As the world chimes in another new year and the holiday decorations head back to the attic, I like to take a moment to reflect on the past year. What have I achieved, and what lessons have I learned along the way?
Mind Tools' own Campaign Manager Helen Essex takes a look at five key human skills that will help you succeed in 2023.
In the words of my grandmother, who was the most amazing cook and baker, "You can't prepare food to nurture you if the ingredients are stale, old or rotten. No amount of magic, spice and effort can change that."
One evening in mid December, I got a reality check. I was too tired to climb one flight of stairs to my bedroom. I realized I needed a reboot. But where was I supposed to find the energy to completely change my life?
However, as I've learned over the past two years, some things are out of our control. If I keep these goals in mind, I know that I'll do my best to get them done - and have some fun along the way!
There are two definitions of "resolution" that seem appropriate when discussing our traditional New Year promises to ourselves. One is "the quality of being determined or resolute." The other is "the conversion of something abstract into another form." Chances are, both definitions fit the actual progress of our resolutions. At first, we may indeed be […]
"A day without learning is like a day without breathing." – Robin Sharma As we approach the end of December, you may start to focus on the new year ahead. You're thinking about your goals, and how you're going to make the next 12 months better. But it's always useful to consider the things you […]
This is the story of my 2017 (and the goals achieved) so far: Page 1 of 365. Mostly blank. A few pleasurable activities. Page 2 of 365. Doing things. Going about life. Nothing special. Page 3 of 365. Doing things. Washed washing. Bought groceries. Page 4 of 365. Busy with life. Doing stuff. Thought of […]