"Stay the same or risk change? This will help."

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"Stay the same or risk change? This will help."

I was chatting to a friend over coffee at The Drop in Noosa earlier last week. Last time we spoke, she mentioned that having a debt-free home is great for so many reasons, but she wants to sell it. She wants to do more with her life. It’s not an easy decision. Some of her friends have been quick to tell her she’s crazy ...

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"Are you out of your comfort zone and freaking out?"

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"Are you out of your comfort zone and freaking out?"

I’ve recently stepped out of my comfort zone long enough to publish a personal blog. It’s been an exciting adventure, I’ve wanted a to create a space for my writing for a few years. Creating my blog has had so many highlights and it’s awesome being able to express myself freely. But ...

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"Deciding whether to pull the trigger on a financial decision? Read this first."

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"Deciding whether to pull the trigger on a financial decision? Read this first."

Every now and then, when people find out what I do they ask me all different types of money-related questions. If they should invest in shares, if they should invest in property, if they should quit their job, how to start a business, what’s the best bank, if they should fix the interest rate on their home loan, if buying a property with their superannuation makes sense.

You know, that sort of thing. And my answer is pretty much always this. You could, but …

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"Beware the Dream-Takers"

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"Beware the Dream-Takers"

I was at a podcasting workshop yesterday, hosted by Yenny Stromgren of Noosa Stories. Near the end of the workshop Yenny talked about things to be aware of as we attempt a new goal. One stood out to me. Dream-Takers. As the name suggests these are things in your life that if you’re not aware, will rob you of your dreams and desires. 

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We're doing Dry July!

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We're doing Dry July!

Can you believe we're half way through 2017! Looking back to December 31st, 2016 can you remember the hopes you had for 2017? Perhaps you even made yourself some promises about what you were going to achieve this year. How have you gone with them?

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"More income would solve everything, right?"

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"More income would solve everything, right?"

“What are you going to write about?” a lady asks me.

“I’m going to write about how even when we have enough money, it still doesn’t feel like it’s enough. Specifically, though, we can have a great income (especially as a couple) and still feel stressed.”

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"Are you living on purpose?"

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"Are you living on purpose?"

It’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.

– Abraham Lincoln.

 

Life is so precious, so why is it that so many of us aren’t living to our full potential?

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