While perfectionism is commonly seen as believing you want to be perfect or perhaps the obsession of wanting something to be exactly right, being a perfectionist can manifest in other subtle ways: have to check something just one more time procrastinate with the thought that it isn’t the perfect time to start something always the first person to spot a mistake It actually reflects more than … Continue reading How perfectionism secretly screws you up
In a world that is obsessed with image, in a society that has strong expectations of what it means to be beautiful, it’s very easy to compare yourself and see a number of ways that you come up short. You’re shit out of luck if you don’t easily fit in to the constraints of what everyone thinks as the correct way to look (unless you … Continue reading Sorry Mom, I don’t want to follow society’s definition of ‘success’. (TED Talk)
Through social media and the internet we are constantly bombarded with advertising, influencers, celebrities and even our friends sharing their perfect life and their perfect belongings. It can be easy to get swept up in it all, thinking that that new pair of heels, the new iphone, or the instagram-worthy bedroom decor will make us happy. As someone who used to be like that, I am … Continue reading The life changing magic of not giving a fuck about ‘stuff’.
To me the following females embody everything Darcy Adventures is about. Bad ass bitches making a name for themselves in less than conventional ways, being themselves, and nailing it. 1. Lauren Bullen of @gypsea_lust Instagram following: 1.6m Starting out simply as an account for her to share her passion for photography, Lauren’s Instagram account quickly blew up at when Insta community became obsessed with her lust-worthy photos, … Continue reading 3 Bad-Ass Digital Nomads you need to be following.
After a lot of soul searching, I have decided that I’m finally ready to be my own boss. I always had an inkling that I wanted this, but it’s easy to get caught up in the rat race and find yourself stuck working for someone else. I always made the excuse that the timing wasn’t right, that I need to gain more experience, that I’d make … Continue reading 7 signs you’re ready to be your own boss.
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 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