Behavioural Traps

Is your mood being manipulated?

To get you spending *all* your money today?

Jenny Shoo

Is your mood being manipulated?

To get you spending *all* your money today?

In this extract from Chapter 1 of my book, ‘Who misleads YOU about money?’ we’ll learn how we’re tricked into spending all our money today. This matters because the result is our failure to save for our big, long term financial life goals – for ourselves and our loved ones.

How to be less busy

and achieve more of what *really* matters to you

Busy Bees

How to be less busy

and achieve more of what *really* matters to you

Who wants to be – a less busy bee? Lots of us do, so let’s explore how to achieve more of what matters to us – without getting frazzled on the way?

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

7 ways to achieve more. Paul Claireaux

Seven ways to achieve more

Without working yourself into the ground

I guess many of us want to achieve more of our biggest life goals, but the truth is that most goals are never achieved, and most New Year’s resolutions fail too! So, let’s look at why that might be, and explore how you could achieve more of yours.

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 overcome fear

without trying to avoid it

Fear of freefall

How to overcome fear

without trying to avoid it

If you google ‘How to overcome fear?’ you’ll find c. 250 million results… and that’s quite a lot of stuff to read 😉 What’s interesting though, is that there are three times as many Google results (750 million) on the question of ‘How to avoid fear?’ So, when you get fearful about certain matters, as…

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.

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…

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