If you have a hobby or interest that you are passionate about, your money-making opportunities are virtually endless these days, IF there is a demand. Whilst I encourage you to follow your heart before you go and quit your day job, it is worth giving this decision some serious consideration. There is a big difference…

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To feel fulfilled in life, we need to be clear about what we really want and why we want it. On the flip side to that, is to also be clear about what we don’t want and what we may be just tolerating. What exists in your life now that isn’t how you’d like it…

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What comes to mind when you hear the word investing? Is it putting your money in insurance, mutual funds, the stock market or even high-yield investments? Some people only think about investing when they think about increasing their wealth. Others roll their eyes when they hear the word, often claiming that they have no money…

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Attempting to balance life as a working parent is always tricky. Add a home business to the mix and you’ve got a challenge on your hands. Are you juggling parenting and business now? Do you spend half your time feeling like you can’t get enough work done for your business? And the other half of…

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It’s so easy to get stuck in it. To let it hold you back. Fear often keeps us from making any decision at all. While most people don’t freeze in the face of any choice, fear keeps many second-guessing themselves into avoiding decisions whenever they can. Great decision-makers often talk about trusting their “gut instincts”.…

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You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore! There comes a time in everyones’s life when you’re faced with a choice that involves risk. Perhaps you want to change careers, move to a different country, quit your job, start a business, begin a new relationship or have…

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Life is full of conflict. We love our kids and want to spend every waking moment with them, yet we crave a fulfilling career and a life outside of the home. Is each one mutually exclusive of the other? On the surface, yes it would seem so, but although it is very difficult to have…

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Many of us fail to live up to our potential. We have dreams and goals, but life gets in the way and we end up stuck in an unfulfilling job or a relationship that isn’t going anywhere. Does this scenario sound familiar? Self-sabotage is repeating the same behaviour, over and over, yet expecting a different…

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oo much to do, too little time to do it. Sound familiar? As mums, we take on a lot. We juggle the caring of kids with work, domestic duties, social activities and much more and start feeling overwhelmed and wonder how we can possibly do everything we are supposed to do and still have some…

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A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in Western cultures but also found in the East, in which a person resolves to change an undesired trait or behaviour or achieve a goal that they have been dreaming about. As a family, my husband, our two daughters discussed our goals and resolutions for 2017…

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This is a great exercise and tool that I discovered during my personal development journey and I have used it many times to help me create more balance and happiness in my life. The wheel contains eight segments that, together, cover all aspects of your life. The exercise measures your level of satisfaction in the…

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I haven’t always been consistent with exercise. What’s your No. 1 excuse for not exercising? Mine is usually lack of time. I know I have a lot on my plate and we’re all busy juggling multiple priorities and rushing around from one thing to another. However, I know that no matter how busy I am,…

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Shiny Object Syndrome or SOS is the term given to people who can be easily distracted by new exciting things, and I know that I suffer from it. I can be completely focused on an email or project and something shiny grabs my attention, whether I see it on Facebook or something pops up in…

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When it comes to changing your career, there’s never a ‘right’ time. If your heart isn’t in it and you want to do something different, it is so hard to wake up every day and do something that you feel indifferent about. I changed careers because I felt unfulfilled. I wasn’t enjoying my work, I…

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Every business wants to be noticed. If you have a vision for your business, you likely plan on growing it, establishing yourself as an expert in your field and making a profit, am I right? These are long-term goals. If all you have is a long term plan, it may be easy to lose focus…

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If you have a service business you’ll understand that feeling of trading hours for money. Even if your business is thriving, you only have so many hours in the day and your business will eventually reach a natural ceiling. But how does the idea of making money while you sleep sound? If this cap in…

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