motivation

Avoid Impulse Spending With A Big, Ongoing List Of Fun Projects

It’s easy to spend money when you have some time to yourself. You open the old laptop, browse for a bit, and suddenly, a box of Amazon goodies should be here by tomorrow. To combat boredom spending, keep yourself busy with an ongoing list of fun projects.


Set Impossible Goals To Get Over Self-Doubt

If you’re feeling a little insecure at work, it’s easier to set up obtainable goals so you’re always achieving something. However, while it might sound counterintuitive, over at Fast Company, marketing strategist Ted Karczewski suggests that one way to counter self-doubt is to give yourself impossible goals.


How To Use Your Temptations To Build Better Habits

Building habits is like training a dog — you want to reward yourself for a job well done. But there’s nothing that says you have to enjoy that reward after your “good behaviour”. Another technique, called “Temptation bundling”, lets you enjoy your reward while you build that habit, and it can be a very powerful tool.


How To Overcome Workload Paralysis And Get Back Into Action

We’re all busy, but sometimes we go through periods where the work piles up and it seems like it might never end. You might have so much work that it’s too intimidating to even start. That’s when you need to take a step back, take a deep breath and start prioritising.


Remove Unnecessary Pressure From Your Life With An 'Anti-Bucket List'

A bucket list can be a great way to track all the things you want to accomplish in your life, but it can also generate a lot of pressure that you don’t need. You can balance things out by creating an “anti-bucket list”,


Cookie Monster Makes A Great Life Coach

The next time life has me down, I’m heading straight to the couch of Doctor Cookie.


'Good Enough' Isn't Always Good Enough

Once upon a time, perfectionism was the mark of good work, but the truly productive people of the world have come to learn it’s best to settle for “good enough”. That’s fine when you’re making small decisions, such as picking which toothbrush to buy. As a lifestyle choice, it’s rubbish that keeps you from being great.


Three Tell-Tale Signs You've Found What Truly Motivates You

Finding motivation can be a constant struggle when it comes to work, but it can be a little easier when you find your motivators. These are the three signs you’ve found what really keeps you moving forward.


Four Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss

Everyone who loses weight successfully overcomes a set of similar challenges. But let us be honest: successful weight loss is relatively uncommon, making many of these challenges unheard of. Consequently, when they arise, you might think you’re doing things wrong. But you’re not, and here’s why.


Keep Yourself Motivated By Setting An Inspirational Browser Homepage

There are a lot of useful ways to setup your browser homepage or start page, but sometimes what you need is a positive boost. A special quote or photo can do the trick.