What is a habit? It’s what you repeatedly do.
All habits are helpful – they serve a purpose.
Your habits are formed as shortcuts (learned behaviours). One habit you probably have is knowing how to pick something up with your fingers. You don’t need to think about each movement involved: opening your fingers, putting them around the object, closing them firmly (or loosely) and then lifting. You automatically know what to do and how to do it.
Without even thinking. Continue reading Habit Control: know how to master and overcome temptation
If you are anything like me, there’s a list of excuses holding you back from building your dreams:
- when I have more time,
- if I had more money,
- as soon as I finish.
For those of us that said that we needed more time at home, 2020 has provided many of us with a lot more time at home. Now we get to find out that this wasn’t holding us back!
Perhaps you said you needed more time with your kids to build stronger relationships. I don’t know how it’s working out for you, but my experience is that I am finding out just how little patience I have for teaching a six-year-old how to write, do her social studies and mathematics lessons!
Continue reading Dreams: what is really holding you back?
While change may be constant in life – something “out there” – accepting change, when it impacts you personally, is a challenge. Ideally, of course, we want to not only accept it, but continue thriving and growing through it, because of it, and with it!
But thriving and growing in the face of change is not easy – especially as we grow older. We typically reach a moment where life has plateaued, we have become accustomed to “how things are”. We seek the comfort of the known. Inertia builds up, with a tendency to do nothing.
And then change comes along as a disruptive force. Continue reading Accepting change: thriving & growing