Never Reach Your Full Potential? 7 Reasons Why

by Andrea Blundell You try so darned hard. And yet here you are, still struggling. Or you have done what you thought would make you feel accomplished, but you don’t. Why is it you never seem to reach your full potential? 1. You don’t know yourself. This can come from a childhood where you only … [Read Entire Story]

Personal Accountability – Why You Need More of It, Now

by Andrea Blundell Often feel a letdown, no matter how hard you try? Or has someone insinuated you need to ‘grow up’ a bit? Sounds like it’s time for some personal accountability. What is personal accountability? Relax. Personal accountability isn’t about being organised all the time, perfect, or an overachiever. It simply means you choose … [Read Entire Story]

Personal Power – 11 Ways to Grow Yours

by Andrea Blundell Want more personal power? Or just to stop feeling so helpless and lost? But not sure where to start?  What is personal power? Personal power is not about controlling others. This is social power. Personal power is instead about being totally detached from others and their opinions, and instead attached to your … [Read Entire Story]

More Self-Critical Than You Realise? 11 Signs to Spot

Being self-critical is a serious problem. Research connects it to a greater risk of depression*, self-harm**, and eating disorders***. And yet many of us don’t realise just how much self-criticism is our norm, until we find ourselves in therapy, listening more closely to our thoughts. What are the signs that you are actually a self-critical … [Read Entire Story]

Validation, Approval, and Happiness

What is it that we are all seeking? If your first response to this question is validation, you would be thinking in the right direction, but think bigger. What are we all after that validation contributes to? Happiness, right? When we boil it all down, the one thing most people … [Read Entire Story]

10 Simple Ways to Instantly Build Self Confidence

Lets face it, self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared out of your wits. Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you. Perception is reality and the more self-confidence you have, the more likely it is you will succeed. Although many of the factors affecting self confidence are beyond your control, there are a number of things you can consciously do … [Read Entire Story]

What’s the Value of Knowing Your Core Values?

Did you know that your personal core values play a huge role in determining whether or not you experience a sense of satisfaction from reaching your goals in life? Did you know that if you don’t take the time to figure out what your core values and standards are, you can easily undermine your own success without… [Read Entire Story]

What’s the Value of Values?

Did you know that your personal values play a huge role in determining whether or not you experience a sense of satisfaction from reaching your goals in life? Did you know that if you don’t take the time to figure out what your personal standards are, you can easily undermine your own success without even realizing it? Just to be clear, we are … [Read Entire Story]