How To Stop Worrying

How To Stop Worrying

This tip is in the “it works for me” category. A yellow spiral notebook is my constant companion and each day it contains my ‘to do’ list as well as meeting notes and pages of thoughts complete with diagrams and models. It is therapeutic for me because it means I...
10 Ways To Build Resilience

10 Ways To Build Resilience

I subscribe to the Mental Toughness model created and developed by the rock stars of mental toughness, Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk. They define mental toughness as comprising: Resilience – the ability to bounce back from setbacks and failures;  and Confidence –...
How To Build Willpower

How To Build Willpower

If you want to make changes in your life you need to build willpower to make it happen. Your willpower is your internal resolve – the muscle you use to change the habits that are causing you to make bad decisions or bad outcomes. These bad habits are for the most part...
Read This If You Have A Fear Of Failure

Read This If You Have A Fear Of Failure

The pure mental toughness definition from Clough and Strycharzcyk is that it is a “trait which determines in large part how people deal with challenge, stressors and pressure irrespective of prevailing circumstances”. One of those stressors could be an internal fear...
Achieve Your Goal With These Tips

Achieve Your Goal With These Tips

Goal Freeze and 5 Easy Tips On How To Thaw It I’m sitting at my desk stuck in my chair. Not in the way you think, but just stuck trying to tackle a big project that has been on my ‘to do’ list for ages. I’m staring at the screen wondering how I can progress this one...
The Best You Can Be Is Being The Best You Can Be

The Best You Can Be Is Being The Best You Can Be

After experiencing some deeply unsatisfying years of trying to be successful according to the yardstick offered by others and society in general, I settled and realised a most important truth. Once I understood that my purpose, my reason for being, should drive my...

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