Goals

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...

Balls to the Rat Race!

Sara Damergi | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Damergi

Like lots of people I had a dream to travel the world. Not in bite size two week trips. I wanted to really travel and have the luxury of getting to know a country inside and out, to do yoga in India, stay with tribes in Vietnam and generally be a bit of a hippy with an income that required little work.

Why I'm Sitting Out of the Resolution Game This New Year

Rachael Chadwick | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Chadwick

It is not the resolutions themselves I hate. Losing weight, drinking less, getting fit, reading more, saving money - oh yeah, I could do with all of that. Yes please. But, why oh why are we so obsessed with the beginning of a year to kick them off?

Enough Is Enough: Why Too Much Motivational 'Stuff' Is Not Good For Your Career or Business Development

Carol Stewart | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carol Stewart

You have to get to the root cause of what is holding you back. You could spend millions chasing your dreams but unless you deal with the root cause, you will be making someone else richer whilst you stay the same.

Six Ways I'm Embracing Single Life This January

Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Hinde

Relationships are great, but they can also chip away at your personality until you and your other half become like some strange merged personality rather than your own separate entities. Now, I'm ready to become me again - one whole, rather than a half.

Seven Tips to Achieve Your Goals in 2015

Rachael Phillips | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

There's something special about New Year and the prospect of a blank page to start afresh and to achieve new things. Whether you're vowing to get fit or finally launch that business idea, January is the perfect time to go about achieving it.

There Can Be More to the New Year Resolution Than Just Giving Up Chocolate...

Helen King | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen King

It's that time again - the time of the NEW YEAR RESOLUTION! In other words, lots of people with great intentions to give up chocolate or smoking, or to get fit. But why shouldn't the New Year Resolution be more than that?

Ten Ways to Set Healthier New Year's Resolutions

Danielle Collins | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Collins

What it means for one person to feel healthy, may be very different from another. In order to understand what 'healthy' means for you and how to achieve this, get yourself a pen and paper , go someone quiet and answer the questions below.

Quiz: Are You On The Road To Self-Discovery?

Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After years of reckless, self-destructive behaviour – triggered by the death of her mother and culminating in the breakdown of her marriage – Cher...

Seven Steps to Improve Your Creative Habits

Chris Smith | Posted 10.02.2015 | 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 02.02.2015 | 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 31.01.2015 | 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?