Not long ago I wrote a post on how to achieve your goals, with a free goal setting sheet. To grow a business or a life you love you need to create goals and plan how to reach them. Which also means to achieve any goals you need to create a plan, and most importantly do the work. Here’s the truth. It’s not easy. You have to choose. You have to spend time working out your goals, planning and scheduling the work. Then you have to do it. There’s no short cuts here. So I have decided to … [Read more...] about August Monthly Goals
Phil and I left the UK on the 19th March 2017. Travelling from Suffolk to the Netherlands on an overnight ferry, as the first leg of our Road To Happiness Expedition. I am writing this sat on a high speed train from St Petersburg to Moscow. Which completes after one hundred days travelling across Europe on boat, train and coach. We still have a long way to go, travelling through Russia, Mongolia, China before looping round South East Asia and up through India into Bhutan.As you can imagine … [Read more...] about 5 Things I’ve learnt after 100 days non stop travel
Ok, I KNOW I KNOW. Before I begin, I know the word TRIBE is overused in the adventure community. Unfortunately the overuse of some words on the internet,just well, happen. I blame Seth Godin. Firstly I don't think you should subscribe too much to the negativity some people surround with the word. Actually what many 'tribes' want to do is make people connect. Connect with others of similar values, live their best life and feel a sense of belonging. And I admit thats something that … [Read more...] about Did I tell you I am in a Tribe? And I am genuinely PROUD of it. Honest!
Last week I published an article I had been wanting to write for a long time. I opened up about something that is really close to my heart. After getting into £20,000 debt in my twenties, I talked about how I quit my job, dealt with my money issues and now travel full time. Now I want to tell you to quit your job. Part of my story began when I left/ quit my first 'proper' job after University and became self-employed, when I had no money or idea what I was going to do. I was definitely … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to Quit your Job
In the middle of an industrial estate in Estonia, in an unmarked office, a Russian speaking Tattooist drew me a Bee Tattoo. A post shared by Anna Smirnova (@panda_ann_) on Jun 2, 2017 at 9:09am PDT Why a Bee Tattoo? This Tattoo is about sticking together, and the Manchester Tattoo Appeal which was started by tattoo artist Sam Barber has already raised £296K. Hundreds of people across Manchester and the UK found a way to symbolise solidarity: by getting a bee tattoo. The … [Read more...] about Choose Love: The Meaning of my New Tattoo
As the saying goes, 'You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce'. Admittedly, we may not have the vocal talent or the pushy parenting that she experienced, but I really like this quote. But how EXACTLY can you plan and reach your Goals? Keep reading for a step by step guide and a free planning sheet. Its a stark reminder that we all get the same 1,440 minutes every single day. And what makes us all different is how we choose to spend that time. After my 33rd birthday last … [Read more...] about Create Your Best Year Ever!