Procrastination category. There are many different ways we display self-sabotaging behaviour from procrastinating, over-thinking, assuming, avoiding, self-protecting, control-freaking, over-indulging through to self-criticising. Many…

#6 – Crossroads

Hello my name is Heidi and I’m thriving after surviving my dark night of the soul experience.   Call the experience whatever you like but the dark night of the soul is both an internal and external experience that I believe every one of us…

#5 – Saving who?

Hello my name is Heidi and I’m eternally grateful to an Arguer and a Yes Man, who unwittingly saved me from myself. It’s over 4 years ago now but I can remember that day so clearly, the day that I found myself at the end…

#2 – In the Beginning

Hello, my name is Heidi and one thing I know from my own experience is that family can be a messy business. I’m sharing this part of my story as a way of providing some hindsight context to how I found myself adopting certain behaviours…

#1 – The Voice

Hello, my name is Heidi and I’m the happiest person I know. I make this statement not as a comparison of my happiness versus others, but rather as an affirmation of my own state. The fact that I’m typing these things today is honestly mind…

Are you shaking?

As humans we all experience being physically or emotionally shaken from time to time. That’s life because everything around us is always in perpetual motion. However, for many this shaking can seem endless, it is there first thing in the morning and continues well into…

Why are you working?

As we move towards the busy Xmas period of 2018 and 2019 summer holidays in New Zealand, many people will be feeling the pressure of never-ending to do lists at work, the overwhelm of ensuring that products are available on shelves for customers to purchase…

A Girl in a Bubble

In the early evening of Sunday 5th August 2018 I found myself standing, bent forward from the waist with my arms dangling like a rag doll, leaning so far over to the right that under normal circumstances I would lose my balance. But I don’t,…

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