Seven Steps to Improve Your Creative Habits

Chris Smith | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Chris Smith

Having worked with writers for many years and researched creative habits, we found there isn't one magic bullet to make you into a creative powerhouse. In fact there are seven - so here they are, seven ideas to tap into your inner muse and start creating on a regular basis.

Five Reasons Not to Set Goals For 2015 - Set Processes Instead

Tremaine du Preez | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tremaine du Preez

Are you one of the millions of people around the globe who wants to lose weight in 2015? Get in shape, take a course, get organised, save money or spend more time with your kids? In my coaching practice we no longer help clients to set goals. Why?

Nobody Said It Was Going to be Easy....

Lisa Regan | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

I hate talking about 'diets' I hate when the focus is on 'diet'- I really find these conversations pointless and almost on a level frustrating. You know when you tell yourself you can't have that, it's all you want. Psychologically I feel this is what restrictive diets do. You become obsessed with food, it is your only thought and it's draining.

Can You Heal Yourself?

Rosanna Savone | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rosanna Savone

This October, it will be 10 years since that fateful morning I discovered a crescent shaped bald spot behind each of my ears. I had no idea that day I was about to lose every hair on my body and that it would never grow back, as of yet.

The Inside Track: How to Turn a Struggling Sport Around

Adrian Moorhouse | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Sport
Adrian Moorhouse

At the Olympics, Great Britain only managed to win three medals, one Silver and two Bronze, falling short of the medal target of five to seven. However, at the Commonwealth Games the Home Nations have managed to rack up a staggering 45 medals, with 15 of them being Gold.

We Must Say What We Mean When Writing Post-2015 Global Education Goals

Kate Redman | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK
Kate Redman

Anyone working in communications will have a few tips to hand out for writing a compelling document. Writing must be clear and concise. With no space to waste, key messages should not be repetitive without good reason. They should be written in simple language and avoid ambiguity.

Setting Achievable Goals

Elaine Benton | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

We can all do something to make a difference, and celebrate the unique individuals we are. I am no longer afraid of embarrassing myself; Parkinson's has done a great job removing any fears of making a fool of myself.

How Would You Like to See Yourself in a Year's Time?

Maggie Currie | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

If you were to look ahead one year, how would you like to see yourself? Would you like to see you exactly the same as you are now, or are there some slight, or even major, changes you would like to make to your behaviour, your look, your attitude or something else?

Do We Have to Get It 100% Right?

Emily Maguire | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Maguire

You know how it goes, it gets to Friday night after a very trying week and instead of the nice clean meal you had planned, you opt for the nearest take away and grab that bottle of wine. After you have eaten it you suddenly start to feel guilty and think that you have wrecked your diet. This then leads onto the thought that if you have already spoiled things then you may as well make a weekend of it.

Already Failed Your New Year's Resolutions? Here's Where You Went Wrong

Lisette Howlett | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisette Howlett

Often we fail at something, like a New Year's resolution, because really we are holding on to something - a behaviour, a mind set, an approach that no longer works for you. Here's a new approach to change to make sure you achieve your goals this year.

Overwhelmed? Here's a Blueprint for Creating the Life You Want

Emma Brooke | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

I hate making resolutions because I'm always changing my mind on what on I want to do. I evolve as the world around me evolves. I do however, have a big picture goal and a system I use to prevent me feeling completely overwhelmed by all the things I want to do, so I thought I'd share it with you today.

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Mistakes of 2013

Realbuzz.com | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the delight of Christmas begins to fade, our minds turn to 2014. Will we be bigger, brighter, and better in the New Year, or will we just repeat the same mistakes that plagued us in 2013? If you want to shake things up and have a wonderful 2014 take a look at these top 10 tips.

How Do You See Yourself?

Maggie Currie | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

How you see yourself begins with a combination of all of the qualities and attributes of other people that you most admire. Your 'self-ideal' is a description of the person you would very much like to be, if you could embody the qualities that you most aspire to.

Five New Year's Resolutions All University Student Need

Harry Maxwell | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Maxwell

One of the worst parts of my 2013 has been comparing the amount of money that leaves my account with a significantly smaller amount of tangible goods.

Psychologists Find the Best Way to Achieve New Year's Resolutions - Is to Not Make Any

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

New Year's resolutions commonly involve resolving to end bad habits - for example giving up alcohol or smoking. However the latest psychological research suggests that, paradoxically, trying hard to not do something, might render it more likely you will perform negative habits.

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail - And How to Fix Them

Beth Burgess | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Burgess

All of a sudden, you find yourself wine in one hand, Twix in the other, and wondering just how your Auntie Marge gets her potatoes looking so crispy. So what have you done wrong? Why have all your best intentions gone the same way as, let's face it, last year's New Years Resolutions?

Do You Ask Yourself Enough, 'What Do I Want?'

Gina Lyons | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

Ask any sports star or pop star what they want and, without hesitation, they will say a 'Gold' or 'No. 1.' They set ambitions and then go about achieving them. I'm not saying we should all want a number one song in the charts, but shouldn't we all be setting goals for ourselves? Join a gym? Learn how to cook properly? Find a hobby?

Repent All Ye Repenters

Alex Hawley | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Hawley

If once you were fat, but now you're thin, you've just arrived back to a point that perhaps you should never have left in the first place. Now finally you can stop obsessing about your weight. You used to drink, now you don't? Good for YOU, but ONLY for YOU: congratulations on reaching square one.

How to Set Goals You Can Achieve

Maggie Currie | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Some people prefer to set one or two large goals, and put all their energy and focus into those. The number of goals you set is more to do with your personality than with your likelihood of success. Whichever you choose is fine, each is equally successful, if you follow this process...

Friendlies Are Important For All

Danielle Lowe | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Last night, while some of the home nations were playing world cup qualifiers, Oman was trying to secure a victory. During the international break, the Oman international team have taken the opportunity to play some challenging football.

Would You Want to Be Married to You?

Dr. Corey Allan | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Corey Allan

It's important to realize that in committed relationships, roughly two thirds of the problems are unresolvable. Two thirds! With the amount of issues in marriage that aren't resolvable, how do you create a lasting and passionate marriage?

A Place Of Yes...

Amy Anka | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

Happiness is my ultimate goal, and no doubt everyone else's too, but searching for this elusive happiness shouldn't come in the form of seeking approval from anyone else except ourselves. And in the process of seeking out this approval we can at times become so desperate for the temporary high of approval and feeling worthwhile that we put our own needs on the back burner

Three Reasons You Give in to Temptation

Joanna Pieters | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Pieters

Goals. Resolutions. Good intentions. We all set them, but more often than not we don't manage to achieve what we wanted to. Why is that? Why are we so bad at getting what we think we want?

Being Productive: Part of the Entrepreneurial Dream

Dr Monique Y. Wells | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK
Dr Monique Y. Wells

When was the last time you thought about your business vision and goals? How much of what you do every day is moving you toward that vision and those goals? What can you do to improve the alignment between the two?

How to Survive a Quarter-Life Crisis

Realbuzz.com | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've all heard of a mid-life crisis, yet the quarter-life crisis may not be quite so well-known. However, according to research, the majority of twenty- and thirty-somethings will face one.