Goals

Here Be Dragons (Step Out of Your Comfort Zone)

Victoria Ward | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

What it doesn't see, is that while there may be dragons in the uncharted territory, so might there be lands filled with riches and opportunities. For the brave and the bold, those riches and opportunities are there for the taking, and with the right resources the dragons are there to be slain.

Escape the 'Quit And Start Over' Cycle Now

Natalie Roberts | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

We've all been there. You start with good intentions, get sidetracked, then give up. But it's all good because you intend to start fresh on Monday, right? If you really want to achieve your goals then it's time you quit starting over.

The Truth Behind Busy

Melissa Noakes | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melissa Noakes

The truth is that "busy-ness" does not lead to a happier, healthier or more successful life. In fact if anything, it prevents you from truly living. Busy can mask your own fear, insecurities and you can use it as an excuse for almost anything. Busy has become a hiding place.

Goals: 'Why' Is Often More Important Than 'How'

Dr Paul Wood | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK
Dr Paul Wood

When confronted with forks in the road, with choices that could provide temporary respite, ease and gratification, or lead to the tough work my goals required...I could ask myself the crucial guiding question...what would someone like me, someone with these values, do in this situation?

What Do You Really Want to Achieve By Dieting and Exercising?

Karen Morris | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Morris

This is a common occurrence with exercise and healthy eating regimes. Particularly so in the gym, as often people join because they feel it it's the 'right thing to do', along with wishing people they haven't spoken to for ages 'happy birthday' on Facebook and agreeing to work overtime on top of an already hectic schedule.

The Vitamins You Need for a Successful 2016 (It's Not in the Form of Supplements)

Sofie Sandell | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sofie Sandell

I have a lot of experience under my belt when it comes to exploring the mind and body. I've done numerous interesting detoxes where I excluded all kinds of unhealthy food and drinks from my diet and added disgusting green powders and seaweed drops that were supposed to be good for you.

Make Your Goals a Positive Experience

Susan Leigh | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Ensure that some goals add value to you life. You may be keen to give something back to your community, perhaps feel it's important to volunteer to help a local project, animal shelter or youth project.

Be Your Own Rock Star

Tami Mir | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK
Tami Mir

As we contemplate our goals for 2016, considered these suggestions for recognising and navigating the stumbling blocks we sometimes are putting our own way.

Why New Years Resolutions Are a Complete Waste of Your Time

Julie Creffield | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

We know that New Years Resolutions don't work, research shows us that most people cave in by Valentines day, yet thousands of people still insist on making this annual commitment, if they didn't work out for you last year, why on earth would you think they would this year?

Do You Put the Pro in Procrastinator? Five Sure Fire Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'P' Word

Kate Taylor | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Taylor

I've got a confession to make... its taken me a few weeks to sit down and write this post, which is highly ironic as I'm going to be talking about procrastination. It's also ironic because I'm a life coach and we're supposed to be the epitome of productivity and positive go-getting - right?

A Letter to My Younger Self

Jasmine Luby Barrow | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jasmine Luby Barrow

Yes, I'm aware that you won't listen, you want to be confident, educated and independent. I am not asking you to corrupt your dreams, just to look around and find time to enjoy the journey.

The Year That Didn't Go as Planned

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Clark-Coates

So at the start of the year the plan for this post was to list 40 amazing things we did... however we only did two things, so now this post will be much deeper and instead I will list 40 things, my 40th year on earth reinforced or taught me.

How to Turn a Life Changing Goal into a Reality in Three Easy Steps

Erica Sosna | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Erica Sosna

Think of someone who has really inspired you with what they have achieved. Someone who has taken massive action and won, grown, learned, overcome challenges or mastered a skill. How do you think that goal was accomplished? Did they wake up one day and achieve it all in 24 hours? Of course not.

What Is the Purpose of Education?

Frederika Roberts | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Politics
Frederika Roberts

What do you think the purpose of education is? If you agree things need to change, what will you do about it? Whether you're a headteacher or a class teacher, at any stage of education, whether you're a parent, or a pupil, you have the power to make a difference in the small daily deliberate actions you take.

#GirlHero: The Story of Basemera From Uganda

Payal Dalal | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK
Payal Dalal

As world leaders shepherd in a new era of international development with the UN's Global Goals, Basemera, a young girl in rural Uganda dreams about her future and that of her friends and family...

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Jessica Chan | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jessica Chan

Generally, a twofold effect occurs when we fail at something: the feeling of disappointing others and the feeling of disappointing ourselves. Therefore, we fear failure because we want to avoid experiencing the effects of failure.

Finally, An Honest Guide To The Essential Life Goals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Comedy

If you've ever felt under pressure from one of those 'life plan' things that tell you what you should be doing/where you should be living/how many chi...

How To Be Selfish

Olga Levancuka | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

In a time when so much is expected of us to fit into and to be accepted into a society we are willingly or unwillingly are a part of, many of us forget that it's not always about others. We forget there is our own inner identity we want to protect and evolve.

Dreamland

Oliver Burkeman | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Oliver Burkeman

At the bottom of our fixation on goals, I suspect, isn't a simple desire to get things done, but a deep discomfort with feelings of uncertainty: once we've set ourselves firm goals, we get to pretend that the future is certain.

Is Playing It Safe Worse Than Risking It All?

Emily Maguire | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Maguire

What could have been of your life if you held your breath and jumped in with both feet into the unknown of your dream? A huge risk yes but isn't that better than just living in a world of comfortable?

Set Goals That Stretch You, But That You Can Achieve

Maggie Currie | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

The research cost me no money but a lot of my time. I asked friends and family, looked in the press, on the Internet and spoke with professionals. All the research told me was that there was room for the type of Coach I wanted to be.

Is Your Life About a Journey or a Destination?

Malgosia Chabrowska | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malgosia Chabrowska

We seem to be chasing the end result while convincing ourselves that once we achieve the goal we will be happier and more fulfilled in our lives. Happiness seems to be this unreachable, future thing as the end has become more important than the means.

Weight Loss: The Single Most Important Thing I Do With My Clients - Part II

Nathan Towle | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Towle

I want them to have such a desirable goal they are compelled to achieve it. It's this kind of motivation that creates action. It's this kind of motivation that causes my clients to do the simple things necessary to achieve their weight loss goals.

Fresh Start to February: Replace Resolutions With New Habits

Susanna Halonen | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Halonen

Habits are what dictate your behaviour and if you learn to put the right ones in place, you'll succeed in any goal you set yourself. No, it won't happen overnight. No, it won't be easy. But yes, it will make you succeed. Yes, it will make you move forward. Yes, it will help you reach your goals and your dreams. And why wouldn't you want that?

Three Warning Signs That Your Goals May Be Toxic

Jamie Smart | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Smart

In this article, you're going to discover how to know if you've been trying to achieve a toxic goal. You're also going to be introduced to the "organic" alternative to toxic goals; authentic desires. Here are three warning signs that your goal may be toxic...