2023 is a chance to do things differently. To BE different. What will you choose?
Ooops! UPDATE – Our new Journeymaker’s Planner 2023 is DEFINITELY here!
OMG – we did it! Nicole and team 💕🥂🤩🎄 Hey, Lovelies! If you tried to grab a copy of the Planner already and you couldn’t find it, that’s because I had a setting wrong on my listing, so after the first sale it became SOLD OUT. It’s all fixed now, so you can confidently follow […]
Our new Journeymaker’s Planner 2023 is here!
OMG – we did it! Nicole and team 💕🥂🤩🎄 Hey, Lovelies! It is with a sigh of relief and a cheer of excitement that I can announce that The Journeymaker’s Planner 2023 is now available for purchase. You can get it here. This year we have gone fully digital. So, you can print it out […]
I slept in!
I never sleep in! How did that happen? ~ Nicole Cody Hey, Lovelies. My plan was to get up at 4am, to meditate until 5am, to write until 6am, and then to dive straight into a deadline driven project I need to get finished. The reality? I slept in. I NEVER sleep in. Until today. […]
The Backup Plan
Even when God is your co-pilot, it pays to pack a parachute. ― Dean Koontz Hey, Lovelies. I am feeling proud of myself this morning. A while ago I decided to get someone to help me on a project, and we made a start. But communication wasn’t good, there were always excuses, and as the […]
Not Everyone Peaks Early
So called ‘late-bloomers’ get a bad rap. Sometimes the people with the greatest potential often take the longest to find their path because their sensitivity is a double edged sword- it lives at the heart of their brilliance, but it also makes them more susceptible to life’s pains. Good thing we aren’t being penalized […]
Is It Really Too Late?
You say it’s too late. In my opinion, only a thimbleful of situations in life are that dire. Death begins and ends that list. Everything else is simply an obstacle that must be dealt with. ~ Kathleen Baldwin Hey, Lovelies! I had some strong responses to my post yesterday. Most of them were people […]
Your Unrealised Creative Dream – What If It’s All About Timing?
There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness. ~ Shannon L. Alder Hey, Lovelies. Have you got a dream that just isn’t happening? A problem that just isn’t fixing? A situation that just isn’t resolving? Or an idea you just can’t stop thinking about? There’s something in the air right now, with the […]
Sucking It Up With Tech
“We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.” ~ Douglas Adams Hey, Lovelies. I’m having a tech moment. And there’s only me to fix it, and I have no idea what I am doing or even what really needs to be done. So, I am breathing […]
Distracted By Visitors This Morning
They say good things come in threes. I am not sure if that’s an accurate description of my morning so far…
When My Husband Asked Me If I Really Needed To Bring My Handbag…
She reaches down into her bulging tote bag and pulls out a small plastic box with a hinged lid. It contains a round pill box with a threaded lid from which she tips out a vitamin pill, a fish-oil pill, and the enzyme tablet that lets her stomach digest milk. Inside the hinged plastic box […]
I took a deep breath and changed things
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin Hey, Lovelies. I did something quite radical yesterday. Radical, but so in keeping with the energies of August, and this Lion’s Gate Portal. I set up a meeting with my team. I sat in front of […]
Everyone’s Asking What Our Secret Projects Are!
To keep your secret is wisdom, but to expect others to keep it is folly. Samuel Johnson Hey, Lovelies. I’ve mentioned that my team and I are working on some secret projects right now. Of course they are a secret. How else can I surprise you once they are finished? But, so many of you […]
Making Time For Magic
Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Richie Norton Hey, Lovelies. Yesterday afternoon Ben and I played in the backyard with the dogs and hiked around our tropical jungle of a garden, here at the treehouse. By the time we finished it was later than we had realised. Bummer. I’d planned an afternoon walk on […]
Not Blogging Today Because This!
if the ocean can calm itself, so can you. we are both salt water mixed with air Nayyirah Waheed Hey, Lovelies! My team and I are working on some surprises for you – new projects that are just being birthed. One of the suppliers messaged me at 7pm last night, as they were going to […]
Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. Jonathan Harnisch Hey, Lovelies. Last week I had a zoom call with a friend, Irene, who is helping me with some analytics and marketing. As we talked, she raised the idea of me finding a web dev (web developer) […]
Why I Stopped Calling My Work Space An Office
You can change the course of your life with your words. Anonymous Hey, Lovelies! Now that I have begun settling into our new treehouse I have become very aware of the power of words. One of those words, which has been causing all kinds of wrinkles in my disposition, is the word ‘office’. I’ve worked […]
I wanted to tell you all about my Planner Sale but…
Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are. Cheryl Lacey Donovan So, Lovelies, I was going to write this big complex post about how I have discounted my final planners by 50%, with some wonderful testimonials and new words and oh, so much other good stuff… But… Harry Dog glued […]
Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink. Charles Bukowski Ah, Bukowski – I just love the way you tell it how it is… Hey, Lovelies! We’re in lockdown again here in our part of the world. Greater Brisbane went into a 3 day COVID lockdown at 5pm on Monday. Ben and I had […]
Up Early, Cos America!
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli Dear America, Like many people in the world, I changed my day around to watch the inauguration. Just like I did for the COVID-19 Memorial Ceremony in Washington. You […]
I was going to blog, but America!
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche Dear Everyone, Sometimes history unfolds before your eyes in the most important of ways. Oh, America! I can’t look away… Normal blogging will resume tomorrow. Thinking of all my American friends. Stay safe.All my love, Nicole xx
When In The Day Is Your Time?
For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope […]
If You Could Choose Just ONE Thing To Change or Achieve or Create This Year What Would It Be?
It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform. Roy T. Bennett Hey, Lovelies.After the year that just was, this year is set to be also be unstable. Again. And yet… there is enormous opportunity for you to create stability within this instability through the power of […]
Self Doubt Will Always Be A Thing (And That’s Okay)
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. William Shakespeare Hey, Lovelies! As we hurtle towards 2021, I want to remind you of an important truth that I hope you tuck in your back pocket and refer to as needed. Self doubt will always be […]
Using This Week To Dream
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis Hey, Lovelies. This week supports us resting, contemplating and dreaming. What dream will you dream for the year ahead? Can you muster enough courage to push past ideas of merely surviving and instead look at how you can […]
The Treasure In Our ETSY Store!
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. King James Bible Hey, Lovelies! I’m so proud and excited to let you know that our little ETSY store has finally opened. Right now our offerings include my Journeymaker’s Planner for 2021, my beautiful Journeymaker crystal Mala, and a selection of tumbled stones from my […]
Doing It My Way
If I have one piece of advice to give you all about what to search for in your quest for What Next, it’s to find where the line blurs between hard work and happiness for you. To find that thing where working hard at it makes you happy, and where you’re happy to work hard […]
Some Thoughts On Failure
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston S. Churchill Hello, Lovelies. I received an email yesterday morning from a client whose children have disappointed her because she and her husband are highly intelligent and very accomplished, but her young son is in the bottom learning […]
On Finding Yourself Stranded Far From Home
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Gautama Buddha Hello, Lovelies. Yesterday one of my community reached out to me, to ask for ‘Any help you can give the souls that have been stranded in alien places due to corona virus… I know […]
Are You Overcomplicating The Act Of Getting Started?
Don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started. Marilu Henner Hey, Lovelies! Is there something you really want to do? Is there a dream, a goal, a vision you hold for the future? Maybe you want to be a published writer. Maybe you want to be a healer, or an architect, or a […]
Want To Join My Platform Mastermind?
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller Hey, Lovelies! Do you consider yourself a heart-centered or spiritually-aware entrepreneur? (Or you’d love to be!) Do you have a message you want to share with the world in a way that supports you financially as you work to support and […]
I bought myself a birthday gift
What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. Hans Urs von Balthasar Hey, Lovelies! I’ve had a wonderful four-day weekend, taking some time to reconnect with family, and to disconnect from social media and work for a few days. We celebrated my birthday with a simple home-cooked […]
Dear America, not the Postal Service!
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds Inscribed on the wall of New York City’s General Post Office Building, 1914 Dear America, I was preparing some post today, some of which is destined for your distant shores (I am in Australia!), […]
Celebrating Just A Little!
“Celebrate when you’re half done, And the finish won’t be half as fun.” Lemony Snicket Hey, Lovelies! We’re having a quiet celebration here today, as we reach a major milestone in our 2020 calendar. Our Journeymaker’s Planner 2021 has gone to press, and very soon it will be printed and bound, ready to be your […]
Life Purpose And Design – Monday Oracle 3 August 2020
We create our Future Self by default or design Nicole Cody Hello, Lovelies! August energies are all about relationships and wellbeing. It’s a month to focus on health goals, creativity, the people and activities we care about most, and creating healthy practices in our lives Keep that in mind as we explore the gifts that […]
GOAL MAGIC enrollment closes in 3 Days – Don’t Miss Our Magical Bonuses!
We do not get unlimited chances to have the things we want. Nothing is worse than missing an opportunity that could have changed your life. Anonymous Hey, Lovely! Have you been thinking about joining our new GOAL MAGIC online course, but haven’t acted yet? I want to remind you that there are only a few […]
Goal Magic Hardship Scholarship Now Available
“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” Barack Obama Hey Lovelies, I created my Goal Magic […]
Have You Had A Pattern Of Quitting Or Not Even Starting Lately?
“If you quit on the process, you are quitting on the result.” Idowu Koyenikan Hey, Lovelies. I launched my Goal Magic course yesterday. It’s an eight-week online coaching course that I created to support people who have struggled with creating habits, making decisions, and working to completion on goals and tasks. Before lunch my inbox […]
My new course GOAL MAGIC is here! Come join us!
“We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start.” Anonymous Hey, Lovelies! Do you remember a couple of days ago when I asked you if you were having problems completing things? Does that sound like you right now? Or maybe you can’t even get started. Or you’re frozen and can’t choose anything […]
I cleared space in my calendar last night
“Death twitches my ear; ‘Live,’ he says… ‘I’m coming.” Virgil Lovelies, I remember one particular morning so clearly. It was the day we all thought I would die. None of the treatments had worked. There was nothing more to be done. And so I waited through the long hours of my last night, wrote my […]
Meet The Newest Member of My Team!
“Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” Amy Li Hey, Lovelies! I’m delighted to announce the newest member of our team. She’s someone whom I’ve worked with several times before, and someone who has been with me from the earliest days […]
Monthly Membership Is Now Here!
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” C.S. Lewis Hey Lovelies, Many of you have been asking if we could offer a monthly payment option for our private Membership. So, we listened, and today I am happy to announce that […]
Some things to help you manage the year ahead – with community, spiritual development and study
“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.” Goethe Hello, Lovelies. My team and I have had several meetings (over […]
If You Weren’t Afraid
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin If you weren’t afraid, what would you do? Who would you be? How would you live? If you weren’t afraid, what would you differently today? Tomorrow? Close your eyes. Imagine you were already doing that thing, and that the outcome was in your favour. […]
Wobbles and Ouch Moments And Why They Are Helpful
“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” Roy T. Bennett Lovelies, I want to remind you of something important. Especially because this is a week for stepping into the vulnerability of your true self. As you are waking up to a bigger sense of your […]
Dream A Bigger Dream – Monday Oracle 27 January 2020
“No matter how small you start, always dream and think big. If you start with small thoughts then you will stay with small thoughts.“ ~ Stephen Richards Hello, Lovelies! January is a month for moving past limitations, for reinventing yourself, and for planning, possibilities and creating a sense of purpose. Keep that in mind as […]
Is it time to revisit a dream that failed or that never even was?
“Sometimes the things we do second time around are better and hold more value because we take the time to reflect and review, and revive them through a higher love. Don’t be afraid to try again and do-over with greater wisdom, a fresh set of eyes, and a renewed hope. Life is not a straight […]