Welcome to the second article in a series of three related to understanding and managing chronic pain. Look for the first article by physiotherapist Adrian Benson, in the Analyse This category, titled A New Way to Explain Pain - The One by the Physiotherapist, and the third in the Up Close & Personal category, titled Moving Into the Moment.
Perusing a small, jam-packed bookstore at Airey's Inlet recently, I stumbled across The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k by Sarah Knight. The sub-heading reads "How to stop spending time you don't have doing things you don't want to do with people you don't like."
One morning a few weeks ago as I ate my breakfast in front of The Today show, a story about the investigations of the Royal Commission into Childhood Sexual Abuse and the responses of the Catholic Church came on.
"So, I've got this idea for a new website...", I shared half a thought I'd been having about a way to motivate my way out of an almost-year-long writer's block.
Dave Quigley is the breakfast announcer on Roccy FM in Young, N.S.W. He's also a very good lawn bowler and can do the splits like Jean Claude Van Damme - you know, with the chairs and everything. Dave isn't a fan of green vegetables or mushrooms, and prefers not to eat any meat that looks like it did when it was alive. Did I mention he types in CAPITALS?
Diana Kirk is a citizen of the world, embracer of different cultures, the heart and soul of the Kirk'n'Dopps, successful business woman and author of the soon-to-be-published Licking Flames - out in mid-June. She's also a self professed whoaman. You can follow her on Facebook here.
Here are some of the books we are reading, APPs we are using, websites we are visiting. These lists will never be complete and will be forever changing.
Why not let us know all of your recommendations too and we can share them with our readers.
That's a bit melodramatic isn't it? Set me free? I mean what am I, a prisoner? Well, of course not, but sometimes I wonder if I'm a slave to my mind. Do you ever feel that way too?