Monday Sparkles: About Time!

When I was a kid, I was chronically late. My friend, who’d pick me up for school (in those days, we walked to school), unfailingly arrived on time and stood in our hallway, waiting patiently while I dashed around looking for stray books to stuff into my bag, and my mum tried to get me…

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Monday Sparkles: Are You A Good Enough Artist? (or Writer/Crafter/Dancer/…)

When I about five years old, I started writing awkward little stories on my parents’ ancient mechanical typewriter. At twelve, I wrote what could pass as a “novel”. Of course it was awful, altogether terrible writing. My family was rather blunt, as families are. Nobody told me: “You need to pursue your passion!” I internalised…

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Monday Sparkles: Plug Your Money Leaks (and have fun with it)

There was nothing fun about going broke and having a large, powerful bank breathing down my neck. And yet, it led to massive personal growth for me. I got my act together and learned about personal finances (and of course, paid back every last cent I owed), and I learned incredibly useful lessons along the…

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Monday Sparkles: You’re Not As Lazy As You Think

What would you guess, is the one thing all my different clients have in common, when asked why they don’t pursue their passion? People from diverse backgrounds, education, interests, passions… What is the one thing they all say about themselves? They all call themselves lazy. I would be hard-pressed to come up with another thing…

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Monday Sparkles: Why Circling Is Your Secret Weapon

Have you ever tried to keep up some kind of positive routine? Ever tried to eat healthy when everyone around you celebrated junk food and alcohol? Or to pursue your passion and consciously seek joy when TV and stress are the norm? I don’t know about you, but I fail fairly regularly. Being aware and conscious and making…

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Monday Sparkles: Passion Or Success?

  “Passion” is a buzz-word right now. Wherever you look, there’s another guru telling you how you need to pursue your passion above everything else. The pursuit of passion is so relentless, it can make you feel exhausted just thinking about it. And here I am calling myself a “Passions Priority Coach”. Why’s that? Well, whenever…

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Monday Sparkles: Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

Wait, what? Isn’t positive thinking the cure-all prescribed by countless self-help books and Coaches, including myself? Not quite. Focusing on the positive is indeed beneficial. However, it can be actively harmful to believe that you can change your life by positive thinking only. If you’ve ever taken my free money training series, you’ll know that mindset…

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