Achieving more

Why you need to beware of goal obsession

and how it could literally kill you

Aircraft into storm

Why you need to beware of goal obsession

and how it could literally kill you

If you’re planning to travel by aeroplane again (at some time in the future!) you’ll be pleased to know that pilots are trained to avoid goal obsession. In this short Insight, I want to explore why you need to avoid goal obsession too – and why you need to be extra ‘wary’ of those around……

Do you need to set goals?

or are you better off without them?

Goals do you need them

Do you need to set goals?

or are you better off without them?

Whether it’s on New Year’s eve, or any other day of the year, not everyone likes to set goals – and they’re not always necessary either! So, let’s take a balanced look at the pros and cons of having goals.

Five reasons why we procrastinate

and how we can get ourselves unstuck

Voltaire. Perfect Enemy of Good. Paul Claireaux

Five reasons why we procrastinate

and how we can get ourselves unstuck

I’ve been meaning to write this Insight, on why we procrastinate, for some time. Sorry about that, but I couldn’t resist! Joking aside, we will look at the five reasons why, according to a world-leading (mental health) Doctor, we so often delay on our most important work, but first let’s explore a linked idea on…

How to make bad relationships good

And achieve a whole lot more

drama triangle clowns- with text

How to make bad relationships good

And achieve a whole lot more

Wouldn’t it be brilliant if we could transform some of our most important, but bad relationships to good ones? Of course, no one has all the answers to this most difficult life challenge and least of all me, but the ideas in this book offer solid ideas in this area.

How to understand people

by understanding ourselves first

Franklin. Three hard things. Paul Claireaux

How to understand people

by understanding ourselves first

If you’re anything like me, you’ll strive to understand people – and to understand yourself 😉 And, I have a sneaky feeling that’s most of us right?

Why behaviour change takes time

and why you need to be kind to yourself on the way

kicking bad habits

Why behaviour change takes time

and why you need to be kind to yourself on the way

If you’ve ever tried to kick a bad habit and replace it with a good one – or you know someone who has – you’ll know it isn’t easy. Yes, there are plenty of products that promise to help us with various unhealthy habits, but we need to check for evidence, (with our doctor, if…

Here’s my happiness list

What's on yours?

Here’s my happiness list

What's on yours?

How often do you stop and think about what’s really important for your personal happiness? What activities seriously lift your mood – without giving you a hangover afterwards? In this extract from one of my books – I’ll tell you mine.

Common sense about money and life

and why it makes no sense at all

Common Sense

Common sense about money and life

and why it makes no sense at all

In this Insight, I’ll explore the evidence on how common sense (and other normal human behaviours) can cause our biggest mistakes – both with our money and, more generally, in life. And, of course, I’ll offer you some ideas for dealing with this fact. Chunky Insight: 5 to 15 minute read, depending on your speed

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