How To Practise More Self-Compassion, Starting From Today

How To Practise More Self-Compassion, Starting From Today

Life is a beautiful yet challenging journey, filled with ups and downs, triumphs and setbacks. Along the way, most of us find ourselves facing moments of self-doubt, criticism, and inner turmoil. In these moments, practising self-compassion can be a powerful antidote, offering a path to greater self-acceptance, resilience, and inner peace. Thanks …

6 Ways To Challenge Yourself (And Improve Your Life)

6 Ways to Challenge Yourself (And Improve Your Life)

It feels like we’re always moving forward when we’re younger. We’re hurtling through life, having experiences, meeting new people, and existing outside of our comfort zone. By the time we reach adulthood, many of us are happy to live in a settled, comfortable space for a while. However, it’s important not to get too comfortable …

How To Kick Your Bad Habits (Backed By Science)

How To Kick Your Bad Habits (Backed By Science)

If everyone in the world could kick their bad habits, it would be an extraordinarily different place. We’d be wealthier, happier, and dramatically more content with our lives. Unfortunately, eliminating these problem behaviours is surprisingly challenging. Getting people to turn their backs on things they’ve done for years and embrace something new isn’t straightforward, either …

A Review of Should I, Shouldn't I by Michael Waters

A Review of ‘Should I, Shouldn’t I’ by Michael Waters

I am building up quite a collection of books by Michael Waters! Having already reviewed ‘Becoming Guise-Wise’ and ‘The Power of Surge’, today I am reviewing his newest book, ‘Should I, Shouldn’t I – The best and easiest way to make a big, scary decision’. Michael Waters is “a consultant, trainer, coach, author, conference speaker …

Reviewing The Power of Surge by Michael Waters

Reviewing ‘The Power of Surge’ by Michael Waters

I’m pleased to be reviewing another non-fiction book today. Having recently read and reviewed ‘Becoming Guise-Wise’ by Michael Waters, I have since had the chance to read another of Michael Waters’ books – ‘The Power of Surge’. Michael Waters left me a post-it note on my review copy which immediately heightened my curiosity …

My Thoughts on Becoming Guise-Wise by Michael Waters

My Thoughts on ‘Becoming Guise-Wise’ by Michael Waters

Personal development is a subject I love to immerse myself in. Having read many personal development books and blogs over the years, I was excited to have the opportunity to read and review ‘Becoming Guise-Wise’ by Michael Waters. The premise of this book intrigued me, with its claims that by making one small change …

10 Quick & Easy Things You Can Do Right Now To Reduce Procrastination

10 Quick and Easy Things You Can Do Right Now To Reduce Procrastination

This post contains a sponsored link. Let’s talk about procrastination. We all do it, and we know it sabotages our plans and goals and gets us behind with things we need to do. But we still do it! Why is it so hard to stop procrastinating? If only there was an easy fix. Unfortunately, procrastination …

7 Self-Help Books That Actually Helped Me

7 Self-Help Books That Actually Helped Me

This post contains a collaborative portion. There are so many ‘self-help’ books out there, on a multitude of topics including physical health, mental health, personal development and productivity. As the self-help ‘label’ suggests, these books are supposed to help you or improve your life in some way by reading them. However, all too often these …

Top Tips for Improving Your Conversation Skills Despite Social Anxiety

Top Tips for Improving Your Conversation Skills Despite Social Anxiety

Conversation skills don’t come naturally to everyone. Some people, including myself, find conversations hard work at times and don’t always know what to say to people. I would class myself as an introvert, and I also experience social anxiety to some degree in many of my social interactions, which doesn’t help! However, I believe that …