10 Ways To Stay Motivated

I talk about motivation quite a lot on this blog because it's not easy to stay motivated all the time. Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said: “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we…
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Merry Christmas 2018!

I didn't grow up celebrating Christmas but have started to really like it. This is the season that everyone can take a breather, enjoy a couple of days freedom, a big feast with loved ones and simply be merry. Not ready to let 2018 go yet but…
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Changing Habits For Good – 12 Habits To Develop And How To Keep Them

Changing habits is not easy, especially when we have to break bad, unhealthy old habits because old habits do die very hard! If it's so hard, why change? It's true that many people don't even bother to change for better or tried but just gave…
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Finish What You Started – Always

Being a Piscean, I do have the natural tendency to impulsively start a lots of new projects but loose interest very quickly without finishing any of them. My upbringing kind of helped this bad habit to be instilled into me for a long time. I…
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To Hope And A Better Brain

As someone who rarely watches TV, I'm ecstatic to have discovered the documentary Series "Redesign My Brain" presented by Todd Sampson. It's encouraging to see a living proof that we could train our brains and become more alert, observant…
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7 Steps To Stop Being Absentminded

I'm very diligent in my work and all matters that involve people other than myself. I'll make plenty of notes, plan & schedule and make a thorough check list to ensure everything is done properly in a timely manner. I always made sure that…
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Weekly Motivation: Making Exercise A Priority.

Prior to year 2012 I didn't know or care about the concept of setting New Year's Goals (or Resolution). Five years ago in 2012, inspired by someone on the internet, for the first time in my life I scribbled some lines down on a piece of paper…
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2016 Year Review and Plan for This Holiday Season

Do you have a feeling that year 2016 is the shortest year ever? Long gone are the days when we were little kids, eagerly waiting for the new year and holiday season to come sooner. It feels like I haven't achieved much in 2016 and it is deserting…
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Weekly Motivation: Drink Water Throughout the Day

Do you drink 8 glasses of water daily? That's the amount of water we are recommended to drink each day anyway. The problem is, I often forget to drink water - maybe that's why I feel hungry all the time. I think my average daily water intake…
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Weekly Motivation: Have A Deadline for Everything

I'm someone who's used to (and good at) working with tight deadlines. When it comes to clients' work, I'm always organised and on top of things. But I don't apply the same discipline with my personal life. I'd postpone cleaning up my garage…
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Weekly Motivation: Don’t Give Up at the First Sign of Difficulty

Most of my girlfriends maintain a very healthy life style - they excise vigorously everyday and really watch what they eat. I, on the hand, don't like exercise & always eat until I'm about to explode. Yes, I'm lazy and lack of will power. I…

Why It’s So Easy To Procrastinate And How To Solve The Problem

I've been wanting to write something everyday for a while now but never managed to really do it. Most of the time when I force myself to write something, my mind would go totally blank. So I'd drop it - I'm not good at forcing myself…

Why Motivation is Important for Personal Development

When you are trying to improve yourself, whether it be personally or in your career, motivation is important. Everyone says this and everyone sort of knows it. But why is having motivation or something external that motivates us so important?…
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5 Steps To Make Each Day Count

  Watching Titanic the first time, I thought it was a beautiful, well made movie. That was it. No emotional impact whatsoever. Fast forward a few years, again I thought it was a well made movie the second time watching it. But this…

Shoulda Coulda Woulda

Do you ever regret? "Should coulda woulda" used to be my close friend. You see, I tend to spend a considerable amount of time worrying about the future or regretting over the past. The rest of time, I'd be daydreaming. Luckily I've…