Category Archives: Healthy Habits

How to build confidence and not piss people off

How to build confidence and not piss people off

I frequently meet friends of friends who recognise me from Project Self and tell me that they bloody love my posts. They frequently use the word bloody. In the past I know that I would have responded “Thanks, but the turquoise on my logo is kinda wrong and my posts are wayyyyy too long and… read more…

The dreaded taxi ride that ruined my relationship with my forehead

The dreaded taxi ride that ruined my relationship with my forehead

Yesterday I asked BGC if he promises to still fancy me when I’m really wrinkly. Lately I’ve been feeling rather self conscious about my rapidly wrinkle-fying face! Especially in the presence of this older-than-he-looks tanned man from ‘Straaaaya. My not-as-young-as-it-was skin is becoming more apparent in photos and more difficult to disguise. Most people guess… read more…

Pretending to be perfect?

Pretending to be perfect?

Yesterday I ate three slices of bread, half a carrot and some nut butter straight from the jar for breakfast, I was late for my waxing appointment, I went back to bed after seeing an early client this morning, and I was still working at 9.43pm at night to make sure I get everything done… read more…

How not to care what others think

How not to care what others think

Today as I was sitting meditating my mind took me back to a day where a yoga teacher who I greatly admired walked into the changing room and mocked what I had just said to a friend. She sneered “oh my gawddd, it’s like totttttallly awwwwesome” without looking at us, as she walked past to… read more…

Gidday, I'm Andrea

I'm a mindfulness advisor and former cynical pessimist.

I used to be an awkward, pessimistic, mediocrely happy overachiever.

Life looked good on the outside, but on the inside things were average.

I was indecisive, I didn't know what to do with my life, I self-sabotaged the hell out of my relationships.

I had a feeling I was going to keep f-ing things up for myself unless something radical changed.

The life handbrake-turn that followed over the next few years came as the result of learning what I now teach in Bloody Good Life 101. Just practical, relatable techniques without any rainbow and butterfly jibber jabber.

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