• Goal Setting,  Intentional Living,  Life Design

    Start Getting the Most Out of Life

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    We all want the ‘Big Life’ – that best expression of what we are capable of. The life we can look back on with pride and satisfaction. But what if we aren’t yet sure what that looks like?   Although I could write ‘til my fingers are numb about why you should be striving to live life your own way, I maybe don’t stress often enough that it is OK if you don’t know which way that is.   It is absolutely fine to not know what you want, what…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Mindset

    Change Your Mindset and Change Your Life!

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    Mindset is so important if you’re trying to create changes in your life. It cannot be stated enough!   We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein   You have to do something different if you want it to be different – you can be inspired by what is happening around you, but you have to make the change yourself, and one thing is for sure that won’t happen unless you believe it is possible. Change your mindset –…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Personal Development

    Are you planning or are you procrastinating? How to spot the difference!

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    Get you! You are fully in the zone…you have planned and scheduled and organised. You feel amaaaazing, because you’ve got this. You know what you are doing and you know where you are going!   But wait… Uh oh. Could it be? What if all this organising is just a distraction technique? What if you feel great because you think you are doing all the things, when really you are putting off the inevitable – the moment when you must ACTUALLY do all the things?   In this post, we…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Mindset,  Personal Development

    Affirmations – A Beginner’s Guide

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    Are you interested in using personal affirmations to effect change or growth but not sure where you should start? Maybe you’ve heard about the positive life-changing effects they can have, but don’t know what you’re supposed to do, or perhaps you’ve given it a go and can’t get over how silly it feels, or can’t convince yourself that what you’re telling yourself is true?   Well, fear not friend! This step-by-step guide for beginners will take you through exactly what an affirmation is, how they work, how to create meaningful…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Personal Development

    Why you should try a morning routine (even if you are not a morning person!)

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    Having a strong morning routine can be life-changing. Sounds maybe a bit extreme, but it is absolutely the case. Setting yourself up well for the rest of the day begins when you first rise. It stands to reason that if you begin your day with intention, inspiration, positivity and a clear set of goals, you can’t help but feel more in control and on top of it than if you wake up late, groggy, grumpy and rushed. But what if you’re not a morning person? Let me tell you a…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Personal Development

    How to write a personal mission statement and find your inner awesome!

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    You might be familiar with the idea of mission statements, especially when used in a business context. Simply put, a mission statement is a short written declaration of an organisation’s main goals, usually covering what they do, why and who for. It’s designed to become a kind of driving force, the ethos by which a company operates.   One of my favourite ways to connect with my own personal awesome is to utilise this idea by creating a personal mission statement, or as I prefer to call it, my Big Life…

  • Goal Setting,  Money

    3 Simple Ways To Help You Take Control Of Your Spending

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    How often do you find yourself reaching payday with nothing left, dipping into your overdraft or putting everyday items onto credit cards? Too often?  Then it’s time to take control of your spending!   There was a time when my wages would hit my bank account each month and not even clear my overdraft, and it just kept on growing each month. Every month I would tell myself it would be different this time, and I would try and reign in my spending, but time and time again I would…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Personal Development

    10 Tiny Steps Towards a BIG Life

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    We all want the big life, the one that is our best fit and reflects the truest version of ourselves, but sometimes it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. Our goals can seem so out of reach, everything we are aiming for appears so hard to attain, especially if you are working on a long-term plan, it can be hard not to lose sight of the end reward and feel a little daunted or overwhelmed.   So while you are striving for the best in life, remember that…

  • Goal Setting,  Intentional Living,  Life Design

    Change your Life Challenge!

    Are you stuck in a rut? Want to change your life but aren’t sure in what way? Or maybe you know exactly what you want, but don’t know where to start?   Well, you’re in good hands! In this post, I’ll help you see how you can start creating the life of your dreams by discovering what it is you really want and creating an action plan to make it yours. But be warned…This is not an overnight thing: You gotta be in it for the long haul.   If…