Just Like You, Aotearoa 572511 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz en-nz Just Like You, Aotearoa 30 Kind Woman talk https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/890000 On Tuesday night I spoke at the Kind Woman event Äre We There Yet?" I thought I would share my talk with you about where I think we are as rural wahine. 009, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/890000 Why has it taken me so long? https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/887585 Why has it taken me so long to attend Waitangi Day on my own marae ... 007, 7 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/887585 I am a crone https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/887289 It is official I am a crone. There are said to be 3 stages in the life of a woman. The maiden, the mother and the crone. 006, 2 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/887289 This isn't a dress rehearsal whanau https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/886046 like to frequently set and re-evaluate goals. They can be personal or business ones or both. I often write them in the notes section on my phone or down in my diary/workbook 003, 14 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/886046 The silver lining - AGI https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/884282 Time flies when you’re having fun but also when it’s busy. The last blog I posted was on the 19th of November. It was about Te Whare Tapa Wha – a health and wellbeing model. I would love to say with pride that I stuck to my own advice over the incredibly busy pre-Christmas patch – that is retail in December but I didn’t. I worked too hard. Ate way,way,way too much sugar. I stressed out. I cried. I yelled and screamed (not my proudest moment). Yep, I lost it just before Christmas. 002, 6 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/884282 The silver lining - AGI https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/884283 Time flies when you’re having fun but also when it’s busy. The last blog I posted was on the 19th of November. It was about Te Whare Tapa Wha – a health and wellbeing model. I would love to say with pride that I stuck to my own advice over the incredibly busy pre-Christmas patch – that is retail in December but I didn’t. I worked too hard. Ate way,way,way too much sugar. I stressed out. I cried. I yelled and screamed (not my proudest moment). Yep, I lost it just before Christmas. 002, 6 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/884283 Te Whare Tapa Wha https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/882171 This weekend I am walking the Queenstown ½ marathon. It will be my third year in a row to walk the ½ and I really enjoy it. 047, 19 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/882171 Christmas close off dates https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/881982 Christmas is fast approaching and if your calendar is anything like ours, it is filling up quickly and double ups are constantly occurring. 047, 16 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/881982 The gift of business mentoring https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/880520 This week I was blessed to be visited by Faumuina and Tim from: https://www.flyinggeesepro.nz 045, 6 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/880520 Gratitude of friends https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/879850 Last week I shared about how close I was to burnout. I was scared to share this. 044, 31 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/879850 Burning the kaanara/candle at both ends https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/879744 The last few months have been hectic. I have literally been putting everything into my business. Body, mind and soul. 043, 22 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/879744 Aspirational wahine https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/878344 I love books. The books I buy are often self-help, personal development genre books. 042, 11 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/878344 Time away with whanau can be challenging when running a business https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/876746 Time away with whanau is fun but it can be really challenging when running a home based business 040, 2 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/876746 Asking for things ... https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/876745 I am not very good at asking for what I need, especially if it involves someone else helping me 040, 27 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/876745 Sometimes things don't always go to plan https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875270 Sometimes ideas and designs do not always work out straight away 039, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875270 Collaboration with kare/friends https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875291 I've said it before and I'll say it again 038, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875291 wwwjanesutherlandconz Incredible suggestions to name these recycled rubber earrings https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875254 Over the last week I have asked my Facebook friends and followers ... 036, 5 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/875254 Te Marama https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/874769 Last night was an unsettled sleep dreaming of earring designs and Te Marama was calling 036, 31 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/874769 Kereru https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/874500 I must be hormonal because my brain and emotions are in overdrive ... 035, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/874500 Pearls like Wilma Flintstone https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/873940 For as long as I can remember, I have had a love of jewelry 034, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/873940 It's funny the path life leads you on sometimes https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/871604 It is funny how life goes sometimes. During lockdown I saw our current Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wearing some really neat “feather” earrings. 032, 2 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/871604 Thoughts about Covid 19 - The Great Realisation by Tom Roberts https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/863259 In the shower this morning (a place where I often get many ideas) I began thinking of all the positive and negative aspects of Covid 19 and the lock-down. 019, 7 May 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/863259 Dreaming of drinking bubbles with my girlfriends https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/863103 It is raining outside so I thought this was an opportune time to do some writing. We have now been in the Covid 19 lockdown for over 5 weeks and I know I am well and truly ready for a change of scenery. We live in the beautiful countryside in Murihiku/Southland, New Zealand. 019, 5 May 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.hanacandles.co.nz/blog/863103