10 Facts You Must Know To Achieve Your Goals

10 Facts You Must Know To Achieve Your Goals

Great goal setter? Sure! I set goals all the time.

How’s your execution? Are you procrastinating? Struggling with distraction? Finding it hard to keep motivated?

Read on for my 10 tips from psychological research that give you what you need to get going and stick with it until you hit goal success

How To Use Your Brain to Make 2018 Outstanding

Do you plan for a new year? Or for January alone?

There’s a structure in the human brain about the size of a brussels sprout. It’s called the lateral frontal pole and it’s uniquely human*. It gives us a super power that no other creature has. It allows us to plan into the future, be flexible in our decision making and to learn from our past experience.

The New Year is the perfect time to put your lateral frontal pole to use. Many of us start the year with a sense of something new that we want to achieve. Get fit. Find a new job. Save money.

How Satisfied Are You With Life? Try This Quiz.

A new year is the perfect time to assess where we are at and what we want to improve in life. But do you know what will make your life better?

Will it be better when you're fit? When you've saved money? When you've taken that holiday? Will it be better when you're nicer to the kids? Or have a new job? 

Plan Beyond January to Achieve Your Goals: A Whole Year of Wins

It's tempting at the beginning of a new year and a blank page to plot our big, big goals. We imagine the enormous things we will achieve. We get excited and set forth. Each day brings new activities, a fresh mindset and a determination to achieve.

We're very busy doing things differently for a week or two, maybe three. By February life has taken over. The New Year plans have been forgotten....

Want to flourish? Why science says you need a goal.

Want to flourish? Why science says you need a goal.

With the Olympic Games up and running (and very popular viewing in our household) it's got me thinking about the importance of goals, how they propel us forward and how they contribute to our mental health and well being.