Time to say no

Time to put yourself first. Sometimes we find our diary full, and not always in a good way. People have encouraged us to take on a commitment and we said yes. It could be that we have little choice, it is a work commitment. In the work place when we are encouraged to take on … Continued

Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome. Do you sometimes think you are a fraud? That you don’t deserve your success. Someday, and probably soon, you are going to get found out?   With imposter syndrome you attribute your success to luck and put your success down to – nothing special, any one could do it. Imposter syndrome can also … Continued

The mini bucket list

I want you to create a mini bucket list. You know about bucket lists …. people write the things they want to do before they die. These are often to go on long and expensive trips, and fantastic challenges. They must do a sky dive etc. Introducing the Mini Bucket List But in life, it’s … Continued

Let us work smarter

Let’s work smarter We work a lot less hours than we think. If you work full time, you may think you work an 8 hour day, maybe longer. But do you? Really? I read a fascinating article – We are terrible at planning our time. Here is how to fix it. This explains that if … Continued

First week back at work, make it a good one

For many people this will be the first day back at work after a 2 week Christmas break, and you may find it hard to be motivated. Let’s think of ways to get you through the day, and you can do this on the days to come Set some objectives What do you need to … Continued

Deep Breathing to cope with stress

I’m leaving for the airport in less than an hour. Already I am starting to tense. I travel a lot, but always find the travel stressful, especially the time from getting ready to leave to relaxing in an airport lounge. I have to find ways to calm down and I like to practice my breathing … Continued

Review of the year 2018

Each year I like to review the year gone and make plans for what I want to do for the year to come.   Most people don’t do this, but it is a very helpful discipline to get into. I started back in 2010 and find it helpful to see just how much I have … Continued

A new year – a time to look back and look forward

A new year on the horizon. Let’s not just think about the last year, but the last nine. Think back to 2010 and think how far you have come. Where did you have a 5* life, and where is there scope to make changes? Think about last year, then see how much you can remember … Continued

Christmas At The Gas Station

The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn’t hate Christmas, just couldn’t find a reason to celebrate. He was sitting there looking at the snow that had been falling … Continued