The Ordinary into the Extraordinary



At the end of this month, Philip and I will be celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary. I can hardly believe it’s been two decades since we said ‘I do’, and if you include the on-and-off dating before that, we’ve pretty much been together for 25 years. We met when I was 19 and he was 21.Read More

Caitlin Roper chats to Susan & Nicole about Sexual Abuse and Violent Crimes towards Women

GetRealLive is passionate about keeping girls safe and doing what we can to celebrate the girls in our world and others across the globe. True to us, we love to tell peoples story and to hear and share and we are confident this will be one that we will remember for a long time to come.

Joining us tomorrow, we have Caitlin Roper who is an Activist, Survivor and State Coordinator for Collective Shout which is a grassroots movement against the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls in media, advertising and popular culture.Read More

A Cup of Warm Milk

So I’m sharing this article today simply because one of my readers had remembered this article and she shared how it had touched her. She asked if I would repost it so here we go…. I hope you enjoy!

Read More

Everyone Has a Story


On Wednesday morning I had the opportunity {through a weekly women’s group I attend called Sisters} to listen to a speaker I really admire. The speaker was Lizzy Milani and every time she speaks I choose to sit up and listen. She oozes wisdom and couples it with great wit which always keeps my attention. Her messages are well thought out and her attention to detail is definitely appreciated. This particular message was about Kindness and in her message she weaved in a story that she had read on a blog and I was quickly reminded of a story I had written and a time where I was touched deeply.

Read More

Peter Walsh Live in Sydney

PW16Sydney captivated by the king of de-cluttering. It was a night of laughter and tears as Oprah’s organising expert Peter Walsh delivered his unique blend of wit, wisdom and practical advice to Sydney fans during a one-off stage event.Read More

Peter Walsh: Live brought to you by GetRealLive

We are so excited you have landed here…. It means you’ve heard that Peter Walsh is going to be in Sydney for a Live Show for 1 Night Only at the Sydney Theatre in Walsh Bay. So, if you’re curious about the event, we’ve added a few bits and pieces here to help you make your decision to BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW….  Peter Walsh: Live is hosted by GetRealLive Founder, Susan J Sohn and will also feature musical guest artist, XFactor favourite, Barry Southgate.Read More

Your Chance to WIN a Free Ticket to Peter Walsh LIVE in Sydney

It’s 4 days to go until Peter Walsh: LIVE in Sydney

Here’s your chance to win FREE Tickets!

Do you need to DECLUTTER?

Post a photo of your messiest space and post it as a comment on our Facebook Page by clicking HERE and you and a friend could be coming FREE

to see Peter Walsh LIVE as he helps people Declutter Personally & Professionally!!

We can’t wait!

PW Free Tickets Website

GetRealLive | Peter Walsh | 1-800-Got-Junk Supporting Vinnies

Vinniesgotjunk charity collab600x240GetRealLive Presents Peter Walsh Live and is supporting VINNES and with the help of 1-800-Got-Junk we are able to make this happen.

On February 21st 1-800-GOT-JUNK will be on site at The Sydney Theatre for our Live Event and they will be collecting all items to be donated and will take these directly to VINNIES. We need you to come to the event with your generous donation in hand.

VINNIES need JEANS so we need you to bring a bag of GENTLY USED denims to give away to those in need. 

With your donation you will be entered to WIN one of many great prizes such as:

  • 1 of 3 $1000 Wardrobe Makeovers from Pinklily
  • $500 Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Stay 
  • $1000 of Junk Gone… 1-800-Got-Junk will come and remove a entire truckload 
  • 1 of 5 Ferrero Rocher Cones valued at $150 each
  • $150 Spa Package at Endota Spa
  • Breville Juicer valued at $150

updated Logos for web

Peter Walsh: Live Amazing Giveaways!

We know that everyone likes a GREAT Giveaway and our goal is to never disappoint. So, we have spent time connecting with some of the best companies and many of them have come on board to surprise a few lucky winners on the night.

Have a look through and see if there is anything you like. Also, invite your friends because this is going to be a fabulous night. Peter Walsh: Live is definitely a night to remember…. Also included is a glimpse of what the night will look like.

Thank You to our friends at Pinklily

PinkLily Facebook giveaway600x240


Thank You to our friends at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

 Crowne Plaza PROPER 1

Thanks to our friends at 1-800-Got-Junk?

 new 1-800-got-junk facebook banner-2 600x240

So Proud to be Partnering with Vinnies and Supporting the work they do

On the night, please bring a pair of gently used jeans to support the work they do. 1-800-Got-Junk? is going to be onsite collecting your donations.

Vinniesgotjunk charity collab600x240

Thanks to our friends at Endota Spa

endota-spa600x240 1


Our Partners Helping Australians Get Organised

We are so grateful to be partnering with some great Australian Professional Organisers as we bring you Peter Walsh: Live in Sydney at the Sydney Theatre.

We want to take a moment to introduce you to them personally and give you the opportunity to engage with them.

pink lilly logo





Pinklily is an amazing organisation that is able to create the wardrobe you’ve always dreamed of. Discover products that will transform the way you feel and care for your clothing, shoes and accessories.

No more “I’ve got nothing to wear” moments. All your beautiful possessions at your fingertips. Imagine your wardrobe calling out to you and welcoming you rather than feeling like the doors are bursting with drama.




AAPO is the industry association for Professional Organisers. AAPO is an exceptional organisation who have been extremely easy to work with. We are grateful to be partnering with them. AAPO are hosting Peter at their annual conference on the Gold Coast in July 2014. For more details visit their website.












We are really happy to have Heavenly Order on board as well. Heavenly Order is about making your life run as smoothly as possible, no matter what the circumstances. Being organised is not about perfection, it’s about being prepared for life. We offer hope to the overwhelmed and tired! Sarah Cottman, owner of Heavenly Order, has personally overcome the confusion and chaos that comes with Chronic Disorganisation.

clutter rescue 1






Need Rescuing? Well, Clutter Rescue is here and ready…. Helen from Clutter Rescue says, ‘I’m just like you – juggling everything that comes into my life, some times succeeding, sometimes just coping.’ Clutter Rescue has been created in an effort to bring much needed help your way, they provide real honesty and advice from a woman who walks in the same shoes as you! Their website is for busy Mums wanting more balance in their lives. Helen understands that it might seem strange thinking that getting organised, having a decluttered space and schedule, and having helpful kids will give you more balance – but her promise is that it will!

1800GJ logo 1



I can personally recommend this company to you as I have used them in my own life. 1-800-Got-Junk are a wonderful organisation that come in and help sort out your space in a way that is like no other. Their staff are trained exceptionally and truly understand what it means to be overwhelmed by your stuff or simply time poor. In my case, we were moving countries and at the end of the packing we had one ‘storage’ room that contained the leftovers or the things that didn’t have a home. We needed help and we needed it quick. A call to 1-800-Got-Junk and they were there in a professional moment, ready and willing to help us rid ourselves of the excess.

Additionally, 1-800-Got-Junk has partnered with us in Canada when we hosted Peter Walsh for our #CalgarySpringClean Live Event. 1-800-Got-Junk were on board and at the venue ready to collect gently used items that our attendees generously donated to WINS (Women’s in Need Society). Again, their professionalism and kind service were greatly appreciated. At every turn and with every experience 1-800-Got-Junk has delivered more than they have taken away and we are grateful for their partnership.