Brian Jacques, Jen Williams, Michael McClung, Mick Wall, Oliver Jeffers, S.A. Chakraborty

August: Month in Review

In case anyone noticed, I’ve been away for a while. I started a new job, a new side business, summer happened, and our living situation went to s**t. I still read some, but not a lot, and pretty much everything had to take a back seat while I “did life”. While I was gone, surprisingly,… Continue reading August: Month in Review

Sue Perkins

East of Croydon

Author: Sue Perkins | Publisher: Penguin A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the remote and snowy peaks of Tibet. Up until that point, the farthest East I'd been was Torremolinos, in the Costa Del Sol.… Continue reading East of Croydon

Carrie Anton

Me, Myself & Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Brainstorming Solo

Author: Carrie Anton & Jessica Nordskog | Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing An essential resource for any self-employed, freelance, or work-from-home professional, Me, Myself & Ideas offers tips, tools, and a host of exercises aimed at crushing mental blocks and forging ahead with creative solutions. Whether you're stuck on a logistical problem or experiencing a creative… Continue reading Me, Myself & Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Brainstorming Solo

Hal Elrod

The Miracle Morning – it’s a miracle I got through it…

Author: Hal Elrod | Publisher: John Murray Learning What if you could wake up tomorrow and any - or EVERY - area of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change? The Miracle Morning is already transforming the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world by showing them how to… Continue reading The Miracle Morning – it’s a miracle I got through it…

Dr Anne Brown

Backbone Power: The Science of Saying No

Author: Dr Anne Brown | Self-published A wise man once said, "the key to failure is trying to please everybody." But before you can tell others NO, you have to able to tell yourself YES. Yes to embarking on a path of personal growth. Yes to ending the cycle of people-pleasing and self-neglect-finally and forever.… Continue reading Backbone Power: The Science of Saying No

Monthly Wrap Up

Month in Review {March}

Largely due to doing my Zero Waste Challenge week, I seem to have read an awful lot of non-fiction “how to” type books this month. There was a definite lack of quality fiction! I’m about 70% through my Goodreads Challenge, and only three months into the year! I would say this was a matter of… Continue reading Month in Review {March}

Norman Hill, Rachelle Strauss, Rebecca Sullivan

Mini Reviews: Natural Cleaning Products Recipes

As I’ve been making my own cleaning products this week for my Zero Waste Challenge, I’ve looked for advice and inspiration in a lot of different places. These books have been absolutely invaluable, and I’d highly recommend them for anyone considering making their own cleaning products. Author: Rachelle Strauss | Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Natural Household… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Natural Cleaning Products Recipes