How to live a better life by asking better questions

Rarely do we get such a simple answer to a question of how to live a better life as in this case. In a book that was otherwise talking about money, this sentence stood out to me as applicable to every area of our well-being: “The quality of your life depends on the quality of… Show me more

Confessions of a recovering perfectionist (the holidays edition)

There was never a better time to face my perfectionism than just before the holiday season. Every decision was taking too much time and too much energy. Which gifts should I buy? (And are they exactly as I imagined?) What should I write on the cards? (That one took my procrastination to the next level… Show me more

Joy is a choice – do YOU practice joy daily?

Joy is a choice. Whatever happens in your life, you always have a choice. You can choose to focus on the negative parts of your day, reliving the things that happened that you didn’t enjoy, assigning blames and wondering “why do bad things always happen to good people” (such a BS belief, btw). But then… Show me more

How to be happy more often – part 3

This is part 3 of a 4-part series on how to be happy more often in your life. If you’d like to start at the beginning, you can read all about how reminders of past misfortunes might be keeping you stuck in unhappiness in part 1 here, and all about how you can start collecting… Show me more

How to be accountable to yourself once you set your goals

Goals, goals, goals… we can dream BIG and set them all, but once that’s done the real question becomes: how to be accountable to yourself? How to ‘make yourself’ actually take the actions that will help your big dreams and plans become reality? Accountability – your new best friend. If you’ve ever set a goal… Show me more

There’s NO such thing as being too happy (and how to do it)

Everything starts in our head: being happy, being too happy (?), being miserable. It’s all dependent on us and us alone. The key to your own happiness lies in your own hands. I’ve known this for a while and I live by this truth. But part of taking responsibility for your own happiness is realising… Show me more

Why leaving people behind as we grow is essential

I used to think, as a little girl, that you make friends and those friends will stay with you forever. The prospect of growing with someone, sharing experiences and then at some point not having them by your side to witness each other’s lives had been SO hard to grasp. It didn’t help that one… Show me more

Do you have a small business, but really BIG dreams? Read this.

This is a story of entrepreneurial beginnings and what goes behind-the-scenes of starting a business, when you have BIG dreams, but the reality doesn’t quite reflect that yet. It is time I come out of my closet here… (and NO, it’s not what you think ;)) I’ve been in a bit of a creative cocoon… Show me more

How to read more books consistently (the lazy way)

Do you want to read more books, but cannot find the time? Or are you just so busy that reading (whether for pleasure, personal growth or both) has vanished from your list of goals because you’ve given up the dream that you’ll ever even have the time? Watch this episode to get inspired to start… Show me more

5 tips for planning your week to get things done

Do you know that saying that if you don’t prioritise your life, then someone else will? Taking action and actually getting things done plays a major role in getting you closer to YOUR dreams and YOUR vision of what you want your life to look like. So in this episode we’re going to look at… Show me more