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Do we need to break our heart to find the truth?

Two years ago I had my heart cracked wide open into what, at the time, felt like a million pieces.   It was the kind of soul-shattering heartbreak that forces you to completely reevaluate your life and the path you’ve taken.   It drives you to get intimate with yourself and take a long hard…

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2014 – A celebration of major change!

A few weeks ago I was driving home from Sydney when I decided to take a detour through Rylstone to visit an astrologer who had been recommended to me for a reading.   I’ve always loved astrology so when I recently found myself feeling slightly directionless and wondering what I should do next in my life…

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How to beat procrastination and get stuff done

Have you ever sat motionless at your desk in front of your computer screen watching the cursor blink on a blank word document?   You know you need to get your fingers tapping on the keyboard so you can pump out that blog post but you have no idea what to write, you’re tired from…

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Is your blog ruling your life? How to set boundaries and regain control

Launching a blog is like the start of a fresh new relationship. When you first hit the launch button it’s passionate, intoxicating and all-consuming but much like a love affair – the initial spark will eventually fade and if you’re not careful you’ll find yourself whipped and headed to the land of co-dependency.   While…

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Top five tips to start promoting your blog

When I launched my first blog Words By Aimee two years ago, I was seeking a side project where I could use my writing abilities and have full creative control over a project.     At the time I was working in a soul-sucking day job, which honestly bored me senseless, and I just felt…

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Risk – the true path to growth and freedom

I’ve always been a risk taker. It’s not that I perform death-defying stunts, think I’m invincible or am looking to chase some kind of adrenaline-fueled high.     It’s more that I take myself outside the ordinary, the stable and the secure and stretch myself in the hopes that by electing to take on a…