When You’re Up Against It…Just Do Something

You have a dream or a goal that you’re working towards; then life happens. You suddenly become busy, obstacles get in the way, work is long, your home life is hectic. When this happens it’s always easy for your standards to slip. But…you can always do something; anything. It doesn’t matter how big or small, brilliant or awful, just keep up that momentum.

Who’s Part Of Your Team?

Do you have a team that’s routing for you? A team that’s been assembled to push you and help you achieve your goals on a daily, weekly or monthly basis? If not, then learn from the best and start to assemble your own team of experts; your crew; your wolf-pack.

Do Not Seek Praise

Marcus Aurelius, the stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor, used to regularly remind himself to never seek praise. He should simply complete a job, because it was his duty to do so, and that was enough. If, like Marcus says, we aim never to seek praise in all that we do, could we end up living a happier life?

You Want to be a Writer? Then Write.

What is it that you want to do? Write, sing, act, dance? Well do you have a regular practice where you do these things? If no, then how on Earth do you expect to become who you want to become? You’ve got to get started on the path!

The Alchemist: Turn Metal into Gold

My favourite book, ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho is an inspiring story about how to live your personal legend and find your treasure. It’s inspirational, and provides plenty of teachings to help you live out your dreams. Here’s some of my key takeaways from the story.

How To Achieve Freedom: Epictetus

Epictetus was an ancient Greek stoic philosopher who overcame a great deal in his life. After overcoming all of his challenges, he sought to teach others how to overcome their challenges and live a happy life. Here’s what we can learn from him…

You Are a Human Being – Do Your Job

What’s the job of a human being? Is it a life of leisure or a life of achievement? The great Stoic philosopher, Marcus Aurelius can help remind us of our job as a human being, just as he reminded himself daily.

Forget the Wall, Just Focus on the Brick

How did Will Smith learn to follow through on big jobs? And what do brick walls and elephants have to do with it? Learn this simple concept to help you break down your mammoth tasks and not get overwhelmed.