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What’s Your Definition of Happiness?

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What’s Your Definition of Happiness?

Ask most people what they want in life and a good majority of them will respond with ‘happy’. If I asked you to choose one thing you wanted for your loved ones, you’d most likely say ‘for them to be happy’. Simple right?! So why is it so damn hard to be happy?! What I discovered was that we often don’t actually know what our definition of happiness is!

A life changing conversation

A friend asked me, what you would image to be, a couple of straightforward questions;

  • what does happiness look like for you?
  • how will you know when you’ve achieved it?

These questions stopped me in my tracks! The rest of the conversation went something like this:

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Mindset ‘Go To’ List

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Mindset ‘Go To’ List

In my last post I mentioned my ‘go to’ list which helps me maintain a positive mindset, stay on track and feeling connected to my passions and dreams.

As we often start a new year by making resolutions I thought it a great time to share this with you as most of the things on the list started out as exactly that!

Resolutions aren’t just a new year thing…

During 2015 I made a whole heap of resolutions, I had to in order to make the changes I have. Whilst the new year is a great time to start, it’s not a necessity, we can make changes anytime we want, we just have to decide to. Keep reading

Mindset – The Basics!

The Basics

Mindset – The Basics!

I’d never fully appreciated how much our thoughts effect every part of our life; career, relationships, finances, health, where we live. Whilst we believe that we are consciously making our decisions, the fact is, a whopping 95% of our thoughts are made by our sub conscious.

Why is this such a bad thing?

The sub conscious is a very useful bit of kit and shouldn’t be underestimated! Our brain receives around 400 billion pieces of information each second, yes, that’s not a typo, second! If we tried to process all that information we’d have a serious meltdown! So our brains filter it down to about 2,000, which in all fairness, is still pretty impressive! How does it filter it? By looking at what we’ve experienced in the past in order to determine what we’ll find ‘useful’.

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