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Amanda Gore
For as long as I can remember I have been talking! A lifelong friend of mine used to call me motor mouth when I was in my teens! Little did he know it was prophetic! LOL I studied physiotherapy and psychology after school and practiced for a few years, then taught at University before... Read more

If you consider a line with fear on one end, at the opposite end is understanding. I have discussed some ways you can understand yourself in the previous blogs – this one is about understanding others!  Read more

Understanding Others: Part 4

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Ok so this appears to have nothing to do with fear but I have just finished watching it about five times and laughed my head off! If you want to loosen up and clear out your baggage – which a good laugh always does – then watch this any time you feel overwhelmed by fear!! Or if you just feel glum! Read more

Understanding Others: Part 3

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How to ask the questions

Once someone has stopped speaking, and you have looked down, nodded, counted to ten and reflected on what words you heard, then you can ask questions to make sure what you think you heard was what the other person meant to convey! Read more

Understanding Others: Part 2

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Once you have mastered the art of being present (as mentioned in part 1) – mentally AND physically – when someone is talking to you, you will be a much better listener and everyone around you will feel safer, more secure, and understood. Read more

Some peoples Mojo is so far gone that they’ve forgotten what it is all about, while others have just lost their spark. There are extremes of this condition of ‘my mojo has gone’, but I believe no matter how far away it is the steps are always the same to get it back.  Read more

If you're experiencing a decrease in libido, you are not alone. For most people, sex drive is like a roller coaster - one minute it's up, the next, it's down. Read more

I remembered three things as I sat down to write this article, on my small permaculture farm deep in the rolling green hills of the Gold Coast Hinterland...   Read more

Who needs a day in the year to tell your soul mate you love them? Is it a great reminder? And a special chance to do something nice? Or is Valentines Day just some big marketing ploy to get you to spend truck loads on flowers, chocolates and champagne!! Whatever your thoughts and regardless of February the 14th as a date - it is a reminder about a divine truth and that is LOVE!  Read more

It seems to me that most people in our society want more time, energy and vitality and excitement in their relationships.   These are all aspects of wellness. Read more

I love this story - it's such a great reminder at this busy time of the year to stop and be conscious of what we are doing!  

The lead up to Christmas is so often incredibly rushed and busy and full of social events in between working and shopping and wrapping and cooking!  The best Christmas present you can ever give is of your time and love!  Read more


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