Tag: Self-development

  • 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 […]

  • Lessons from isolation – COVID 19 Pandemic

    This is not a post about vax/anti-vax/government/shit government/what is right or what is wrong… this is just my honest viewpoints. Since having COVID and having to stay indoors away from loved ones during this Christmas period I noticed personally just how badly it affected my mental health! To put it frank, its without doubt the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fuck…I went on a ‘bender’

    Partying and Mental Health. Alcohol and Society. Excess drinking and me. A public apology. And who the fuck are you to judge? With lessons on: Vulnerability, perfectionism, negative rumination and being human. Introduction   Writing predominantly about alcohol is a little bit different than usual, but as there are some huge life lessons for the reader, […]

  • Comfort Zones

    Stepping out of your ‘comfort zone’ is something that we often hear we need to do, to progress or push on in life. It is in all self-development books, backed up by countless motivating quotes. But just how important is it to leave? And what exactly is it? In some of the literature, the ‘comfort […]