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Stress Management

Are you resilient? Learning to cope with setbacks

Are you resilient? Learning to cope with setbacks

Life is full of ups and downs. Although it may appear that some people never experience the downs in life; that simply isn’t true. Nobody is perfect and nobody will ever live the perfect life. If you want to enjoy happiness and health, it is imperative that you learn to make the most of the […]

Boosting mental health and positivity with exercise

Boosting mental health and positivity with exercise

The human race has always been focused on exploration. We have explored new countries, new continents and, in the latter part of the last century, there was a great desire to explore space and beyond. For a long time, this desire to explore further afield came at the expense of exploring our own physical and […]

7 Simple ways to improve your health

7 Simple ways to improve your health

As the old saying goes “When you have your health, you have everything” and it is so true. Health really is the greatest source of wealth. You could have all the money and material possessions in the world but without your health you will never have the opportunity to enjoy it. Some people are obsessed […]

Time Management

3 Simple tips to improve your focus quickly

3 Simple tips to improve your focus quickly

Unless you’re perfect, you encounter distractions from time to time that minimise your effectiveness in getting your work done. The reason that most people struggle to achieve their objectives is not that the lack the knowledge or skills; it is more common that they lack the ability to stay focused on their work for long […]

Overcoming precrastination – Procrastination’s painful cousin

Overcoming precrastination – Procrastination’s painful cousin

We all know about procrastination and its dangers. In its simplest terms, procrastination is the putting off of the important tasks which you know need to be done. Everyone does it to some extent. Those who have the greatest ability to manage their procrastination will achieve the greatest levels of success. While procrastination limits your […]

5 Core principles of time management

5 Core principles of time management

Time management is a skill that most people would like to improve on. Even those with excellent time management are constantly seeking to find ways in which they can improve their productivity. There are many different methods/strategies you can use to improve your time management. Which one you choose is a matter of personal preference. […]

Effective Relationships

13 Simple strategies for building trust

13 Simple strategies for building trust

Trust forms the basis of every relationship. It is essential that people can accept that you are who you say you are and, you will do what you say you will do. The converse is also true i.e. you must be able to trust others. Without trust, you would have to do absolutely everything yourself […]

The path to a win-win solution

The path to a win-win solution

A common phrase in communication is ‘seek the win-win’. In fact, I will probably use is a couple of times in this article. It is used so often because it really is the foundation of strong, positive relationships. You will regularly find times when you are in a disagreement with others or, when your needs […]

Work effectively with others

Work effectively with others

We all have to work with others if we want to fulfil our potential and meet our objectives. Even those of us who are solopreneurs have this requirement. Just because the other people do not work within the same company; it does not mean that we do not have to cooperate with others. If you […]

Emotional Intelligence

11 Easy ways to build self-confidence

11 Easy ways to build self-confidence

When you fail to achieve your objectives, it is easy to believe that you do not have the ability or you are not good enough. However, the difference between success and failure is rarely due to any lasting ability. Sure, you may lack the necessary skills at that very moment but you can usually learn […]

Facing the consequences of self-defeating behaviour

Facing the consequences of self-defeating behaviour

When you are trying to remove self-defeating behaviour from your life, the first step is to know that you have a problem. I have previously explored some of the different strategies that you could apply to help you recognise whether or not you had self-defeating behaviour. Once you have recognised your self-defeating behaviour, it is […]

Eliminating self defeating behaviour

Eliminating self defeating behaviour

People with self-defeating behaviours often have a feeling of loss of control. They feel that the outcomes that they are achieving in life lie outside of their control; despite the fact that we have a great deal of control and influence over almost every aspect of our lives. This loss of control is something that […]

Personal Effectiveness

How to make important changes in your life

How to make important changes in your life

They say that there are only two things that you cannot avoid – death and taxes. If you can afford a good tax accountant, you can certainly avoid a lot of tax but there is something else which cannot be avoided – change. The world is in a constant state of change. It always has […]

7 Important life skills I wish I learned as a kid

7 Important life skills I wish I learned as a kid

I had a very enjoyable conversation with an educator during the week. I have no doubt that this lady will have a positive impact on all the students and teachers that she comes into contact with. The conversation inspired me to think about my views on schools and the impact they have on our lives. […]

6 Tips for getting what you want from life

6 Tips for getting what you want from life

Are you getting what you want from life? The fact that you are reading this article would seem to suggest that although you may be getting some of what you want from life, you are not getting everything that you want from life. If you are not getting what you want from life, you need […]

Career Coaching

Developing a career driven mindset

Developing a career driven mindset

To succeed in your career you need to have a career driven mindset. The difference between having a job and having a career is mindset. When you have a career driven mindset, you take full responsibility for your career path and your development. When you lack a career driven mindset, you abdicate responsibility. You end […]

8 Coaching questions to create a career development plan

8 Coaching questions to create a career development plan

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager or an ambitious professional; you will want to get the most possible from your career. To do this you need to have a career development plan.  A career development plan sets out what you aim to achieve and your plan to achieve it. It outlines the knowledge, skills […]

Building a support network

Building a support network

Whether you are making big changes to your life or simply chasing big goals; it is difficult to go it alone. Having the support of people with similar interests and passions greatly enhances your chances of success. It is important to have a good support network that you can bounce ideas off of and get […]

Other Recent Posts

8 Benefits of regular physical activity

8 Benefits of regular physical activity

Regular physical activity is one of the best ways to improve your health. When we think of physical activity, we sometimes think of people who live a life dedicated to exercise and athletic achievement e.g. bodybuilders and marathon runners. While these people do some amazing things, you do not have to go to such lengths […]

How a realistic mindset is vital for succes and happiness

How a realistic mindset is vital for succes and happiness

Success and self discipline are heavily dependent on having a realistic mindset and attitude to make the most of the opportunities that come your way. It would be easy to believe that the people who enjoy success always enjoy success. And, it would be just as easy to believe that those who struggle to succeed […]

10 Easy to implement stress reduction strategies

10 Easy to implement stress reduction strategies

Stress is amajor problem in the modern working environment. Many people are experiencing stress but attempt to ignore it until they are forced to deal with the issue. If you adopt this approach; by the time you accept that you have stress related issues and attempt to tackle them; the issues will be far more […]

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