Monday Sparkles: Power Up Your Passion

My friend Sarah and I were sitting in our favourite cafe discussing ideas and dreams as we always do. One recurring theme was our little town, and how much we’d like to create community there. “There are so many talented artists and crafters around here… and none of them know each other!” I exclaimed. A…

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Monday Sparkles: Surround Yourself With Your Passion

After neglecting my health for years and then starting to heal two years ago, I’m still nowhere near where I used to be in terms of fitness levels and energy. Many days, I just can’t face moving my body even to do the things I love most. As a “Passions Priority Coach”, this rankles. There’s…

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Monday Sparkles: One Question To Ask If You’re Always Short Of Money/Time

One thing I love about Coaching is that it’s a gentle discipline. It’s the most powerful tool I know of to completely revolutionise and transform a life, but it doesn’t usually need to use harsh methods to accomplish this. Very occasionally, though, my Coach can be a little in-your-face about things. There was one time…

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Monday Sparkles: Couch Vs Joy – Why Motivation Doesn’t Work

There was a time in my life when I drove to the office in the morning, worked all day, then drove home. In the evening, I sat on my couch in front of the computer or with a book in my hand. Every day was the same, with occasional exceptions at the weekends. I didn’t…

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Monday Sparkles: How To Kill Any Passion Or Goal

I can practically hear your protest. “Oh come on. Nobody would kill off their passion. Don’t be silly.” But you see, I beg to differ. This certainly doesn’t apply to everyone, at least not all the time, but most of us have been guilty of killing a goal or passion at least once in our…

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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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