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Frustration is Exciting Aug 02, 2023

Frustration is something we all feel at some point in our lives.  The question is, WHY are we feeling frustrated?  What is the problem that's causing this feeling?

Before we even answer this, get EXCITED about the fact that you're frustrated. 

Why?

Because it means you have energy...

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Investing Demystified building wealth financial literacy investmoney Jul 26, 2023

Investing is something that we should all be doing.  Education about investing always comes across as complex and overwhelming and so full of jargon!  It's also usually targeted as specific types of asset investing - such as property or shares. 

There are multiple ways to invest,...

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Challenging Your Money Stories Jul 19, 2023

Have you ever sat back and wondered where time has gone?  It seems to fly, especially after kids, and as I approach my mid-40s, it feels like the last 2 decades have just slipped by.

It makes you think about where you're headed and what it is that you want to still do.  At least, I have...

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Travelling as Costs Rise money tips moneymindset travel budgeting Jul 12, 2023

Travelling is meant to be fun.  It is also expensive and there are lots of things that can go wrong, where the costs go up a lot more than you expect.  I have been travelling my whole life.  My first overseas trip was with my parents when I was 4 years old.  As a grown up, I...

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Why Having a Clear Vision is Crucial lifestyle vision moneylifestyle Jul 05, 2023

I don’t know about you, but I certainly hadn’t thought that much about the lifestyle I wanted when I was a teenager, or even in my twenties.  My thoughts about the future were mainly things that had been drummed into me from my parents and grandparents – “get good ...

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Business Numbers You Need to Know Jun 28, 2023

I’m guessing you went into business to do something that you enjoy, or felt strongly enough about to keep at it.  Not to necessarily become a finance person.  However, your finances are key to helping you amplify your impact and reach more customers.  Not to mention fund the...

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How Embracing Failure Brings Happiness Jun 21, 2023

How Embracing Failure Brings Happiness

Failure, as unpleasant as it is, is an important, necessary part of life. Life is about polarity – the only reason we even know what happiness is, is because we have experienced sadness and failure. 

If we aren’t failing at something, we...

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Does Willpower Work? budgeting money mindset Jun 14, 2023

Willpower is one of those words that most of us scringe at the thought of, but somehow think we need more of.

What is willpower?  Psychologists define it as the ability to delay gratification, resisting short-term temptations in order to meet long-term goals The capacity to override an...

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Big Hairy Audacious Dreams dream big lifestyle vision self-discovery Jun 07, 2023

When we are children we love to dream.  Dreaming of games, far away places, new worlds, you name it.  There are no boundaries to imagination when you're a child and haven't heard "you can't do that" enough times.

My daughter has some pretty big dreams, and it has made me realise that I...

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome business mindset mindset success mindset May 31, 2023

Imposter Syndrome is one of those terms that many of us have heard, pretty much understand, but don't necessarily know what to do about.

WHAT is Imposter Syndrome?

The definition is "The persistent inability to believe that one's success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result...

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The Power of Support business strategy business support May 24, 2023

Support is something, as human beings, that we all need.  It isn't always there naturally though.  When you think that our first experiences in life are our families, and for various reasons they may not be able to provide much support, or the support is either financial or emotional,...

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Travel Budgeting Tips travel travel budgeting May 17, 2023

That travelling bug is mighty.  I caught it as a young child travelling with my parents.  It started out with us going back to Europe every 2 years to visit family, and then when I was old enough to travel on my own I would travel as often as I could.  

The two main things you...

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