Planting My Flag

Earlier this year I graduated from my Master of Education (Gifted Education) from the Australian Catholic University. I wasn’t going to attend my graduation. After all, most of my degree was online, they even sent me my transcript when I completed my degree in 2017.  But something felt wrong, it felt incomplete. 

When one of my peers messaged me to say she was planning on attending the ceremony, I thought why not! It would be great to celebrate this event together.

I think I have a tendency in my life to rush onto the next shining thing without pausing to acknowledge the enormity of my achievements. In fact, I would go as far to say that I never  feel that I have done enough.

I wonder if you can resonate with this?

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The problem with being REALISTIC!

????????????????????????????????????????I am sure you have heard how important it is to set goals! You may have even heard of the  Harvard Study that discovered the 3% of graduates with clearly defined written goals earned in excess of  the other 97% of graduates put together.

You may have even set SMART goals!

If you are a big dreamer like me, SMART goals can be a a bit of a downer because they encourage us to be realistic. Sometimes, I don’t want to be realistic.  Sometimes I want to dream the impossible! BIG goals inspire me to new heights and make me feel ALIVE! Continue reading

What do you plan to do with your precious life?

This year our family is planning a move from Ballarat to Melbourne.  Deciding where to live, schools for the girls, is just the beginning. 1bf78293ee5d44dd9ec3f51d00984699 Ask 10 people their favourite suburb and they all have a different answer. Venture online to property and school websites and drowning in an avalanche of information is guaranteed.

While this information is useful. In the end we have to listen to our own hearts and decide what is important to us, take into account our personal situation and visit places to get a ‘feel’ for them. We have to trust ourselves, be true to our life vision and be willing to take the action to make it happen. Continue reading