Posts tagged self development
Self-Care Ideas for The Colder Months

The nights are getting darker and the temperature is drastically dropping. Sometimes this time of year can cause us to feel more down than usual. When we go through the transition from a warm, bright summer to a dark, cold winter we can almost mourn the loss of the sun. So now is the perfect time to start working on your self-care. Here are a few ways you can set some time aside in the winter months to look after yourself.

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How To Start Acting Like the Person You Want to Become (& Why You Have To)

When you imagine your future, and you think of what it feels like to be living your dream, like most of us you have this ideal picture of you in your mind. This person acts a certain way, and holds themself with confidence. They make certain decisions and live their life differently to how you are now. What most people don’t realise is that they need to actually become this person first, only then will you start being able to reach your goals. I call this person your True Self or True You.

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How To Ditch Negativity & Start Living Joyously

We all deal with negativity from time to time, or if you are feeling a little lost this can be more often than not. We are the first people to point out if someone is being negative around us but what if we are that negative person? Negativity is like a disease, it's contagious and once it has you it can take over pretty quickly until it is spilling over to those around you. It drags us down and affects us more than you imagine. So how do you stop being so negative and start living a positive life? 

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How To Avoid The Afternoon Slump

Every day at work around 3pm I would start to feel groggy, a headache would start to form behind my eyes and I would feel either restless or completely exhausted - sometimes even both. A lot of us start to think this is normal and just a part of work but I can tell you that it isn't. Since I have started on my personal growth journey and improved numerous areas of my life, I no longer get this awful feeling. Here is how I got rid of the afternoon slump. 

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What To Do When Your Goals Feel a Million Miles Away

We all have this idea in our heads that we will set ourselves a goal, we will work hard for a little while and then Bam! All our dreams come true. But the reality is that often we are putting in the work and we get to a point where we just feel like the goal post is getting further and further away. So here are some tips on how to make your goals feel more attainable and how to stay motivated to achieve them. 

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The Importance of Allowing Yourself to Grow (& How To Embrace It)

We are constantly evolving. We never stay the same and that's okay. I find it so funny when people criticise you by saying, "Oh, you've changed." like its meant to be a bad thing. We always get so defensive saying "Of course we haven't, we are the same person we've always been." Yes, we are the same person but we are evolving each and every day into our truer selves. We probably will never settle as one person in our lifetime. And that's ok. So here is how to tap into your growth and use it to our advantage. 

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Why You Need to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Now I am the first person to admit that I have had the dreaded "Comparisonitis". I would look at other people's lives and be so envious. They looked so much happier than me and more successful. They were everything I felt like I wasn't. I would constantly be comparing myself to others around me. I am still in the process of trying to stop comparing myself and here is what I am learning and telling myself along the way. 

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Blaming Yourself

We have all been through times in our lives where we have made bad decisions. Or sometimes things have happened out of our control but we still blame ourselves. I have carried these mistakes with me for so long over the years. But you know what? I am done with it. I am going to share with you ways to stop blaming yourself and finally be free to start truly working on your future and building a life with no regret.

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My 5 Favourite Podcasts

I love podcasts and if I have headphones in 99% of the time I am listening to a podcast and not music. They are the best thing to Inspire and motivate you when you are unable to read a book or watch something. I love listening to them when I travel, whether that's on the bus on the way to work or on bike rides. Trust me when I say if you don't already, once you start listening to podcasts you won't want to stop. So here is a list of some of the podcasts I am loving right now! 

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