Be kind to yourself first…

July 1, 2014 by  

A few months ago I decided that for various reasons I would take a break from Ways to Amaze from 1st July. When I told my husband of my decision he was very relieved, as this passion of mine to help others and spread kindness was consuming my life, which left no time to be…

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Help save Isla and Jude Donnell

April 29, 2014 by  

I was standing barefoot on the sand in our local park eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Donnell family. As the car pulled up and the doors opened, I heard a lady shout “there’s Rebecca” and a beautiful, fair girl came running up to me with her arms open. “Hi Isla”, I said, “I’m Rebecca…

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A true life, Christmas kindness story

December 13, 2013 by  

A couple of weeks ago I had a call from the Senior Writer from “That’s Life” magazine. Smita Mistry had been looking for stories to feature in the upcoming Christmas editions of the Magazine and had stumbled across Ways to Amaze on Google, and in particular a blog post I had written in December 2012…

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World Kindness Day – 13 November 2013

November 12, 2013 by  

I’m not a big believer in having one World Kindness Day as I think every day should be designated a kindness day. Imagine if we all did one act of kindness, or even two, or three each day, the world would be a much happier place to live in. I try and do an act…

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We launch our Startsomegood Campaign!

July 21, 2013 by  

Since starting Ways to Amaze I’ve already helped some amazing charities with donations and exposure but in order to be able to help more charities and impact more people, I had to think of a way to raise funding, and increase awareness so we can grow our Ways to Amaze community. That’s when I came…

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Harry’s Story

August 6, 2012 by  

In honour of this month’s charity Heartkids NSW (a very special charity), I would like to share a mother’s courageous and heartfelt story about her first born son, which reminds us all how precious life is and to appreciate the joy in every day. Harry’s Story Four years ago, I gave birth to my first child Harry. All seemed well…

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Our First Donation to Mum’s Like Me

August 2, 2012 by  

It’s always a bit daunting launching new websites as you never know how well they will be received and how much time you need to commit to make them work but I have been overwhelmed with the amount of support and kind comments I have received and I thank you for those who have joined me on this…

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