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Writing Things Down Can Be Your First Step In Taking Action

Katrine Horn | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrine Horn

If you're looking for a powerful tool to propel yourself into action, try writing things down! Just in case you needed some persuasion, here are 5 good reasons why writing things down could be your first action step to making changes

Seven Ways To Combat Your Shyness

Bev James | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bev James

Human interaction is the lynchpin of life, so it goes without saying that shyness, as well as severe social anxiety, can be extremely difficult to live with. It can affect every area of your life, from hampering your performance at work or university, to completely sabotaging your enjoyment of social engagements...

Expect To Be Lucky

Jane Fuller | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fuller

Take your focus off attracting the bad stuff and focus with gratitude on what you have already received... visualize yourself having more of what you want... abundance really is a mindset. True abundance is a combination of health, happiness, love and prosperity.

What Should We Do About Mobile Phones In The Classroom?

Dr Clare Owen | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Clare Owen

Everyone wants to stay constantly connected but at what cost? They're so easy to disguise. Slipping a phone out of a pocket to read a text takes a couple of seconds, but it's a significant distraction. There's the issue of the digital divide.

Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve Can Increase Your Focus

Fotini Markopoulou | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Fotini Markopoulou

Many of us are searching for a simple solution to help us work more effectively so that we have more time to do the things we love. I want to share one trick that you can play on yourself to keep yourself feeling calm and focused. It's simple, it's natural, and all you need is the right beat.

Feel Calm and Focused, the Natural Way

Fotini Markopoulou | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Fotini Markopoulou

We've all wanted to change how we feel at some point. Perhaps you drink coffee to feel more alert before arriving at work. Or maybe you've considered taking up yoga to help wind down at the end of the day. Personally, I like the idea of meditation, but with a busy job and family life I have no idea when I'd find the time.

Stop the Comparisons: Teach Your Kids to Focus on Their Own Achievements

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Parents
Elizabeth Wright

So how can we teach children to understand themselves, accept their abilities as they are, and then focus on improving their own skills and their own achievements?

How to Improve Productivity in a Growing World of Technological Distraction

Mac Attram | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech
Mac Attram

It's so easy to be side-tracked these days, particularly by gadgets. We live in an 'always connected' world. Tech has become increasingly adept at attracting our attention with alerts and notifications.

New Year New You

Amanda Fulton | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Fulton

New Year is upon us already and it's only natural to begin a journey of reflection and look back on achievements and highlights of the year which has left us high and dry. This in turn leads me to my enthusiastic plans for 2016.

Perfect Productivity - 5 Tips for Start-Up Success

Xenios Thrasyvoulou | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Xenios Thrasyvoulou

As your business grows, you'll find your own ways of working, but these are some of the things that I've found useful in my own career. I'm doing well - but there's always so much more to learn!

Unconventional Ways to Motivate Yourself at Work

Maggie Currie | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

There are often occasions when working, even if you are loving the work that you do, when you lack motivation. This can, of course, be detrimental to your business, your health and your relationships.

Win An Amazing Tech Bundle With 'Focus'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

To celebrate the release of the stylish heist thriller, 'FOCUS', starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, out now on Blu-ray™ and DVD, we are giving y...

I'm Not Good Enough

Bev James | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK
Bev James

As the world of business evolves at rapid speed, it's not uncommon to find yourself feeling overwhelmed with eager competitors. The initial enthusiasm and determination chips away and it can become a challenge to re-motivate yourself, even more so when plagued with doubts on whether you or your business is good enough.

Mindfulness Is More Than Just Focus

Dr David Cox | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr David Cox

When you spend time observing your thoughts, you start to realise that that's all they are - thoughts. And then you notice things about them - not just their content, but also their emotional payload, their frequency, patterns in which ones you have when and why.

How Do You Know What It Will Take to Make You Happy?

Maggie Currie | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Unfortunately, people believe they can be happy when they achieve a particular goal. It's really not achieving the goal that makes them happy. It's the feeling of achieving the goal that provides another feeling, satisfaction perhaps, that is mistaken for happiness.

Are You Really Paying Attention To Your Partner? We Asked 5 People To Tell The Truth

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You might think you listen attentively to your partner when they come through the door each evening. But are you genuinely paying attention? Allowi...

Say No to January

Sandi Clark Mayes | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sandi Clark Mayes

January for many people is a let-down after the prolonged Christmas preparations and resultant festivities. People can feel that their lives are out of control and many negative factors are highlighted at the start of the New Year.

The Mind Is a Fidgety Child

Georgie Bradley | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgie Bradley

My Google Chrome has a permanent conga line of dormant tabs open for potential reads, until some of them disappear past the arrow of no return and I eventually 'x' them out of existence. This barrage of information, lying next to me, puts the mind in overdrive.

Intensify Your Life: The Power of Going Slow

Sacha Knop | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

Try the power of slowing down by focusing on all your senses while eating, by focusing on the food, the environment you're in and on chewing. Once you've experienced what going slow can do for you, you'll want to try it all the time.

Stop Saying Yes to Mental Blocks

Malminder Gill | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

In a city where people are seemingly becoming busier and busier by the minute, do you ever wonder how others around you are managing work and life? Are you rushed in to making decisions on the spot, unable to focus or have a huge mental block that is stopping you from progressing? If so, then read on.

The Multi-Business Myth - Are You Juggling Too Many Businesses?

Claire Mitchell | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK
Claire Mitchell

Nearly every week among my clients the topic comes up of running several businesses at the same time, so I know it's a big issue! In fact, I have fir...

Reclaim Your Attention by Developing Relaxed Situational Awareness

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Gelmi

For many of us there are only rare moments in which we do not think at all; when we are engaged in sports or indulged in a concert, for example. Besides these moments, the rational mind dominates the scene, one thought after another, until we fall asleep at night. In worst cases it even persists and keeps us from falling asleep.

Ten Principles for Good Wealth Management

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

The important question that family offices must constantly ask themselves: "Is our wealth management good wealth management?" Can the partners (asset managers, specialists) satisfy the requirements stated in the Ten Principles for Good Wealth Management?

'My 3 Choices': The New Banking Client Experience

Spiros Margaris | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

With My 3 Choices the client and the bank take charge of their destiny. With the sophistication of three service levels: My 3 Choices (Blue, Gold and...

Swiss National Bank's Investment Policy Reconsidered

Spiros Margaris | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Spiros Margaris

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan has to reconsider the SNB investment policy due to the fact that its equity holdings have grown to around 71 billion Swiss francs in the third quarter of 2013.