My 2020 reflections & THANK YOU!

roar! Dec 31, 2020

2020 stopped me in my tracks. In fact, it stopped all of us in our tracks - literally overnight.

Determined to make 2020-2030 the best decade of my life, I started the year with a bang. I'd just published by book ROAR! How to Tame the Bully Inside & Out, it even reached #1 best seller status on Amazon. I was on a roll... 

Ironically, I promised myself at the end of 2019, to slow down and be kinder to myself in 2020. 2019 was a year full of sacrifice. Working full time as a contractor and writing a book, while being a mom, wife and friend - and finding 'me time' - was no small feat. The juggle was real! By February I was failing miserably. Addicted to being busy, addicted to doing, I was running on empty again. I felt like such a fraud. I mean, "kindness to self first and foremost" is the whole premise of my book - how I had to recognise and tame my inner bully. How I had to learn to prioritise me on my list of priorities. How I had to learn to love...

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Getting my priorities straight + avoiding the a$$holes!

roar! Jan 22, 2020

*OH MY GOODNESS* is what I thought on Sunday as I was rushing to get to a workshop. It was early, my brain just didn't seem to kick into gear... damn you, "no caffeine, no dairy, no red meat, no wheat, no alcohol, no refined sugars" detox. I am convinced I would've been much more awake with some caffeine in my system. 

Everything just seemed off. 

One thing is for sure, I am not perfect. I do my best to stay calm, honour my values, follow my dreams and live life to the full, but sometimes life gets in the way and all those loving kind intentions are challenged.

The following is exactly what happened (true story ;)):

I had a workshop to attend on Sunday morning and was running slightly late, I then got confused about directions and took a wrong turn only to have the van driver behind me (he literally came out of nowhere) approaching me really fast, overtake me and then brake test me, so I had to stop.

The tiniest man (in length and height) then hopped...

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