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Improve your Life with Positive Self-Talk

Self-talk is the constant monologue that goes on inside your head during most of your waking hours.  It consists of myriad voices that whisper advice and opinions that can trigger emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger and doubt.  What is worrying however, is that often many of these emotions aren’t pertinent to the immediate circumstances […]

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Keep Temptation Under Control Around Food

The hand is way up here because I’m one of the first to admit that improving my eating habits and generally living a healthier lifestyle ain’t easy. Before I was blessed with a family, my weight seemed to take care of itself naturally. Food rarely entered my mind until my stomach chirped up with a […]

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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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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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How to Behave Appropriately When You Are Angry

Everyone gets mad and the level of anger we succumb to can range from slightly irritated through to a full-blown hissy fit. Often, our anger makes those around us feel uncomfortable. Because of this, although you are entitled to feel your anger, it is imperative the way you express it (your behaviour) goes through some […]

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You Can’t Please Everyone

When you start making changes in your life, whether it’s stoking the fire under CANDo Attitude’s butt, persuading your Self-Discipline to start pulling his/her weight, pushing your Self-Confidence to the limit to try new things, getting your internal Sergeant Major to organise you or your family or rearrange your time to make more time, etc., […]

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The Pursuit of Perfection

Here’s a CANDo Life Skills secret for all those out there in the pursuit of perfection. If you want perfection, then make the most of what you’re given.

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Life Skills – Improve your Concentration

Are you fed up of starting new projects or working towards new goals that never get finished/achieved? What about being frustrated at being stuck in a rut and not moving forward? If yes, why not take a mo’ and concentrate on your concentration life skills? There’s a lot to be said for good concentration skills. […]

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How to Become A Better Parent

First off, go easy on yourself. You’re never going to be a perfect parent but, you can surprisingly easily become a better one. How? I hear you cry. The answer lies in taking the focus off your children. As with many things in life, it is sometimes necessary to take a step back before we […]

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