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 … Continue reading The Dichotomy of Being a Creative and Planning Ahead

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Not Every Success Story has the Same Outcome

You’ve finally hit that magic point. You’ve crossed over that imaginary line that says this is it! Success! Hell yeah! About bloody time too! Everything is going to plan. Finally, you feel like you’ve found that sweet spot. You’ve ridden the wave, and now you’re standing on top, watching the fruits of your labours roll … Continue reading Not Every Success Story has the Same Outcome

Reconciled – Chapter 2 A trip down memory lane

If you’ve not read from the beginning, you can start here.  Chapter 2, A trip down memory lane Hannah scanned the room for faces she recognised. It had been a number of years since this particular group had assembled but the family unit overall wasn't terribly big.  In addition to family there was a steady … Continue reading Reconciled – Chapter 2 A trip down memory lane

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

Gratitude Day 13: Shopping in my own wardrobe reaps it’s own rewards

To really feel like I could actually do this whole capsule wardrobe concept (Miriam-esque, of course), I made 24 outfit combinations out of just 12 of these items. The leather jacket can go with so much and it's really outerwear so I didn't include it but it could easily go with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt for cooler days. Here are the outfit combos I made, and take note: this is with just one pair of trousers (thank you David Lawrence for an amazing pair of pants!):

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