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What’s your word for 2016?

January 6, 2016
Find a word for 2016

Do new year resolutions make you excited or terrified? Have you stuck to them in the past or forgotten about them by the time February rolls around?

This past weekend I sat down to set my goals but instead found myself setting intentions for the year. Rather than specific and measurable goals (which by the way I had last year and I think can hold you very accountable – read more about goal setting in this blog) I was drawn to behavioural words such as spontaneous. I chose adjectives that could inspire my choices throughout the year but also adapt over the course of the year.  Read on…

To Model or Be Inspired?

October 21, 2015
Piecing puzzle together

A recent episode of one of my favourite podcasts series really resonated with me this week – The Dark Side of Modeling Success on Good Life Project. It explores the idea of looking at other people’s success and back-calculating the path or science to get there, without taking variables into account. The episode uses trading shares without taking into account people’s different approaches to risk.

It got me thinking about how we attempt to “model” other people in so many aspects of life. It’s not limited to our physical appearances and fashion. We often look at other people’s “success” in career, health, relationships, fitness, business… the list goes on and we think we can achieve the same “success” by following their path. The reality is that we are all individual. We have different genes, experiences, wants, needs, perceptions & preferences.  Read on…

5 Secrets to Successful Goal Setting

September 30, 2015
Don't Quite Quote

Is 2015 your year to find a new job, get active, eat healthily, love more, have more fun…

Was 1 January the day to stop your partying and plan what you wanted to achieve this year? Did you set high goal posts for a year full of progress and getting ahead?

How are you tracking as we head into the last three months of the year? Congratulations if you’re on-track! But don’t be disheartened if you’re a little behind at this point in the year, there’s still time.

I set goals this year for the first time in many and I am very pleased to say I’m on-track!

How? I’m going to reveal a few secrets to my successful goal setting, but firstly I’ll share my goals: Read on…