• BLOG | Go with the flow...

    “Spend more time doing things that make you forget about the time.” ― Charlotte Eriksson Ever been so absorbed in a particular task that you didn’t notice the phone ringing, the emails piling up or the dog whining for dinner? Or been so immersed in reading a great book that, despite being ravenous, you totally forgot to eat for 8 hours? What activities suck you into this state of complete involvement and concentration that you lose contact with space and time?   The Concept of Flow Flow was discovered by a Hungarian psychologist with an unpronounceable name who studied[...]

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    BLOG | Why Your Goals And Resolutions Almost Always Fail - And What To Do About It?

    We all know the scientific benefits of setting objectives. (If not - I’ve written before about the profound benefits of setting objectives here.) And most of us have come a long way in using goal setting in our personal or professional lives to significantly improve our productivity and performance. Yet how often do I hear from my clients that their goal has failed or their New Year’s Resolution isn’t going to plan? The reason why our goals and resolutions almost always fail isn’t because we lack commitment or motivation. Quite the opposite! We’re often super [...]

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    BLOG | The Scientific Benefits of Goal Setting

    As Lao Tzu famously claimed: ‘The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’ A great place to start any element of change is by clearly setting objectives. Prioritising our well-being and keeping on top of our stress levels are essential to any goal setting process. Goals and objectives provide a sense of meaning and purpose. They point us in the direction we want to go and keep us on track. It’s a very strong, grounding exercise simply to ask: ‘where do I want to be in one month, one year, ten years? What are the steps I can take to make my dreams [...]

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