Tag Archives: Success

Noticing How Desire Can Pull You Away From Your Values

When does desire pull you away from your values? It might be the impulse to buy more stuff that you don’t really need; watch TV instead of doing some exercise; let work dominate your  life; make poor choices that change your … Continue reading

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How You Can Make 2013 A Successful Year

So here we are in 2013. What will it take for you to define this year as successful? Let’s start by looking back on 2012. What did you achieve? What mistakes did you make? Where do you feel you failed? … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Have It All, What Can You Have?

I believe that we have been sold a myth. A myth that tells us ‘If you try really, really hard then you can have it all’ – love; money; success; a wonderful family; happy kids; health; a beautiful body; a … Continue reading

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How Believing You Will Be Successful Leads to Success..or Not

If, like me, you watch ‘The Voice’ or ‘Dragon’s Den’ or ‘(Insert Country you live in here) Idol’ or any similarly painful and joyful reality TV show, you will have heard competitors proclaiming that they won because they had ‘absolute … Continue reading

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The Risks of ‘Knowing’ The Rules

  All through our lives we learn ‘rules’. Anything from ‘Wash your hands before dinner’ to ‘Good goals are SMART goals’ and even ‘All men are #%s*#%^*’. Is it a good idea to ‘know’ the rules? Well, it depends. Robert Sternberg and … Continue reading

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If You Knew You Would Succeed, You Could Enjoy The Journey

For many years I had this quote on my wall. It was a reminder that I have a tendency to waste the current moment worrying about the future. I would have enjoyed medical school much more, if I had known … Continue reading

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