We went to visit Liz’s parents in the country city of Bathurst to watch her Dad march in the ANZAC parade. As these amazing returned service men and women marched along the street, the applause from the crowd was both uplifting and very moving. As I watched the eyes of those marching by, I could … Read more »

Intentional Enthusiasm

52 Intentional Affirmations: #12. I am intentionally enthusiastic about life!  This week I will start with enthusiasm and be clear on my intention to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous life. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more … Read more »

Balancing future plans with living ‘now’

I recently came across this quote attributed to the Dali Lama. When the Dali Lama was asked what surprised him most about humanity, he said this. “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics #036 Drivers

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #036 – Drivers. One of the inescapable truths for a prosperous life is … Read more »

On being intentionally mindful more often

If you’re the type of person who pushes the ‘soft’ side of life and emotional reflections to the background so you can just get on with things, you probably won’t enjoy this post… and that’s probably why you might like to push through anyway and read it through to the end. For the past twenty … Read more »

Give Your ‘Intentional Action Muscle’ A Workout

I was recently asked by a journalist for some tips on how to help someone deal with their fear of being imperfect. My short answer was to get clear on your intentions for others and this will help get your focus off your imperfections and more on your ability to take intentional action to improve … Read more »

The power of Intentional Life Defaults

The 5th inescapable truth for a prosperous life in the INentionomics Blueprint is to Develop Intentional Success Habits. Changing not-so-good habits to intentional-success-habits is a simple process, not so easy, but certainly a simple process, once you understand how and of course why. And one of the more dynamic processes you can put in place … Read more »

Hash-Tagging The Wisdom of da Vinci

One of my fellow members in the Difference Makers Community Roshanna Evans shared a post from the Business Insider blog on 15 quotes from Leonardo da Vinci (who’s birthday was apparently on the 15th of April). As I read through the quotes, I wondered whether living in the ‘twitter world of shorten everything’ and the ‘tuned … Read more »

Keep the main thing the main thing!

52 Intentional Affirmations: #11. I take intentional control of my time! This week I will finish by intentionally planning for my next week. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful of the impact our intentions have on … Read more »