What Is Gratitude? This might seem like a bit of a dumb question given the fact that we’re all here to talk about it, but ‘gratitude’ is a relatively easy concept to misunderstand. The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘gratitude’ as: “The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Pretty … Continue reading Growing Grateful
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
What is your version of personal success? Some may define success as having a lot of money, others feel successful if they are loved by many. Others define success as being healthy and giving back to the community, while others define success as having plenty of material things. But how do you define success? Everyone … Continue reading Defining Your Own Personal Success
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
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.
Your attitude about life is one of the most important factors for success. A bad attitude gets you nowhere, while a good one can provide you with enough motivation to succeed beyond your dreams.
You may think that you already have a success-mindset, and perhaps you do. However, you can always benefit from strengthening that attitude and therefore increasing your chances for the success you deserve.
Follow these strategies for improving your attitude for success:
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.
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?
I avoid taking shortcuts whenever possible. Shortcuts usually make room for half-hearted efforts. I pursue excellence in every aspect of my life. I try to do things correctly the first time, and give my full effort. My greatest strength is my thoroughness. I pay attention to even the smallest detail to ensure the results are … Continue reading I am in pursuit of excellence
A lot of us find it not easy to get out of bed earlier than absolutely necessary. But there are numerous benefits to being an early riser.
The morning is an excellent time for many activities. You can also get your day off on the right foot. There are career, health, and psychological benefits to getting up early.
The key is to use the extra time wisely.