Success and Motivation

10 Simple Points That Rule My Life

Stefania Mattana | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stefania Mattana

People always ask me how I cope with all the things I do (marketing role, mystery fiction author, gym rat, wife etc). The answer lies within these 10 points that rule my life. Would you be willing to follow them?

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.

Key to Success? Don't Fear Failure. Also Don't Fall Down a Manhole.

James Moran | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

I thought, "I'm shit scared of this happening to me. But those people must have had the same fear". So I thought: what if I started thinking the same way? Saying "yes" to that little child inside me that wanted to dream big, whilst also not falling down a manhole that some busy worker has left uncovered.

Being the Best You That You Can Be

Elizabeth Venzin | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Venzin

Sometimes when we don't feel good enough about ourselves, we can let our internal negative self-talk determine how we act and treat others. Having a successful life depends on our self-worth being powerful enough to treat ourselves as well as we hope to treat other people.

Child-Raising: the Success-Happiness Correlation

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents
Jacqueline Koay

We have brought up five kids, my children's father and I. I had my first child whilst I was still at school, and the others came in rapid succession when I was at University. Of course, we didn't have maids.

How to Get What You Want

Steve Miller | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Yes I acknowledge life has changed in many ways, but in my view it is very much for the better. I speak as someone who had a council house upbringing with my mum working as a cleaner and dad working in a factory type of environment.

How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a sweet tooth, you're not going to be a fan of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) new guidelines around sugar. The United Nations...

Four Reasons Chronic Illness Helped to Make Me Successful In Business

Jo Gifford | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Gifford

Endometriosis has been at my side for 20 years, chronic fatigue for a decade, and fibromyalgia has joined the party more recently. Rather than be held hostage by symptoms which can sometimes be crippling, I am aware that my business successes have my circumstances to thank, in part, for my ability to succeed.

Get Rich or Die Trying

Inez Sarkodee-Adoo | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Inez Sarkodee-Adoo

The seduction of becoming rich has the power to grip the imagination and inspire endless daydreams of 'making it big'. Moreso for those from less privileged backgrounds, the prospect of escaping the struggles of financial lack can drive a particularly all-encompassing pursuit of large living.

If I Want to Make a World a Better Place? Then Why Do I Fail?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

This a key reason behind so many successful people. They are driven by their inner passion to succeed, they have to feed that permanent hunger of their internal needs. And the minute the successful people get happy? Everyone else gets happy.

Seven Positivity Hacks For a Genuinely Happy 2015

Annie Ashdown | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

It's such a waste of time and energy to focus on what is going wrong and what you don't have. Remember: if you pay attention to something, it grows. You need to send your attention to where you want it to go and starve your negative thoughts until they die.

All Bark No Bite: Why 'Instagram Inspiration' Needs Action

Josh Marshall | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Marshall

"Start before you're ready" ... What does it mean? It means to "whisper #YOLO to the wind" and delve into something before all your cards are dealt, because, let's face it - so many of us wait for the right moment and that moment never comes.

Seven Things Resilient People Don't Do

Annie Ashdown | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

Here's the thing: you have to choose what's important to you. To create success, you have to set aside time and make room for it. You have to cut out the negative committee and focus on what really matters to you.

How to Follow Your Bliss in 2015...

Neil Gibb | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK
Neil Gibb

It's that time of year again, when everyone seems to be shrilly offering advice - how to be more successful, make a fortune, find the perfect job. The really annoying ones tell you how you can have them all at once - plus how to meditate, write a best selling novel, and solve world hunger at the same time.

Seven Reasons Why Some People Will Never Succeed

Annie Ashdown | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

There are no short cuts to any place worth going. Making changes that are tangible come from yourself. Ask yourself this: 'Am I on the right route to get to where I want to be or am I aimlessly wandering around, stuck because it's safe and familiar?' Do you have a strategy for your life? Do you know the rules of the game and have a map, a plan and a timeline?

Should Flexible Employee Benefit Schemes Replace Wellbeing Programmes?

Adam Strong | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK
Adam Strong

It appears that some employers just don't get it, using flexible employee benefits schemes to make us work harder, I don't think so! Employers are cut...

Seven Steps to Stop Playing Small

Magdalena Glistak | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Magdalena Glistak

Sometimes it feels too big, maybe overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be like that. I will share what I've learnt along my way. When year after year I was coming up with ideas and I saw the vision of where I wanted to be but something was still preventing me from stepping up to the field when game was actually happening. Things changed with time and this is what I've learnt.

Avoiding Hibernation Mode by Putting Neuroscience to Work

Magdalena Bak-Maier | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Magdalena Bak-Maier

Clocks are turning back soon - October 26 to be precise. The long mornings and evenings where we can attend to our life and show up to our work feeling satisfied that we're generally on top of life will shrink considerable.

When I Grow Up...

Caragh Little | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

When I grow up, none of my lessons will be boring. None of my jokes will be bad, apart from the ones which are intentionally terrible for ironic effect. All of my lessons will be planned to the last second and will never be derailed by tangents or contingencies or people falling asleep.

What Marque Will You Leave on the World?

Adele Barlow | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Barlow

It is also good to talk to your family and friends who will, I hope, give you an honest assessment of you as you are today. This is not always easy, but at the same time will show courage, humility and integrity. This may, in turn, be guided by what you have achieved in your schooling and early life.

How to Make a Great Decision... Every Time

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Life is made up of a million decisions. Some of them are big decisions, like whether you want to have children, and what you want to do for a living, and others are little decisions, like what to have for breakfast, or what to watch at the cinema this Saturday.

The Athlete: The Next Generation's New Role Model

Sian Elvin | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sian Elvin

What better example can we use for children when explaining that sometimes, you will have failures, but if you work hard enough then you will succeed eventually? Athletes also prove too that you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it.

Finding the Big Happy

Chantelle Smith | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chantelle Smith

I've always been slightly obsessed with the pursuit of happiness. Not the movie. The real thing. How do we attain happiness and how do we damn well keep it.

The All or Nothing Approach: Is It Damaging Your Self-Esteem?

Caroline Keetch | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Keetch

The reality is that repeatedly setting a goal and not achieving it isn't a good thing. It holds us back and makes us doubt ourselves. It's confusing too - because for some reason, it is hard to act consistently in our own best interests, to better ourselves and commit to things that will serve to improve our life experience.

The Bald Truth About Success Through Stress

Rosanna Savone | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rosanna Savone

A traumatic life event? I had recently ended my engagement to my Italian fiancé just three weeks before our romantic wedding in Rome. This whooper of a break up left me devastated for over a year. On top of it, the canceled wedding had eaten up my savings and put me into credit card debt.