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What to Look for in a Mentor

Studies show that the majority of people out there that have succeeded in life had a mentor of some sort; someone that has been there and done it and is happy to share that experience to help another overcome the stumbling stones in their own path. But mentors aren’t just for rich, famous and business entrepreneurs making […]

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The Goal of your Inner Imps’ Self-Talk

Your Imps want to help you indulge in pleasurable activities as much of the time as you can. They do this because you, and they, get a comfy, cosy pleasure hit regardless of whether the activity is right or appropriate for you indulge in at that particular time. For Example: Laziness loves to lounge on […]

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Who or What Are Inner Imps?

YOU, along with everyone else on the planet, have Inner Imps – a conscience, inner self-talk, voices, feelings, guides, however you like to refer to them is irrelevant. The only thing that is non-negotiable is your need to accept that they are there. Psychologists refer to their constant chatter as “self-talk”, but here at CANDo […]

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How to Make Good Things Happen

We’re all just fabulous at making promises to ourselves each New Year to change this or that in our lives. We decide to break this habit, form that habit, achieve this goal or improve this aspect of our life. While this is a great approach to life, all too often we then brush our plans to […]

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Are you Biding your Time or Procrastinating?

So, be honest here for a moment, are you biding your time (waiting for the right moment) or procrastinating?  Now get even more honest, and ask yourself if you even understand the difference between the two. The truth of the matter is, there’s a big difference between getting on and doing what you CANDo at […]

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How to Achieve What you Want

How can I become more successful? How can I get that promotion? How can I make sure my kid’s grow up with CANDo attitude? How can I boost my self-esteem? If you’re asking yourself these kinds of questions, the answer is actually pretty simple, the toughie lies in convincing you to see things the right […]

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Excuses Don’t Justify Behaviour

It’s not my fault! I had a bad childhood! I tried but it was too difficult! These are the catch-all excuses that are stopping YOU achieving your dreams.  You may like to think of them as reasons but, in reality, they’re nothing more than EXCUSES and you need to stop making them. By understanding a […]

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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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Coping with Change

Let’s be honest here (and you probably know by now that I’m well in touch with my Honesty Imp), coping with change is never easy. Change is something that sends our Inner Imps Laziness, Fear and Doubt into instant anaphylactic shock. They’re mega allergic to it and will quickly band together to persuade you to […]

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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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