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How to Cut Down on Caffeine

Swap the Buzz for Zzzzs: How to Cut Down on Caffeine In my previous article, I wrote about the real effects of caffeine on you and your brain. Here, I want to look at how you can turn that knowledge into action: here's how to cut down on caffeine.  In a culture that...

Why Your Change Needs Momentum.

Setting Goals is Not Sufficient. Here’s Why Your Change Needs Momentum. Find out more about why your change needs momentum – and how to achieve it – in my article Five Tips for Building Momentum for Change. What is success? And how do we measure successful...

The Beauty of Moments of Pause.

Try Integrating Moments of Pause into Your Day. Sometimes, random moments in life get you thinking about wider issues. And this happened to me just the other day whilst I was grinding my coffee. This is not something I normally do – grind my coffee I mean. I receive...

We Should All Care about Keystone Habits. Here’s Why.

Keystone Habits are Where Positive Change Begins. In his book, The Power of Habit – a book that I have read over and over again – Charles Duhigg refers to a particular type of habit that he calls keystone habits. These, he says, are ‘small changes or habits that...

Avoid ‘Time-Zappers’ in Your Day.

Ditch Those Time-Zappers for Good. I read this quote this week and it really resonated with me… "No person hands out their money to passersby, but to how many do each of us hand out our lives! We’re tightfisted with property and money, yet think too little of wasting...

Why You Should Use a Journal to Reflect on Your Life.

It’s Really Important to Make Time to Reflect on Your Life. That’s Why I Use a Journal. Having been away last week – that’s why there was no newsletter, apologies! – and given that there was some long travel involved, I enjoyed a bit of time to journal and to reflect...

HOW to Integrate Variety into Your Daily Routine.

Here's HOW to Give Your Daily Routine a Bit of Variety. It's been a busy week this week. But I still always make time for a bit of quiet thinking time amongst all the tasks! Funnily enough, during one of these quiet times out walking Milo this week, I thought about...

Five Tips to Give Your Life More Structure.

I talked about the benefit of having a defined routine in your day in my last article. Here, I want to show you HOW to give your life more structure, with five simple tips. They’ll make a huge difference. How to Give Your Life More Structure. You’re self-employed,...

Why You Need Routine in Your Day.

The HOW Skill Set is all about the creation of structure, rituals, and routine in your day. It makes you more productive and enables you to make your implementation plans a reality. Find out more about this in my article on work-life balance. Now, let’s talk about why...

HOW to Feel Relaxed at Work

How Many of Us Can Truly Say we Feel Relaxed at Work? How would it be to feel relaxed at work? I recently held a workshop with an awesome bunch of business owners and managers. There, we discussed the idea of a 'Dream Work Day'. In addition to attendees outlining what...

Five Lessons from Sara Blakely.

Here are Five Lessons I have Learned from Entrepreneur and Spanx Owner, Sara Blakely. I’ve learned a huge number of lessons from Sara Blakely over the years. She’s a hugely impressive entrepreneur. A curious and extroverted individual. And an incredibly committed and...

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