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I am a woman, what’s your super power?

I am a woman, what's your superpower?

Words by psychotherapist Jane Faulkner In my work with women certain themes stand out – it doesn’t matter who they are or what they do most women undervalue themselves, they take on too much responsibility and they give to everyone else but themselves. Sound familiar! I can relate to all of these themes and I Read More

Weed, Seed and Feed for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Words by Jane Faulkner Have you noticed how sensitive you are to other people’s attitudes, words and beliefs? How you can be feeling okay and then a conversation with someone will leave you feeling drained and down in the dumps or you may see a Facebook post or an Instagram feed and it sends you Read More

13 Tips to get your Partner on Board

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner When I began my parenting journey 11 years ago I was very idealistic, my son was not going to eat sugar or watch TV – I was a little extreme in fact! I look back now and role my eyes, my idealistic notions of parenting were exhausting and ensured that Read More

Christmas. When is enough, enough?


Words by psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Christmas is approaching and I want to change the way that my children perceive Christmas. I don’t want it to be a gift-receiving extravaganza that is all forgotten about 3 days later. So I am pondering what to do! There are so many expectations around Christmas, presents, and feasts, catching up Read More

16 Tips to help bridge the gap with Teenagers 

Words by psychotherapist,  Jane Faulkner Teenagers! Just the word is enough to strike fear and concern into many parents hearts. It’s a time when our children transition into adulthood and as parents we are forced to let go and trust that our children will make good choices and that the foundations that we have laid are Read More

Mother Guilt – 8 Ways To Let It Go

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Motherhood is a journey of constant learning, letting go and creatively adjusting to what life brings you. As my children have grown, I have watched myself become consumed by guilt – guilt about choices I have made, the time I didn’t have to spend with them, problems they have, all kinds of Read More

10 Ways to Support the ‘mama’ in you

Words by psychotherapist Jane Faulkner With Mothers Day fast approaching, I was thinking back to when I first became a Mum. I remember being overcome with a depth of love I had never felt before.  I also remember a huge sense of gratitude washing over me; it was like I had taken part in a sacred Read More

Post Natal Depression – support one another!

Words by Jane Faulkner My friend recently got diagnosed with Post Natal Depression, her baby was nearly one and she had had a massive year.  Anyway, she knew something wasn’t right and she went to her GP and got help. When she told me, I felt myself shrink inside – not because of her diagnosis, Read More

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

Words by Jane Faulkner “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” I have this quote up on my wall so that I constantly remember that it’s me that imposes the limits on my life.  It reminds me to look outside the box of what I create in my life and to Read More

How death is a gift, reminding us how to really live.

Words by Jane Faulkner The past month has been huge for me, my Dad died, and it’s been illuminating, clarifying, painful and deeply healing.  My dad had been struggling with illness for a long time and we were all expecting him to pass away.  In fact we had gathered around his bedside many times to Read More

Kind words…

“I downloaded your ebooks after hearing you speak at the Health and Wellness Summit in Melbourne. Love them, life changing… Don’t stop! Thank you for getting the whole food message out there, I certainly heard it.” Melanie

“I love your ebooks, I have all three of them now and they are now my only go to receipe books. They are simple, wholesome and taste great. THANK YOU!!! I have spent alot of money on courses about healthy eating and recipe books but your books have covered it all and my little man enjoys the snacks etc. Wish I would have found you earlier “. Brooke

“I just want to say a huge thank you for your amazing website and information. I’ve never liked cooking and never got excited by my ‘healthy’ cooking. My husband is even worse and if he could, he would just eat beacon and eggs every morning and steak every night. He hardly ate any veggies. Since I found your website I have gone through almost every recipe. My husband is loving every meal as well – even meat free Monday, and he’s taking left-overs to work for lunch (honestly, who thought that could be so hard?!)” Rose

“You have truly helped me and my family to lead a healthier lifestyle. I’ve been referring to your page every few days, very inspiring, so thank you!” Emily

“Thank you very much for your awesome website & facebook page posts, you have motivated & inspired me heaps!” Fiona

“Just discovered your site 3 weeks ago, its been a great help with kids lunches for back to school, thanks so much!” Ange

“What a fantastic blog filled with so many great recipes and information!” Carla

“I just wanted to let you know that you have absolutely inspired me to a better way of eating, I’ve been making my shopping lists based on recipes you’ve shared and am educating my kids with the reasons behind different foods and why they are good etc! This page has become my little bible hehe! Thank you so much for all the detail you give. It’s absolutely wonderful!” Sky

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