Habits: How To Achieve Incredible Things

Has a single thought ever changed your life radically? It happens to me all of the time. All of the time. … and I’m just talking about small changes, but what I’m discovering more and more is that small changes count. Before I go on (well, before you read on), this is a re-posting of something I wrote a few years back on the fascinating subject of Habits. It’s actually one of a few posts I wrote on the subject, this one (which I hope you will continue to read) and the following posts about how we form habits (and … Read The Full Article …

Experimenting: Why You Should Care About The Power Of Experimenting

Have you ever found yourself saying “If I had more time/money I’d…” …or “I’d love to try…”. Well, with the power of experimenting, you probably can try more things than you imagine. The recipe for this power is a willingness to test things out (i.e. to experiment), a drive to learn more and by adding a pinch of curiosity you’ll get some added flavor. That extra flavor is the thing that’s going to help you start developing experimenting as a habit and that’s when things start to get really awesome. If you’re in business and you’re not experimenting, you have … Read The Full Article …

Finding It Difficult to De-clutter? Try This Simple 3-Step System

Do you like the idea of de-cluttering but when it comes to it have items you just don’t want to throw away? I’ve got a system just for you. You know I like systems 🙂 1. Get Rid Of The Junk But Try This First… You shouldn’t have any qualms getting rid of junk, dirty and broken beyond repair items, surely they hold no value to you as they are. BUT before you do though… a few things to try for free: The Repair Cafe: They’re a latest trend and have been spreading like wild fire. If you’re lucky to … Read The Full Article …

Decluttering: How Far Can You Go?

Is it “de-cluttering”, “minimalism” or “simplification”? I like the idea of keeping things simple. Apart from one particular connotation (#25), I rather like the word simple. Einstein said: “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” I buy into that idea 1000%. In other words, make things as complex as they need to be, but as simple as they can be. Some things in life do need to be complex, but then we have a tendency to get really into stuff and over-engineer solutions, to over complicate things – to add complexity where it’s not needed. It seems like … Read The Full Article …

Stressbuster: Volunteering – Help Others And Yourself

Feeling stressed? Have you ever thought of volunteering? It might seem like an odd question to ask because it doesn’t feel right when you’re stressed to start adding yet another demand on yourself and your time. Yet, the path to recovery from stress is not just about learning to manage time better, learning to set priorities and learning to say “No”. It’s also about learning to see and do things differently. And it works! According to CSA, a UK Volunteering Charity: 63% of 25-34 year olds report that volunteering helps them feel less stressed. 71% of volunteers who offer their … Read The Full Article …

3 Reasons To Try The 30-Day Paleo Challenge

So, broadly speaking, there are just 3 reasons you might try the 30-Day Paleo Challenge. What is the 30-Day Paleo Challenge? you may be asking. Well we’ll tell you that part in a minute (thanks to some help from my friend Alison Golden who is far more expert in all things concerning the Paleo diet than I’ll ever be. So here are the 3 reasons you might try the 30-Day Challenge (I left off the …and 10 Reasons Not To this time). 3 Reasons To Try The Challenge So I reckon that this kind of challenge is going to be … Read The Full Article …