One way to be accountable for your goals

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How do you stay accountable for your goals? I’ve been thinking about my own goals this week and in order to understand why I’ve stalled in my goals, I spent some time looking backwards. I reflected on my previous success and how I’d achieved my past goals. Two things stood out. First, I had a … Read more

There is no failure, only feedback

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Change comes from action, not from intellectual understanding. This action results in feedback and learning. You could consider it a lifelong experiment on you, where you move towards your goals, live your values and challenge your limiting beliefs about yourself and others. There is no failure, only feedback.    Failure is not a person i.e. … Read more

Do you wish you didn’t put things off?

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How I wish I didn’t put things off! Let me give you an example: My friend had kindly taken the kids to the park. We’d put the car seats in the car and when she returned I went out to put them back in. Inevitably, by then all the kids were tired and hungry and … Read more

Understanding motivation

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I have been listening to ‘The Gentle Discipline Book’ by Sarah Ockwell-Smith as I try and understand my children better. I got to the chapter on understanding motivation. In the book, Sarah talks about how when we reward children we are assuming they have no intrinsic motivation to do things and they can only be … Read more

Staying motivated whilst job searching

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My friend messaged me to say her hubby was at risk of redundancy and he was job searching. She asked if I could look over his CV. I agreed, of course. I asked about the kind of jobs he was looking for so that I could give him some support in tailoring it. As I … Read more