Self-Improvement relies on consistent, intentional choices. But why do you choose what you choose? Why do you act, speak and think the way you do? The answer could be vital to your success…
Do you go with the flow or stand out from the crowd? Do you fit in or do your own thing? Being a successful Self-Improver often involves Continue reading
Do you struggle to get started or stay motivated with your Self-Improvement? The answer might lie in today’s tip: the 30 Day Challenge!
This technique is simple but very powerful, so don’t dismiss it until you’ve tried it… Continue reading
As promised here’s the 3rd part in my Motivation series. If you missed the first two you can catch up here:
14 Ways to POWER-UP Your Motivation INSTANTLY (1 of 3)
14 Tips for PLANNING Your Motivation INTENTIONALLY (2 of 3)
Hopefully in my last two posts you’ve picked up a couple of ideas how to instantly power up your motivation and intentionally plan for even more. But we’re not finished yet: there are Continue reading
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year? Statistically, the chances of keeping to it by now are quite small (so “well done” if you have!) But are we missing a trick? This Christmas, I discovered something quite shocking…
The 1st of January is traditionally when we start the new diet, begin a new exercise regime, join the gym, stop drinking, smoking or whatever other excess we believe is standing in our way. But as I discovered this Christmas, the calendar may be playing tricks on us… Continue reading
Self-Improvement doesn’t always go the way you want. Despite our best efforts, things still go wrong. But how we respond to failure may be more important than you think…
Didn’t make it to the gym today? Fell off the diet wagon with a huge piece of pie? Turned over and went back to sleep? Dealing with failure is an essential ingredient of Self-Improvement. Continue reading
Do you wake refreshed and energised every morning? Or is the first hour of your day one of the hardest? Getting enough high quality sleep can help…
How much sleep?
Sleep research studies (often involving rather uncomfortable experiments) have indicated that we all require a certain number of hours’ sleep in order to operate successfully. There seems to be a lack of consensus about Continue reading
Habits: we all have them, good and bad. And from time to time, breaking the bad habits and sticking to the good ones can seem like an uphill struggle…
Self-Improvement involves intentionally and consistently engaging in the right activities. Habits are not always intentional, but they are all about consistency, so they’re a key piece in the Self-Improvement puzzle.
“HABIT: a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up”. (Google define:)
What happens when you get out of bed in the morning? Do you stumble into the shower? Reach for the coffee? Trip over the dog? The things you do first in your day, and the way you do them, can set you up for success or failure…
As part of my Self-Improvement I have taken time to analyse how I use my time, how much I get done each day and what techniques I can use to enhance these.
Apart from for caring for a sick child or catching an early flight, you may never have considered getting up as early as 5.00 am. For most of us it sounds like torture – but a few months ago I bit the bullet and began to do it anyway. I have never looked back; the Self-Improvement factor from this one change is huge! Here are some great reasons why you should join me…
photography: Joe deSousa
ELEVEN reasons to rise early:
1) Successful people rise early.
Several studies have shown that early risers in college are more likely to be academically successful. Sound far-fetched? Maybe, but if you were to get up at 5.00 am you’d be in good company. Among early risers past and present are: Continue reading