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What’s Your Happiness Recipe? And How To Create One

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:34:44 +0000

When I feel frustrated, anxious, or fearful, sometimes I’m tempted to look at my horoscope, hoping that it will tell me I will have a better day tomorrow. But the truth is that no matter what is going on in the skies above, it is my responsibility to make tomorrow good. That process of making tomorrow […]

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Au Revoir 2016: A Visual Survey

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:11:00 +0000

The end of the year is well and truly at hand. I have a 7 foot tall white Christmas tree covered in rainbow ornaments standing proudly in the corner of my living room, and I’m beside myself with excitement for my best friend to arrive from New Zealand! I hope you’re feeling happy about the […]

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How To Survive Mercury Retrograde!

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:11:36 +0000

Oh, Mercury retrograde. You are here, AGAIN. You have arrived on our collective doorsteps in all your messy glory. You are our dreaded but regular house-guest. You stagger in the door, kick over our furniture, leave crumbs all over the couch and hog the bathroom. Then, as quickly as you appeared, you disappear again, leaving […]

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Happy Ten Years!

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 21:59:15 +0000

Happy ten year anniversary! On this day, ten years ago, I was sitting in Melbourne, Australia, typing up and publishing my first ever blog post. It was for recovering goths, and the subject was how to start working colour into your wardrobe. I had pink hair and two tattoos, I had recently overcome an eating […]

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself To End 2016 Feeling Positive And Powerful

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:11:31 +0000

It’s true: 2016 was stocked with many moments of horror and outrage that affected us as a collective. Most of us are in a daze, feeling completely overwhelmed, certain that 2016 was a hellacious travesty. But before you toss out your old calendar, I want to encourage you to take a step back and look […]

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The 2017 Radical Self Love Almanac Is Here!

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:11:47 +0000

As you survey the landscape of 2017, if you’re anything like me, you’re being faced with a potent mix of conflicting emotions. Some are juicy, and some make your breath constrict. You wouldn’t be alone if you were feeling hopeful and terrified in the same breath. Maybe you’re inspired to get to work, but on […]

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Carousel: Learning To Love Your Cellulite, Psychedelics As A Cure For Depression, And How To Diversify Your Life

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:11:06 +0000

Oh lord, what a month. It has been so intense. But one upside to a total upending of all things we know to be true and decent? SO MANY THINKPIECES, so much intelligent discourse, so much creativity. So here are a few of the best things I uncovered this month. For the first time ever, […]

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Loving Yourself Is A Revolutionary Act: The Radical Self Love Commandments

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:40:29 +0000

Make no mistake: radical self love is vitally important. It has a very real effect on your life, and the lives of everyone around you. In today’s world, for example, being unable to see your worth can result in voting for a hateful misogynist. You do not exist in a bubble. If you don’t believe that you […]

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Send Radical Self Love Stickers To Your Best Friends!

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:07:58 +0000

We could all use a little more kindness. A little more sweetness. A little more hope, a little more colour. If anything, the events of this recent week have reminded me how much we need to BE A RAINBOW, provide love, provide support, both to our closest friends and family, and to any stranger who […]

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What The Hell Do We Do Now?

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:38:00 +0000

It’s hard to know what to say. How did it all go so wrong? How can we be about to hand the reins of this country over to an orange sex pest? A man who mocks the disabled? A man who claims his accusers aren’t beautiful enough for him to sexually assault? A man for […]

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