Personal Development

How To Proactively Start Creating Your Dream Life Now!

Amy Shefik | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

Now I'm the person who knows exactly what she wants and takes action towards it every single day. I have goals and dreams and while I'm super driven and determined, there are times when I have to deal with those thoughts of, "What if this doesn't work? Or, Why hasn't this happened yet?"

Are You At Peace Or At War With Your Self?

Karin Sieger | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Making peace with another or in the world - we all talk about it. But are you at peace or at war with yourself? Do you know and do you care? Does it matter?

Why Do Millennials Compete To Be Unhealthy?

Charli Cohen | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

More is more - and we're constantly competing, whether we admit it or not, to be doing the most. The most what, you ask? Well, anything. But in the interest of making this readable in the age of zero attention span (myself included), let's look at two key gauges of "success" in 2017...

10 Tips To Help You Practice Self-Love

Susan Leigh | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Or perhaps a more relevant question is, 'who's the most important person in your life?' Some people will regard their boss or work as their top priority, and of course earning money, supporting their family and having something, hopefully fulfilling, with which to occupy themselves is important.

Humanity Beats Cruelty Every Time: How Committing To Kindness To Yourself Can Change The World

Anna Pinkerton | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pinkerton

Whilst we see unpredictable and unfathomable terror around, we often wonder 'What can we do to help'. Well you are a greater change agent than you think. Cruelty is contagious, but Kindness is contagious too, SO which do you choose?

Don't Die With Your Masterpiece Still Inside You!

Amy Shefik | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

It really troubles me to see this happen in people all the time, it's like they go along blissfully unaware that they're gonna die. Listen to me people, we only have a finite amount of time here! Please don't let insecurity and fear stop you from sharing your gifts with the world.

Why Failure Is An Essential Ingredient Of Success

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

Successful people are usually well acquainted with failure. This is simply because successful people are triers, experimenters, optimists and they don't give up easily. They're not afraid of being first, of falling flat on their faces, making people laugh or crow.

The Power Of Giving

Pam Warren | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Pam Warren

The whole world is one vast network and if you are unwilling to be patient and listen more than you speak, willingly giving your attention, you will miss out on the true opportunities out there. The next time someone asks your advice or for help, see it as an opportunity to connect rather than an unwelcome interruption to your life.

How Did Being With An Abusive Partner Inform My Methodology Of Using Kindness To Overcome Unhelpful Neurology?

Anna Pinkerton | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pinkerton

It's no accident that I founded Kindness Incorporated™ having been in a relationship with the most unkind person I had ever met. Of course, he didn't show up that way, and this 'trick' hurt me deeply.

How Do You Get The Best Out Of Your Mentor?

Ife Ade Tokan | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ife Ade Tokan

In my previous article, I spoke about the value a mentor can add to achieving your career and personal goals. Getting a mentor is the first stage of career and personal success; the second stage is getting the best out of that mentor. I have found that although a lot of people have mentors, they don't engage enough with their mentors and get the best out of that relationship.

Five Things Mentally Strong People Do

Ife Ade Tokan | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Ife Ade Tokan

A wise man once said you could arrest a man, but you can never arrest his mind; his ability to think and his ability to dream. Another wise man advise...

Fed Up With Personal Development And Self-Help?

Becky Walsh | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

You are always pushing through layer upon layer laid down in your childhood, conditioning, discovering, surrendering, until one day you reach a place where you learn that the only thing you had to do this whole time was accept.

How To Create Lasting Habits To Hit Your Fitness Goals Effortlessly

Theo Brenner-Roach | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Brenner-Roach

They are the things you do repeatedly, every day, over and over. They run in the background and determine the path you take and the progress you make.

International Volunteering Is No Longer Just For The Rich

Philip Goodwin | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK
Philip Goodwin

A couple of weeks ago, it was reported in the national media that, early in her career, Education Secretary Justine Greening had been turned down for ...

The Hidden Power In Saying NO

Ife Ade Tokan | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ife Ade Tokan

The word NO, is a word that we use regularly. Often conveyed as a barrier, as a deterrent, or just negative. However, using the word NO can be the opposite of all that. Saying the word NO can be positive, it can open new doors and most importantly it can be liberating.

Midlife: How To Make The Next Phase Of Your Life Count

Jackie Mendoza | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jackie Mendoza

It's hardly surprising that many of us in our late forties and fifties end up either dreading the years to come or railing against them by trying to pack as much in as possible (younger lover, ultra-marathons, sports car, botox, face lift, breast implants, you name it).

Values Vs Expectations

Amy Shefik | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

A requirement of being a personal development enthusiast and an entrepreneur is to always keep learning and growing. One of the ways I do this is to read, and I read a lot! Luckily I love it so it doesn't feel like a chore.

I'm Grown Up And I Want To Be...

Azhar Kholwadia | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Azhar Kholwadia

A question I often asked myself and ironically still find myself asking this question at the ripe old age of 24.

Keep This In Mind When Starting Something New

Amy Shefik | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Shefik

These are just four of the many notes and quotes I got from one of the amazing coaches I have worked with. She and her husband had been to the Titan Summit in Zurich which was four days of talks from some of the best thought leaders and inspirational entrepreneurs the world has to offer.

Five Ways To Reach Your Goals In 2017

Marianne Stenger | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marianne Stenger

January 1st has come and gone, which means many of us have undoubtedly made a few resolutions and set some goals for ourselves, from getting fit and eating healthier to volunteering or learning a new skil

Why Don't Other People Make The Same Effort I Do?

Sian Morgan-Crossley | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK
Sian Morgan-Crossley

Resentment is often the plight of people who tend to give a lot: a lot of time, emotional energy, empathy, thought, money... As someone who identif...

8 Tips For A Totally Shameless Christmas

Amy Gordon | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Comedy
Amy Gordon

Holiday season can be brutal for the introverted or shame-afflicted. Here are a handful of tips for safely traversing the parties, from a former wallf...

How To Increase Your Self-Awareness

Sian Morgan-Crossley | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Morgan-Crossley

Whether you want to improve a certain area of your life or you just want to improve the overall quality and depth of your experiences, self-awareness ...

Why Are We So Bad At Planning? A Simple Solution

Leila Johnston | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Leila Johnston

Perhaps you're like me on this. I find it very difficult to think very far into the future. Not only do I find it difficult to think about, I find i...

How To Be More 'Emotionally Intelligent' At Work And Earn More Money: 9 Practical Tips

Kat Jackman | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kat Jackman

Who wants to feel angry or upset at work?! Life is hard enough without added stress at work. So, what if you could control your emotions and enjoy y...