End of Year 2021 Reflections

End of year 2021 reflections

“There are only two ways to live life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein. We are at the end of 2021, and it’s a good time to reflect on the lived experiences and lessons learned. We ask ourselves: What did I learn, … Read more

Grief and the Holidays

grief and the holidays

Coping with grief and the holidays The grief and pain one can feel after the loss of loved may feel devastating, especially during the holidays. Grief can take you down different paths or stages that may filled you with so many different emotions that only you can understand. You can feel like you don’t know … Read more

It’s about damn time that I like me!


My story starts with a defining moment. It was in 1980 when, at age 14, everything started to change. It was literally a moment, sometime before 1:00 am, when I saw the B 52’s for the first time on Saturday Night Live. They were so weird, so different from anything my friends liked listening to, … Read more

Women Who Run With The Wolves

Women Who Run with the Wolves is a  creation of poetry and power on the inner life of women that began a revolution, and continues to transform the lives of millions around the world. Dr Estes shows how, through the interpretation of story and her psychological commentary, women can reclaim and rejoice in their true feminine power. Over … Read more

Undifference – A Tribute to Thom Brown

Thom Brown

This post is dedicated to the memory of the wonderful Thom Brown, who suddenly passed away in 2014 I am struggling to put into words how I feel. Thom was a brilliant man, father, grandfather, teacher, writer, blogger – amongst so many other things. We were blessed to have had him join our small blogging group – PBAUs – three … Read more

Lisa Viola – Listen to your inner voice and just do it!

Australian raised Dancehall / Afro / Pop singer songwriter LISA VIOLA, has been busy making her mark around the globe.

Australian raised Dancehall / Afro / Pop singer songwriter LISA VIOLA, has been busy making her mark around the globe. Bursting onto the independent music scene with her debut single ‘Bounce Wid It’, LISA quickly became one of the freshest new artists in the Dancehall club scene and radio airwaves. As a triple threat, LISA has appeared in Baz … Read more

Is the Fear of Failure Holding You Back?

Is the Fear of Failure Holding You Back?

When faced with periods of uncertainty, something new, and change, it’s natural to feel a little anxious or even scared. I know I do! Sweaty palms, increased heart rate, dry mouth, scattered thoughts and sleepless nights, nausea, butterflies or even an upset stomach. When I’m at my worst I suffer the lot. And I can’t tell you … Read more