Insights

Do you need to set goals?

Goals do you need them

Do you need to set goals?

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.

How to overcome fear

Fear of freefall

How to overcome fear

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…

Why you should ignore guru guidance

Newton, not gurus

Why you should ignore guru guidance

If someone you care about is a raving fan of a ‘guru’ – and waits upon their guru’s every word – for life planning advice – please share this with them. There really are better roads to self-improvement.

How to start your search for meaning

Viktor Frankl. Paul Claireaux

How to start your search for meaning

If you’re on a search for meaning in your life, there can surely be no better place to start than by reading the ideas of Viktor Frankl – in his book ‘Man’s search for meaning’

Is your mood being manipulated?

Jenny Shoo

Is your mood being manipulated?

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.

Finding happiness in shades of grey

Camus. We deceive ourselves twice

Finding happiness in shades of grey

Albert Camus had some great insights on life and relationships and this one is so true don’t you think? Our views are distorted, either by affection on the way into a relationship or dislike on the way out. So, it’s easy to lose our sense of balance on these journeys …