6 Reasons Why You Need To Set Goals

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. — Bill Copeland Ok, so this isn’t the first time you’ve heard someone talk about the importance of goals, and its definitely not going to be the last. But clichés aside, understanding the importance of goal setting and knowing how to set goals for yourself is crucial to accomplishing great things in your life. Here are 6 important reasons why you need to set goals for yourself:  1. Goals Propel You Forward Having a goal written down…read more >

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future” ~ John F. Kennedy The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes. Trust me, I know this because I was very skilled at deflecting change in my life. We are surrounded by change and it is the one thing that has the most dramatic impact on our lives. Change has the ability to catch up with you at some point in your life.…read more >

Become a good listener and change your life

For so long time I used to think that I needed to be a centre of attention if I wanted to be successful. I was one of those people who had something to say in any meeting, I wanted people to hear me. In my strive to make other people hear I neglected to hear what other people were saying. I used to think that my ideas were better than other people and my unbelievably boring stories were better than other peoples stories. A few weeks ago it dawned on me that I was missing out on  very important life lessons…read more >

Where are you going?

Why do you go to work? it is a very simple question but a lot of people have never asked themselves this question. Very simple question but when  you answer this question you will find out why you are were you are in life. When I failed my high school exams I had to ask myself why6 I go to school? I went to school without really knowing why I went to school but after that I asked myself why and my life changed. It is important you ask yourself this question because this question will tell you why you…read more >

Not all disabilities are Visible.

In 2009 after a whole childhood of struggling with my sight I was diagnosed with nystagmus. For many years I believed that I was not has gifted or clever as my classmates. I could not understand why I struggled to do the simple things in life. I would ask to sit at the front of the classroom but I would still struggle to see the board. What I realised a few years later is that it was because of my eye condition which is an involuntary movement of the eye, concentrating on the board especially when it is cluttered with a lot…read more >

10 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Life

1. You dread going to work more days than you don’t. So much of our day and week is spent at work, that feeling dread when you wake up or as the weekend nears its end is a sure sign that something is not right. Take some time to figure out what it is about your day at work that you are dreading and devise a plan for changing it. 2. You are living in the past or dreaming about the future. Staying focused on better times, whether it’s the past or the future, might be a sign of trying…read more >

4 Reasons You Should Hire People With Disabilities

A Lot of employers think they are doing a disabled person a favour when they give them a job. What they don't realises is that employing a disabled person brings a lot of benefits for them as well. Having lived the whole of my life with a disability and having walked out of a job because my Manager could not accommodate me and going into a job were the Manager was very understanding, I realised hiring disabled employees can benefit the organisation. I however think they are four main reasons why every organisation should hire people with disabilities Here are four main reasons…read more >

10 Simple tips to help you achieve your goals

1. Make a Commitment Goals require commitment and dedication. There’s no other way around it. If you are struggling with committing to a specific goal, go back and start the process over. You may not have identified the goal just right, or you may be lacking the necessary motivation to see it though. 2. Keep Track of Your Progress Just as it’s important to put all of your goals down on paper, it’s equally important to track your progress. You can do this with a goal tracking worksheet, a goal management tool or a method of your own. The key…read more >

Time cannot be recycled

It was the 14th May 2015 and I was working as a Receptionist in the Haematology Outpatients Department and one of the patients who I was really fond off was told to come in that day and see her consultant as a matter of urgency. When a Consultant says she has to see that patient when she has no appointment booked you knew it was not for a cup of coffee. We always booked a taxi for her when she was coming in so I did the usual. After she saw her consultant I went back to give her taxi…read more >

6 ways to be yourself regardless of external influences

1. Internal alignment. The absence of internal conflict is the only way to be at peace with our true self.  Any misalignment between our life and our core standards will prevent us from being totally honest with ourselves.  Self honesty is a prerequisite to internal harmony. To be yourself means that you need to identify your core standards and align with them. 2. Know your personal values. We all have a built in set of personal values. If we lose touch with those values we lose touch with our true self. When we violate those values we violate our relationship…read more >