Do you ever have those days when …

Do You Ever Get Those Days When ...

… you just don’t feel good enough or you have that horrible inability to remember or say what you want? I know how you feel because there have been many times in the past when I’ve just frozen with fear and literally blanked out.  Yep, that’s it, when your mind just empties, goes blank and…

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What’s Stopping YOU?

What's Stopping YOU?

Making change in your life can be difficult, especially when we get stuck in a routine and find ourselves in a vicious circle so What’s Stopping YOU? As we grow older, we often get very fixed ideas in our heads about risk and moving outside of our comfort zone.  It’s almost as if we’re conditioned…

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How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes

How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes

How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Business Mistakes I made to achieve business success: – Trying to do it all on my own Independence is a good thing but sometimes it can go too far.  I was always a firm believer in the policy that if I delegated a task it just wouldn’t get done properly.…

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Mental Endurance

Mental Endurance

Back in my youth [not that long ago!] I did a lot of competitive swimming which included endurance races covering several kilometres. This meant travelling to bodies of water I wasn’t familiar with, suffering a variety of horrible illnesses due to swallowing contaminated water and putting up with fish chewing my toes as I swam.…

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I Need To Change My Life … FAST!

I Need To Change My life

Your reasons will be different but I wanted to share with you what were the 5 main turning points for me. The realisation that a 9 – 5 just wasn’t going to work for me – a wakeup call I’ve mentioned before that I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition.  I was tired, my joints ached…

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I Need A Life Hack!

I Need A Life Hack!

I need a Life Hack – Get a Positive Attitude! I need a life hack you’re yelling so as we only have one life to live and you’re on my website, I’m guessing you want to live as long as possible and more importantly, as well as possible. Almost all centenarians class themselves as positive…

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I Need To Sort My Life Out!

I Need to Sort My Life Out!

I need to sort my life out!  Life is confusing When I’m working as a private tutor, I’m constantly asked by parents what sort of questions will come up on the test their child is sitting.  Now whilst I can given them a pretty good idea of the style of questions, I can’t predict the…

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Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness – Will You Start What You ‘Finnish’? The Finnish people define their strength and determination as ‘Sisu’.  It’s the quality of having perseverance and the ability not to give up what you’ve started however hard life might get.  As we’re so often told, nothing worth having ever came easy and the same applies…

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How To Be Your ‘Better Self’

Give Yourself a Check Up From The Neck Up The BBC recently ran a season covering mental health and the complexities of the human mind.  The unseen workings of the mind are the very essence of who we are and why we make the decisions that take us on the next step of our journey…

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Pessimistic or Optimistic?

Optimistic or Pessimistic?

Which one are you? Are you a pessimist?  You know the one that can always accurately predict whether you can or can’t do something.  You hear that little voice in your head that says, ‘I told you so’, when something goes wrong for you.  You expect failure and anticipate a negative outcome to whatever you…

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