Is Your Happiness Held Captive By Your Genes and Environment

As I posted earlier this week, Liz and I invested 3 days at the recent Happiness And Its Causes conference in Melbourne, and the title question to this post was just one of the many themes that I’d like to share with you. It’s a great question, but only when we clearly define happiness as … Read more »

Intentionomics, Trust and Kevin Rudd v Tony Abbott

So Kevin Rudd takes back the leadership of the Australian Labor Party and will once again lead our country as Prime Minister… for how long though? Regardless of your political persuasion, in this post I want to use the Intentionomics Trust Model to explore key questions every thinking Australian needs to be asking about the … Read more »

The Real Value Of Financial Advice

Let me start this post with some questions: Do you have lifestyle goals? Do you have a financial plan? Do you have a financial plan that is aligned with fulfilling your lifestyle goals? I’ve written previous blog posts about the advice my father gave me as I was about to leave our home in a … Read more »

Happiness and its causes conference snap shot

Liz and I attended the Happiness and Its Causes conference last week and I have some observations I want to share. I’m going to share them in ‘dot-point’ format and will expand on them in future posts. My advice is to just read through these, and see which ones resonate and then ask yourself why … Read more »

Spend Your Tax Return To Boost Happiness

The one night of the week when we all are typically home for dinner is Sunday night, and it’s a bit of a tradition for us to have a Roast dinner, sit at the dining table and catch up on what each of us has been up to over the past week and what’s coming … Read more »

Be Grateful For Relationships

52 Intentional Affirmations: #18 I value my intentional trust relationships! This week I will earn trust and build even stronger intentional trust relationships. 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 »

Intentions Revealed In New World of ‘Citizen-TV’

There is a powerful lesson we can learn from what may seem like four totally unrelated headline stories this week. The first story is the media frenzy reporting on Joel Madden, front man for the band Good Charlotte and likeable judge on Channel Nine’s big ratings show ‘The Voice’ reportedly being ‘caught’ with marijuana in his … Read more »

Book Review: Conscience by Paul Strohm

Inescapable truth #4 of the Intentionomics Blueprint is to control your inner voice. One aspect of your inner voice is often referred to as your conscience. Have you given much thought to what your conscience is and how, when, where and why you use it? And have you ever thought about the strengths and weaknesses … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics #039 Empower

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 #39 – Empower. Taking stock of your truth about you and controlling your … Read more »

Naming the game of Distrust

When Archimedes reportedly said “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world“, I’m pretty sure he wasn’t referring to intention. However, in this post I want to highlight how with clarity of intention, and while maybe not ‘moving the world’, I’m convinced we … Read more »