Category Archives: Learn + Explore

An encounter with US customs and a shouty lady

An encounter with US customs and a shouty lady

When I flew into the US on Friday, I was faced with 2 very fascinating humans. My experience inevitably began at LAX airport with predictably ridiculous customs queues. When I got to the front after a whole hour spent reading my book in one of 10 standstill lines being served by only two customs officers… read more…

How to make the moon your limit

How to make the moon your limit

Living on a superyacht I was around a lot of swearing; it became my norm and I wouldn’t bat an eyelid at a string of words that might make another person keel over. I also strike up conversations about sex often, and I choose to hang out with people who are open and bluntly honest… 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.