Articles in the category Success

How to Teach Money Lessons to Your Kids

As parents, teaching kids about money is a no-no. We have this mindset that if we do, we might be turning them into materialistic individuals who grow up feeling entitled. And on Christmas and birthdays, we give useless trinkets or gift cards because giving money as gifts is seen as tacky. But it is not […]

6 Habits That Keep You From Being Successful

While the definition of success is relative, there is one common thread in all of those definitions: a goal. Goals can be: raise mindful children to become well-adjusted adults create a home environment where each family wants to come home to become a leader in your field make X amount of money in X years […]

How to Overcome Hurdles to Success

Success is defined in many ways, but in the workplace, there is general idea that being successful is doing a good job and going up the ranks. Do you sometimes wonder why other people seem to be more successful at work than you are, even though you know you are just as good – or […]

What Your Clothes Style Say About You

“It is impossible to wear clothes without transmitting social signals. Every costume tells a story, often a very subtle one, about its wearer.” – Desmond Morris Have you noticed how you feel more confident and self-assured when you are wearing clothes that you know you look good in and are comfortable? On the other hand, […]

On Leadership…

“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton

The power of visualization

I’ve written several times on the Daily Mind about how I find it a constant challenge to maintain a positive outlook and keep negativity at bay. There are several tools I use in my daily quest to remain upbeat, and one of my favourites is visualization. Over the years I’ve learnt that visualization can be […]

5 Ways to Enjoy the Good Life NOW

LIFE IS GOOD. LIFE COULD BE BETTER. Two sentences that may seem contradictory, but in fact are not. To say that life is good simply means being able to appreciate what you have now and enjoy life’s moments without letting them pass you by. To say that life could be better does not automatically mean […]

8 ways to wind down before bedtime

Insomnia is a problem that affects many people and if it’s left unchecked it can go on to affect our health, work and relationships. Indeed sleep deprivation can lead to further problems such as an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes type 2. If you are one of the millions of people around the […]

Self belief and mastering your mindset

About six months ago I took up running and have found it to be really helpful for beating stress and improving my overall fitness. Six weeks ago a friend of mine invited me to take part in a competitive race – something I’ve never done before – and I accepted the challenge. However, now that […]

How to stop beating yourself up

So it recently occurred to me that I’ve been indulging in rather a bit too much negative self-talk lately. I’ve been cross with myself about all kinds of things from eating too much junk food to making errors at work – and that critic inside my head has been having a field day. Well, I’ve […]