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Jun 5, 2013

Mind Clutter: The Noises Are There For A Reason

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What is in your mind – what is your mental clutter telling you?

The Mental Chatter is there for a Reason

  • They’re reminding you that you’ve got stuff on your plate that needs attention.
  • Many of the things bugging you are actually useful, whether it’s for motivation or simply for reminders.

How do you feel once you have decluttered?

  • Relaxed
  • Focused
  • Free
  • Value what you have
  • Pride in your environment
  • Organised
  • Controlled
  • Calm
  • Care


What are the benefits of decluttering?

  • More time
  • More efficient
  • Praise from others
  • Do things well
  • Be more comfortable
  • Live in a clean atmosphere
  • Less stress
  • Increase enjoyment
  • Relax
  • Life skills for the children
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Jan 16, 2013

Time Management – Is Your Life Out of Control?

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Perhaps it’s because I have recently had a holiday, but I have found that many conversations with people are based around how busy they are, that they never get time for themselves. The conversation usually ends with “but what can I do?”

This is said as a statement not a question. I then find that I am in a dilemma as I know they are not really seeking a solution or advice from me. What is it they are looking for when they say something like that? Is it confirmation that they are right; life is too busy, none of us have control? Is it agreement, do they want to hear how busy I am too which confirms their beliefs? What is the outcome that they are looking for? I could challenge them on their statement, but I know that is not what they are seeking at all.

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Jan 16, 2013

Live Your Life With an Attitude of Gratitude

Cultivating gratefulness enhances your life and will provide long-term emotional rewards.  How grateful are you for your life, for those around you, for where you live, for having running water everyday? We live in an extremely materialistic age.  It is standard to expect so much, often too much.  The fact we have and own so much appears to have an impact on how grateful we actually are.  Some of us tend to focus on what we don’t have at times rather than what we do have. Imagine what it would be like if you started every morning being grateful.  Grateful for a wonderful night’s sleep, grateful for a warm bed, grateful for a comfortable mattress, grateful for being able to sleep in your own room.  Wouldn’t that be a positive way...
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Jul 26, 2012

Time Management and Shopping

If you set up a system for when you go shopping then you will find that shopping is more fun and enjoyable and will take less time. Do you know that we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time? This means that we have a lot of money invested in clothing that we don’t wear – let alone the time it took us to purchase all those items. If you follow some rules then you will save yourself some time when shopping: Know what suits your body Learn your body shape Understand what colours suit you Know your reason for going shopping What is your reason for wanting to purchase a new item Write down what items you need to purchase Ask yourself – when will I wear it? Where will I wear it? How...
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Jul 12, 2012

Power to Choose

We constantly make choices every day. If we set a goal of health and fitness which means we exercise every morning, then that needs to become our priority, we have the power to choose what we do. When the alarm goes off of a morning, we have a choice – we can stay in that nice warm bed and grab another hour of sleep or we can get up and exercise and be on the path to achieving our goals. It is always our choice. Thousands of years ago, Aristotle said, “You are what you repeatedly do.”  So are you going to keep repeating what you are currently doing and not change or move forward, or are you going to take some time and identify ways that you can improve...
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Jul 5, 2012

Respecting and Managing Time

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At the end of the day have you ever thought to yourself, “Wow, I was busy all day, but I don’t feel like I achieved anything,” or “Today was a great day; I got loads done!” What caused the difference in the outcome? Both were busy days, but one felt unproductive and the other was productive. The difference usually lies in the fact that you got the most important tasks done. That’s why you feel good. It was a productive day, not just “being busy.” Many of us underestimate the value of time and take it for granted because time just goes on and on. We often say ‘we’ll do it tomorrow’ or ‘l’ll do that when I have time’. What we don’t understand is that time is a valuable...
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