Category Archives: Sex + Relationships

50 Shades of wha?

50 Shades of wha?

Anyone who knows me knows I talk about sex a lot, so naturally I was very excited to see the 50 Shades of Grey movie when it came out. And naturally I dragged Bloody Good Chap along with me. It was our third date. (I knew he was a winner early on!) Even though I’d… read more…

Let the Dude Take Charge

Let the Dude Take Charge

I miss Bloody Good Chap! I’m surprised to find myself missing him way more than I expected – when he first left I felt like I needed him here to look after me. Of course I didn’t, but I’d spent the two weeks of our holiday together softening my hard shell of stubborn independence and… read more…

Should We Break Up Or Get Married?

Should We Break Up Or Get Married?

Bloody Good Chap and I started out with very different views of relationships. My parents split up when I was a wee one, (might I add that it was a very good thing for everyone involved!), so I find myself a bit blasé about seriously long term relationships – I think it’s possible, but not… read more…

Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

So, I came away from meeting Bloody Good Chap’s parents with this awesome scarf his mum knitted, so I think I did ok! Though whilst we were there discussing crocheting, Bloody Good Mum unlocked her iPad to take a photo of us, and there at the top of her FB feed was my face –… read more…

How Not To F Up Your Relationship

How Not To F Up Your Relationship

I had an interesting realisation recently. I realised that I create chaos and drama in my own life, because I’m more comfortable when things are a bit unstable in my life. Especially in romantic relationships (yea, even with Bloody Good Chap!) and friendships with males. I had an awesome upbringing, but I do have a… 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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