What is the Right Mindset?

I was on a zoom session with Fabienne Fredrickson of Boldheart Business and she said that in her house they don’t say “have a great day” they say “make it a great day”. When I heard this I instantly wrote it on a post-it note and stuck it to my wall. This reminds me that I am in control of my mood, reactions and behaviour Read More …

How To Get Clear On Your Dreams

In Disney’s Tangled, I laughed out loud when the criminals start singing about their dreams, I just didn’t expect it. But why not? After all, everyone should have a dream. So my question to you is, do you have a dream? Can I dig a little deeper….. Is it something you are aware of and think about often? Do you have a picture in your Read More …

What Side Hustle Should I Choose?

Ever dreamed of running an online store? Or want to take your hobby to the next level and see if you can make any money from it? Do people always ask you for advice on the same thing or ask for your help with something? Perhaps there is a side hustle just waiting to be found, lurking under the surface. But how do you narrow Read More …

How My Work From Home Routine Has Changed

There’s no getting away from it, there have been some huge changes over the last couple of months. With the children homeschooled and work constantly changing, the need to adapt has never been more important. Working from home can be distracting at the best of times if you let it, but now we have a permanent full house I’ve had to completely change how I Read More …

Recognising Your Procrastination Habits

“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” — James Baldwin We all occasionally put off doing something. When it becomes a habit and a pattern in our everyday existence, it becomes a problem. I don’t feel like … I don’t want to … I’ll do it tomorrow… It’s not as important as… These are all phrases Read More …

10 Steps On How To Budget As a Freelancer

You may ask: “Surely budgeting is the same whether you are a freelancer, employed or a contractor?” Yes, the basics of budgeting are the same. However, budgeting as a freelancer is not necessarily done in the same way as employed people. The basics of budgeting You need to know how much is coming in and from where, you also need to know how much is Read More …

Starting a Freelance Business

Starting your own freelancing business can be an exciting time in your career but it can also be a little overwhelming. You have to make tons of decisions, learn about areas that are out of your comfort zone and get some clients. Now, I’m not an expert at setting up a freelance business as I have only had to do it once -thankfully. But I Read More …

Why I Took a Break From Amazon FBA

I started selling products on Amazon FBA in January 2017 And had a pretty good year. Some products I could buy consistently, some were one-offs but all in all I felt good about the business. Then came a low period whereby, I had some stock returned and refunds requested. Almost a whole batch was faulty and it took time and energy to sort this out. Read More …

I Keep Hearing about Passive Income and Side Hustles. What are they?

What is a side hustle? Side Hustles are jobs or services you can run alongside your full time or part time job. Many people start a side hustle for extra cash, as a way of making money from a hobby or sometimes as a test to see if they can run it as a full-time business. A few examples of side hustles: Start selling products Read More …