How to make more authentic friendships

How to make more authentic friendships

A week ago, sitting with a glass of wine in a little cobbled laneway in southern Spain with two women I’d only ever spent a couple of hours with in person, I began to cry. I’d met Jo and Rachel four years previously when we’re all starting out in business, and...
What to do when life becomes too rinse & repeaty

What to do when life becomes too rinse & repeaty

For a few months this year I’ve I felt in a rut. I’ve felt disconnected with BGC, disconnected with myself, and just a bit pissed off really. After Project Self turned 4, my workload finally became a bit easier, a bit less crazy-frantic, a bit more routine...
A quick-start guide to avoiding self-doubt and procrastination

A quick-start guide to avoiding self-doubt and procrastination

During the first year of Project Self’s half-arsed existence you could find me vacuuming a lot, Facebooking like a trooper, eating snacks at every available second, and spending hours in the kitchen making horrendously disappointing vegan cauliflower pizzas. I...
The secret about not having a damn clue what you’re doing

The secret about not having a damn clue what you’re doing

Last night I put on my cooking music and stepped into the kitchen, armed with the knowledge that I really don’t belong near an oven. I’ve decided in the last week, that it’s really time I stopped hiding from my culinary incompetency and do something about it. So I...
How to Find Yourself Using a Map

How to Find Yourself Using a Map

As I lay there in a yin class, acutely aware of all sorts of sensations all over my body that I can now focus my attention on, I acknowledged that even a few years ago I didn’t know how to direct my attention inward. If someone asked me to feel the sensation in my...
Salt-and-pepperise your sex-life

Salt-and-pepperise your sex-life

Image via Pinterest It was around the age of 23 when I gave up on the idea that sex would ever feel as good as it looked like it could. It always looked so fun in movies and on TV, but in reality, no matter how hard I or my partners tried, it felt “pretty good” at...