Author: Shannon Anima

Choices for Transformation

5 More Life Hacks to Transcend Anxiety and Depression A continuation from the last 2 weeks of blogs. Start here if you’ve just joined this series. What are your methods for lifting the grey fog? And if you’ve used any of these practices, let me know what you have found effective or your own modifications.

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Living a More Joyful Life

5 Life Hacks to Reduce Anxiety and Depression In this series of 3 blog posts, I am focusing on small life changes that can make a big difference if you are living with under the shadow of anxiety and depression. Each suggestion is a well-researched and simple-to-apply ‘life hack’ to make micro changes to live

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Review: The Blue Rose

A historical romantic fiction by Kate Forsyth If you are fascinated by Paris, the French Revolution, and romance intoxicated with the perfume of roses, this book will entice and captivate you. Kate Forsyth, master storyteller, weaves a rich history of characters rooted in a chateau in the French countryside of Brittany, branching to the magnificent

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Smashing Memoir: Eggshell Skull

Bri Lee speaks out for a Culture and Court System of Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault At the Sydney Writer’s Festival, a full theatre listened to Bri Lee, author of the memoir Eggshell Skull. Bri opened with these words, “I’m haunted by how many women don’t have everything I had. Are not so patient

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Improve your day with positive self talk and affirmations

“Be kind and generous to yourself.” Written on a small lavender card. It’s all I have left. Recently one of my mentors died. A colleague, a mentor, a wise, wise woman. She died at the hands of a sadistic killer. A killer with a preference for people in their thirties that ends their misery with

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Art for the Soul

Soul Card Collage is a sacred creative process to bring understanding and healing to the Self and the Soul. All that is required is trusting our intuition, our inner wisdom. Each Soul Card we create reflects an aspect of our essence. It is a simple collage process everyone can do. We can use the imagery

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Mental Floss: Simple meditations for adults and teens

How Meditation Helps Your Brain: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction It’s Saturday morning and I have so much to do. Decisions like shall I walk to the market or sit down at my writing desk. Accept that new job, make an appointment with the physio, help my daughter in her classroom? Life doesn’t stop just because

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