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Growing up is for Boring people

Growing up is for Boring people

Today Bloody Good Chap and I ran to a park and ended up running around in some sprinklers, giggling like children. Well, I’ll speak for myself. There was a dog running around doing the same thing, we were definitely having more fun than anyone else at the park. When I was a small person I… read more…

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…

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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