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March 19, 2019

Self-Awareness and Why it Matters

Self-awareness is the most important aspect of personal development. It determines nearly everything else, including whether you’re able to stay motivated and achieve your goals. As you peel away the layers, you’ll discover wonderful things about yourself when you simply become more aware. It is the foundation of Emotional Intelligence. Having self-awareness means that you have knowledge of yourself. You understand your habits, likes, dislikes, the way you view the world, and your needs. You know what you want in life and have an understanding of your emotional responses.Socrates’ famous quote “know thyself” is a directive to develop self-awareness. Having self-awareness doesn’t […]
March 12, 2019

Be a Finisher!

Most of us are good at planning out the path to achieving our big goals. Some people are also good at getting started and making some real progress. Far fewer are experts at crossing the finish line. Developing the habit of finishing what you start can be a watershed moment for many. It’s common to quit before reaching a goal. We’re good at doing a lot of things 90% of the way, but not completing them. Learn to finish what you start with these tips: Finish everyday tasks consistently.  For example, if you are washing the dishes, wash all of the dishes. Avoid leaving the […]
March 6, 2019

The Importance of Habits

Habits are the biggest cause of your success or lack of success. Habits are vitally important, but few people recognise their importance or understand how to create or manage them.  Most people think of habits in a negative light … Drinking, drugs, gambling, and overeating are what pops into the mind of most of us when habits are mentioned. However, many habits are positive, such as:  Exercising Meditating Brushing your teeth  Taking a shower  Paying your bills on time  Those who lack success have habits, too, and they contribute to their lack, such as:  Procrastination Social media Surfing the internet  Late […]
March 2, 2019

5 ways to practice self-compassion

Self-compassion is the key to resilience because it prioritises your relationship with yourself.  A vital part of self-compassion is recognising critical self-talk.  Taking care of yourself isn’t selfish. Loving yourself isn’t selfish. By truly giving yourself the care and attention that you need, you’ll nurture all forms of growth.  Give yourself permission to be kind to yourself.  Do these activities to practice self-compassion:  1. Write yourself a nice note. The note doesn’t have to be long but it can be if you want. Start with just two or three sentences.  Write something encouraging like, “I am glad you exist, and I am proud of […]