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Stress Management

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 […]

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 […]

Time Management

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. […]

The truth about procrastination. What you need to know

The truth about procrastination. What you need to know

Most people are intelligent. They have the capacity to overcome just about any problem that they face so, why do they struggle to overcome a seemingly small problem like procrastination? Procrastination is an issue that many people face yet few of them ever really overcome the issue. That suggests that it is not a lack […]

Effective Relationships

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 […]

How to deliver feedback without arguments

How to deliver feedback without arguments

Feedback is one of the most essential skills in life. It is not realistic to expect that everything will always go as planned for you. If you want to correct the errors, or make sure that things improve, you must be able to deliver feedback effectively. When you deliver feedback you are usually commenting on […]

Emotional Intelligence

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 […]

Understanding passive aggressive behaviour

Understanding passive aggressive behaviour

Passive aggressive behaviour has various traits and many ways of disguising the way a person with this behavioural problem truly feels at any given moment. This type of behaviour is reactive and is identified by non-verbal aggressive actions or reactions. Anger and frustration is bottled up instead of being discussed in a proactive manner and […]

Personal Effectiveness

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

5 Simple steps to controlled risk taking

5 Simple steps to controlled risk taking

It amazes how many people refuse to pursue their goals and dreams because of the level of risk involved. They allow fear to overcome them and, when they see the effort required to achieve their goals, all they see is the high level of risk taking that is involved. In a sense, they are right; […]

How to maintain perspective when things go wrong

How to maintain perspective when things go wrong

Most of us overreact from time to time, either positively or negatively. How you react to events is one of the key factors in determining whether or not you will experience stress and, if you do experience stress, it can determine the extent of that stress. If you fail to maintain perspective, you can experience […]

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