celebrate 2013

In my last post I wrote about how by the time December shows up, we are busy worrying about everything that didn’t happen in the year gone by. And so we work ourselves up into a frenzy to try and squeeze every last thing that we can into the year so we feel like we have made the most of things. While I have no issue with making the most of things, I find there’s one problem with this approach….

In our haste to get stuff done, we forget to celebrate everything that DID go well in the past year!

So, last week I decided to get my Christmas craft on and create myself a little xmas gratitude tree where each leaf represented something that I wanted to celebrate from 2013 (you can learn how to make your own gratitude tree here). I’ve been updating the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page with a new leaf each day…you can see below where I’m up to….and if you’re willing to share JUST ONE moment from 2013 that you would like to celebrate on the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page then you could win one of five LESS STRESS courses RRP $119. This course includes a 5 step model to help you stop stress in it’s tracks as-well as a full audio program and two bonus items – so perfect reading material for the Xmas break! (go here to find out more about the LESS STRESS course).

Leaf in tree

2013 celebration moment #1: Learning to drive in my 30’s was the HARDEST THING I’VE EVER DONE. EVER. It was harder than starting a business from scratch, writing a 17,000 word dissertation, racing up a 4000 metre mountain….it was almost IMPOSSIBLE> But I persevered. I persisted and thank goodness I finally passed my test this year! Wooohoooo!

life coach clinic double bay sydney

2013 Celebration moment #2: Opening my beautiful coaching clinic in Double Bay in June! I am so so grateful to be sharing such an amazing space to practice Life Coaching & Reiki. There really is nowhere in the world I would rather be…beautiful exotic fresh flowers every week…super relaxing essential oils…it’s hard not to be relaxed the minute you walk in!

first sister

2013 Celebration moment #3: 1st Class Honours Degree in Law for my sister! I am so so proud of my sister for getting a highly prestigious FIRST in her degree this year (only 5% of students in the UK ever get this)! CONGRATULATIONS LIL SIS! This moment made me very happy indeed.

best place to live ever

2013 Celebration moment #4: Waking up in Rose Bay. This past year I have pretty much lived in my dream home! I always, always wanted to live by the beach and this year that dream came true! Living in our apartment in Rose Bay on the beach, is the most peaceful, serene and breathtakingly beautiful place I have ever lived…and I’m so so grateful for this! Only problem is – I’m not sure I can ever leave here! (good problem to have).

Say tuned to the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page for more 2013 celebrations…I’ll post one gratitude leaf each day until all 12 are up!


I’m giving away X5 copies of my LESS STRESS course (RRP $119) and all you have to do to win is post ONE thing that you want to celebrate from 2013 on the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page. Don’t forget to like the page so you can stay up to date with other comps too.

How to Enter:
1. Simply like Simple Life Strategies on Facebook:

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2. Check out my outstanding moments from 2013 each day over the next 12 days! I will reveal a new leaf each day on the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page.
3. Any time between now and 19th December, I’d love you to post just one thing that you are celebrating from 2013 on the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page. You can use the hashtag: #2013celebrationmoment. Out of everyone who posts, I’ll select five winners who will each receive a free copy of the LESS STRESS course (including workbook, full audio program plus X2 bonus items). Remember to keep checking the Facebook page as I’ll notify the winners here.

I can’t wait to hear about your celebration moments from 2013!

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Terms & Conditions: Promotion starts at 10am AEST Friday 6th December 2013 and closes on Friday 20th December 2013 at 12:00 mid-day AEST. To enter participants must answer the following question on the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page: “In 25 words or less tell me what you are celebrating from 2013?”. Answers will be judged purely on creative merit  by Zoe B on Friday 20th December 2013 at 2pm AEST (this is a game of skill promotion, there is no element of chance in this competition). 5 Winners will be selected and will receive one copy of the Simple Life Strategies LESS STRESS course (RRP $119) via email. Winners will be notified via the Simple Life Strategies Facebook page only and must submit their email address to zoe@simplelifestrategies.com in order to claim their prize.

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