Set the standards: becoming better than yesterday

Setting long-term goals it hard. There’s always someone one step ahead of us. It’s a constant sacrifice for the future, which will always lay within the unknown. One important fact about your self-development and increasing your efficiency? It compounds. If you were to get 0.1% better every day? You would be 25% better within the year, and 100% better within four years. And not only that, yo...
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Defining your why

Quite often, we set our sights on the ideal life we could have. We plan, organise ourselves and go ahead, ready to put in the work. For anything we want, we have to work. To continue to motivate yourself can be painful, particularly if what we are trying to accomplish is hard. The one thing that could keep you going? Understanding the underlying reasons as to why you’re working towards your ...
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Three signs of positive mental health

It’s easy to look at the ways we could be inadequate. We observe ourselves taking a downturn, and we’re on Google searching for the signs and symptoms that most relate to our energy and emotion at the time. It’s easy to assume the worse. What about signs of doing well? There’s three main factors in your life that I feel showcase your mental agility. When the goings gets tough, how do you react?...
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Control your racing thoughts: capitalising on your creativity

Are you subject to racing thoughts? Do you “connect the dots” that other people often may not see? Are you a creative individual who wishes to make use of the way in which you think? Conscious thought requires focus, if it’s going to be of any use. It’s the same with your creativity. The problem is that your creativity cannot be measured, and is not a tangible asset. It’s something you must con...
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Seven Ways To Relax That Still Serve Your Purpose

Reading Reading educational or fictional books allows us to abstract and leave our minds, just for a little bit. Expand your knowledge means you are spending your time in a fulfilling and useful manner, sparking creative thoughts and stretching your imagination. If you read a book a week in your specialism, you’ll have read a full degree worth of information within just one year. Within just f...
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Avoiding Hell: Five Tips To Handling Life’s Hurdles

Tragedy can hit you anytime. Family members will die and those around you will undoubtedly suffer. Relationships fall apart, careers get stagnant and business (and people) often fail. It's not how hard we fall, it's how quick we are to get back up and rebuild our lives that really matters. When these tragedies hit, it's up to us. Do we make them worse, or do we help resolve them? Do we escalate...
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Making Use Of Your Imagination: Alleviate Stress & Fear

Your imagination is a weird and truly wonderful phenomenon. The ability of abstraction, the fact we can think over scenarios within our mind and contemplate which step we will take? It's a miracle. Yet how many of us forget about how powerful it actually is? While you're reading this, to demonstrate the power of your imagination, just think about the most vivid dream you have ever had. And that...
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Three Steps To Overcoming Your Phobia

As a hypnotherapist, I often work with people who have phobias and fears they just cannot escape. As they realise how much this is affecting their daily lives, they come to me seeking help to alleviate the anxiety and stress that has been caused by the phobia. Phobias are irrational fears that develop in a person's mind. They could be of an object, animal or experience. Some of the most popular...
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How A Life Coach Could Help You Achieve Your Potential

We all feel lost and unmotivated at some point in our lives. Life coaches aren’t some elusive, omnipotent beings that have the ultimate knowledge. We are therapists that listen intently to your current situation and help you conceptualise how you could become more satisfied with your life. There are many ways that I can work with people, and it’s all on an individualistic basis. Some people...
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Setting Goals: A Mindset To Success

The only way to set yourself up for success over the long-term? Clearly define your goals and ensure that working towards them becomes the focal point of your life. As a life coach, it would make sense that I promote goal setting. But I don’t simply promote goal setting. I promote goal setting that provides you with a real purpose. Goals that are well thought through. Goals with meaning. Wh...
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