In this third blog on the theme of self-reliance I’m going to explore some of the things that can help us to get through the hard stuff. Without doubt, we all face setbacks and we all have to overcome changes that can feel challenging. One of my motivations for researching self-reliance was because I recognised … Continue reading
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Self-reliance: build a positive self-concept and boost your self-belief
A big part of what will enable you to live the life you truly want is going to come down to you and what you believe you are capable of. We often get in our own way of obtaining the things that we want. In this second blog on self-reliance I’m going to explore self-concept … Continue reading
Develop your self-reliance and become your best resource
This is the first of three blogs on self-reliance which relate directly to a series of workshops I delivered at the University of Warwick earlier this year. There are many reasons that I was drawn to research self-reliance. I wanted to develop my personal resilience; find an approach that would help me and others to … Continue reading
Want a reason to jump out of bed in the morning? Then find your Ikigai.
How are we supposed to know what our true calling in life is? Especially when there is still so much to experience, knowledge to gain, and our dreams don’t seem possible. Picking something and saying ‘this is my thing’ seems a bit crazy. I’ve always struggled with the word ‘career’, it’s not an inspirational word … Continue reading