When you think about it, it’s actually quite strange that new year’s resolutions exist at all. We change so much over the course of 12 months, why would we set ourselves just one goal for a whole year?
We think we have a grip on our values. But it’s all too easy, especially in today’s saturated world of social media, to get derailed by other people’s judgements about what makes a worthwhile life, job or dreams.
To get there, we have to reflect on our core values.
No one likes messing up, but it’s part of being human. When you admit a mistake, it might feel like you’re exposing a weakness. But, in reality, you’re showing that you’re an authentic, honest human being. Here’s 7 ways owning your mistakes will make you more powerful!
I’m not great at meditating. OK. Scratch that. I’m terrible at meditating. Meditation may be touted as the key to achieving mindfulness, but the act of sitting down and trying to clear your mind can be challenging for many. The good news is that mindfulness isn’t only accessible through meditation.
I’m not going to lie, the past few months have been a wild, self-reflective ride. You see, the things that I’d always put down as being personal flaws are now being slowly re-imagined as challenges related to neurodiversity. Specifically, ADHD.
I’m not a naturally good sleeper and sleeping well is something I’ve had to work on. Over the years I’ve realised the key to sleeping well is taking a holistic approach, rather than looking for one magical thing that will guarantee you a great sleep. So I thought I’d share a few tips which I’ve found helpful.
For as long as I can remember, the sea has been my medicine. A safe haven. Better than any mindfulness app I’ve ever downloaded. A tonic for the soul. I feel the gravitational pull of the sea. I’ve experienced its healing powers, and I’m not the only one.
Why do some days feel like you’re fighting a losing battle? The to-do list is growing wildly out of control and, quite frankly, a lot of the stuff on there needs to happen, like, yesterday. Yet despite the spiralling anxiety, procrastination has me frozen in my tracks.
It takes time to build a trusting relationship, and with new faces appearing at the helm every quarter, our little marketing department began to feel isolated from the larger workforce. This all changed when Zita was recruited as our direct line manager…
If you would’ve told me a year ago that making some very wobbly pottery could bring me so much joy I wouldn’t have believed you! I probably would’ve said I’m too busy for a hobby, and what’s the point anyway?! But since getting behind that pottery wheel my mental health and sense of wellbeing has improved immeasurably.
Resilience has been a hot topic for a while, it was well on its way to becoming a buzzword before the pandemic. As with most buzzwords we kind of forget what it meant. There’s a ton of advice out there on how to become more resilient. But not all of it is actually true. So, let’s bust our way through some resilience myths.
I’m an alternative mum at my kids’ school. Not the kind that shows up early to chat at the school gates. Definitely more along the lines of nearly being late to avoid the crowds, or sending my boys to breakfast club so they get the best start to the day and I get to avoid the school queue, yay!
Since I was a kid, nature has played an important part in my life. I’ve always loved going for walks in the forest, swimming in the sea or just sitting for hours looking at the sunset. There is something magical and unique about spending time in nature. Let me share why it’s so important to have some green time in your life!
I designed the Hack Your Habits training course because I was just so frustrated with myself! The amount of times I’ve made a plan, had a firm intention, then given up only weeks later. So I wanted to understand why sometimes I’m really focussed and disciplined and other times I don’t follow through…
Have you recently been given some negative feedback? Maybe you’ve got an annual review coming up? However much we’d like to avoid it, we all get negative feedback at some point. In this post we’ll look at how to handle it and why often it’s not actually so negative after all.