10 Morning tricks to make your day more productive

Some mornings are awesome!  You’re awake early, get your run done in record time, no traffic on your route into the office, coffee is super hot and you’re ready to seize the day and rule the world.  Other days, not so much.

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How to create your Vision Board

Visualisation is actually one of the most powerful mind exercises there is.  Seeing things makes them become more real and makes the mind acknowledge them, meaning they will remain in your memory for longer than maybe something you read.  

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Be Great – be grateful: #2

This week has been a bit of everything! A productive working work, bit of shopping and our first Australian Day celebrations! 

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Why wait?

Ok, so we’re alive.  I’m writing this, you’re reading it, we’re thinking, breathing, drinking hot chocolate, we’re very much alive, so why wait?

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Aussie life is totally awesome, but…

There’s always a ‘but’ right.  When life is good and great things are happening, when luck is on your side and things are working out, there’s always a ‘but’, and mine has arrived. 

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Own your story

There are two ways you can choose to live your life. You can sail along letting things play out without your control, reacting to whatever life throws at you, adapting to your surroundings and letting fate play its part, or you can choose to own it.

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Self healing

Followers of this blog will know that there’s been some big changes over the last few months.  I moaned and groaned about my job for so long on here (apologies!) that last March we decided to do something about it and applied for the Australian Visa.  Fast forward 10 months and life is great, we’re […]

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Tech, or Talk?

With so much crazy technology these days, AI, VR, autonomous cars, drones, robot vacuum cleaners, the way we work and the way we live is changing fast, and I don’t know about you, but I’m getting nervous!

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Working girl

Always being a career girl, then making the decision to quit the day job back in August, I’ve really enjoyed officially setting myself up as a ‘Freelance Marketing Specialist’ (love a good title!), having done it on the side of the paid job for a long time, but now that it’s my only source of […]

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Be great – be grateful: #1

I’m definitely a grateful person.  I say my thank you’s when they’re due but more so, I’m grateful for all the things around me, my family, my friends, my life and this beach! 

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Forever young

Funny how your life choices alter with age. When you’re young you want to be older, and when you’re older you want to be young. But age is the one thing we cannot stop happening, although where growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional.

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New year, no limits

Moving to the other side of the world is something we always spoke of doing, something that was always on the living bucket list, that we’d wanted to do for quite some time, and 2018 saw that dream come true.  Blue sky, sandy beaches, ocean waves but also, more opportunity to live and dream.

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Learning to live, again

Can you really change? At almost 40, pretty set in your ways, done the same things the same way for forever, can you really hit the reset button on yourself and start over?  It appears so.

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Are we there yet?

We all ask ourselves questions.   Am I a good parent?  Should I be doing more to help others?  Should I be reconnecting with family and friends I’ve lost touch with?  Should I be spending more time with the children? Am I enough?

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Tick tock

When we were young time didn’t really go fast.  Maybe because we didn’t have anywhere to be, no one was waiting on us and we didn’t clock watch and wonder how long we had left.  Nowadays, I think of it often.

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Right here, right now

We live in an era of disturbance, of interference, of distraction yet our futures will be determined by the amount of attention we pay to the present.  Lots of things have changed for me lately, some big moves have been made for sure and I’m looking ahead to the future, but should I be?

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Everything that remains

So it’s here. My last day of employment and the start of the exciting laptop-living freelance life.  But as I sit here alone at 8.30am on my last day in the office, I can’t help to think what I’m leaving behind.

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Be your own Architect

There are so many life clichés – Life is short | Live for today, not for tomorrow | Live every day like it’s your last | Dream like you’ll live forever, live like you’ll die today… But they are cliché for a reason, because they are true.

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