Are you waiting for the right time to start?

A good friend of mine once said: “there is no such thing as the right time for anything“. And it’s true, if you are waiting for the right time to buy a house, change job, have kids, write a book, start a business (etc) you can wait a long time: in...
What side-projects can teach you

What side-projects can teach you

What I have noticed is that most of us have a lot of ideas and a passion for completing a side project; but, we just don’t know how or where to start. The first thing you need to figure out: why you want to do this side project?  What is your desired outcome?...
The power of thoughts

The power of thoughts

“Everything starts with a thought”, my mentor said. “Your behaviour, your actions and the outcome; is all dependent on the quality of your thoughts”. I already know how devastating negative thinking can be.  After being depressed for many...
Small actions trigger self-discipline, so start small

Small actions trigger self-discipline, so start small

Steve Pavlina wrote a beautiful six-part series on self-discipline. He talks about the five pillars of Self-discipline: “A WHIP”. Acceptance Willpower Hard Work Industry Persistence We’ve shared these articles before, just in case you never got a chance to read...
Getting comfortable with failure

Getting comfortable with failure

This is a story about getting comfortable with failure. Most of us don’t feel comfortable releasing projects to the public that are not perfect. It’s a fear of failure. Trying so hard not to fail, we strive for perfection; and, if we cannot attain perfection (because...
Super Savvy Organiser Corrected…

Super Savvy Organiser Corrected…

Hi, I’m Sian; and I am Tanja’s virtual assistant.  As a super savvy organiser, with a love of Trello, I thought I had it all worked out…  But, that was before Tanja sent me a copy prototype of the Day by Day; 13 week journal! I have used the journal for...
Celebrate your wins!

Celebrate your wins!

Every time I start a week review, I ask myself; “what are my ‘wins’ this week?”. It will likely seem like a weird question to ask yourself, especially if you are unfamiliar with celebrating your wins. A while ago, my coach asked me about my...