The Difference: Procrastination v Laziness

Watch the video above, or read the transcript below Today I want to talk about the concept of being lazy. Sometimes we like to think of it as procrastinating: constantly putting off something. Other times it’s more like an absence of motivation; an apathy about the task, an inability to get up and do it. However you define laziness, what Read More

Stop Overthinking And Turn Your Brain Off

You’re lying awake. It’s 3 o’clock in the morning. And you just can’t turn your brain off. As anybody with a human brain can attest; overthinking might be one of the most painful experiences that you can go through psychologically. I won’t overdo the build-up here. It’s very simple – the solution to overthinking is to take an action. Once Read More

You Don’t Need More Motivation

Most of us are sitting around hoping to achieve greater levels of motivation, courage and clarity before we can take the actions we wish to take. We want to be facing fear and getting on with what needs to be done. Procrastination often seems to be a problem requiring us to increase motivation. We feel like our emotions get in Read More

Self Sabotage: The 3 Lies That Rule Your Life

In this post I’m going to explore the 3 biggest deceptions you play on yourself to create a pattern of self-sabotage, and how to correct these so you can be more honest, confident and productive.
The first lie is your prediction of the future, which you use to determine your decisions. The second lie is the present hidden intention behind your actions. And the third lie is the story you make up about what happened in the past, to explain your behaviour to yourself. We’ll explore these lies today, and then look at what you can do to free yourself from this self-deception. Read More

What Are You Waiting For?

Many rules you follow are based on an understanding of time. You think that things that happened to you in the past are things that might happen to you in the future. Sounds pretty legit, only… There is no past. There is no future. There is only now. If you’ve been living a life based on healing the past or Read More

How to Stop Fear Controlling You

Our thoughts about an anxiety are always fear, terror or panic. These are the least likely ways that fear will prevent you from taking helpful action. It’s hard to deal with the fear.  It’s tricky, it uses manipulation techniques to control you. See these examples: – distraction (e.g. social media) – intimidation (e.g. perfectionism) – invalidation (e.g. not good enough) Read More

Kill Your Fantasy

Procrastination remains one of life’s biggest mysteries. You know you should do it, yet you just can’t seem to find the motivation, courage or time to follow through. It’s time for you to explore why this is happening. It’s time to kill the fantasy, before it’s too late. Read More

Nothing to Lose

I spent most of my life trying to please other people, feel happy, and achieve results. It just seemed like the right way to live. I wasn’t even aware of any other way. Yet I would feel this low-level anxiety, all day, every day. I barely noticed it, because for me it was normal. It was like being plugged in Read More

10 Secret Tips for Motivating Yourself

  Are you a procrastinator? Most people have a basic idea of what they want and at least a vague sense of how to get it. Yet each day millions of people avoid doing what they need to do to achieve their goals. We pay for gym memberships that we don’t use and eat junk-food we know is bad for Read More