A letter from my 80 year old self

The best motivation comes from one person: yourself Last year during my mini-retirement, I picked up a copy of The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. The Artist’s Way is a 12 week program mainly intended for artists to re-harness their creativity. Even though I am not an “artist” in the traditional sense, the actual program and exercises… Continue reading A letter from my 80 year old self

Why I ditched a traditional Bucket List and switched to this instead

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How to take your Bucket List to the next level For anyone who follows my work, you know that I love making lists! I have lists for everything – from tracking my happiness to life mantras and goal setting. If there is a way to make a list for it, I probably have done it.… Continue reading Why I ditched a traditional Bucket List and switched to this instead

“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

Is your life flying by too fast?

If you are anything like me, then yes, life is flying by too fast. And if you are like me, you put your head down and started grinding in your 20s and early 30s. You made plenty of money and achieved great success. You work hard, and you are climbing your personal career ladder. My… Continue reading Is your life flying by too fast?

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