The new year has come and gone, and likely so have any new year's resolutions you made. However, that doesn't mean you have to consign 2018 to the "what will be, will be" basket.
“It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.” Muhammad Ali
Gregory L. Jantz is quoted as saying: Before you can get from where you are to where you want to be you need to have a clear understanding of where you are and how you got there.
However, if we look at how we communicate, when we communicate, and who we communicate with, I am sure we would agree, that in most instances, our communication isn’t the best it could be.
When it comes to communication, we are often good at communicating with others but not so good about communicating with ourselves.
What are the main things that stop us from focusing on our goals? What are the main distractions which prevent us from completing our daily activities? How many minutes do we spend on time-wasting activities? How well do we manage our time?
Define and write down your daily goals - be really clear what those daily goals are and by writing them down you are committing to them - score them off one by one as you complete them to gain that feeling of accomplishment
If I was to say to you that managing stress is about you taking control of your life, would you agree, or would you say you can’t do anything about it - that stress can happen to any of us, like catching the flu?
As children, we have no fear. We fall over and think nothing of it, the hurt is brushed away like the dirt and grit from a graze on our knee. As we get older, we don’t ‘bounce’ the same.
Recently I had the privilege of doing a three day course with Brian Anderson, who is a Dale Carnegie Trainer. Myself and fifteen like-minded people completed the "Skills for Success" programme. This was truly an amazing experience!
I was reminded of this when I had a tooth infection resulting in one of the worst pains anyone can experience - toothache! For those of you who have experienced this you will know what I’m talking about.
With the recent media attention on the musician Scribe recently making headlines, I wanted to look into the life that this person led. According to a recent article in Stuff, Scribe's family story is one of violence, drug addiction, prison stints and gang associations.