Action planning

A goal without a plan is just a wish – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We all know (don’t we?) that having a goal helps motivation and that having a plan helps break down those goals into manageable tasks. If you are not sure about writing down your goals and setting a plan then Forbes reports on a study … Read more

Need. Should. Inspire

When it comes to meeting your goals – what’s your motivation? I was lucky enough to hear Prof Damian Hughes (@Liquidthinker) speak in November 2015. He said there are three reasons that we do anything in life: because we feel we ‘need to’ because we ‘should’ and because we are ‘inspired’. Let’s go through them … Read more

New Start: Find what you love

charlotte ashley-roberts personal coach cambridgeshire setting goals

Every year I do monthly challenges on a range of topics, all with the intention of making small, regular, positive changes. It takes, on average, 66 days to form a new habit and so by introducing these small steps and reflections over a month you will be halfway there. For many people, one of their new year goals is … Read more

New year’s resolutions

Here we are, the first week of the New Year and I am wondering how many of you are making a new start? For many of us the New Year involves making a list of all the things we want to do: losing that bit of extra weight, taking up a new hobby, stopping a … Read more

I just want presence

  This quote popped up on my Facebook feed this morning, reminding us to focus on presence rather than presents: The only gifts that matter to others are the simple ones, the human ones, those of kindness, appreciation, friendship and LOVE. Let us remember they want our true presence more than presents. – Brendon Buchard. … Read more