Last week I shared a very personal post on LinkedIn about achieving one of my bucket list items - becoming a singer songwriter. It had been on my bucket list since I was a teenager. It took almost 20 years for me to do it. I didn't start singing until my mid 30's, when I was a busy full time working mum with basically no life or no time for me. Sharing this story triggered a lot of questions and reactions. The most common one was 'what made you finally decided to do it?'
Sometimes what keeps us from getting what we want in life is our reluctance to change our routines and habits. In fact is much easier to stay in our comfort zone. Alan Henry from lifehacker.com describes a comfort zone, as a behavioural space where your activities and behaviours fit a routine and pattern that minimises stress and risk. We often stay in our comfort zone to avoid discomfort. Rather then focusing on discomfort, an alternate view is looking at expanding your co
Christmas is suppose to be a fun and festive time of year. However, for some, Christmas and the end of year isn’t fun and festive because they choose to finish the year on a low rather then a high. Yes; I said choose. I said choose, because you choose your attitude; and choose what you focus on at this time of the year. You can focus on how ‘busy’ you are, and how you ‘dislike’ all these social occasions, or dislike spending so much money etc. The end of the year and beginnin