Habits

Are You Firefighting?

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Image: DVIDS247 When the proverbial hits the fan or when everything seems to happen at once, it’s easy to move into firefighting mode. We concentrate on the immediate problem. We drop the things that keep us sane. We don’t go to the gym because there isn’t time. We eat fast food because we’re too tired…

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Why?

Why?

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Have you asked yourself that lately? Why are you doing what you do? Is there a good reason for it? It’s easy to get stuck into a routine, or a rut, and just keep on truckin without paying much attention to where you’re going and why you’re heading in that direction. But it’s worth stopping to take…

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Procrastinatio……n

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It’s taken me ages to get around to writing this post (cue laughter). That’s a terrible line to begin this post with, but it’s true. Unfortunately for us procrastination is a part of human nature. You may even be procrastinating now – are you reading this blog when you should be doing something else? Everyone…

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How To Write A Diary

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Image: pedrosimoes7 Life passes by quickly. Soon another year will have passed. With the fast pace of life it can be hard to keep stock of what’s going on in your life and where you’re heading. This is where keeping a personal diary or journal can be really helpful – so let’s look at how…

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4 Steps To Get The Most Out Of Self Development Blogs

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The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Sally Berger If you’re reading this chances are you’ve read other personal development blogs. You may have read a little or a lot. You may even be a personal development junkie. Reading these materials is great but the only way you will really gain something from…

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Excellence is a habit

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Put 100% into EVERYTHING you do – this is what the ancient yogis believed was the key to success. If you want to be good at football then you should not only apply yourself to your football training…

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12 Ways To Fight The Procrastination Monster

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“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” – William James Ever had a big essay due but somehow found yourself obsessively cleaning the house? Do you find yourself looking up people you used to know on Facebook when there is work to do? Procrastination, annoyingly, is a part of…

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