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12 characteristics of self motivated people

motivation

    12 characteristics of self motivated people What gets a person up in the morning, raring to go and eager to get stuck in with their goals and tasks? We are motivated by different things and the key to being motivated is to find your individual ‘hooks’ that propel you forward. Money isn’t a huge motivator for me – …

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Your Career And You: The Next Steps

Sometimes you just know when it’s time for a change. It might be a calling, or it might just be a general sense of unease and a want for something better. Other times you might not have a choice due to redundancy. Whatever the case, deciding to try for a new career can be completely daunting in all aspects. This …

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Give up these 5 things to reach your financial goals

We’re all looking for ways to save a little more money each month. Sadly, it’s not always an easy task. Saving money each month will not only give you a little more financial breathing room, but it also means you’ll be a step closer to your long term goals, such as your first home, a new car, or your rainy …

Positive affirmations to live by

    Mandy X

Let go of seeking approval

Seeking approval makes you a slave to others. If you do things with external validation in mind, your essence is diluted. Let me explain… If you set out to do something purely because YOU want it, that endeavour is the essence of you. Ideally, your goals are in line with your values (such as adventure, freedom, caring for others, being …

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Planning For The Future: It’s Time To Get It Done

“What do you want in life?”   It’s one of the most difficult questions for anyone to answer, and yet we don’t get a lot of time to answer it. Life is not a guarantee; time is not a guarantee. We don’t get to choose how long we live and if we get to the ripe old age of retirement, …

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The difference between goals and values

The difference between goals and values is vast. Values add meaning and direction to your life. You can’t achieve a value as you can with a goal but you can live a life in accordance with your values. Goals should be set according to your values. Values exist in the present moment and goals exist in the future. Goals are …

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What are you doing with your life?

Have you ever thought about the quality of your life and what you are doing with your life? I don’t mean a fleeting thought but rather a serious assessment of where your life is at right now? Life gets so busy that we end up on the treadmill of life, rushing from one thing to the next. We end up …

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Failure to launch and how to help young adults thrive

The emotional burden for parents of these “failure to launch” young adults – and for the young adults themselves — is incalculable: lost dreams, increased discord in the family, fears for the child’s future safety and security. The financial costs– multiple college failures, increased mental health expenditures, legal fees, and a decade or more of room and board costs for …

Tips for Students: How to Choose the Right Career

  Choosing a Career is a Monumental Task One of the most difficult tasks for a person is choosing the right career. Yet, defining the direction of a career can help one to get a job. Choosing work or a career involves deciding what to do. Also, a wrong ton of advice can steer a student in the wrong direction. …