1. Decide on three things you want to achieve this year Deciding on just a few things you'd like to change is a better way to succeed than having a list of items that you know deep down you are not going to stick with. Give some thought to three areas of your life that … Continue reading #Lifehacks: New Year – New You
Points to ponder The basics: You’re alive You’re breathing Think about that... There’s no need to look for miracles. The way that breathing works is a miracle in itself. How do you value a breath? How much do you think a dying person would pay to be able to guarantee one more hour of breath? … Continue reading #Lifehacks: What we owe to ourselves
So you've used some of the tools and audited your life, set your goals, worked on correcting any faulty thinking patterns and habits and developed a good daily gratitude and visualisation/meditation practice. So now might be the time to bring your ‘Change Vision’ into the here by using a Vision Board. Why use a Vision … Continue reading Using Vision Boards – how and why..
It's good to check in on your life from time to time, to see how you are feeling, if you are happy with what you are doing and if you need to make any course corrections. From the Tools area, I consider the tools below as a sort of set of life audit change tools: … Continue reading Life Audit: Plot your own life wheel
You might want to change but how do you do this? Before even going towards change I like to ask people to develop their own change vision. We do this by using a process called ‘Visualisation’. The nature of the mind is such that it gets used to certain thoughts and patterns. If you’re always … Continue reading Visualising Change
This is a very quick tool. No matter how bad the situation we find ourselves in we can always find three things that are good about it. It doesn't mean that we negate the reality of the situation or that we are trying to play it down. The hard to deal with stuff still exists … Continue reading Three things and What’s the worst..?
The STOP tool I learned the STOP tool many years ago from Tim Gallwey who developed it as part of his very effective Inner Game coaching and development practice. It's a really helpful tool to use both in an 'emergency' or to use for periodic life reviews to see if you're on the track you … Continue reading The STOP Tool
We can use the Learn and Turn chart below to examine our own experience, or even apply it to situations we observe as a way of teaching ourselves to build resilience for the future. As we look at opportunities for change we can consider what tools or skills we could use or introduce to help … Continue reading Learn and Turn