New year? New you? Give yourself the gift of time.

I read two brilliant quotes this morning: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of how you react to it." from Charles R Swindoll and "What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve." from Napoleon Hill. They set me thinking. January is the month for new beginnings,  assessing how the past year has turned out, and how you want next 12 months to be. If the majority of your life is determined by how you react to it, then your reactions are crucial to helping you make c...
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Five Steps to Making a Change Stick

However much you say you ‘want’ to change or you have ‘got’ to change or you ‘need’ to do something different, do you find it’s actually quite tricky to do? I puzzle over this with my constant examination of my relationship with food and my inability to regularly exercise.  I know I ‘should’ make changes to both these aspects of my life, but I don’t. I’m starting to wonder if it’s due to a number of factors.  For example, do I set my goals too high, so when I don’t achieve them in the firs...
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