I have whiteboards located all over my house.
Take a tour of my home and you’ll see whiteboards in my office, dining room, bedroom and kitchen.
These whiteboards, covered in scribbled text and bad drawings, make my house look a little quirky. But upon closer inspection, you’ll see that these whiteboards […]
Today, at the start of 2012, many of us will take on adopting healthier habits, but in the next breath, or by tomorrow, or the next week, we will have given up and gone back to our old ways.
A conversation I had with a friend last year nicely illustrates this point. We were discussing the year ahead and he said – […]
“Early education makes us mindless” states social psychologist Ellen Langer.
In her book “Mindfulness” Langer argues that from a young age we are taught to focus on goals rather than the process by which they are achieved.
With such an intense focus on achieving goals and high results you may have become locked in a certain way of thinking. “Mindless” is how Langer describes this state.
Instead of asking “How do I do this?” or “How can I do this?” you […]
According to psychological research only 53% of peoples’ goals are actually translated into action.
A measly 53%.
Why is this the case?
Professor of Psychology at New York University, Dr Peter Gollwitzer, believes that there are a number of things that derail us from achieving our goals.
We may find ourselves being distracted by Facebook and […]