• Fear
  • Mindset
  • Success

How To Use Failure To Your Advantage

Do you remember being sent to your room when you were a child because you’d been wrong, bad or you’d failed at something? As the memory comes back to you, see if you can also recall the feeling that you had about yourself and the situation at the time. For most of us, the awful…

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  • Success

Why You Need A Personal Success Routine

My middle class baby boomer life went off a cliff in 2003 when I was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Recovery brought me a ‘second chance’ and the usual question arose. “What would I do differently?” Many personal bests followed. I wrote a best seller, deepened a forty year (happy) marriage into the type of relationship…

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  • Mindset
  • Self Esteem
  • Success

It Really Is Mind Over Matter

Consider this… According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), three quarters of deaths among people younger than 75 are avoidable. In the last two decades, the prevalence of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and respiratory diseases has been steadily growing. Studies have shown that the major preventable risk factors for these diseases are…

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  • Mindset
  • Self Esteem
  • Success

How To Resolve The Pain Of Feeling Inadequate

Recently somebody asked me about the pain of feeling inadequate. And the trap of taking on one self-improvement project after another as a way of trying to fix the pain. It’s a trap that that many people can fall into simply because we don’t feel good enough. In this society, we’re all taught that we…

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  • High Performance Habits
  • Motivation
  • Success

How To Keep Moving Forward When The Roadblocks Turn Up

So how do you keep going when the roadblocks turn up? Depending on what the roadblocks are, we have to recognise them as the thing that we have to get over, to live life at the next highest level. They are the next challenge/lesson. TIP: If your roadblocks test your patience and they keep coming up, it’s…

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  • Self Esteem
  • Success

How To Stop Self Sabotage

So how do you stop self-sabotage? Whether it’s in business or life in general, I get that question a lot. And it’s often from people who are making huge changes in their lives but they have reached a difficult point – a tipping point – where it’s really important to be paying attention to how…

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