"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle Most of us are not simply born good at things, although you could say that there is the rare occasion of talent. But even talent alone is not enough to make someone exceptional. Someone who is talented is not as good as someone who puts … Continue reading Excellence, a Habit.
It can be scary thinking about the future. Sometimes our big future goals can seem a mammoth task in which we don't even know where to begin. We can't see how we're possibly going to achieve them. And so we feel discouraged before we've even started. It's not that our end goals are unachievable or unrealistic but without … Continue reading Rituals, Habits, Goals.
Learning from the past for makes for a better life, not learning leaves us falling into the same old patterns again, thinking why does this always happen to me? Repeating the same old behaviours is not going to change the experiences we have so therefore we must change our behaviours to get different results, but equally … Continue reading The Past, Present and Future
It's easy to fall to playing the victim when your life takes a plunge for worse. Being the victim feels bad and we think we don't want to feel this way. But as crazy and incomprehensible as it may sound we get false rewards from doing so, even if we don't consciously realise it. What rewards … Continue reading The Victim and the Protagonist
"Comfort zone is a beautiful place but nothing ever grows there.” We hate to feel fear but fear keeps us comfortable, as difficult as it may seem to believe. There is comfort in the familiarity of fear, really it is the unknown that scares us. Our minds are very good at thinking up possible what … Continue reading Comfort Zone.
For a lot of people, at some point in their lives, they find themselves living a life they don't want. It feels like they're living a lie and it is easy to fall into hopelessness. People become discouraged and disheartened by the present, not being able to see beyond the current situation they're in and believing … Continue reading Means to an End.
Procrastination can be our worst enemy in getting things done, yet we give in to it time and time again. Procrastination stops us from doing the things we've always wanted to do, the things that need to be done, and things that are good for us. One of the biggest reasons we hold back from ever … Continue reading Procrastination and Productivity
Facet. Defintion: noun. One side of something many-sided. Oxford dictionary. It only takes 5 seconds to judge someone, to form an impression. Whether or not that impression remains after getting to know that person, is an entirely different matter. We all have different facets of our personalities. People are hugely complex. We have both good and bad … Continue reading Facets and Your Best Self
The real Up balloon Belief in yourself is the most important thing to achieve success. If we believe that we can do something, we may or may not be able to do it but if we believe we can't do something, then we definitely can't do it. Everything your mind believes, you will conceive. Our … Continue reading Believing is Succeeding