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Adventures of an anxious A-type

It's not often that I give much air time to the fickle beast that is anxiety, but I've recently been surprised how many people respond when I do. An alarming number of us are affected by it and many people admit to finding comfort when others share their experiences...

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Snow biggie – Mt Baw Baw adventures

Our first EVER snow sports adventure... Despite our great love for adventures, Nic and I somehow ended up unfashionably late to the snow party. In our much younger years, Nic was an elite athlete and I was a ballerina so we were both banned from any skiing or...

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Ask me a question…

Hey, kids! Just answering a few of the more common questions I got from Instagram's new "Ask me a question" function that doesn't seem to be working on my page. Such a fun idea, but I know I've been super annoying posting it then not replying so figured I could answer...

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Tax time tips for influencers

I don’t know whether it’s because I’m fast approaching the 30th birthday milestone or because the prospect of getting married has made me realise I can no longer deny being a real adult, but lately I’ve started to think more about future planning and getting the most...

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My healthy travel tips

You may have noticed that Nic and I are big travellers, whether for our wonderful work on the matcha mission or in pursuit of our shared insatiable wanderlust. While there's nothing quite like getting away from your daily routine to refresh your creativity, inspire...

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The beauty balance: natural vs luxe skincare

Until recently, I had always thought that premium, luxury skincare on the one hand and natural, organic alternatives on the other hand were mutually exclusive. I have always been quite wellness focused and have increasingly been moving my habits towards non-toxic,...

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Best hack ever for perfect poached eggs

So if you follow any of my social media platforms (of which there are definitely too many), you'll know I do enjoy a good poached egg for brekky. I admittedly eat out an alarming amount because it would be RUDE not to enjoy Melbourne's incredible foodie scene to the...

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The Christmas gifts that keep on giving

It's that time of year when we all suddenly realise December has crept up on us as if we haven't had an acceptable amount of notice. I, personally, still haven't gotten used to writing "2017" yet so how could it almost be over? So, the realisation that Christmas is...

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Bliss by the Billabong

One of the very fortunate side effects of turning your passion into your profession is that your "work opportunities" start to resemble the things you would choose to do in your play time anyway. Last week, Nic and I headed to Sydney for a few different commitments...

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An A(yur)veda Adventure at Wanderlust

It won't come as a surprise to anybody that I'm prone to running myself into the ground, especially given how much I bang on about it (and yet still struggle to find that elusive "balance" - let's just say it's a work in progress). Nor will it come as a surprise that...

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The curated reality of Instagram

You may have already realised that I am a HUGE fan of Instagram, not least because it has facilitated the most wonderful transition in my life from corporate lawyer to life loving funtrepreneur. On top of providing a foundation and community for our two businesses,...

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Retreat revelations from Journey Retreats

I have generally observed, and most of you will agree, that the most transformative and developmental phases of our lives happen when we're away from the daily grind. While most of you have heard of the distinction between "working IN vs working ON your business", it...

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The healthy apple loaf you knead in your life

My go-to healthy gluten-free snack made with Jazz Apples     Most of you know I am a fanatical foodie whose whole day is structured around eating adventures. While I do enjoy a good cafe hop (particularly at breakfast time - no surprises there), I also love...

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5 de-bloat tips from the gut goddess

5 de-bloat tips from the gut goddess + how to make your own matcha water kefir   You've probably all heard me talk about my troublesome tummy at one stage or another and my lifelong struggle to de-bloat. Luckily, I am surrounded by some serious health and...

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Why “self help” isn’t always good for you

A little piece I wrote for my friends at A Conscious Collection. All images from ACC. I’m the first person to recommend a host of “self-help” books/articles/podcasts both personal and, even more so, professional. Particularly in my transition from corporate to...

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The 5 key benefits of juice cleanses

It's no secret that I'm a fanatical foodie, so I never considered myself a good candidate for juice cleansing. Not only did I misunderstand cleanses to be a pure calorie restricting weight loss tactic, I also simply couldn't imagine myself surviving a day without...

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The answer to your (gluten-free) prayers

I say I've been gluten intolerant since around 2012, but I've probably always been that way just pushing through the pain out of youthful ignorance. The timing of my flare up isn't surprising when you understand the context of the twelve week...

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Plant-based party with Vitasoy

I’m sure you’re all aware of my transition from corporate law to the wonderful world of wellness and many of the flow-on effects it has had for my lifestyle. One of the more recent (and dramatic) revelation-turned-revolutions has been a significant shift in focus...

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How to make an avocado rose

I am a BIG fan of recipes that turn out looking fancier than they actually are - I've always been more of a consumer of food than a creator. I mean, I can swing a bit of a cook up if I really need to, but recipe creation is not exactly my forte. So I'm always on the...

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All loved up with Lost in Love

For a couple who a) live together; b) work together; and c) love everything related to photography, there aren't actually a lot of photos of Nic and I (especially not lovely, candid, professional ones - family snaps by Mum of mid-birthday-cake-eating don't really...

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