Get To Know Yourself – Understanding Your Values

Before you can determine what you want from life, it is very important to understand who you are.  Your desired lifestyle can only bring you happiness and fulfillment if it aligns with your individual values and needs. This month’s recently released edition of Uncork Your Mind’s newsletter focusses on values including a very useful coaching […]

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Excuse A Bit of Self Congratulations….

Please indulge me while I give myself a quick pat on the back but today is kind of a special day for me…… On the giant island down in the Southern Hemisphere, today (26th January) is known as Australia Day.  If you’re from this great country you’ll need no further explanation on what its all […]

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Personal Vision Statements: Propel Yourself Towards Your Dreams

vision (noun): the ability to think or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. a mental image of what the future will or could be like. Oxford Dictionary If the concept of ‘vision’ is new to you open up Google, search for ‘vision statement’ and pick from the 8,590,000 search results of generic information. If […]

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My Big Audacious Challenge

After introducing my plan to undertake a personal Big Audacious Challenge in my post earlier this week, I have decided what this first challenge will be. My design principles for the challenge was that it needed to stretch and expand my creativity and it needed to help me develop the habit of exploding through preconceived limits. […]

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First Guest Post – Two Questions (Three Words) for Every Problem

Last week I had my first guest post published which is pretty exciting.  The post is titled Two Questions (Three Words) For Every Problem and is published on Steve Scott’s Internet Lifestyle Design website. If you haven’t heard of Steve Scott, he runs a very popular website (Alexa Rank #39,564) focussed on how to create […]

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Live Your Life By One Rule Only

For the last thirteen years I have been an officer in the Australian Army.  When most people think of the Army they immediately visualise regimented order and blind obedience.  Surprising to some, the Army (particularly the Australian Army) allows and even demands very high levels of initiative and responsibility.  I have also served in combat […]

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You Are What You Think

I recently watched an interesting video by well-known coach Brian Tracy on goal setting at Find Your Peak.  I was so impressed by the conciseness and presentation of Brian’s message that I started searching for other videos of his. The following video is one I found where Brian talks about the power of mentally focusing […]

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Progress Report – Project Lifestyle Design: January 2011

Welcome to the first progress report of  for 2011.  It has certainly been a month of big events since ! This month saw me work my last day in the Australian Army after 13 years of service as a professional military officer.  Seven months now and counting of paid leave to get my lifestyle design […]

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