Musings from the couch

I DARE YOU TO BE DIFFICULT

  I’m sure you’ve heard the words uttered more than once . . . “why are you so difficult!?!”, usually accompanied by an exasperated/angry/judgemental/glaring facial expression, designed to make you feel guilty. Well, I’m kinda old(ish) right now.  And the...

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THE SHIT STORM PROMOTED BY THE ALL BLACKS

They are our national Heroes.  Have been for multiple generations past, they remain so for small kids and big kids alike today. They display strength, work ethic, brother-hood and humbleness . . . and they promote shit that is causing our kids harm! I’m not talking...

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HOW TO LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE ‘LIKE A BOSS’

Put on your big girl knickers (boys included) and go BOLD. Go for the thing you really People usually start little, because they’re scared, so they ‘practise’ up to it.  The thing is, you don’t need to do that.  You just need to do your big thing right.  Put the...

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Too Busy – Too Stressed

You work, you have a household to run, and friends to be friendly to.  You have fundraisers at school to make junk food for, parent teacher meetings to attend, and a sick aunty to visit.  You really engage in listening to your kindergarteners explanation of his latest...

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DO MORE, BE MORE – GET SCRAPPY

I like words, lots of luscious, descriptive words. But I simply adore the word SCRAPPY! I automatically envisage people who do whatever it takes to GET THE JOB DONE. They probably aren’t the most talented, the smartest or even wearers of the ‘colour...

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PARENTS DRIVING YOU BANANAS??

Do you have parents? Do you have parents that are beyond middle aged? Do you have parents that are beyond middle aged, that are spending far too much time at home (possibly even your home)? Do they sit watching you do your thing, when they really should be...

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SMART ARSES TO AWESOME MEN

So the ‘realistic mirror’ has been showing you for a few months now that Gun size is getting smaller and Gut size is getting bigger (additionally the Smart Arse one, who is dang near as tall as you now and has perfected the art of giving attitude, has...

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ARE YOU MIDDLE-AGED? WE GOT YOU AND YOUR MOTHER SORTED

Let’s face it – the oldness sux (age-id people please have a young folk translate if need be).  But if the thought of CrossFit has you pooping in your pantaloons, then fear no more. You see what we do is scaleable    i.e. make easier-able.  That is how we...

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CALLING BULLSHIT THE TEEN WAY

Kids love pointing out your Bullshit? They seem to thrive on pointing out stuff you are telling them to do, but don’t do yourself! They love being able to get one over on you. They love pointing out EVERY SINGLE TIME that you are full of crap! You think...

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DO YOU WANT A PROMOTION AND A RAISE??

Of course you do!  Why would you want anything less! People are drawn to those who possess ‘charisma’.   They want to work with them or for them, they aspire to be like them, they are inspired by them and they will go above and beyond what is asked, just because they...

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