Journaling tips to get you started!

Like the idea of journaling but struggle to get started?
These tips are for you!

  1. Take the pressure off yourself. Your journal is for you and only you. It is not being presented to or judged by anyone else… Nor is anyone keeping tabs on how often you’re journaling or for how long.
  2. Create a space that inspires you to write and reflect. This might be as simple as some quiet alone time, relaxed on the lounge, or you might choose to set up a dedicated writing space. You might also like to take a notebook down to the beach or a park. Again, this will be something unique to you, & what space you can create.
  3. Start small. Just noting down one sentence about how you’re feeling or about something that has happened, or noting down the answer to one question can get the flow going. Pick a topic that you want to write about, it can be anything!
  4. Don’t give up. Keep experimenting until you find what works for you! Try morning, try night, try different settings. Your journal doesn’t even need words. If you’re not feeling the words and are more comfortable drawing, or scrapbooking, then explore and reflect this way!

Have you found these tips helpful? Or do you have any other tips?
Pop a comment below, I’d love to hear from you!

If you would like to take your journaling practice that step further, why not book into one of my upcoming Journaling Workshops!


What is purpose?

Do you know what your purpose is?
Are you living out your purpose?
Or are their barriers to you living your purpose?

Your purpose doesn’t have to be all encompassing
You don’t need to know all the details
You don’t need to feel it in every single moment

Your purpose can be a knowing that you’re exactly where you’re meant to be
It can be in a job that you do, or a role that you play (parent, partner, grandparent, friend, listener, etc)

Your purpose can be in the simple
It can be in the WAY that you go about your daily life
It can be in the daily choices you make

Knowing your purpose can feel like a grounding, an anchoring to your self & your soul
It can feel like clarity & direction

We can still know our purpose & have those days where we feel lost (that is completely normal)
It is in that anchoring that we are reminded to come home to what we know & sense feels right for us

It has been through my own journey of rediscovering my purpose, & finding clarity & direction in my journey after becoming a parent, that I found my passion in supporting others to find their purpose

If you’re feeling a little lost, perhaps a bit unsure of who you are, or what you wish to do next
The best thing you can do is reach out for support
You deserve to live a life that has meaning to you, where there are more days when things feel right & in alignment, vs the opposite

Holding space for people to navigate their journeys is what I do & it would be a pleasure to hold space to support you to navigate yours
If you would love to know more about how we can work together, through my coaching or Reiki offerings, send me a message today
I’m ready when you are!


Breaking Bias – International Women’s Day 2022

Last week, our 7yo was reading a book on World Civilisations for his home reading. After reading about several cultures and their family life, he started to question why the women HAD to stay home, and why the girls COULDN’T go to school, saying, “I don’t get it!?” My response was, “I know right!? How ridiculous!” 😂

Now, normally I would have explained and taught him some of the history, but –

a) I didn’t have the energy that night,

b) it was grinding my gears having to hear about the inequities of history, and

c) I was actually just so damn proud that he questioned these things in the first place!

This is exactly what I want for our kids.
I want them to question why things are the way they are, or the way they were. I want them to check their own biases and challenge the biases of others as they grow older. Lastly, I want them to know that they can be and do whatever they dream of being and doing regardless of any history or stereotypes.

In our household –

Mum ‘goes to work’ and Dad ‘stays home’, doing the school lunches, the drop offs and pick ups around his own e-business,
Dad takes the bins out & mows the lawn, and Mum puts the IKEA furniture together and fixes things,
Mum bakes cookies and cakes, and Dad bakes banana bread and makes pikelets,
Dad cleans the pool, and Mum patches and paints walls,
Mum irons the clothes, and Dad puts on the washing.
We share a lot of the roles and responsibilities as equals.
We work to each others strengths and we respect each other’s efforts, and this only grew when we switched roles 2.5years ago and both built on our understanding of what it was like to fill the others shoes.
And we don’t discriminate on ‘boy things’ or ‘girl things’ and we have conversations with our kids when these things surface.

My role as a mother, is not only to raise a woman who knows what she is capable of and the power she holds within, but to also raise 2 men who recognise the same in themselves and in the women around them

I take my role at work to break biases as seriously as I take my role in building women up, and supporting them to know the huge value they bring as equals.

We all play an important role. How are you playing yours?

I am very passionate about supporting women who are feeling lost and unclear in their direction and in who they are. If you need help to reconnect with yourself, gain clarity on your purpose, and create positive change, so that you can live a more conscious, joyful life reach out at http://www.embarked.com.au.