Banksy: Is the World Finally Listening to The Common Man?

Imagine a world where graffiti isn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agent and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop … Continue reading Banksy: Is the World Finally Listening to The Common Man?

Why I’m Not Monetising My Blog

There’s been something on my mind over the past week and I have to discuss it. As I’ve been getting my new book, Becoming You, ready for sale, I’ve been thinking about monetisation, blogging, affiliations and the like and I realised that I needed to draw a line in the sand, that for me, would determine where I make money and where I choose not … Continue reading Why I’m Not Monetising My Blog

The Dichotomy of Being a Creative and Planning Ahead

As it seems pertinent to the fact that it’s the 4th of March, and the year is quite literally marching along at breakneck speed, I thought to share a little strategy I’ve recently come up with. I have followed some awesome bloggers over the past two years, particularly Carrie Smith from Careful Cents and Lacy Boggs from The Content Direction Agency, who write great posts … Continue reading The Dichotomy of Being a Creative and Planning Ahead

2016 Opportunities for Writers

We all see these opportunities fly by us through social media channels and somehow I’ve managed to catch a few in my net to share with you 😀 As these all have their information via the link, I’ve just shared the titles so you can scroll through and click your choice. If you have others you’ve come across, please feel free to share in the … Continue reading 2016 Opportunities for Writers

Tuning in to your close network may provide more effective support

Our instant society enables us to access educational, inspirational and motivational information in seconds. This is a wonderful time to be alive and be able to direct our own personal growth and development. But is this the best way to seek advice in the 21st Century? We all have questions. We all have a need to get advice, be mentored and learn from others. And … Continue reading Tuning in to your close network may provide more effective support

What if we’re not all meant to think straight?

Are we all meant to think straight? This question came to me this morning while I was trying to have 15 minutes of still and quiet time. The birds were going nuts outside, I had to move from the lounge room to the bedroom as I could hear my lovely neighbours chatting privately and felt really uncomfortable with that and my ceiling fan seemed to … Continue reading What if we’re not all meant to think straight?

How Freelancers Stay in Out of Office Mode When on Holiday

So yes, it’s Christmas Eve, so for all my friends, family and colleagues who celebrate this season, may you have a wonderful time and for those who don’t, I pray that you have a blessed and restful break. Today’s post is a bit of a fun one for all my freelancing buddies across the world. Yesterday I put a call out for tips on how … Continue reading How Freelancers Stay in Out of Office Mode When on Holiday

Opportunity to contribute to a blog post – Tips on How to Stay Out of Office Mode while on Holiday

So today is supposed to be my last day of work for the year – self imposed, self directed. I still have work to complete that I think might be done today but I am not convinced it will be. This leads me to wonder how I am going to manage the challenge of not working while on my two week break, especially since my office is … Continue reading Opportunity to contribute to a blog post – Tips on How to Stay Out of Office Mode while on Holiday

Gratitude Day 9 – These People

So it’s now just 15 days until Christmas, 2015. For the past week and a bit I have been writing about the things in life that I am most grateful about but today I felt like it was time to say something about the people I’ve been doing life with. Because what is a life of gratitude if it does not give homage to the … Continue reading Gratitude Day 9 – These People