What’s the blueprint of your dream?

Do you have a dream?Do you know what your dream is?Are you on your way to achieving your dream? Whatever your answer to any of the above questions, we all need a dream, we need something to strive for and work towards.Our dream provides us with a clear vision – consider drawing an image in your mind or develop a vision board so you and others can ‘see’ what it looks like and keep this where you can see it regularly.Any vision requires goals being set that measure our performance and help us achieve our dream. These goals need to be SMART providing tangible milestones and clear steps to ensure you are ‘conducting the orchestra’ and leading your own destiny. The goal is your long term and final objective that harnesses your vision.Goals require actions where we need to determine what we want to achieve and how we are going

Why we should never stop learning

It is said we should never stop learning and that we should ALWAYS learn – no matter what! When we were at school, we perhaps didn’t appreciate how privileged we were back then. Now when we want to learn, it often feels too hard, and we don’t have time. Either way, to learn, we have to have the right attitude to learning. By continually learning we are more than likely to achieve our actions and goals. Why? Because we are always growing. Remember, it’s not always about reaching our destination, but enjoying the journey, enjoying the moment, the process, no matter how hard. Seeing the benefits of this and that it is an opportunity of personal and professional development as well as bettering ourselves in various ways. Not only must we see the value of continuous learning, but we must also have a growth mindset. Every day we must ask

Make Time Your Friend and part of your self-care

How often have we said, “I haven’t got time”; “I don’t have enough time”; “I lost time” and many other statements we make when the reality is we all have the same hours in the day, we can’t bank it or save it. We can however waste it by not making the best use of our present time. Time Management IS and should be part of our self-care. We only have one life, time is very precious and a limited resource and one which should be used wisely, making use of the present more than ‘later – later – later’, which often means never doing them. Do you want to reach old-age feeling you’ve lived a life of regrets? When you fear taking yourself out of your comfort zone and moving into new pastures and feel nervous about taking these steps into the unknown. Stop for a moment and consider

Believe in YOU and NEVER give up…

Amelia Earhart was quoted to have said “The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.” The paper tigers she refers to means “something or someone that claims or appears to be powerful or threatening but is actually ineffectual and unable to withstand challenge.” I often talk about perceived obstacles, barriers or fear with clients, in that they may feel very real but they’re actually not, however, we must try and act on fact and evidence rather than feelings believing them to be reality. When we are working towards our vision or aiming to obtain our goals, setbacks and bumps in the road are inevitable and unavoidable. To enable us to get past these roadblocks we need tenacity, determination and perseverance to see us through. This can be hard when we are