Archive for the ‘Achieving Goals’ Category

Year End Planning

The end of the year is quickly approaching.  This is a time when many of us put unrealistic and often unhealthy expectations upon ourselves.  If we perceive the year end as hectic, guess what… we get to be right because that is what we are holding in mind.  When we are feeling pressured by time […]

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A new view on Leadership

Leaders exist in all walks of life.  More importantly, everyone has the potential of acting in a leadership position.  We can all be more successful by establishing a positive attitude and also by having an attitude of gratitude. Leadership includes vitality, charm, being flexible and also having a good sense of humor. It also includes […]

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What is the biggest obstacle that keeps us from accomplishing our goals?

If we asked ourselves what is keeping me from accomplishing my goals, we would immediately see a few things in the way.  We may instantly see or sense fear or resistance.  Another factor may include believing, “I can’t!”  By holding onto fear and resistance, or having beliefs stating I can’t, will definitely prevent us from […]

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DIY: Self-Improvement 101

When most people think of DIY, they conjure up projects that are either crafty or perhaps an outlet for personal talents.  Most people really don’t usually consider self-improvement as a DIY project.  And realistically, that’s exactly what self-improvement is all about.  When we look at situations within our lives and decide we would like to […]

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What is change? And why are we so afraid of making changes? – Part II

Change is only for the purpose of making better decisions that agrees with what we are interested in doing or having, or not doing or not having.  If we look at the process of change more closely, logically we can see that some changes require more time and consideration.  Certainly things like planning to relocate, […]

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What is change? And why are we so afraid of making changes? – Part I

In reality the process of “changing” is simply making a decision to do something other than what we are currently doing.  Change is a reflection of current attitudes.  Sometimes we choose to make changes that are relatively simple like deciding where to eat or what to order.  Surely deciding where to go to lunch is […]

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If we aren’t achieving our goals, maybe we need a different approach

When we aren’t getting our intentions or achieving our goals, we need to accept that there are limitations and excuses in the way.  At times when we aren’t achieving our goals isn’t meant for us to veer off course and assume the method doesn’t work.  What doesn’t work is moving into frustration, blame, disapproval or […]

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See yourself in a whole new way!

What do we need to do to see ourselves in an entirely new way?!  How about deciding what we would like to accomplish; then, pursuing our goal until it is positively achieved.  Truly these are appropriate steps in any successful goals process.  Regardless if the goal includes issues related to health, weight, finances or relationships, […]

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What do we need to do in order to be more successful?

In order for us to be more successful requires our first determining what is it that we want to accomplish.  In other words, we need to make a decision and establish a reasonable goal that we can accomplish within a reasonable period of time.   We may first think we have to make a list of […]

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Breaking Bad Habits – Part I

If we were to look at our lives closely, we would probably agree that there are some bad habits that we wish we didn’t have.  Some bad habits may include: drinking/drugs, overeating, or perhaps avoiding doing household chores.  Excessive TV watching, gaming, excessively surfing the web, chain-smoking, or maybe swearing are things on your list.  […]

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