personal development

Your Life & Your Terms

Your Life & Your Terms Written by Sally McGrath Rules can be useful (and life-saving!) when they protect our safety. Traffic lights, for instance, are important to obey. Many other rules, however, are useful to ponder, question, and often break. (Note: this is not a suggestion to live with destructive abandon). Meet The Rulebreakers Anyone you admire has probably broken…

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8 Super goal setting Techniques

8 Super Goal-Setting Techniques

8 Super goal setting Techniques Written by Donna Cameron After 18 months of rules and regulations that you never thought would have happened, it is time to get out of the activewear, dust off the good outfits, and open your eyes to the future ahead.     A new year is coming, so it is time to make your life bright…

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Tips To Take Charge Of Your Career

Ditching the Past and Building Your Future Tips To Take Charge of Your Career Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-first blind speed dating app) Broken Dreams From my freshman year of high school onward, my dream was to be a lawyer. I knew that making my dream come true would lead to professional success and assumed that…

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How to benefit from positive affirmations

How to benefit from positive affirmations every day

How to benefit from positive affirmations Written by Kristy Iervasi Take charge of your day by taking control of your mind! It’s easy for us to automatically think about the negative aspects of events that happen in our life. This negative attitude can affect our life and our health. Negativity can manifest into chronic stress, which can create hormonal imbalances,…

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Taking Control & Finding your Passion

Taking Control & Finding your Passion

It’s never too late to do what you love. Taking Control & Finding your Passion Written by Lynn Power I spent my 30 year career in the advertising industry. And I loved most of it. But, in my last few years in the industry, I found myself at a point where I was really not enjoying it much anymore. I…

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What cats tell us about business

What cats tell us about business

What cats tell us about business Written by Sonia Gibson We can take inspiration from many different sources and even the most successful entrepreneur can liken aspects of business to an animal. Each of us have characteristics that can be compared to the qualities of a particular animal. Even brands take inspiration from animals, it’s almost as though connecting our…

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Ignite your passions

Ignite your passions

By finding your flow Written by Kristy Iervasi Imagine you are running your first half marathon and can see the end in sight. You’ve been training for this moment for months. You feel the wind whipping past your face, your feet as they strike the ground, each heartbeat as the blood pumps through your veins. You simply feel like you…

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Find Your Fearless

THE LIONESS – Find Your Fearless

Find Your Fearless Written by Lisa Cox Fearlessness has become the hallmark of empowerment, to have the courage to pursue what you truly want and disregard the expectations others hold over you. Many of us believe that only the louder, bolder people can step into fearlessness and achieve success. For the shy woman that prefers the limelight, stepping into positions…

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Finding and fueling your passions

Finding and fueling your passions

Finding and fueling your passions Written by Sarah Dower In our last issue, I wrote about how this modern life is often quite demanding.   Sometimes we can get so bogged down in the minutiae of our lives that we can forget finding time to do things that make us light up.  With the amount of time, most of us are…

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Identify Your Animal Spirit

Identify Your Animal Spirit

Written by Sally McGrath Dog, Dolphin, Elephant, Giraffe, Horse, Lion, Polar Bear, Tiger …. What’s the animal that attracts your attention?  Consider the animals you have always loved, maybe even had as pets over the years or sponsored their preservation. Most of us have an affinity with a specific animal that represents meaning and possibly devotion in our world or…

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Building space for harmony

Building space for harmony

How scheduling limited, relaxed physical activity can help you live a balanced life Written by: Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) Even when life is going well, there are so many challenges and the grind of daily life, complete with cycling between tasks rapidly or multi-tasking constantly can leave us feeling scattered and on edge. …

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How to create a more harmonious life!

How to create a more harmonious life!

Written by Claire Dunkley from Cluzie Clinic We have all had those mornings where NOTHING has gone to plan. Whether it’s that the coffee machine broke, the child was up all night vomiting, your best friend has passed away, you had an argument with your lover, or you just had a really poor nights’ sleep. There are so many opportunities…

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Tips for your next business event

Written by Sophie Richardson, Hosting events are great ways to build awareness of your brand. It is a chance to reach out to the target audience and bring them all into a single space, creating a conversation around your company and boosting visibility. They are also a lot of fun. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement…

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Setting yourself up for success

Setting yourself up for success with new habits

Written by Kate Witteveen Making a big change is never easy. We usually need many repetitions before something becomes automatic, with research suggesting it takes an average of 66 days to form a new habit. The good news is, this is 24 days less than the 90 days previously suggested. The bad news is, it is still more than two…

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Living With A Disability

4 Tips For Living With A Disability

For Listening To Your Body Written by Lisa Cox Disabilities come in many forms. Some of them are easy to notice while others are so well-hidden, you can know someone intimately for years without ever learning that they have had limitations. In fact, as many as 20% of the population identify as having a disability, whether it’s physical or mental.…

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The Price of Success

The Price of Success

Written by Peter Horsfield Every day we are bombarded with media, work colleagues, strangers, families and friends judgments about our body shapes. Our feelings of self-worth, twisted and magnified by our own expectations, past experiences and the physical changes due to our hormones and the foods and drinks we consume. The good news is that we are not our past…

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Learning to Listen to my Gut

Learning to Listen to my Gut

In Eating and in Business The Importance of Listening to your Body Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) “Trust your gut.” A common phrase, usually meant as a reminder to trust one’s intuition. I’ve learned, however, that it should also be taken literally. While sometimes we have a little shoulder angel and shoulder…

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Trust Your Inner GPS

Trust Your Inner GPS

Written by Kate Witteveen When it comes to making decisions, we all have plenty of opportunities to practice. Although the often-reported estimate of 35,000 decisions per adult per day is hard to verify (see more), a quick reflection on the many choices we face each day confirms that, regardless of the precise amount, we can be confident that the number…

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Motivate and celebrate your

Motivate Yourself To Reach Your Health Goals

Written by Ana Jones Have you made your obligatory “new year, new me” resolution? It’s almost an annual tradition after a festive season of indulgence and yet it’s fair to say these spur-of-the-moment intentions generally fall flat once February rolls around. Very quickly, motivation levels drop as “diet fatigue” takes hold and as challenges present themselves. Most nutritionists will agree…

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Thrive 2021 with these

6 Sustainable Steps for Wellness

Written by Sally McGrath | Health that Heals Dramatically shifting our everyday habits and behaviors during the last year has brought about multiple changes for many people around the globe.  Along with these changes we have become increasingly aware of our consumption and the sourcing of resources to support our health. Many of our priorities have changed as well, with…

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May the trend for 2021

May the trend for 2021 be more focused on ourselves

Written by Brady Walker, Performance, Wellness and Breath Coach If 2020 was a year spellbound, most, I think, hoped that midnight Dec 31st granted permission to start again. Indeed, there were many people excitedly wishing 2020 away. So here we are, Jan 2021, where traditionally, the early stages of a new year revolve around health kicks, refocused finances, and more…

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Setting Achievable Goals

Setting Achievable Goals for 2021

Written by Natasha Zervaas N.P. It is the beginning of a brand new year, and for most of us, it is a time to reflect upon the previous year. As well as set some new resolutions or goals moving forward. How many of you set lofty goals year after year, only to break them just a few days later?  I…

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