WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

Last week I shared the top 5 books that changed my life over the years. Books are extremely powerful learning tools. In fact, a single book has the potential to change your life.  I can say without a shadow of a doubt, I would not be the person I am today, I would not...
5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

I have always been an avid reader.  And, for the last 15 years, most of the books I have read have been in the ‘self development’ category.  I love learning new ways to help me to grow, help improve my mindset, and help me be the best version of me. This month I...
SIMPLE MINDSET HACKS ANYONE CAN DO

SIMPLE MINDSET HACKS ANYONE CAN DO

As we come to a close on Mindset Month I wanted to give you some practical exercises you can do to develop your success mindset. I spoke about a few of these over the course of the month but I wanted to mention them again plus add in a few more. Pick the ones that you...
GET READY FOR THE TRUTH ABOUT MINDSET

GET READY FOR THE TRUTH ABOUT MINDSET

Success happened for me when I made a conscious decision to MAKE it happen. It didn’t just fall into my lap. It wasn’t just luck. It wasn’t a coincidence. I made it happen. And I’m not talking about working for it (although there were times I...
HOW TO CHANGE OLD MINDSET HABITS TO ENABLE SUCCESS

HOW TO CHANGE OLD MINDSET HABITS TO ENABLE SUCCESS

If you read my emails, you would know that I recently had a bit of a ‘mindset meltdown’. I felt disappointed with myself because I know how important a healthy mindset is to success in life and business.  So I quickly got my shit together and did some...
RAW HONESTY

RAW HONESTY

I’m too old, too fat and too ugly to be successful. Now there’s some raw honesty! This is what I’ve been saying to myself recently as I scroll through my social feeds, seeing images of the people I admire, those who are already where I aim to be (in...
DO YOU HAVE A MINDSET FOR SUCCESS?

DO YOU HAVE A MINDSET FOR SUCCESS?

Last week I wrote to you about success and whether you want it enough to make it happen. Well, to follow on from that I want to talk to you today about mindset, because it’s the single most important component of success.  Every successful entrepreneur from...
DO NOT READ IF EASILY OFFENDED

DO NOT READ IF EASILY OFFENDED

Success. You either want it or you don’t. If you truly want it then you do whatever it takes to get it. If you aren’t willing to do whatever it takes, then I guess you don’t truly want it. Success won’t be handed to you on a silver platter.  Success won’t come to you...
CHANGE YOUR LIFE & THE WORLD AROUND YOU WILL CHANGE

CHANGE YOUR LIFE & THE WORLD AROUND YOU WILL CHANGE

They say it is a curse to live in interesting times and anyone would have to admit that the times we live in are completely fascinating. The sheer size of the challenges facing the world compared to the insignificance of our own actions can be daunting. This sense of...
HOW TO USE A POSITIVE MINDSET TO BRING YOUR DREAM INTO EXISTENCE

HOW TO USE A POSITIVE MINDSET TO BRING YOUR DREAM INTO EXISTENCE

You are probably aware by now that having a positive mindset helps you weather storms, keeps you flexible, and allows you to see opportunities that others can miss. However, we all have those moments when life feels overwhelming, or even just plain shitty.  It’s...
MY FAILURES HAVE FREED ME

MY FAILURES HAVE FREED ME

My failures in life have freed me. I’m not where I thought I would be at 40. I thought happiness meant having a career, making good money, living in a big house with a white picket fence – and I did that. But I wasn’t happy. Something was lacking in my life, inside...
PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

If only you had a nickel for every dream you’ve dreamt, right? How much time has been spent sitting around wishing for a different life? How many hours a day do you slave away at a job you hate, all the while fantasizing of running your own business? Or better yet,...
FAILURE IS NOT A DIRTY WORD

FAILURE IS NOT A DIRTY WORD

Failure. That one word can change your entire mindset. I know I’ve had days that felt like my soul was sucked out through a straw – all because of something I screwed up. Failing makes us feel like we’re worthless, like our skills are lacking, and, sometimes, like...
WHY YOU SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY TO FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY TO FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

“Really?” I hear the skeptics chorus. I shouldn’t wait another day? But I have years to explore the world and realize all those dreams I keep in a safe place away from daylight. Right now I have to get an education, find a well paying job, find an even higher paying...
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

The sudden realization that life does not go on forever occurs to different people at all stages of life. We feel that that we are just getting started and that surely we should have it figured out by now. So little time so much to undone! Panic sets in around now...
4 THINGS TO HELP GET YOU THROUGH WHEN LIFE SUCKS

4 THINGS TO HELP GET YOU THROUGH WHEN LIFE SUCKS

When life goes gangbusters on you it’s easy to feel victimized and singled out. We all go through that from time to time – some times worse than others. When it rains it pours, right? It’s important not to let all of it stay on top of you and keep you down. You have...
WHAT TO DO INSTEAD OF COMPARING YOURSELF TO THOSE AROUND YOU

WHAT TO DO INSTEAD OF COMPARING YOURSELF TO THOSE AROUND YOU

We often find ourselves comparing our lives with others, stirring up negative, jealous feelings. Others may have bigger homes, higher paying jobs, seemingly with more respect and clout, and this makes us feel bad about ourselves. It’s hard not to sometimes, right? But...
5 WAYS TO OVERCOME SELF DOUBT FOR AN AWESOME LIFE

5 WAYS TO OVERCOME SELF DOUBT FOR AN AWESOME LIFE

Sometimes, the world can feel like a negative place. If you’ve been having difficulties in your life, or even a few full-blown failures, it’s easy to get lost in feelings of self-doubt. We all get into ruts in our lives, but sometimes it can be hard to dig ourselves...
3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO CUT THE CORD & LOSE THE NEGATIVITY

3 SIGNS YOU NEED TO CUT THE CORD & LOSE THE NEGATIVITY

If you’re happy and you know it you’ll gladly clap your hands and snap your fingers, not caring at all who might see you and look at you a little sideways. If you’re not happy though, you’re probably holding yourself back from a lot more than just acting silly in...