Embrace the ordinary, find your extraordinary!

Full logo

Intentional Living

Quote - Life is beautiful.

My favourite motivational quotes and how they have actually changed my life!

By Francesca / August 15, 2019

READING TIME: 4 minutes Motivational quotes are a great way to cheer us up and spur us on, not to mention they look great as wall art! But sometimes these words really hit home and do much more than provide a five-minute lift. The following quotes are burned into my brain and they surface over and over when I…

Read More
Law of Attraction books

Law of Attraction books that will change your life!

By Francesca / July 14, 2019

READING TIME: 6 minutes In the twentieth century during the “new age” era, a heap of books were written about the Law of Attraction. There was gold dust in the air and people were feeling optimistic and abundant. People started to understand that they could affect their circumstances, that that had control over their environment and ultimately the direction…

Read More
Woman smelling flowers

Engaging your senses to improve your every day life.

By Francesca / June 25, 2019

READING TIME: 5 minutes Studies show that when more of our senses are engaged, or all of them, we are more likely to get enjoyment out of something, than when only one or two of our senses are engaged. And we tend to rely heavily on our vision, when our other senses have stronger links in our brains to…

Read More
A good book and a steaming mug of coffee!

Positive thinking? Five fast and effective ways to improve your thinking!

By Francesca / June 20, 2019

READING TIME: 4 minutes Positive thinking sounds so easy right? But sometimes the gap between knowing it’s a good thing and actually doing it but can be further than we think. Positive thinking has a cumulative effect on our thoughts, action and our overall daily lives so it’s totally worth the effort. But the proof is in the pudding,…

Read More
Picnicing on the top of a mountain.

What would a different everyday life look like to you?

By Francesca / June 14, 2019

READING TIME: 2 minutes Today’s post is a little different to usual. I don’t want to tell you my opinion. I want to hear yours. We all have day dreams about traveling to exotic places, or buying a fancy house one day. Maybe we fantasise about what we might do when the kids move out of home, when we…

Read More
Happy moments found in every day

How to define your dream ‘everyday’ life.

By Francesca / May 27, 2019

READING TIME: 5 minutes Curating a dream life is something we can all do, but often we switch to autopilot and are so distracted by everything going on around us and to us that we barely get a chance to stop and breathe. And think. And if by chance we find time to think about our dream life, we…

Read More
Woman searching

Lost your mojo? Looking for a bit more meaning in life? Here are three easy ways to find your spark again.

By Francesca / May 10, 2019

READING TIME: 4 minutes What is the meaning of life? It’s the million dollar question right? Well stop holding your breath – I don’t have the answer! But I do know some quick and easy ways for you to get on the right path to finding it. The million dollar question. The great philosophers of the world have struggled…

Read More
Girl sitting in field, contemplating guiding principles..

Use guiding principles to avoid uncertainty and indecision!

By Francesca / April 19, 2019

READING TIME: 4 minutes Do you struggle with indecision? Are you scared you’ll make the wrong choice? Do you end up in a standstill, never making progress? Then read on! Whether you are starting a new project, considering a career change, making a big investment or just trying to map out your challenges for the year… There is one…

Read More
Image of vintage typewriter focus on the shift key

Why it’s OK to become an entrepreneur at 40 (or even later!).

By Francesca / March 29, 2019

READING TIME: 4 minutes Disclaimer: I’m not yet 40, I still have a few months up my sleeve. 🙂 I know that there a lot of people out there (sister – I’m looking at you!) who think that if they haven’t started a business at 16 and become a millionaire by 20, then it’s too late to take that…

Read More