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2013 Goals – It's all in the language

14th January 2013

Popular targets people set for themselves are around what they want less of in the year ahead … I want to eat less chocolate I want to lose weight I want to be less stressed I want less clutter I…

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What do you want in 2013?

2nd January 2013

As you look forward into 2013, allow yourself time to consider what you actually want.  Give yourself a few days at least to think about what you achieved last year, what worked, what didn’t, and perhaps why … this will…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 12

24th December 2012

Day #12: Now just enjoy!! So hopefully by now – whatever your plans for the next fews days – you’ll be just about ready! There will need to come a point, if you’re not there already, when you decide that…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 11

23rd December 2012

Day #11: Look after yourself! The main reason why today’s blog is later than usual is because I’ve had to follow my own advice!  Following a particularly long journey over the weekend, I ended up with a thumping headache which…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 10

22nd December 2012

Day #10: Don’t succumb to Christmas fever! No I don’t mean the flu or a temperature from a bug you’ve picked up (although try to avoid that too!) I mean that haze which seems to engulf some people at this…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 9

21st December 2012

Day #9: Use your strengths to see you through this busy period Are you good at organising people? Can you solve problems relatively quickly and efficiently? Do you possess good communication skills? These are examples of the kind of skills/strengths…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 8

20th December 2012

Day #8: Be realistic – you’re not superhuman! Know your limits and don’t say “yes” to everything because you’re concerned about letting people down if you say “no”. If you’re the type of person who likes to help others, you…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 7

19th December 2012

Day #7: Don’t forget your sense of humour! What makes you laugh? your pets? your children? a comedy programme? a funny cartoon, picture or video? a colleague? The average adult laughs 15 times a day. The average 4 yr old…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 6

18th December 2012

Day #6: Focus on what’s going well rather than what’s not going well When you’re tired and you focus on the negative stuff – it will drain whatever energy reserves you have left at this time of year. This will…

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The 12 Stress Less Days to Christmas: Day 5

17th December 2012

Day #5: Wear Your Confidence Coat! As you add the required layers to ensure you’re warm enough this winter, make sure you’re also wearing your ‘Confidence Coat’ at the start of each day. This isn’t about giving yourself an excuse…

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