One definition (there are several all similar) is: the belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment. This morning I read a blog post written by a 30 something actress, blogger and UN women’s advocate who also happens to be Rachel Zane from Suits and the new girlfriend of Prince Harry. Having binge-watched […]Read More Entitlement
Kissing my 8yo goodbye in his classroom at school this morning I spied this piece of wisdom tacked up on the wall. Your words define your mindset ~ define your life. I’m so so happy that he will grow up already knowing something that took me 40 years to figure out! xARead More Words
Today I was reminded of this quote, originally uttered by Theodore Roosevelt in 1910. I first heard it from Brené Brown in her book Daring Greatly. (A great read by the way – I found it quite meaty though. It took some digesting) Today’s scenario was thus. I went into unfamiliar territory to help someone and I felt (and heard) […]Read More The Wo/Man in the Arena
I snapped this photo at the supermarket checkout this morning. The magazine was placed about eye height for my kids. On it were two photos of a young lady – one pre weight loss and one post – flaunting her figure in a bikini. I took only the one photo, but there were at least […]Read More Kids + the Supermarket Checkout
This salmon literally takes 5 minutes to prepare and can be done hours before, kept in the fridge and brought out just before cooking. Approx 200g of salmon per person is generous as it’s a rich fish and very fulfilling. How to pin-bone your fillet: 2. How to prep for the oven: […]Read More Perfectly Perfect Salmon.
I’ve been listening to Seth this morning. He is wise wise man. If you haven’t already, check out his blog. He got me thinking. What if failure was a means for discovery? What if we value it for the lessons it gives us – rather than an unpleasant result? What if we lean in to it? Make failure desirable? […]Read More FAILURE ?!
It’s so simple. With love, AliRead More Monday Mindset