Monday Sparkles: Can You Make Money Doing What You Love?

Can you make money pursuing your passion? I’ve heard all the objections. In fact, I’ve used quite a few of them myself in my time: “I’m not a pro, I can’t charge for this!” “I love doing it. I don’t need to make lots of money.” “Charging for it degrades my work.” “Who would pay…

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Monday Sparkles: Get Organised Once And For All

I have a friend who does so many things it makes me dizzy just thinking of it. He’s the organiser of a major project whose aim it is to establish the first true eco community in Ireland, tirelessly lobbying and putting together proposals. He’s always attending meetings and conferences and wooing sponsors, as well as…

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Monday Sparkles: How To Always Have Enough (3 Principles)

Two things determined my relationship with money when I was growing up, and they both had a devastating effect: A “rich people are greedy” mindset and zero education on money management. Combined, their result was me living in my overdraft, feeling like a victim of my circumstances, and finally going flat broke in my 30s….

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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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