Self care isn’t selfish

Self care isn’t a fad, it’s a necessary habit. It’s a mindset that will help you to do more not just for yourself, but for others too. Often self care is thought is as a selfish attitude. But nothing could be further from the truth. Looking after yourself does not make you a selfish person. […]

What can you do better?

There’s always room for improvement. No matter how good you are, there are always ways you can improve. No matter how well you do something, there’s always the potential to do better. No matter how well you deal with challenges, there’s always the possibility to deal with them better. It’s just the nature of growth […]

What to do if you want the best results

Your results are directly proportional to your efforts. What you get is always going to be a reflection of what you put in. So if you put in your best effort, you are best positioned to get the best results. Conversely, if you put in just the bare minimum effort, you’ll get the bare minimum […]

Using pain and pleasure to form habits

Achieving something regularly, especially when it comes to building a new habit, involves motivation. Motivating yourself daily can be hard – life gets in the way, things stop being quite as interesting, you lose the initial zeal, and so on… But there are ways to ensure that you stick to the habit, which is where […]

Are you living your life, or too busy trying to make life happen?

One absolute truth about life is the fact that everything in life is temporary. Nothing lasts forever. Be it people. Or things. Or experiences. People come and go. Some stay longer than others. But no one will be there forever – be it because some people are just not meant to be there with you […]

Choosing right over easy

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. But that makes it even more important to do them, because choosing easy over right leads you down a road you will regret. Choosing right always trumps choosing easy, especially in the long term. Right is what leads you to a better life. Right is what leads you […]

How to deal with information overload

It used to be a problem, not having enough information. Even 50 years ago, information on most things weren’t easily available. But that’s hardly an issue anymore. The current problem isn’t a lack of information, but rather, having too much of it. It is great – having whatever information we need and want at our […]

My 5 step framework for effectively dealing with anxiety and stress

Anxiety and stress are experienced by everyone. No one really is completely immune to anxiety. We all feel it, and that’s not a bad thing. Anxiety is a survival mechanism – it helped us survive, and still does. Without a bit of anxiety, we would stop being vigilant, and become too complacent. But it becomes […]

Do you really want what you think you want?

Being popular and in-demand can be great. Until you’re too much in demand, too popular. Then it can become a burden. That’s why a lot of celebs go to extreme lengths to hide or disguise their identity when they go out. And go to great lengths to protect their privacy. Most have guards, and security, […]