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The day I met Dr. Libby

The day I met Dr. Libby

This weekend I took my legend Mum to Dr Libby’s weekend retreat in Sydney for her birthday. Dr Libby = my not-new idol. I aspire to inspire huge audiences with such tangible passion and genuine realness like Libby does- I’ve seen her talk 4-5 times and every time she cries with happiness about something random.… read more…

Catastrophising

Catastrophising

Bloody Good Chap and I went to a footy game recently. Being at the footy is always such an odd experience, I tend to focus on the 8 million green referees running around the field throwing footballs backwards over their heads. It’s a very entertaining game indeed! But it always fascinates me, the vigour with… read more…

What is my identity?

What is my identity?

Not long ago I found myself chatting with a tableful of strangers at a School of Life philosophy breakfast. We were on about identity and authenticity. It got me thinking… For a while I identified with being a high achiever, with gaining status by getting an architecture degree and trying to pursue the life I… read more…

Confessions of an untamed mind

Confessions of an untamed mind

I’ve only shown this video to Bloody Good Chap. Apart from worrying I’ll look like a dick, I’ve also had this fear that you guys will think of me a certain way from the way I write and the photos I post, and what if you don’t think I’m cool after watching me on stage?!… 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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