Tag: personal development

  • A lesson in empathy

    “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia [ˈɛmpəθi] NOUN the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. In short, empathy involves trying to […]

  • Sometimes you have to look back… celebrate your wins & learn to be patient!

    At the core of our message here at Joe Bloggs is ‘Inspire, motivate, change.’ Personal Development is at the heart of what we do, and we push on topics such as goal setting, looking ahead at what you want your life to look like, and seeking out progress in key areas. These are all valuable […]

  • The power of writing things down!

    “Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” – Francis Bacon In today’s blog I wanted to focus in on the power of writing things down! In a world filled with technology, it is often easy to dismiss such a simple, yet powerful act. To begin, […]

  • I fasted for 70 hours!

    “Fasting is, first and foremost, an exercise for identifying and managing adversity in all its forms. With faith, in full conscience, fasting calls women and men to an extra degree of self-awareness.” – Tariq Ramadan Before I get started, I am going to start this blog with an immediate disclaimer – I am not encouraging […]

  • Your best possible future self

    Your best possible future self – Dr Laura King “Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you.” Frank Tyger Here at Joe Bloggs I want to help you work towards a future that is on your terms. I am a Personal Development Coach after all and I aim to ‘Inspire and motivate you […]

  • Facing challenges… a new way of thinking

    “Energy and persistence conquer all things” – Benjamin Franklin In any venture we embark on, whether a physical challenge, a business pursuit, or a general goal, it comes without saying that we are going to at some point stumble across some obstacles that challenge us. This is completely normal, after all, nothing worth having comes […]

  • Increasing your self-belief

    “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world” –  Dalai Lama Fear and self-doubt if not well managed, can be detrimental in the pursuit of our goals, in fact they can be so paralyzing, that they can completely stop us attempting anything. Today’s concept ‘self-belief’, is […]

  • Seek to find your ‘flow’ state… in both work and life.

    Now when I say ‘find your flow’ I do not mean your best dance moves at the family wedding (although that could be the way you achieve yours)… but instead the Psychological concept of ‘Flow.’ Flow is said to be the state of being so absorbed in an activity that all other concerns fall away […]

  • You do not need to be the best at everything you do to enjoy it… you can even be shit at it…

    You could argue this point comes down to personal preference and beliefs. For example… “There shouldn’t be any medals for second place” which I wholeheartedly agree with by the way. “In whatever you do, strive to be the best at it” and again absolutely nothing wrong with an attitude like this, its admirable. In fact, […]

  • Do more things that make you happy…

    The message in this blog is exactly what the title says … start doing more things that make you happy… I for one am fascinated with the concept of happiness, I love delving into the psychological theories behind it, as well as learning how different cultures view it, as well as life coaches, philosophers and […]