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How to Create Success by Being Focused

Today’s society has us flat out; bombarded with mostly useless information that eats into the precious amount of time we have each day. Just this morning, I was listening to a Podcast that suggests we receive (on average) over a hundred emails a day!! It’s no wonder we sometimes wish the world and the comments on it that […]

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Master Self-Discipline – Sneaky Peeky

If you are struggling to: lose weight get fit complete a study course learn a language achieve your goals The chances are your Inner Imp Self-Discipline is the one to blame and requires a little more… well, discipline. The diet you’ve chosen probably isn’t the one at fault; it’s your Self-Discipline failing to make you […]

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep! I touched on this topic a while back in the Life Skills for Children A-Z series but I think it’s so important, I’m going to hit it again. It’s pretty obvious to most that if we don’t get enough sleep we end up crabby and lack the va-va-voom necessary to function properly during the day.  […]

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How to Stop Procrastinating and Get It Done Already!

Do you put things off that you should be getting done? Does your daily To-Do List often end up a XXXX-I-Should-A-Done List? If so, then you’re gonna lurvve this one. We’re going tackle that little Inner Imp Procrastination today. Grab him by his ear and get him to own up to some of his really […]

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The Key to Resisting Temptation

Can you resist temptation or do you wish you were a little stronger-willed? Ahhh, Temptation. That silver-tongued little Inner Imp that makes all the naughty things in life sounds so hmm hmmmmm good! If Temptation has managed to get a little too much control over “Team You”, then maybe you need to start going about […]

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Keeping it Productive

Isn’t it irritating how when you work from home it’s so terribly easy to “waste” huge chunks of time every day: Time that should be spent engaged in some worthwhile activity designed to leave your mark on the world and/or save the planet – alright then, doing the ironing at the very least! My mischievous […]

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Tools to Help you Keep your Cool

Are you the one out of control in difficult situations when it matters most? Do you often regret your actions because you lost it and then reacted inappropriately? Welcome to the club! Keeping cool is a key life skill I’ve spent a great deal of time and effort trying to refine. Whether it’s to avoid […]

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CANDo Guide to Dealing with Criticism

I’ve got more bristles than a hedgehog and I’m the first to admit it. Someone’s only got to suggest something in a critical way and those varmints are up and at ‘em, standing to attention and setting off the alarm clocks of all my sleeping inner imps, whether it’s Doubt, Self-Defence, Self-Confidence… It’s truly amazing […]

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How to Make a Good First Impression

Making a good first impression is an everyday life skill we all need to have tucked away in our back pocket. First impressions tend to be the ones that last. With little more than a quick glance, people will have you pretty much summed up and shoved in category before you’ve uttered a word – […]

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