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"Awesome August" Photo-A-Day Challenge 2015
July 30, 2015

“Awesome August” Photo-A-Day Challenge 2015

First thing you need to know is to follow Live More Awesome on Instagram here and use the hastag #LMAAugust to tag your photos and look at other peoples. So… Why do this? There are actually a few reasons. One, it will be fun. Two, people are happier when they show gratitude and appreciation for…

June 13, 2015

Find Your Purpose And Let It Destroy You

“Don’t aim at success – the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue… as the unintended side-effect of one’s personal dedication to a course greater than oneself.” – Viktor Frankl To my amazing friend…

January 22, 2015


Live More Awesome is a little organisation, with a big heart trying to make a massive impact on mental health in New Zealand. This has only been made possible through the kindness and support of every one of you out there who believe in a collective message that says – “You don’t have to go…

January 6, 2015

How To Develop Low Self-Esteem, Sell Out Your Integrity, Do Drugs, Lose Your Mind, Get 100k In Debt And Overcome Depression

Paranoid that I would get heavily medicated, locked up in a padded cell and put in a straightjacket, I isolated myself at a remote beach house in Piha, New Zealand. Various Health Professionals had diagnosed me with Depression, PTSD, Anxiety and Adrenal Fatigue after attending a ten day silent mediation in the South Thailand Jungle….

December 12, 2014

Dead Babies & Brutal Fuckin Honesty

I have just spent the past 5 hours in the hospital waiting for my partner Libby to get out of surgery. She had a D&C. What does D&C stand for? I’ve got no idea, all I know is that they basically suck the baby out of her. Libby has just had her second missed miscarriage….

Awesome August Photo A Day Challenge 2014 - Full list
July 28, 2014

“Awesome August” Photo-A-Day Challenge 2014

Why do this? There are actually a few reasons. One, it will be fun. Two, as talked about in our article on the 3 Good Things concept, people are happier when they show gratitude and appreciation for the things in their lives. Many studies have also shown that images are a more powerful way to…

May 22, 2014

The best advice I ever received…

Advice is very easy to give, very easy to take but sometimes very hard to implement. You can tell that by the popularity of the quotes that we put up on Facebook, they’re always our most popular posts. People love a good quotable piece of advice, the problem is with the implementation. How often do we take…

March 6, 2014

Why I Gave Up Fighting My Depression

“A man is a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes” – Gandhi. If history has shown us anything, it’s that waging a war on a problem seems to do nothing more than perpetuate the cycle of war. Wars on terror, wars on drugs and wars on illnesses… where have these gotten us…

March 3, 2014

How to get better in bed…

Hi, I’m just going to preface this article with an introduction… Everyone, this is Lana, Lana, everybody. Lana is our latest contributor and comes with a wealth of knowledge around all things health and wellbeing. That’s because, not surprisingly, she’s a health and wellbeing coach. We’ll be hearing plenty more from Lana in the future,…

January 29, 2014

Mentors: Why You Should Get One…

I’m lucky. I’ve always had a really good mentor, my father. My dad was the CEO of a big company and I would always ask him questions about business to which he used to spout gems that he probably doesn’t even remember giving me. Always under-promise, over-deliver Always hire people smarter than you Don’t buy…