Understanding your WHY?

  In the past few months I have been investing in my personal development through attending events, reading books, researching and listening to live podcasts. One of the critical things I have learnt during this time is realizing the importance of my WHY? What is my purpose? Going to a weekend seminar with Ed Smith of the Champion Academy was helpful in setting this out and his story is inspiring. This was further reinforced when…

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Taking time out for yourself: #mentalhealthawareness

“Sending love to everyone who is trying their best to heal from the things that they don’t discuss” Over the last few years we have seen so much more transparency and openness about mental health. Still a long way to go but there has been progress. On #worldmentalhealthday (10 October) there were so many posts on this through social media platforms which is encouraging as it becomes far more mainstream, accepted and spoken about. Personally…

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Trip to Barcelona- Experiences over 3 days

During summer school holidays we spent a few days in Barcelona- was my daughters’ first trip to Spain and I was hoping they could practice some of the Spanish they were learning at school. Having previously been to Barcelona (back in 2000) and loved it, I knew we wanted to be based fairly centrally – not too far from Las Ramblas- partly because that is what I knew but also was easy to get around…

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How owning a dog can positively impact your life

They say a man’s best friend is his dog. And that can certainly be true, not just for individuals but for entire families. If you have ever been put off investing in a pet, consider the positive impact that owning a four-legged friend will have on your life. If you give a dog love and affection and consider it as part of the family, it will reward you with years of faithful companionship and a…

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4Ocean- Cleaning up the Ocean and Shore Line

On our sunday morning run, my brother mentioned to me about this great organisation who removes trash and plastic from the ocean and shore line. 4Ocean was started by Alex and Andrew who were on a surfing trip to Bali when they sat on the beach and took notice of many local fisherman going back out at night to fish in order to make money and feed their families. They saw that the locals would…

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Having the right Mindset for the New Year

Most people write down new year’s resolutions at the start of each year but most of those resolutions get broken by the middle of January. This happens due to the lack of positive mindset to achieve those goals. Having a positive mindset is the best way to make sure that you achieve everything you want in the following year because it outlines how you are going to manage yourself throughout the year. Following are three…

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New watch brand – LIV-taking the market by storm

I came across this brand on a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign- absolutely love the quality, ruggedness, colour combinations and style! Great value for money Kickstarter campaign links below: 2016: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chazanow/redefining-swiss-automatic-watches-by-liv 2017: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chazanow/the-most-rebellious-swiss-automatic-watch-ever-liv    

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