Posts tagged with: values

  • Dream big and start living the life you really want.

3 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Dream Big

Dream big first, then plan. I have a confession to make. For most of my adult life, actually, no… For ALL my adult life, I’ve hated work. Yes, I know, hate is a very strong word but it’s entirely appropriate...
  • When disaster strikes - don't let grief sabotage your life

How to dust yourself off after disaster strikes and why you need to

Disaster can strike in many ways; financial, health, relationships or a death in the family. Sometimes you know they’re on the horizon, like the recent death of my daughter’s dad from Melanoma (the nastiest form of skin cancer) but sometimes...
  • What matters most to you? When you figure that out, everything else falls into place.

What Matters Most? Figure that out and everything else falls into place

What matters most in life is different for everyone. What matters most to me, probably wouldn’t even be on your radar. And, that’s OK. We all have different dreams and values. The one thing we do share though, is that...
  • living a simple lifestyle

In Search of Simplicity: How to Start Living a Simple Lifestyle

Living simply should be simple. Right? The truth is, living simply is a process and as such, you’re always learning new ways to reduce the clutter, craziness and complications that seem to be the hallmarks of modern life. For me,...
  • october is buy nothing new month

Buy Nothing New Month – The perfect challenge for October

Did you know that Buy Nothing New Month is October? Will you join the challenge? According to the Buy Nothing New Month website, “Buy Nothing New Month is the global movement for collective, conscientious consumption. It’s a little idea, that...
  • 3 tips for avoiding financial disaster

3 Tips For Keeping The Wolf (Financial Disaster) From Your Door

According to a survey* by the National Australia Bank, one in five Aussies live pay cheque to pay cheque. In essence, that means 20% of those surveyed are one pay cheque away from financial disaster. With growing unemployment, diminishing business...
  • 5 risks to your financial well-being

5 Risks to Your Financial Well-Being

Assessing your vulnerability to risk is a relatively quick and simple process. Determining how to build resilience into your lifestyle so you can either reduce the risk or lessen its impact, is a little trickier. The topsy-turvy economy has got me...
  • simplicity - what is a simple life

What is a Simple Life?

What is a simple life? Is a cabin in the woods (like Thoreau in Walden) necessary for you to live simply? Do you need to turn your back on all modern conveniences, worse yet, technology? Luckily, there are no hard and fast...
  • the secret to balancing your priorities

The Secret to Balancing Your Priorities

Balancing your priorities can be a challenge. It’s one of modern life’s little jokes. You either have money or you have time, rarely, it seems do you simultaneously have an abundance of both. Invariably when I’ve had the cash flow...
  • finding the silver lining

Finding the Silver Lining

Bad news is the ultimate unwelcome house guest. Trouble is, we have no control over when it arrives or how long it stays and finding the silver lining in bad news can be a challenge. I mentioned in my post on Monday...