My children spent most of yesterday happily working together on a 1000-piece 3D puzzle that they got for Christmas. It made me think that doing a puzzle, especially a, is the perfect metaphor for anything you want to achieve in life:
To start with they had a clear goal and outcome they were...
Have you ever wondered how much added stress that tendency to be overly critical of yourself creates? Have you ever wondered if, secretly, you would stop pushing yourself to improve if that voice in your head wasn’t so demanding, but soft, kind and encouraging instead?
“Our performance is driven by our behaviors. Our behaviors are driven by our emotions, which are driven by our thinking. So, our thinking is at the core of our performance. Yet we all have a lot of thoughts going on that are not supporting the performance we want”. David Rock
If there is something special you want to do, now is the time.
If you want to make a difference in the world, remember now is the time!
Quit the excuses, quit the backpedaling. If I have learned one thing in my life it is...
How often do you deliberately notice what you're giving your attention to?
Your attention is your most precious and limited resource even more than your time, in my opinion. In fact, it's so precious that advertisers will pay thousands just to get your attention for a few seconds.
“What is mindfulness?” Asked my friend the other day.
Let me show you what mindfulness is for me.
Mindfulness is noticing the very welcome winter sun warming my back on my Sunday walk.
Mindfulness is noticing how cold my fingers are compared to my back.