As someone who is a bit of a stress head, I’ve discovered that yoga is essential for relaxing me the fuck out. Without it, I can become a tense, bratty, emotional, dramatic piece of shit. Better to avoid that… But I’m not the only one that has become obsessed with the practice. Studies show that almost 40 million Americans regularly practice yoga – that’s 15% of the … Continue reading Why everyone’s obsessed with yoga. Are you? (INFOGRAPHIC)
#Badassbitches the HAIM sisters are back after a too-long hiatus with a fresh new track called “Right Now.” Hit play and enjoy the studio performance. Perfection. Continue reading Watch HAIM beautifully perform their new single ‘Right Now’
Ok guys, here we go, BIG BOLD CLAIM! I am putting it out to the internet land my very own challenge to be financially free by 2018. Eeek. I pledge that I will do everything and anything I can to allow me to be able to leave my 9-5 job for good by the start of 2018. That’s 8 months to get my shit together. … Continue reading The Darcy Challenge: Financially Free by 2018
The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do (A No F*cks Given Guide) by Sarah Knight. This is a book I encourage all bad-ass bitches out there to read. It’s so easy to get bogged down by everyday shit and lose sight of what really matters, … Continue reading Review: The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck by Sarah Knight
I grew up hearing the same cliche that I’m sure plenty of you were taught too – in order to be successful you need to graduate from high school, do well at university, get a 9-5 job, then proceed to ‘climb the ladder’ to success. For my entire adult life I’ve been trying to pursue this illusive ‘success’, but over the last three years in … Continue reading 5 reasons I’m saying ‘fuck off’ to the 9-5 job.
I read an article recently about Nigel Marsh, a big dog CEO who makes it his top priority to do an annual ‘nudie swim’ every year in Sydney, Australia. His attitude towards work-life balance (or just ‘balance’ as he likes to refer to it) was so refreshing that I instantly went hunting for his TED talk. Give it a watch. He is a funny guy, … Continue reading TED Time: Nigel Marsh – How to make work-life balance work
Oh hey there! Remember me? I was that girl that occasionally blogged and then went M.I.A for four months. Well, I’m baaaaaack! Where have I been you ask? Well I took a little trip down startup lane, and that sort of took over my entire life for four months so there was very little time for me to blog, or do little else, for that … Continue reading The startup world chewed me up and spat me out.
I came across this video today and it struck a particular chord with me. It feels like one of the most common questions twenty-somethings ponder is “What do I really want to do with my life?”, and this video encourages you think about that proposition in it’s most rawest form. If money was NO object, what would you do? Given that I jus had a … Continue reading What if money was no object? What would you do?
If you have not yet come across Lisa Messenger or the magazine she is editor-in-chief of, Renegade Collective, you need to CANCEL all your plans and go out and grab yourself a copy RIGHT NOW. RIGHT NOW. Hands down the most inspiring magazine for business women on the market – I’m obsessed with it, and in turn, obsessed with Lisa Messenger. If you are sick of … Continue reading Book Review: Daring & Disruptive by Lisa Messenger
Since taking a demotion and changing career paths I have discovered I have all of this new found energy and free time. I’m finishing at 5pm on the dot and am no longer stressed, exhausted and burnt out – amazing what a difference not hating your job can have! I’m aware there are limits to how much development and learning I can gain in my new … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Ted Talks for Twenty-Somethings