Who loves Danielle LaPorte? Want to meet her in Melbourne?

Posted on April 24th, 2014

I love how the interwebs work! As time passes a growing number of the Good Eggs who I’ve met online have been finding a way to interconnect and circle back and form a lovely, supportive e-Tribe. I e-met bloggers Gala Darling, Gabby Bernstein, Tara Stiles, Danielle LaPorte and Clare Bowditch all through independent e-avenues. And whattaya know, in the past month all of them have collided and intersected, and somehow I’ve been included in the ride. It’s almost become funny how often it has been happening.

Image via Pinterest

Image via Pinterest

Anyway. Let’s chat Danielle and Clare. Clare and I connected a few years ago over Twitter, and then over a cup of tea in Melbourne, and discovered we have much in common. Clare has since shared on my site about her autoimmune issues and earlier this year she interviewed me for her site. Huge heart. Hearty contributor to life.

Danielle – I’ve been mesmerised by her writing and lifestyle for yonks and used to follow her site White Hot Truth regularly. She tells it straight. I once wrote about giving yourself permission to quit “low rent” experiences, pivoting off a list Danielle put together, which included:

  • check your email whenever the hell you want.
  • return crappy products to their crappy manufacturers (because you can vote with your dollars).
  • not finish reading books that you’re not really enjoying. Don’t force it, close it.

You can read the rest here.

Another time I wrote about how some of the most successful bloggers had ditched comments on their sites, Danielle being one of them. Read more

I Quit Sugar on NBC’s The Today Show!

Posted on April 18th, 2014

Followers of my blog and social media will know I’ve been camped out in New York doing publicity for the release of the US version of I Quit Sugar. This morning I did a segment with Carson Daly on NBC’s The Today Show and made two of the most popular recipes from the book: Raspberry Ripple and Crunchy-Nut Cheesecake. I’ve shared the clip below if you’d like to watch. Happy (sugar free) Easter long weekend to you all. xx

 

Just Show Up

Posted on April 17th, 2014

One of the highlights of my stay here in New York has been connecting with author, blogger and spiritual junkie Gabby Bernstein. Gab did my I Quit Sugar program a few months ago, blogged and SM’d about it to her vast and adoring audience and suddenly we were in each other’s orbits.

Hilarious: Rushing to get to Better TV show to chat #iqs AND LOOK WHO I RUN INTO!?!?! The ephemeral Gabby Bernstein (an #iqs convert)!

Hilarious: Rushing to get to Better TV show to chat #iqs AND LOOK WHO I RUN INTO!?!?! The ephemeral Gabby Bernstein (an #iqs convert)!

The funny thing is this: our books – I Quit Sugar and Miracles Now – both came out in the US on exactly the same day (last Tuesday), they both feature 108 recipes and spiritual tricks (respectively), then we randomly met each other on launch day when we appeared on the same TV show here in NY (she heard my voice in the corridor), then we dined that night. And then we shared some more.

I don’t talk “God” or “soul sistas” or about channeling The Light, but I’ve always had an affinity with people who do. I guess it’s because I talk, feel and live this stuff, but from a slightly different slant. Same view, different angle. And there’s nothing I like more than to look at the view while perched alongside someone who evokes it tantalizingly differently to me.  It gets me thinking fresh. That’s Read more