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Recently I popped down to our vegetable patch to spend a couple of minutes tending the tomatoes and picking some greens for a salad for lunch the next day. You can imagine my surprise when I got down there and instead of the nice neat garden I was expecting, I discovered a jungle. Tomatoes were […] Continue reading

{ 0 comments } Set successful goals by using the correct systems and processes.

The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time for me. It's a time of reflection and a time of planning for the future. This year I have a lot of things I wish to achieve so I have set a number of goals in the areas of health, relationships and work. In […] Continue reading

{ 0 comments } It might be nice to stay in your comfort zone but if you have dreams to fulfill, you need to take a step forward

Sometimes we get ourselves caught in the trap of following the same plan we have always followed. We do this because we are comfortable with the way things are or we think it's going to be too much effort to make a change or we have come to terms with our situation and believe it's […] Continue reading

{ 1 comment } Achieve your dreams and be successful. Don't wait for everything to be perfect. Just start and create some momentum today.

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas full of family and friendship and an enjoyable New Year full of happiness and laughter. Amongst all of the celebrations, did you make some time to set your goals for 2017? You might have called them resolutions but whatever we call them, it amounts to a desire to […] Continue reading

{ 0 comments } Use this simple 9 step goal setting process to set, work towards and achieve your goals today. Don't put it off any longer. Get started now!

For years people have been advocating using the SMART acronym for helping set better goals. I have written about it in the past too. It has been the accepted standard way to set goals so that they are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timebound. There are different people who use slightly different words for each […] Continue reading


As one year ends and we start to look forward to the next, there is one very important thing we need to do. The beginning of every new year is often a time we stop to think about all of the things we want to achieve in the next 12 months. Some call these resolutions, […] Continue reading

{ 0 comments } How to holiday when you have no money. Choices you need to make to make your dreams a reality.

It has to be said that we holiday a lot as a family. We take chunks of time out of our busy school and work routines to go and experience different parts of our backyard and the world together. In the last few years we have taken many small trips into the countryside, driven around […] Continue reading

{ 11 comments } Overcome procrastination by following these 4 simple steps in your planner today. Find out how to do it at:http://www.lifewrangling.com/planner-procrastination/ ‎

Sometimes it seems so difficult to find the motivation to do the things we need to do. I am good at being organised and planning my day and I still have to overcome procrastination on many different levels. Usually I procrastinate on something because I think it’s going to take a long time to do. Many […] Continue reading

{ 14 comments } road map

So you have some dreams, you have an idea about what you want your life to look like. Does your reality match those dreams? If you answered no to that question then you are in the right place. You are probably making some simple mistakes that are preventing you from living the life you desire. […] Continue reading

{ 2 comments } Goals, roadblocks

Goals motivate us to act.  The deadline we create by setting goals for the things we want to achieve in our lives helps us to focus on our purpose. They give us a reason to begin rather than to continue as we currently are. Any goal without an associated action is, after all, simply a […] Continue reading