Make it easy to hit your goals – cheat a little

There is a wealth of information, and disinformation, written about goals and goal setting, frankly there's enough 'out there' to confuse anybody. Many of the approaches follow a similar framework, which basically involve listing in some format all of your as yet unachieved targets for the future, along with the reasons why you want them and by when you want these goals to be slam-dunk certainties. And whilst that method…

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Anxiety – why it exists and how it helps us

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Anxiety is a fascinating subject and one that this post will only begin to explore. Some people hate it and will do everything they can to avoid it, whereas others find it spurs them on to achieve more. I myself used to hate it. As a pre-teen child in primary school I still remember those feelings about going to school (I hated it) and how there'd be children I'd try…

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How to re-build your confidence

This is something which I'll be re-visiting again in subsequent posts, but wanted to write something quick here. There are many ways that problems in confidence show up in our lives. Sometimes we begin to doubt what we should be doing, other-times we act big or tough to cover up our lack of confidence. Whilst we would all like to have grown up in a loving family with loving parents…

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What is self-esteem anyway?

It's all to easy for our self-esteem, our self-belief to be damaged or hurt by comments or actions of others. Sometimes we can even get into the habit of putting ourselves down, for no apparent reason. Those feelings can be like water wearing away the surface of cliffs. Individually the water droplets don’t do much, but day after day, year after year, the long-term effects are to wear away the…

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