Author: Strong Without Realising

Perfection is not a goal

How often have you thought you needed to be perfect to do something? You decide you can’t start because of this or that not being in the right place or time? When we have a thought or idea that we want to do or get across, we have to communicate to other people. Yes, telling

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I’m tired.

I’m tired of being the dependable one. You know, the one people rely on to get shit done for them. Or the one who is always there when they are needed and you don’t have to put any effort into the friendship. Just because I’m not a need to speak to you every day person

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Passive income is not working more than an employee

Having a business doesn’t always mean space and freedom to do what you like when you want. Last year Rory and I shut up shop for our business that had turnover in the millions. (Not profit for those who don’t know the difference) And we are the happiest we have ever been! We have spent

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Retract or Bloom?

With the amount of death in my life recently, and it seems others as well, I have noticed myself retracting. I mean it seems every time I log onto Facebook these days there is a new death being announced. And most of them dying by suicide. For some reason all the death has bought up

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2023

The end of 2022 saw my body kicking me in the ass with the biggest reminder that it’s not a normal body. Well in truth it’s been coming for a while but I have been ignoring it. I have felt the fluid in my joints and body slowly building but pretended I didn’t. I had

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Business is done with people we like

One of the most important activities in growing a business is growing relationships. Many people think they can go out to networking events, hand their cards out and the business will come flowing in. It may happen like that, but not likely. It did happen somewhat for my husband and I with our removals company

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Flattery or imitation?

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. Or so they say… I want to know why it has become a statement like this rather than a question of Why do you feel you like need to be someone else to be worthy/seen/loved etc? Why, instead of doing things because you feel called to, do you

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Overcome your performance anxiety

Everybody suffers from anxiety at some point or another. Anxiety is just a normal part of everyday life. It can actually be a useful emotion in helping us to cope with stressful situations. Other times, anxiety can be out of control and interfere with our ability to function normally in stressful situations even if the

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Witnessing our children in love

Witnessing my children in their own adult loving relationships is a gift I had no idea I could love so much. Knowing that the way Rory and I have loved each other throughout their years of growing up ultimately has had an impact on who they choose to be in relationship with and how they

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Consistency in action is motivation – 10 Tips

We all exercise for the results. Different people are looking for different results or outcomes. Goals vary from weight loss, athletic performance, endurance, strength, toning, bodybuilding to more flexibility, etc. Here are 10 tips for motivation and consistency to get results and achieve your goals. Try working out with a friend, spouse, or co-worker.  It’s

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