Create Life Mantras to enjoy life and increase happiness

Using Life Mantras to keep you on track with what really matters. A few years ago, I started to create a Life Crafting notebook. It sounds important, but it was simply created using the Notes app on my phone to jot down things I wanted to remember to better my life. My Life Crafting notebook… Continue reading Create Life Mantras to enjoy life and increase happiness

“Hell Yeah! or no.” – a framework to help make better decisions

Use this rule if you’re often over-committed or too scattered. If you’re not saying “HELL YEAH!” about something, say “no”. Derek Sivers, Anything You Want It’s the mantra that Derek Sivers writes about in his book, Anything You Want, to help make a more focussed decision or weed out the crap from your life. He… Continue reading “Hell Yeah! or no.” – a framework to help make better decisions

Celebrating 6 months of blogging

I’ve always wanted to write. Six months ago, I finally acted on it and now my blog is my writing vehicle. My advice to anyone thinking about starting something. Just start. Start today. Don’t look back. Writing helps me to better think and focus. I have also found over the years that I can express… Continue reading Celebrating 6 months of blogging

It’s the little things…

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Big things matter more in direction only The little things matter less than the big things in life. And yet, the little things are what makes life worth living. Here is what I mean by little things: Reading a great book. A special moment with your kids. That time you got the BEST belly laugh… Continue reading It’s the little things…

Top 10 travel hacks to save money on every trip – without skimping

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Here are 10 simple hacks to help you save money when you travel, without skimping We are about to head out on an epic road trip real soon, and that got me thinking about the different ways that we attempt to save money whenever we travel. Here are the tried and true ways that we… Continue reading Top 10 travel hacks to save money on every trip – without skimping