Setting your NY resolutions? Why not aim to be content with being less than perfect? Aim for progress rather than perfection - set goals this year which are attainable, not ones you will break within a couple of weeks and feel bad about. Make a resolution to be kind to yourself, to take time to … Continue reading Boost of the Day #132: The illusion of perfection
Boost of the Day #115: Start planning, stop dreaming
Don't just dare to dream, plan to achieve your goals. Goals boost our wellbeing as they give us something to jump out of bed for in the morning, something which has meaning to us and something to work towards. Whether your dream is to climb a mountain or to become CEO of a company, start … Continue reading Boost of the Day #115: Start planning, stop dreaming
Boost of the Day #98: Create the life you want
To raise your self-esteem and wellbeing, you need to spend time on yourself and on creating a life you enjoy. Spend too much time following a path that others have influenced you to walk, when you dream of heading in a different direction, and you'll eventually be stuck in a life you never really wanted. … Continue reading Boost of the Day #98: Create the life you want
Boost of the Day #88: Inner happiness
Thanks to pressures from the outside world, we tend to believe that happiness is all about success, money, prestige, popularity...basically anything we can show off to the outside world. However, is someone who is successful, rich and popular necessarily happy? There are several very sad examples, such as Robin Williams and Heath Ledger, which prove … Continue reading Boost of the Day #88: Inner happiness
I've talked about the importance of setting goals when I first started writing this blog and discussed what happens if you don't achieve a goal. Now it's time to take this to a practical level. I want you to write down three goals to work towards until the end of October. Actually write them down, as this makes … Continue reading Goooooooooals!
What if I don’t achieve my goal?
So I talked about setting a physical goal yesterday, and how it might help to boost self-esteem. After I posted this, I read an article which discussed the problems with goal-setting, and the dangers of feeling worse if you don't achieve your end goal. I wanted really to stress today that in my opinion, it … Continue reading What if I don’t achieve my goal?
Let’s get physical!
One of the best ways to boost self-esteem is to set yourself a goal and work towards achieving it. Depending on the goal, you might reach it in 1 day, 1 month or even 5 years, this doesn't matter. You will prove to yourself that you can achieve something on your own and that feeling will … Continue reading Let’s get physical!