Voucher Terms And Conditions

GET A LIFE General Terms and Conditions of Use and Voucher / Coupon Information
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Thank you for visiting www.getalife.net.nz(the Website). You acknowledge that by accessing and using this Website you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (Terms). Please read these Terms carefully. If you do not accept these Terms, please refrain from using the Website.

  • Intended Meanings for Certain Words In these Terms, the following words have the meanings set out as follows:
    • "Content" means any software, data, information, pictures, graphics and other materials published or made available on the website, including the Third Party Content and any user generated
    • "Coupon" means coupons used by Members to redeem Goods or Services in a Deal.
    • "Deal" means the Goods and / or Services being offered by a Merchant / Partner at a discounted rate and promoted through the Website.
    • "Discussion Board", “Chat Room” and “Forum” means an online forum where information can be viewed and shared by Members through facilities available on the Website.
    • "Goods" means any goods that are offered by a Merchant / Partner.
    • "Member" means a user that has completed our registration process and created an account.
    • "Merchant" or “Partner” means any participating seller, vendor, trader or dealer that has agreed to make Goods or Services available to Members at a discounted rate.
    • “Merchant” or “Partner” means a strategic alliance with a person or business offering goods or services to any or all registered members of GET A LIFE.
    • "Redemption Level" means the minimum number of Members that are required to have made an offer to buy Goods or Services before a Deal can be confirmed and a Coupon can be redeemed.
    • "Services" means any services that are offered by a Merchant.
    • "Subscriber" means a user that has signed up to receive email communications about Deals.
    • "user" means any user of the Website.
    • "we", "us" and "our" are a reference to GET A LIFE Ltd.
    • "you" and "your" are a reference to you.
    • “Ambassador” means someone who is a registered member and user of GET A LIFE who then facilitates or hosts online chats, forums, workshops or is a role model, speaker or public figure representing GET A LIFE.
    • Operation of Website
    • GET A LIFE is an online community for self directed transformational change.  
    • GET A LIFE provides users with an opportunity to read articles and access informational and motivational material that may be of help to this process.
    • GET A LIFE provides opportunities for online connections with other users, networks, public figures, links to promotional events, parties, workshops, adventures and other events through the site.
    • GET A LIFE also provides special deals offered by partners / merchants who supply goods and services that may be beneficial to the transformational growth of it’s members. This service consists of us identifying Merchants who are willing to offer discounted prices for goods or services to members of GET A LIFE. We work with the Merchants to agree a on a special members only price which we believe will appeal to Members and then promote these Deals to appropriated geographically targeted Members. If a Deal is confirmed, we then co-ordinate the collection of money for the Merchants and issue Coupons which can be redeemed for the Goods or Services to Members who have offered to purchase the Goods or Services. The Website is also used as a tool through which we deliver that service.
    • If you wish to purchase a Deal you will need to complete the Member registration process and agree to the Membership Terms


"GET A LIFE" is our trademark. All rights in respect of this trademark are hereby expressly reserved. Unless otherwise indicated, all other trademarks appearing on the Website are the property of their respective owners.

  • Website Content
  • We are a provider of reference material that may be used by members to aid their transformational change.
  • We offer an opportunity for members to network personally and professionally
      • We are a distributor (and not publisher) of content supplied by third parties including Merchants and other users of the Website (Third Party Content). As a result:
      • we do not endorse, warrant or make any representation about any Third Party Content transmitted via or posted on the Website and you acknowledge that we have not independently verified any of the information contained in the Third Party Content;
      • we take no responsibility for the Third Party Content or for any inaccuracy or omission contained in it.
    • We do not control and therefore are not responsible for any communication between you and any other user of the Website (including Merchants) that may have been initiated as a result of use of the Website.
    • The views expressed in Third Party Content may not be our views. While we will endeavour to monitor Third Party Content and exercise editorial control where possible, you acknowledge that you use and rely on the Third Party Content obtained through this Website at your own risk.
    • online slots font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline;" dir="ltr">We may at any time:
      • refuse to post any Content that we in our absolute discretion consider will breach the Terms or is otherwise inappropriate for the Website; or
      • edit or remove Content where we determine (acting reasonably) that the Content breaches these Terms or is otherwise inappropriate for the Website.
    • Where content has been provided by us, it has been prepared and provided free of charge and solely for informational purposes. We do not warrant or make any representation about any Content we have provided for informational purposes.
    • You understand and agree that any Content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Website is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any and all damage to your computer system or loss of data.
    • Changes
    • We have the right at any time and without notice to remove, amend and/or vary any of the Content which appears on the Website or cease operating the Website in whole or in part.
    • We reserve the right to change, alter or modify these Terms at any time and will update you of this by updating the "last updated" notice beside the link to these Terms. By continuing to access the Website you agree to be bound by the amended Terms. You should check from time to time to see if these Terms have changed or not.
  • Liability for deals, coupons and special offers
    • The New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 may imply warranties or conditions or impose obligations which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. These Terms must in all cases be read subject to those statutory provisions.
    • We exclude all responsibility and liability in relation to the Website and we will not be responsible for errors or misstatements or be liable whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss or damage however caused (whether direct, indirect, consequential, special or loss of profits). Where any such liability cannot be excluded then we limit our liability to the greater of $50 or the price you have paid for the deal.
    • Subject to this, we exclude all responsibility in relation to the Goods and/or Services supplied under a Deal. If any issue does arise, you will have recourse directly against the Merchant.
  • Severability
    • If any portion of these Terms is deemed to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
  • Dispute Resolution
    • Where any dispute arises between you and another user of the Website (including any Merchant or Partner) you agree in good faith to use best endeavours to attempt to resolve the dispute amicably through negotiation or other informal means before pursuing any further formal action. You acknowledge that GET A LIFE will not be a party to any such dispute.
  • Law
    • These Terms are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand and you submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

Legal
Please read our full Terms and Conditions pertaining to all coupons and deals listed below:

What will you do with my email address?
You'll receive information about our GET A LIFE deals on your personal wall or through private messages and advertising, through email and occasional alerts relating to any purchases you make through the GET A LIFE website. Your email address will not be disclosed to any third party..
What will you do with my credit card and billing information?
Credit card and billing information is obtained from you via a Secure Socket Layer connection (SSL), which is fully encrypted. This information and your other personal information will be kept safe and secure. We will store your credit card and billing information and use it to pay for any deals that you purchase (at the time you give us that information and in the future). However, if you do not want us to store this information, please let us know at the time you enter these details (you will have the ability to do this on our payment page at the time you enter this information).
Orders
Can I return my GET A LIFE coupon or voucher?
Once you have purchased a deal you are committed to the transaction and your credit card will be charged immediately following confirmation of the deal. Except where we are required to under law, we do not give refunds or allow exchanges.
What if the business for my GET A LIFE Coupon closes down or refuses to honour my GET A LIFE Coupon?
If a business that is supposed to provide goods or services to you under a deal closes down, or if that business does not honour your GET A LIFE Coupon, we'll make sure you get your money back.
Contact us directly: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Terms And Conditions

GET A LIFE is a New Zealand based website for those looking for help with personal growth and transformational change, for meeting friends and networking and we consider it a friendly place, but provide rules to help keep it so.
Acceptance of terms
These terms and conditions may be updated from time to time, without notification. You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest terms and conditions, the last update was 22 January 2013.

GET A LIFE services are available to anyone who agrees to the terms and conditions below. 

GET A LIFE reserves the right to ban and remove any account for any reason.
You are responsible for materials you publish
Members are personally responsible for all information they publish on GET A LIFE, including but not restricted to, images, your profile, advertisement, messages, events and chat. GET A LIFE does not directly monitor or control all use of the site by its members. Accordingly you agree to accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under New Zealand law. You should be aware of relevant laws such as censorship and copyright.
GET A LIFE involvement
GET A LIFE is not directly involved in Member to Member communications and activities. In the event you have a conflict with another Member, to the extent permitted by law you hereby release GET A LIFE, its agents and employees from any claims, demands and damages of every kind arising out of such conflict.


Limitations on what you can publish
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, threatening, obscene, libelous, or otherwise offensive material. Personal prosecution may result from breach of these requirements
User Information and Identification
Proper authentication of users on the Internet is difficult. GET A LIFE cannot and does not confirm that any member is who they claim to be.
Other obligations to GET A LIFE
You must provide authenticated GET A LIFE staff with your real name and contact details if asked and obey any site operational instructions given, or alternatively remove yourself from GET A LIFE.

 Promotion of anything via unsolicited messages is not allowed.
 You may not contact members that have previously blocked you, or if your intentions are clearly unsolicited and to be abusive or annoying. Stalking members, Physical or abusive threats may result in instant removal.

 

Unauthorised Promotional Activity
GET A LIFE is a charitable organisation and earns revenue from charging commercial companies for services, offering targeted deals to it’s users. 
ANY commercial activity on GET A LIFE, including but not limited to Messageboards, Events (It is acceptable to list costs for 'portions' of events such as entry fees to a bowling alley, but not to list a commercial singles night) and Private messages is prohibited without GET A LIFE management approval. You agree to pay a penalty fee of NZD$1,000 gst for any unapproved commercial activity. 

Commercial activity may not always involve money or pecuniary services, examples of prohibited promotion include (but not limited to) the promotion of charities, competitions, recruitment, personal services such as (but not limited to) massage or photography, multi-level marketing, fundraisers, events and political parties or candidates. This also includes the abuse or promotion of groups, websites, products or services. 


GET A LIFE Accounts
You must have a working email address listed in your GET A LIFE account for external contact, a non working email may result in your account being removed. 

 
You must not attempt to login to another member's account (even if you have permission from that member), create an account with a clear intention of impersonating another person, damage or harm the GET A LIFE site or services, attempt to bypass any filters or protection, or access the website and chat rooms via any method but that provided.
Advert / Profile Usage
Internal Email Usage
GET A LIFE's Internal Email system is intended to provide a way for members to easily communicate in a one to one fashion. You may not use the Email system for any form of bulk email other than providing an introduction of yourself, examples of emails you may not bulk promote include examples such as promoting websites, alternative groups, events, meetings, opinions of other members or use the service as a list server. For safety, Members are not allowed to provide contact details in their first emails to other members, once an email has been sent each way this restriction is removed. Any member bypassing these filters by obscuring details may have their account terminated. Messages discussing competing dating services may be discarded.
Chatroom Usage
Chatrooms are provided for the sole purpose of allowing GET A LIFE members to hold discussions with each other or attend directed meetings / forums with GET A LIFE contributors or Ambassadors.
Note: abuse of any kind will not be tolerated. You may not organise protests or post messages that abuse the GET A LIFE staff, site or other members. Breaches may result in account removal or bans at the discretion of GET A LIFE administrators.
Events Usage
GET A LIFE provides and organises events for registered members to attend. These events may be offered, organized and advertised by partners, advertisers and ambassadors for GET A LIFE after a commercial arrangement is arranged with the GET A LIFE team.
Site Abuse, Banning, Suspension, Restriction and Removal
GET A LIFE is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience.We reserve the right to decline to register or to suspend, restrict or terminate your membership without entering into further discussions with you at our sole descretion if:
- a serious complaint or multiple complaints are received about you from other members
- you fail to follow instructions given by GET A LIFE staff, 

- you abuse, harass or otherwise undermine GET A LIFE staff

- you breach the GET A LIFE terms of Use,
- you impersonate another person, or

- GET A LIFE deems your behaviour or use to be unacceptable or not in the best interests of GET A LIFE or its members.


Members sharing a computer share responsibility for any problems originating from that computer, in the event of abuse, the computer or all memberships used on a computer may be removed and banned. Banned members that continue to try and use our services are considered to be trespassing and may be prosecuted and agree to a NZD$200 gst cleanup fee. Such use is unauthorised use of our computer systems.
In the case of abuse or suspected abuse of our systems, members or the law, we reserve the right to pass any information stored on our systems to relevant authorities to help prevent the abuse, we will also provide assistance to help identify a member for members who are proceeding with in our view legitimate legal action. We feel the protection of our members is one of our most important goals.
GET A LIFE Limited Liability
GET A LIFE shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profit, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses that result from the service, or the inability to access the service. GET A LIFE shall not be liable for the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services resulting from services provided by GET A LIFE. GET A LIFE shall not be liable for the conduct or statements of other third parties to the service.
GOVERNING LAW
By using the GET A LIFE website you agree that any contract in relation to the site and these terms are governed by the law of New Zealand, and as the material part of this agreement is formed with the GET A LIFE services located in Auckland that in the event of legal action, such legal matters and proceedings will be issued though the local District Court
DISCLAIMER
Your use of GET A LIFE is at your sole risk. GET A LIFE expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

GET A LIFE makes no warranty that:


  1. the services provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free 

  2. ii) that the information provided on the site is error-free or reliable

  3. iii) the quality of the products or services obtained through GET A LIFE will meet ’s including the “shaky” physical foundation which the Entertainment City destination Casino online project has been built, that is a condition in of itself. your requirements
  4. iv) the GET A LIFE web site will operate as intended in any software other than the listed compatible browsers

No advice or information that is obtained by you from GET A LIFE or otherwise shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms and Conditions.
Assignment
GETALIFE.NET.NZ LIMITED Limited, the owners of GET A LIFE are expressly authorised to assign both its rights and its responsibilities arising under each and every subscription contract. You expressly authorise and accept such right of assignment and have no further rights with GET A LIFE Limited in the event of such assignment.
CONTACTING GET A LIFE
GET A LIFE is a web service provided by the New Zealand registered company GETALIFE.NET.NZ Ltd. 
We do not provide phone or live support, so please contact us via the provided contact us form.
 Alternatively email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
GET A LIFE has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to our members privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the GET A LIFE website.

Please note this statement is as at 21 January 2013. GET A LIFE is always evolving and will endeavour to remain within the bounds of this statement or keep this statement current. GET A LIFE will always endeavour to comply with the conditions of the New Zealand Privacy Act.
In the case of known or suspected abuse of our systems or members, we reserve the right to review and pass any relevant information stored on our systems to the relevant ISP(s) or Police to help prevent the abuse, we will also provide assistance to help identify a member for members who are proceeding with in our view legitimate legal action. We feel the protection of our members is one of our most important goals.
Data Collection

  • IP Address - We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to help gather broad demographic information that is not tied back to you personally.
  • Cookies - Our site uses cookies as for logins and for keeping options specific to a browser.
  • Personal Details – To register we ask our members for a number of personal details for use on the website. We always try to identify which information is for system use and which is for displaying to other members.
  • Email Address - The email address provided will only be used by GET A LIFE for notification events, contacting the member ourselves and newsletters. It will not be sold for other purposes or given to other members. Where possible opt out options may exist for notifications and newsletters, however some newsletters are not optional and you will need to remove your GET A LIFE membership to unsubscribe.
  • Demographic Data - Demographic and profile data is also collected at this site. We use this data to tailor the users experience at this site, showing them customised content we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. We also employ the services of Google Analytics to independently verify the number of visitors and other basic demographic information on our site.
  • Advertisers - From time to time we summarise demographics and other details, such as the number of members under 30. Any information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis only.


Other Web Sites
This site contains links to other sites. GET A LIFE is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Orders and Membership signup
Parts of our site may use an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect members contact information (like their email address) and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers). Contact information from the order form is used to send orders. The customer's contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Any financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. This information however is not retained once the order authorization is complete.
Optional Surveys
From time to time we may run optional online surveys in which we may ask visitors for additional contact information and demographic information. We use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners. In such surveys users may opt out of receiving future mailings.
Competitions and Promotions
We may run promotions on our site in which we ask members for additional information. We may use contact data from our contests to send users information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary, usually for prize delivery. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings
Banner Advertising
We use an external ad Web site to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by our ad company and are only used for ad tracking. We may pass coded information to the ad server in order to target banners based on our member's settings.
Public Forumsand Chat Rooms.
This site makes chat rooms, forums and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. You should assume that all chat rooms, forums and message boards are logged for historical or monitoring purposes and may be summarised and displayed.
Internal Message System
Messages using our internal email system are not able read by any other members other than the sender and receiver. Once a message is sent it is not possible to retract it. GET A LIFE have a number of security filters and procedures that are run over internal email to prevent site abuse, commercial use and spam. As part of these processes from time to time GET A LIFE staff may be required to view messages, however they will always remain private and confidential, the only time these messages will be disclosed to any other party is if the member is involved in legal proceedings and either GET A LIFE is satisfied that the legal action is justified, or the disclosure is a legal requirement.
Member Profiles, Adverts and Photos
GET A LIFE have a number of security filters and procedures that are run over member profiles and photos to help prevent site misuse, unauthorised commercial use and spam. As part of these processes from time to time authorised GET A LIFE staff may be required to view member profiles, adverts and associated material.
Security
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We will always do our best to protect this information and will take action against any hacking or abuse.
Choice/Opt-Out
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from GET A LIFE. GET A LIFE gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. However we do also have mandatory newsletters for our members and the only unsubscribe option is to remove your membership from GET A LIFE.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Threatening Behaviour

Physical threats of any description are not allowed on GET A LIFE. Please report any occurrence of threatening behaviour directed towards you. When letting us know of any threat please remember to include details of the preceding discussion in your email. Usually we notify the member that they are banned from GET A LIFE and provide the email and logs to the user's Internet Service Provider (ISP). Any threats made using our systems will result in an instant ban from our Web site, and generally such abuse is also a violation of their internet Terms of Use and may result in their internet connection account being cancelled.

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Privacy Policy

Information we receive about you
We receive a number of different types of information about you, including:
Your information
Your information is the information that's required when you sign up for the site, as well as the information you choose to share.

  • Registration information 
When you sign up for GET A LIFE, you are required to provide information such as your name, email address, birthday, and gender. In some cases, you may be able to register using other information, like your telephone number or you can register using your Facebook Log In. 

  • Information you choose to share: 
Your information also includes the information you choose to share on GET A LIFE, such as when you post a status update, upload a photo, or comment on a friend's story.  
  • It also includes the information you choose to share when you take an action, such as when you add a friend, like a Page or a website, add a place to your story, use our contact importers, or indicate you are in a relationship. 
It also shares your deals, offers or events that you choose to purchase or be part of and if you are linked to Facebook, you can choose to share those through your level of privacy settings to that site too.

Your name, profile pictures, cover photos, gender, networks, username and User ID are treated just like information you choose to make public, however your passwords and security settings are private. Your birthday allows us to do things like show you age-appropriate content and advertisements.
Information others share about you
We receive information about you from your friends and others, such as when they upload your contact information, post a photo of you, tag you in a photo or status update, or at a location, or add you to a group.
When people use GET A LIFE, they may store and share information about you and others that they have, such as when they upload and manage their invites and contacts.
Other information we receive about you
We also receive other types of information about you:

  • We receive data about you whenever you interact with GET A LIFE, such as when you send or receive a message, search for a friend or a Page, click on, view or otherwise interact with things, use a GET A LIFE mobile app, or purchase GET A LIFE Deals and User Points or make other purchases through GET A LIFE. 

  • When you post things like photos or videos on GET A LIFE, we may receive additional related data (or metadata), such as the time, date, and place you took the photo or video. 

  • We receive data from the computer, mobile phone or other device you use to access GET A LIFE, including when multiple users log in from the same device. This may include your IP address and other information about things like your internet service, location, the type (including identifiers) of browser you use, or the pages you visit. For example, we may get your GPS or other location information so we can tell you if any of your friends are nearby. 

  • We receive data whenever you visit a game, application, or website that uses GET A LIFE Platform or visit a site with a GET A LIFE feature (such as a social plugin), sometimes through cookies. This may include the date and time you visit the site; the web address, or URL, you're on; technical information about the IP address, browser and the operating system you use; and, if you are logged in to GET A LIFE, your User ID. 

  • Sometimes we get data from our affiliates or our advertising partners, customers and other third parties that help us (or them) deliver ads, understand online activity, and generally make GET A LIFE better. For example, an advertiser may tell us information about you (like how you responded to an ad on GET A LIFE or on another site) in order to measure the effectiveness of - and improve the quality of - ads. 


We also put together data from the information we already have about you and your friends. For example, we may put together data about you to determine which friends we should show you in your News Feed or suggest you tag in the photos you post. We may put together your current city with GPS and other location information we have about you to, for example, tell you and your friends about people or events nearby, or offer deals to you that you might be interested in. We may also put together data about you to serve you ads that might be more relevant to you.
When we get your GPS location, we put it together with other location information we have about you (like your current city). But we only keep it until it is no longer useful to provide you services, like keeping your last GPS coordinates to send you relevant notifications.
We only provide data to our advertising partners or customers after we have removed your name or any other personally identifying information from it, or have combined it with other people's data in a way that it is no longer associated with you.

Public information
When we use the phrase "public information" (which we sometimes refer to as "Everyone information"), we mean the information you choose to make public, as well as information that is always publicly available.
Information you choose to make public
Choosing to make your information public is exactly what it sounds like: anyone, including people off of GET A LIFE, will be able to see it.

Choosing to make your information public also means that this information:

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NYE 2013 Stray Dogs Gulf Harbour

Here's the pics from New Years Eve Gulf Harbour Stray Dogs gig.

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Gallery after the jump.....

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Morning Walk in Glorious Takapuna

We have discovered since the plane trip that our body clocks have reset and we are waking up at 7am.  So we've decided to make the most of it by starting every day (that we can) with a 40 minute walk past the beach in Takapuna.  So far so good.

 
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OMG We Went To LA

So, Monique and I planned and planned, well mostly Monique planned and planned and finally we headed off to LA, Long Beach precisely, to attend the amazing wedding of Courtney James and The Todd.

The story is to come but I thought the pictures could speak for now...

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Full Gallery after The Jump....

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The Result Of Conscious Choices. The proof is in the pudding!

Hi there!

Monique from GET A LIFE here. Just wanted to share my new passport photos with you and yes - the proof really is in the pudding.  It's amazing for me to see the difference between the 2 photos and I got such a surprise today when I compared them!  I almost don't recognise the person I used to be and it's all a result of conscious choices I have made in my life!

The picture on the left was taken in 2007 when I was still going through the Depression experience and was weighing in at around the 82-84 kilo mark.  My diet consisted of Hamburgers, chips, chocolate, bread, biscuits and lots of comfort food - AND at least a couple of litres a day of Diet Coke.

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The Millennials vs. The Baby Boomers

I found these 2 approaches to The Millennials vs. The Baby Boomers.  

Apparently The baby boomers stuffed up jobs, the planet, the global financial crisis, a couple of nasty wars and outsourcing of America's jobs and the shutdown of the American manufacturing industry while living on the pigs back and being quite prosperous.  All this means that their kids are having a rough time of it with climbing student loan debt, lack of job options and a lower overall rating of happiness in their lives.

Read on for the link to the article and the video......

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Become The Coach Of Your Own Life

Hi there! It's Monique Bradley from GET A LIFE™.

GET A LIFE™ was designed by Pete Ward and myself after many people approached us asking why we were so happy and how we achieved it!  The answer was simple. We both made significant changes in our lives through conscious choices, examining the consequences and reviewing the effects of those choices.  The results have been amazing!  We've both lost weight, changed our appearances, moved away from work we didn't love and no longer served us and now help people become the COACH of their own lives - just like we did!

The mission statement behind GET A LIFE™ is based on a flow chart that looks like this one on the right:IMG 1104

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'Just another manic Monday....Ohhh wohhhh....Wish it were Sunday....Ohhh wohhhh cos that's my fun day....OOHHHH WOOHHHH my I don't have to run dayyyyy...Just another manic Monday.'

A classic 80's hit by one of my favourite 80's Bands, The Bangles. 

Greetings to you chums!  Monique here from GET A LIFE and today I'm talking about turning MANIC MONDAY into MAGIC MONDAY! As I've been working in the entertainment industry for such a long time, the concept of a weekend had become a distant blur and every day seemed to be a new and exciting adventure!  So what would YOU do if there was no weekend or weekday? If EVERY DAY was a play day? What would happen then? READ MORE.....

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Hi there!  It's Monique Bradley here and today I'm sharing my top tips on how to spring clean your mind and get ready for an empowered and exciting life!

I always get very excited at this time of the year as I see the buds start to poke their heads through their winter cover, birds chirp earlier in the mornings and blossoms start to appear!  It really is a time to start fresh and for me is more vibrant and exciting than the celebration of the New Year!  We've endured the colder winter months - always a great time of hibernating, reflecting and reviewing - so now as the weather starts to warm up again it's the perfect time to clear out the inner junk and get ready for the next new and exciting evolution of you! Hello Butterfly! Are you ready to spread your wings??

Here's some of my top tips to help shake off the winter blues, shed the old stories, lose the excuses and get ready to have the most exciting NOW that you can!

So let's start: GET HONEST

 

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7 Signs You're Dating The Right Person

Here's a great post from Sandy Weiner over at Huffington Post on the idea that if you are struggling with some compatibilities then maybe you need to re-evaluate what is going on in your life.

If you are constantly grated by their comments in public, maybe you have different eating habits or hobbies that keep you apart or simply you may find yourself spending more time apart than together, is that what you were looking for?

I thought it was a great read with some very valid options to consider such as Temperament, Intimacy, Communication Style, Financial and more....

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The easiest way to wealth in my opinion is to know WHO YOU ARE and what makes you tick.

Greetings to you friends! Monique Bradley here from Get A Life and I am - according to Wealth Dynamics - A STAR.

Now people who know me well often go 'Duh' and roll their eyes as I've been a performer and entertainer since a very young age. However, being a performer or
brand ambassador for products is actually part of my 'Wealth Dynamics Profile' - meaning that if I focus on roles that suit my profile, it never feels like work and money flows easily.

Seems too good to be true huh? Actually, it's just good! The beauty of knowing WHO I am means I focus only on jobs that are now my field of expertise and I delegate the stuff which is not. Sure, I'm great at lots of things but some things come easier than others.

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Serendipity and following the signs…

Im a believer in Serendipity and for those of you familiar with the Universal Law Of Attraction - Like attracts like.

Ever wondered about the science behind this statement?

According to Quantum Physics, on a molecular level we are all buzzing protons, neutrons and electrons that emit an electro magnetic charge. If the Law Of Attraction is correct, you attract what you are. Think about it. According to this law, the world around you is an outward reflection or a mirror of that which you are emitting. Do you like what you see OR would you like to make a change? The answer is simple - The change starts with you.

I thrive on floating from serendipitous moment to serendipitous moment as I endeavour to live constantly in a place of peace, joy and happiness and have the most amazing encounters. I saw it happen some months back where people suggested that I should meet a particular celebrity as we would get along famously, to which I replied 'When the time is right, our paths would cross…' And they did. Extraordinary circumstances where we happened to be in the same place at the same time, not just once but several times! Of course, I didn't just 'send it out there to the Universe' - I emitted the thought and took inspired action to be out and about to help Serendipity play it's part.

Another recent alliance happened as I have been working on my business in the field of transformational change. My goal is to help as many people as I can, educating them about the power of conscious choice and Joy Triggers. I was even considering going back to study, looking at a degree in counselling or psychology to really activate the teaching work I'm already doing using peoples language to decipher their inner story- and help them write a new one!  (Read more after the jump)

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Healthy Insides - The Key To A Healthy Outside!

Hi there! It's Monique Bradley here!  Having grown up with a Father who was a homeopath and naturopath, I understand the value of everything we ingest as food, drinks and medicines.  Yes folks - having healthy insides, I believe is the key to having healthy outsides!  It's a no brainer really...I mean - look at all the data that has been released regarding the effects of processed foods, chemicals, colourings and additives that affect the behaviour of children for example!  It makes my mind swirl! 

Well it just so happens that another dear kindred of mine is trying to make a difference: Introducing Shannon Simpson - Creator of Nana Annes Home Remedies!!  

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Hi there!  It's Monique Bradley from GET A LIFE here.

In the immortal words of 80's band The Boomtown Rats 'Tell me why I don't like Mondays....'  As a person with a rather public profession, I never normally suffer from the effects of Monday-itis as my weekends are normally filled with work as a performer, working on an event, coaching, singing or writing. I live, eat, sleep, breathe my passion which gives me energy, drive and excitement to keep going!  I truly feel like I'm in flow all the time - I do what I love and I love what I do!  

While I still had events through the weekend, I took an obligatory rest period like a NORMAL person - however I question who defined normal? I noticed I got a bit be-jiggity as my active brain was saying 'go go go' but my physical body was saying 'rest' so I listened and rested. I do understand the value of rest but when I'm in flow, I personally just like to ride that wave!

Today I got up, feeling like I had achieved nothing and that it was a drag to get out of bed. The day was grey and my normal sunshine demeanour was summed up with a 'GRRR'.  WOW - where did I go? 

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Macarons At High Noon

The lovely Sunita Martin make amazing macarons, some of which are nut free by the way, and she delivered them to me at our High Tea and instructed me to taste test the goods.  Well who am I to turn down a good sugar rush?

I duly sampled and appraised the 6 flavours and found a firm favourite.

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The High Tea Queen at Brownstone

Monique Bradley The High Tea Queen was at it again at Brownstone in Ponsonby last Saturday.  We all had a grand old time and here are some shots.  For all of you who missed out we will be doing it again.

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Community Spirit Rising Talent Quest 2013

Monique and I had the pleasure of attending today's (11 Aug 2013) 1st heat for the Community Spirit Rising's 2013 talent quest organised by Robert Edwards.  The final will be held at The Vic Theatre Devonport North Shore on Saturday December 7th.

Monique was able to bring to bear all her years of training and experience to help the contestants with advice as a celebrity judge along with Dave Rhodes from Depot Studio and I too was asked to fill in as the third judge was a no show.

Here's some info:

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Becoming A Winner Part 10 - Finding your life path and Andy Warhol.

Hi there!  It's Monique Bradley from GET A LIFE.

It has become increasingly more obvious to me as I'm working with my coaching and clarity clients that many people feel like they're not following their life path - hence, they feel like a big fat LOSER.....Know the feeling?  To be honest, I've known it well and considering I am an intuitive worker as well, there have been many times that I have consulted other intuitives, clairvoyants, mediums and the like outside of my own experience for clarity.  Some have been great......and some have been crack pots, giving me no actual advice or clarity other than reading my thoughts and confirming what I already know. Waste of time really when I could have just trusted MY OWN INNER GUIDANCE SYSTEM! (I just somehow got a little disconnected...)

Andy Warhol is a funny character. I have listened to my partner Pete quote him several times and delighted in the stories. Andy Warhol was a creative, eccentric genius espousing statements such as: 

“Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.”

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