Why Time-Keeping is Important to Succeed (& Be Taken Seriously)

I work in an office and every morning I ensure that I get into the office before my start time. Partly because I like to take some time to chill and get updated on the news before I start working but also because I want to make a good impression. I find it so irritating when I see people rocking up five minutes past, even twenty minutes pas their start time every single day. Some of these people will often stay late however I don’t think it is fair to pick and choose your working hours just because your start time wasn’t a priority for you.

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Imposter Syndrome (Why It's Ok and How To Move Past It)

Today I wanted to share my thoughts on imposter syndrome. I have heard a lot of people discussing this lately and it looks like it is a common theme among entrepeneurs and women just trying to develop themselves. If you don’t know, Imposter Syndrome is that feeling when you feel like you aren’t good enough, like you aren’t qualified enough to help people. Jodie Foster once said, “‘When I won the Oscar, I thought it was a fluke. I thought everybody would find out, and they’d take it back.”. This shows that even when we are recognised for our achievements we can feel like a mistake has been made or we are not worthy. Even celebrities!

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Why You Need to Reward Yourself (Even For The Little Things)

We are the first ones to beat ourselves up if we make a mistake. Even a tiny mistake. But what do we do when we hit our little wins? Well sometimes, we beat ourselves up still because maybe we didn’t think the win was good enough and we should have achieved more, but at the very most, we just move forward onto the next stepping stone towards our goal. We don’t allow ourselves to feel good about this little victory before heading onto the next. I think it is about time that we reward ourselves for even the smallest things, here is why.

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5 Perfect Self-Development Presents For Your Bestie This Christmas (All Under $30)

So Christmas is fast approaching and I don’t know about you but I have been scratching my head for some time on what to get for those I love. I decided to do a little research on some of the things that I would love for christmas and thought I would share with you the ideas. All of these gifts are just perfect for the girl who is just starting her self-development or has been working on her self-growth for years.

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4 Reasons You Shouldn't Wait Until The New Year to Start On Your Goals

Okay, now I know we are only just coming to terms with people talking about Christmas and here I am talking about the New Year! But this is the time of year that we can sometimes start falling off the wagon and just thinking to ourselves, “oh, there is no point starting now.”, “Not with Christmas coming up”, “I will wait for the New Year”. But this is the wrong attitude to have if you want to actually achieve your goals. Here is why you shouldn’t wait until the New Year to start on your goals.

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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 Depression Impacts Our Decision Making Process

In the height of my depression in 2014/2015 I didn’t just feel like I was stuck in this feeling but I was actually spiraling. The problem with depression is that it changes our mindsets so much that we start making decisions that end up making it so much worse for ourselves. These are things that we sometimes just can’t help but need to start recognising so we can try and pull ourselves out of these bad habits. Once we start getting our shit together can we then start working on getting better and feeling like ourselves again.

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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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Why It Is Important to Have Goals When You Suffer With Depression

If you are not a regular reader you may not know that I was diagnosed with depression about 4 years ago. I had felt down for many years before that but hit what felt like “rock bottom” in 2014. I have since gotten a lot better and believe that having a goal in place has helped me massively.

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Why The Most Important Thing You Need to Achieve Your Goals is Discipline

When we have our goals in mind we are always seeking motivation. We constantly consume information in order for us to get inspired and motivated so we can get in the mood to put in the work. However, motivation is not the main ingredient needed to achieve your goals. In fact you should never rely on this at all. The only thing you need to achieve anything is discipline. Here is why discipline is the first thing you need in order for you to achieve great things.

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