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Puzzle of life adventure life Nov 28, 2021
Here in Australia we are facing a two class citizen situation. Maybe it is similar all around the world. Second class, however... this is the big one... Previously ‘second class’ meant ‘less than’ a first class citizen. However, I think this is something to check in with....
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Keep dreaming...just keep flapping adventure life Nov 28, 2021
I’m combining two sayings here.
 
First, there is a saying, the best way to predict the future is to create it. Maybe it was Abraham Lincoln.
 
The second saying is along the lines of... if you want to create real change, you must be honest with your current reality and see...
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Full circle and a bit more! adventure business life Oct 14, 2021
A super cool thing just happened! Something just came full circle and a bit more!
 
So, inside The Offer Academy Coaching Program learning materials I talk about the concept of:
Selling to your FUTURE FRIENDS...Yep, your FUTURE FRIENDS... not your current friends...
 
So how do...
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In between known worlds... adventure business life Sep 21, 2021

For the last 10 years, I have been explaining a concept to my friends and clients about the feeling of nervousness and anxiety of change. For me, I see in pictures, stories, and knowledge come to me as visuals and this has always been very clear.

Change for me is like travelling across the flat...

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Life’s constant juggle adventure business life Aug 31, 2021
Life’s constant juggle between enjoying the moment and delayed gratification... I have done a combination of these through the years.
 
When I was young, I went to university and at the same time played tennis full time. I also wrote software to sell and make money in my spare time....
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One thing is for sure... adventure business life Aug 31, 2021
One thing is for sure... How you treat other fellow humans especially friends will last a lifetime...
 
Will you hold some space for them?
 
Open your heart for them?
 
Will you listen to them?
 
Will you be there for them?
 
You do not have to agree with someone...
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One of the things I love.... adventure life Aug 23, 2021
One of the things I love is the brain and how it works. Years ago I was listening to a wonderful friend Ruth Buczynski talk about neural plasticity. What I took away from the conversation was the importance of learning physical skills. I understood that it helps the brain not get into a groove...
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What in our lives can we shine a light on? adventure business life Jul 10, 2021
Horror films... Back in 2014 I was one of 25 people privileged to sit in on a private presentation by the amazing Frank Oz. The presentation was Frank sharing his experience about his time as an actor, film maker, and his amazing life as a puppeteer.
 
If you don’t recognise his...
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How far ahead can you think? adventure business life Jul 06, 2021
How far ahead can you think?
 
Is your situation today based on the time spectrum you can make decisions?
 
Things like saving, career, business, health and fitness etc etc...
 
Fitness wise, you are not where you are today based on decisions you make.
 
Last week? Nope...
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You can do this too adventure business life Jun 02, 2021
Sometimes things change and will never be the same again...
 
This is fine and this is life. This is the amazing journey and mystery of magic that unfolds in front of us... Workplaces, relationships, friend circles, sporting venues, holiday destinations, even the community, town or city...
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The most vulnerable wins... adventure life May 31, 2021
The most vulnerable wins...
 
Drop the ego and dare to dance in the shadows of your own self...
 
The magic lies in the aspects of self which society would have you believe is wrong...
 
Go there, play there and if anyone wants to challenge you, dare them to be as...
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Entering the mind of the bee adventure business life May 25, 2021

I like thought exercises...

I like taking my mine to different situations...

Today, it’s entering the mind of the bee.

What does it do?

How does it see life?

What is it aware of? Especially those whose hard work is harvested for another species consumption.

And... What if we are the worker...

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Surrender to what is and just let it be... adventure business life May 02, 2021
I’m just learning. But so far for me, much of this is mindset at the moment...
 
Today was 7 degrees celsius for 2 min 30 with a head dunk of 5 seconds. If I walk into it thinking it’s cold, it’s freezing...
 
But if I just let it be, it’s not too cold....
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Women are amazing! adventure life Apr 16, 2021
 
Women are amazing!
 
The collective of women are amazing and you have such an amazing connection to life, love and the planet...
 
Seriously... you can create other humans inside of you...
 
Your body changes to accommodate this... seriously mind blowing...
 
...
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Appreciate and be grateful... adventure life Apr 05, 2021
Sometimes you just don’t know when it will be the last time you will ever see someone...
 
For me, the last 10 years I would travel from Australia to the USA four times a year and catch up with people.
 
Over that time I would see the same people over and over... So yes...
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Visiting Dachau... adventure life Mar 17, 2021

One of the most horrible days of my life was when I visited Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany...

Photos of people arriving on trains... I stood where the photos were taken, next to the train lines.

I stood where they handed over their only possessions before taking a shower on their way to...

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The enjoyment in the reflection of experiences... adventure business life Jan 18, 2021

The enjoyment in the reflection of experiences... for me, I love to relive experiences... I know that sometimes there are so many things going on in the moment that I am not experiencing it fully... especially if it involves physical and mental exertion...

However, I know my brain is taking it...

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A weekend adventure to a nearby world wonder adventure life Jan 18, 2021

A weekend adventure to a nearby world wonder... the Noosa Everglades... 38km return trip needed a little physical and mental strength to see deep in nature... got me thinking...

Our life we experience is simply a mirror of our mind... if we seek adventure we will find it... if we seek big...

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Double check who you are listening to adventure business life May 11, 2020

Who is the devil on your shoulder?

It’s Monday and this morning I said to Ellysia, “today feels like it is a good day to be productive and get a lot done”.

Literally 5 minutes later I get a video text message in our kite surfing WhatsApp group to say, “the wind has swung...

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Magic Monday at Coolum Beach adventure life Mar 01, 2020

Magic Monday  the start of a new week, new month and new season... here in the souther hemisphere it is now the season to harvest from your summer efforts... The fun begins .

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Water is Life! adventure life Jan 28, 2020

Yaroomba Beach - These sunrises and myself disappeared for a bit... bunkered down by smoke and the beauty hidden. The birds disappeared and are now back too... the sky is clear and the ocean feels alive again. After all this rain there seems to be more dolphins, sharks, jellyfish even shells on...

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Big fun last minute adventure! adventure Nov 12, 2019

Huge adventure yesterday...

We arranged some friends to enjoy the full moon rise over the ocean at our old place before it goes on AirBnB...

The wind was strong northerly so the idea came up to Kite surf from one house to the other!

Seems logical right?

20km in a straight line...

Approx 1hr 30...

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Happy Fiji Day! adventure life Oct 09, 2019

Happy Fiji Day to all the Fijians and everyone they touch.

These guys are the nicest, friendliest people I have met. The day I first experienced Namotu island back in 2002 I no longer saw the world the same.
Life was then about living and working was the facilitator for that...

17 years later I...

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My buddy the ocean adventure life Sep 24, 2019

I love the calm blue ocean with the peaceful calm energy inviting me to swim.

I love the small high tide waves inviting me to foil.

I love a glassy ocean full of waves inviting me to surf.

I love the windy rough ocean inviting me to kitesurf...

and I love the onshore wind with no waves,...

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