Much like plumbing, goals get blocked too. One minute everything is going swimmingly. Then, suddenly, nothing moves and, pretty soon, everything starts spilling over into one almighty mess. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for July, 2013
Making your goals come true never happens smoothly.
How can your street be the best?
Ever feel like your life isn’t as good as the next person’s? Well, unless your life is constantly under threat I’d venture to say yours is the best street. Read the rest of this entry »
Praise is more than clicking "Like".
There’s something about praise in the form of a “Like” on Facebook. We appreciate it as a form of recognition. But it carries all the heft of feather in commitment. Read the rest of this entry »
Which matters more: motivation or willpower?
It’s a ding-dong knock out between will in one end and motivation in the other. Read the rest of this entry »
Happily, some routines promote your wellbeing.
Okay, I want to talk to you now as if I am your best friend. Yes, I know that’s being cheeky. But I feel compelled to tell you a few things you already know but need reminding about, if that’s okay with you. After all, your happiness needs a few key basics to really hum. Read the rest of this entry »
Should we be celebrating Dove's version of beauty?
Since 2004, Unilever’s ad campaign for its “Dove” brand of cosmetics and cleansers has been preaching about beauty. Not as the usual stick figure catwalk fashion meme, but with a more inclusive theme. Like males, females come in different shapes and sizes and Dove wants to tell women it’s all good. Read the rest of this entry »
Funny how we push away the very intimacy we crave.
Shields up! We’re getting close. Avoiding contact in three, two, one… Now, switch to evasive action mode and power out. Phew! Intimacy threat successfully denied. Read the rest of this entry »
Who needs inspiration? Actually... everybody.
What a wonderful thing inspiration is. You can be down in the dumps dragging your belly on the ground when, suddenly, someone or something gives you a new vision. Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes, you just have to believe in people.
How many times have you heard people say they don’t trust anyone? Personally, I don’t believe them. Read the rest of this entry »
Funny isn’t it? I mean, one moment you think life is so predictable. You going to get up tomorrow morning (with a fair degree of certainty about when) and you predict what you will be doing from there. Then, along comes something completely unexpected and you wonder if anything is going to stay the same. Read the rest of this entry »