Archive For: Personal Development

Why Would You Tear Them Down?


Cut TreeLast week wifey and I had 18 trees cut down out of our front and back yard.  It was not something we did lightly and it does prompt the question, “Why would you tear them down?
The majority of them …

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Why Not?

Last week I said goodbye to an amazing friend of mine, Jen. She has battled four different types of cancer over the last 10 years and it finally took its toll. Yes it is sad that she died, but let’s …

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Do You Look After Your Self?

I was suffering from Man Flu last week.  Men are always the last to know that they have it.  Luckily wifey was able to point it out to me.  It is when a man has a slight cold but they

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Do You Hear Voices?

Yesterday I was contemplating the old saying “The person who says something can’t be done is usually interrupted by someone doing it.”  I am not sure if it is a quote, saying, proverb or adage, but its meaning is true.

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Challenge Update – Don’t Put It Off!

So far so good.


I have been drinking the water, doing the classes, doing push ups in the comfort of my own home and even doing extra exercise!!


Little observation though, skipping is way harder than I first thought. I

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Need a Challenge?

Everyone loves a challenge (or so the saying goes).  I am just about to start the Step Into Life Winter Challenge.  Let me explain…..


First we need to back track a little.  Some of you may know that I am

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Need More Adventure?


Need More Adventure?

When was your last “Adventure”?  I don’t mean tracking wombats through the state forest (although some people may have done that), I mean done something that is an adventure for you.  Something that gets your heart racing, …

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Should I be Committed?



For many years, people have said that I am crazy.  As I found watching Alice in Wonderland recently, all the best people are!  They say that I should be committed, but what they don’t understand is that I already am.  

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I Love You and Hate You!

Technology! How it makes life so much better and brings additional pain we

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Stop Whinging!


I was working at a trade show for three days last week and I was amazed at the high whinging level.  So many exhibitors would drone on:

“Why aren’t there people here yet?”
“Why are there so many people here?” 

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International Virtual Assistants Day

 

International Virtual Assistants Day 

 

Congratulations on being part of an amazing, borderless growth industry and thanks for being part of the OIVAC celebration.

As you know, one of the issues with the industry is that of isolation.  So here are …

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I’m Not Listening!



Yesterday Wifey and I went to a family wedding. It was a great time. But families will be families and this family event could not pass without the grapevine passing back some negative message about how I was looking a

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Is it Good or Bad?

So many things happen in our work and personal lives that we label “Good” or “Bad”.  In my experience, it is not what has happened, but how we are feeling that impacts on the label we give it.

There is

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What’s New?


Happy Easter!

I hope you had a fun long weekend – with or without chocolate!!

This time of year is a celebration of new life.  I recommend you do the same. Stay with me, I am not going to be

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Is it Too Hard?

Is it too hard?

We face difficult and challenging situations every day. Whether it is confronting your boss, negotiating a deal, stating an unpopular perspective or making a difficult life choice, we face these situations regularly.

These are tough choices. …

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