Living by Design or Default?

Through a lot of my life til my late twenties, I realize I was taking steps based on what I felt was expected or what others had done as opposed to what I desired in my life. I was living by default in many areas. A way I’ve found to keep myself on track, is to re-assess how I’m going …

So How Are You Tracking?

I reckon it’s review time, given we’re coming to the end of this year’s first quarter. Already!   Let’s glance at the goals you set at the beginning of this year (when we thought on what we want to create and how we want to feel by the time we reach 31st Dec this year). 1   Are you on …

Are You DTRT When It Comes To Your Freedom?

Asking myself this question helps me to keep myself on track. You see, DTRT means Doing the Right Thing. For me, this means asking myself am I following through with my values? What I really like about this concept is that we often know what we need to be doing. We don’t necessarily need someone else telling us what the …

What Spins Your Wheels?

…What lights you up? One thing for me is being outside in nature, feeling fully alive – especially in the early morning. There was a time when I thought that what lit me up was a big house, a convertible car, a wardrobe (several!) full of clothes. Gradually I realized that whilst these are all cool, and yup; I do …

Do We Need As Much As We Think We Do?

‘Lifestyle Freedom’ was simply a catchy phrase to me until I realized in 2002 that I definitely didn’t have it. I liked to think I did – and I was so wrong. And this was when I decided to do something about it. You see back then, I was in a serious accident when I was hit by a car …