Are You Creating or Reacting?

Living by simply reacting to everything that happens around you could be considered as "living by default" or "living on luck." Living a life of reaction is stressful and dissatisfying. People who choose to live this way only have access to random events. They're primarily driven by pain and avoid creating their own opportunities. On … Continue reading Are You Creating or Reacting?

9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Would you rather hear that you have beautiful eyes or that you’re a horrible dancer? Compliments are easy to take. Criticism isn’t quite as easy. But criticism can be invaluable to your long-term success. Criticism is nothing more than advice in disguise. You can choose to benefit from it or ignore it. However, not all … Continue reading 9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Don’t Fence Me In: 4 Practical Types of Boundaries

We are so much of a YES, YES, YES society. How often do you take on extra projects, problems or work, when your time is already full, to-do list brimming, and your mind is already full with stuff we are doing or have to do? How often do you take on more when your plate … Continue reading Don’t Fence Me In: 4 Practical Types of Boundaries

5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett

You might be wondering what super-investor Warren Buffett can teach us about life. Warren Buffett (image from the ceo library) You might be thinking that he knows a lot about money, but that has little to do with being an expert on life. You might be surprised. Warren is famous for his simple lifestyle and love … Continue reading 5 Life Lessons From Warren Buffett

Unleash Your Hidden Powers of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is more than a skill that employers demand. It’s a key ingredient for leading a meaningful life. While critical thinking can be complicated to describe, it’s basically thinking about thinking. You come to understand the essence of life lessons instead of just memorizing facts. At the same time, you gain more knowledge because … Continue reading Unleash Your Hidden Powers of Critical Thinking

Eliminate Your Fear of Failure and Soar to Greater Success

Fear of failure can alter every choice we make. This fear can be helpful. Some of us are able to use the fear of failure as motivation to do our best work. However, most of us are influenced by this fear in a negative way. We often change our plans altogether and find an alternative … Continue reading Eliminate Your Fear of Failure and Soar to Greater Success

Make Distracting Thoughts Work for You

Last night I was chilling out watching my favorite box set when I became distracted by a  car alarm is blaring outside my living-room window,  I was that distracted I had  to get up and check what was going on, to make sure it was not my car but I also had to rewind the episode … Continue reading Make Distracting Thoughts Work for You

Are you Focused on Making Progress or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Many people erroneously believe they're making progress because they're working hard. A good way to predict the direction of your life is to measure how much of your time you're actually trying to enhance it. Then consider how much of your time is spent just maintaining the status quo.

Most people believe they want something better and are working hard to accomplish it. In most cases, they're expending a lot of mental energy wishing, fantasising, and worrying. None of these are reliable ways to enhance your life. What have you done this week that will take your life to the next level? If you're like most people, you haven't done much.

What Frozen Taught Me about Love, Sisterhood, and Snowmen

The whole world went a little ice crazy over Frozen, including my children. That hit movie from Disney, with the catching song lyrics, full of princesses, trolls, and appreciation for the bond between sisters.

After watching this film over and over and over again ...... I came to realise there are some lessons from Anna, Elsa, and their friends, we could all consider. 

Is There Power in Consistency?

While many believe that knowledge is power, knowledge is only powerful when it’s consistently applied. Consistency may be the most important component of success. A small step forward each day adds up to a lot of mileage over time. Are the little things you do each day adding up to something positive? Or is the … Continue reading Is There Power in Consistency?