Category Archives: sanity@work

Taiwan International Book Exhibition

This week I am in Taipei speaking at the Taiwan International Book Exhibition.  It is a great event that brings publishers together from all over Australia and Asia. This year Australia is the feature country and other publishers and I come here to sell the rights to our books into other languages. So keep an eye on my blog over the next few months as I share new translations of my books. Very exciting times ahead. So below are a few Read More...

A Dream Come True

Anyone who knows me well knows that I am the worlds biggest airplane groupie. I LOVE anything to do with any kind of aircraft and the bigger the better, it is a big part of the reason that I do the work that I do. I just love flying. So on my trip back to oz from Taiwan this week I had the pleasure of sitting next to an off duty captain on his way home and did have Read More...

Sanity@Work – What really counts as water?

Welcome to this weeks Sanity@Work Podcast. This week welcome to water. Water is fundamental to our body chemistry, among the most important roles it plays are keeping your body and brain hydrated, your brain is the first place that you lose water from when you become dehydrated and this affects your ability to think straight. Water is also essential for helping your body to eliminate wastes, including the acidic wastes released during times of stress. So how much do you Read More...

Thai Cooking School

Last week I was in Thailand speaking and I took a day off up in Chiang Mai to attend a Thai cooking school. This was one of the most delicious and fun days I have had for ages. I highly recommend it to anyone heading to Thailand. The internationally renowned Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School was established in 1993 and was the first Thai cooking school to open in Chiang Mai. It is owned and run by Sompon Nabnian Thailand's international TV chef Read More...

Amazing Water

I spend so much of my time telling people about water and why to drink more filtered water. So I thought you might like to know about an Australian Owned and operated water cooler system I have found that I like. It works out far cheaper than buying in those big bottles that break your back to lift and it even give you hot water as well. Click the link to learn more. Read More...

Magnesium -The Adrenal Junkie Tonic

People who are ‘burning the candle at both ends’ almost 100 per cent of the time have one thing in common, a magnesium imbalance. Magnesium is a simple mineral that is essential to your nervous system and to your adrenal glands being able to relax. Bottom line; “when you are low in magnesium you get stressed, and when you are stressed you lower your magnesium levels”.  In this podcast learn ways to raise your magnesium levels. Read More...

Seasons Greetings 24/12/07

Christmas Eve on the Gold Coast see's us settling in for some time with our families, restoring our sanity and maintaining that sense of work life balance. We have just enjoyed a few days of play with some friends from Taiwan.  A successful afternoon in our local river netted us a feast of four fish and three crabs to enjoy. We really are quite blessed to live in an area where we can walk out of our front door, Read More...

Staying Sane in the Silly Season

Top 5 Tips for Staying Sane over the Silly Season  - 17/12/07 1. Stay hydrated – It has to be number one because I know that you are going to enjoy yourself and have some alcohol. Bottom line, alcohol is very dehydrating (I know that you know the dry feeling you wake up with after a night with few glasses of your favourite party drink). So the world will not end if you enjoy some party cheer all I suggest is that Read More...

Thailand adventure

Last week my partner Toni and I met up with Wayne House (our Sales Director, South East Asia) and Khwan (our interpreter) in Thailand for some meetings and a look at what is possible for us over there. We had an exciting week visiting corporates clients and leaders in the SPA industry. Always living to our belief of staying sane as we work we took some time out to visit the Tiger Temple north west of Bangkok.  We raced around Read More...