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How To Deal with Narcissists + Stand Up to Bullies

Guest Panelist:  Vivian McGrath | Being Unbeatable   -       Are you unsure if you’re in an abusive relationship? -       Is the person you love hurting you? -       Is your relationship good enough for you? -       Do you keep picking the wrong partners? Those who are no good for you? -       Are...

Why 40+ Women changing Careers NOW have an edge!!

Watching women 40+ discover how to thrive in their Career is Inspiring. My latest program, My Career Destiny, leads aspirational women on a journey to connect with their unique talents, needs and purpose and then use them to THRIVE in a career they LOVE. You see, mostly...

Creating the Mrs V Shift

It's been now 2 weeks, although feels like a month, since the Event.  I've managed to have the flu and build a new site combining 7 of my sites into one (yes living the teaching of integrating 7 aspects of self into 1) love it! I...

Calling all AGEIST’s! Change this way…

Because this is 2017 and anything is possible.  I truly can't believe it's already July and so much has happened over the last few months. Thankfully there seems to be quite a groundswell of 40+ female empowerment - and it’s about time I say. I am envisioning a world whereby more...

Technology That Actually Matters To Me

Dictation always felt like an old technology, but in fact it's the most relevant and needed technology!  I've been suffering from a long time neck injury and my millions of hours on the computer doesn't help things. When I heard about this ACTUALLY working, I...

YES, THIS IS NO LAUGHING MATTER

I remember my dear friend Lisa Foster sharing her experience of being at a luncheon saying that something ridiculous like 6 of 8 women were wearing incontinence pads and they were under 40! I was truly shocked and it got me thinking about why this happens...

MOTHER’S APPRECIATION DAY

All of us have a Mother figure, or sometimes even two!  The 14th of May is a special day to take the time to mindfully pause and connect with the gratitude you have for your Mother, and then to express your appreciation out loud. Mothers can...

WHAT + WHY IS FASCIA SO FASCI(A)NATING?

THE 4 KEY BENEFITS OF FASCIAL RELEASE Fascia is a thin “cling film” that surrounds and wraps itself, like an internal spider web, in and around every muscle, organ, bone, nerve and blood vessel in the body. It is composed of layers of elastin and collagen....

WHY KETTLE BELLS MAKE YOU STRONG AND SEXY

I won’t lie, kettlebell workouts are HARD, but that is why they are so effective. If you don’t mind the grit or a solid challenge and want maximum results with minimum time, then invest in ​kettlebells. I know I am bias to kettlebells because I love...

SPIRITUAL BRANDING, IT’S DEEPER THAN YOU THINK

Everyone understands the word ‘branding’ now, it’s so part of our culture, the integration of brand and lifestyle blends naturally in so many ways. Social media has broken down the walls between both brand and consumer, making both as important as one another. The power...

LIFE. FOOD. SYDNEY.

The older I get the more I realise how important fresh 'living' food is! I always try to find organic if possible because I can taste the difference (although my hubby begs to differ). Recent health issues have made me even more conscious of 'we...

EXPLORING THE REES RESORT, QUEENSTOWN

Whether you’re in Queenstown to marinate your travelling bod in the world’s most 'de-lish' Pinots or you’ve been drawn to this southern utopia by its pristine trails and tracks (or plenty of both like I did)...

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY!

I love the photo above, it just reminds of all the my amazing girlfriends and how they have led me through the highs and the lows, coming out the other side feeling loved and protected. Women are different to men and I believe that the...

BEYOND BEAUTY

I am very fortunate to attend launches of the latest and greatest products and services and when it comes to beauty and fashion. I usually shy away as I don't actually know a lot about beauty products and I'm not a person who tries a...

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

We all aim to raise the perfect mini me’s with high values and a likability we are proud of. They are a blank canvas for us to paint, so to speak. What does our canvas look like? They will be a reflection of us. Kids on...

MORE THAN OUR PHYSICAL BODY

We are very familiar in identifying ourselves with our physical body through diet, exercise and beauty. We have a tendency to overlook that we are so much more than just our physical body. We have a physical body, a mental body, an emotional body and...

FIRST VALENTINE’S DAY POST BREAKUP?

If you find yourself single today, after the break-up of your relationship or marriage, please believe me when I say ‘Everything does happen for a reason.’  One day this will truly all make sense. For now, getting out of bed each morning is your main goal...

MATCH GREEN TEA, THE MIRACLE ELIXIR

1. High in Antioxidants We’ve all read this word before. Antioxidants and know the amazing benefits so I won't bore you with that, BUT did you know, Matcha Green Tea provides over 5 times as many antioxidants as any other food – the highest rated by...

ARE YOU READY TO CONNECT?

Last week I was one of the Panelists for General Assembly at WeWork, it was all about the how to do the side hustle, setting up a business while you are still working full-time. I'm not too familiar as I live the side hustle -...

FINDING YOUR VOICE

My journey to finding my voice started when I was 1 or 2! The communication between our parents and all those in our life is through our voice. The first words you utter to connect with those you love. However, we also know that communication is...

MEET MR V

Mr V is the other half of Mrs V and not because she has a husband but because men play just as important role in our lives as women. Bringing balance to relationships at work and at home is vital and here we want to...

MRS V LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER LAUNCH

Mr V Leave-In Conditioner is an exciting moment for all Mrs V’s! The intention for all The Products by Mrs V Society is to bring confidence at any age. This first step to true confidence is trusting yourself and loving who you are in mind and...

MR V LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER LAUNCH

Mr V Leave-In Conditioner is an exciting moment for all Mr V’s! The intention for all The Products by Mrs V Society is to bring confidence at any age. This first step to true confidence is trusting yourself and loving who you are in mind and...

WHAT IS CONFIDENCE?

confidence /'kanfid(e)ns/ noun 1   the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something Confidence is something we all need.  It helps us at work, at home, with our friends and with our boyfriend or partner. So how do you find it...

MISS V LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER LAUNCH

Miss V Leave-In Conditioner is an exciting moment for all Miss V’s! The intention for all The Products by Mrs V Society is to bring confidence at any age. This first step to true confidence is trusting yourself and loving who you are in mind and...

WHY THIS EXPERIENCE WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

I was feeling mega locked-in by city life and city stress and city days - You too?  I needed a change, and pronto. This gorgeous forest-shift was exactly the yummy nature-balm my busy soul was looking for.  Destination - The Hollyford Track The Hollyford Track is a remarkable journey for the...

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MY FASHION PICKS FOR SUMMER

There are so many wonderful pieces around and I love how they express that current fashion of the bell sleeve and the perforation with white!  These are a few of the items I've personally bought that I thought I'd share with you...

ABOUT TO GET MARRIED? KEEP READING…

I have thought long and hard on what to include as the most important financial tips and tools to offer a young woman entering marriage, and I continually come back to something far more important.   Self-Confidence   Ensuring you have an abundance of self-confidence.  The definition of self-confidence...

I FINALLY TRIED IT HYPNOTHERAPY, SO DID IT WORK?

Well I've never been hypnotised that I can remember and I was excited to have a session with Craig Homonnay, who is considered Australia's best! I was a bit nervous which was interesting for me because I LOVE any thing spiritual or different. It was clear...

BEING SUPERWOMAN means KNOWING ABOUT SUPER

Super is complex and not exciting so I don’t give it any attention – this is a common view but it’s worth the investment of your time because …………….. * * * * Women have 47% less in super than men (Source: 2014 report from The Association...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Do you want to raise a child who cares about the world around them? Here are a few tips for starting small with the little people in your life. It all starts here: Focus on values:  Think about the values you believe are necessary for a...

HOW TO KNOW IF YOU ARE OVULATING

During your reproductive years it is important to know if you are ovulating both for your general health and for natural fertility reasons.  You can learn the how to do this easily in the comfort of your own home without any fancy, expensive gadgets and...

TOP ENERGY SHOT IN THE ARM FOR THE BUSY WOMAN

FLOOR TIME RECHARGE This strategy rests the body completely, allowing the body fall gently into the supportive structure of the ground releasing tension, allowing he spine to rest well and can  give you a gentle energy to go about your day. Ensure you are not disturbed. Lie...

WHAT TO DO BEFORE DIVORCE – THE LEGAL CHECKLIST

If you are contemplating Divorce, before you separate ensure you are prepared.  We all would like to assume that our partner, the one we fell in love with and respect, will be fair and honest during Divorce.  However, from my personal experience and from advice...

BEWARE!! THE SUMMER DIET TRAP IS HERE

As Summer approaches (thank goodness), I have become painfully aware of the  increase of social messages to start dieting, again.  Have you seen any? “Get ready for summer” “ Loose that winter layer” “shed the winter weight” and many more. What does this actually mean? The...

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GOT FLOWER BOMBED @ PARLOUR X BY VIKTOR & ROLF

What a gorgeous location for a celebration of fashion, fragrance and elegance. * * * * Christine Burke hosted a cocktail party at the luxury brand house Parlour X by Eva Galambos, for the gorgeous dutch duo Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren, who founded Viktor & Rolfin...

HOLLYFORD, HERE I COME!

Just ten days! After months of anticipation I am finally about to pop across the ditch, for a what is sure to be a mind-blastingly sublime trekking adventure through the spectacular Fjordland National Park in New Zealand's South. You'd think that somewhere in 2 decades of criss-crossing the planet, on countless...

REAL ESTATE – WHY COLOUR SELLS

Our last post concerned a very serious topic involving the need to safeguard assets prior to leaving them to loved ones in a will. In this post we are going to keep things light, bright & airy and take a  close look at effective colour...

CREATING A LIFE YOU LOVE

So you want to live a life you love? AND you don't believe you can do it, right? I totally understand because I've been there many times.  In fact you wouldn't be human if you hadn't had the fears and doubts that come with wanting to...

LOUIS THEROUX: MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE

When my son said he had tickets to a film he wanted to take me to, I expected we’d go to some slightly dirty theatre, a cinema chain venue. But when we stepped down into the basement of Paramount House in Sydney’s Surry Hills, I knew...

PLUKKA, FINALLY JEWELLERY I FEEL SEXY AND SMART IN

[ess_grid alias="PLUKKA 1"][/ess_grid] Photos by Scarlett Vespa & Sally Burleigh PR/Photographer:  Belinda Rolland © 2016 It was a wonderful Australian launch for Plukka , the online jewellery e-tailer based in Hong Kong which has just recently listed on the ASX.  Our gracious hosts CEO Natalia Obolensky together with...

PARENTING: EVERYTHING STARTS WITH THE SELF

Everything starts with the self…..  belief, love, worth, acceptance, awareness, reflection, appreciation, gratitude & openness to attain confidence, success, love, trust, belonging, happiness , flow and  joy. The optimum physical life experience is to have plenty of things that stimulate you to desire and an awareness...

DEATH AND REAL ESTATE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Spring has sprung and 2016 continues to be a strong year for the property market adding to the already solid performance seen in 2015. As predicted in our second newsletter, winter did not slow down the ravenous market and there are still attractive opportunities for...

WHY REVERSE MENTORING IS SOMETIMES WHAT WE NEED TO GROW

What is Reverse Mentoring? Former CEO of General Electric Jack Welch, is credited with inventing the concept of reverse mentoring. Usually, a mentor is expected to be more senior and more experienced than his or her mentee. However, reverse mentoring recognizes that there are skills gaps on...

MIDDLE EARTH, HERE I COME!

Its impossible to deny the magical appeal of the Fjiordland National park - it has a dreamy too-beautiful-to-be-true quality. Just from scanning the website or flipping through the brochure, I can tell that this is one of those very special travel destinations that is going to leave a lasting impression. Snow-capped mountains in the distance, twinkling...

FLEXIBILITY: A WORKPLACE FAD OR STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE

The term ‘flexibility’ is no longer reserved for part-timers. Companies like Telstra, PwC, ANZ and Ten are aiming for the “All Roles Flex” approach, which lets all employees propose an alternative to the standard desk-bound 9 to 5. We strongly believe businesses that can truly integrate...

THE PERFECT THING IS TO LET GO OF BEING PERFECT

One morning instead of arriving at my office, I arrived at the emergency ward by ambulance.  My body had been screaming at me to listen to it, but I wasn’t listening to anything except my inner dialogue screaming at me to be perfect.  The cause...

SHAVING ON THE GO – AN EASY SOLUTION

PHILIPS Satin Shave Personally, if I can do my grooming maintenance in my own home I will. I find sitting around for waxing appointments is time I will never get back. So I had the Philips satin shave hair remover delivered and I decided to put...

IT’S WINGS FOR SPRING MAKE UP TRENDS

Fresh dewy skin, nude eyes with just a little enhancement of a winged eyeliner or a Stronger evening Smokey eyed look with a nude lipstick. Use minimal foundation and very little powder, avoid nose bone and cheek bones to illuminate these areas, strong groomed yet natural...

100 WAYS TO FEEL HAPPY ABOUT YOUR LIFE

THE DAILY PROMISE – 100 Ways to Feel Happy About Your Life By Domonique Bertolucci   Focus on your values and let everything else fall into place. You don’t need to go into battle with your fears. They don’t need to be defeated. You just need to own up...

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SEXY, SMART AND OVER 40? YOU BET.

Over a year ago, I looked for a site that talked to me. Me being over 40! I went onto certain magazine platforms, news pages, blogs, brands and there was nothing that spoke to me about being over 40, except if I needed to worry about...

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TOP 5 LIP PRODUCTS TO LOVE YOUR LIPS

Lips need love and special care but we want to add some colour too so we sparkle and shine for a dazzling pout! During winter cold air, wind and heaters dry our lips and make them feel tight. Our lips are always exposed to the elements...

AGE PERFECT? ALWAYS.

I am always so happy to see a brand speak about women 40+ and have been for some time now. I was excited to attend an intimate lunch held at Missy French in Potts Point by L'Oreal Paris to launch their new product - Age Perfect. The food...

TEN WAYS TO GLOW AND LOOK YOUNGER & FRESHER

I have always felt that how you treat your skin prior to covering it with make-up is the key to looking your best.  My skincare regime has been the same for many years without fail.    1) Shade The most important factor in having a glowing skin is...

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