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Are you consciously opting in?

Action for Happiness is an organisation committed to building a happier and more caring society. They want to see a fundamentally different way of life – where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more … Continue reading

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Is September the new January?

There’s a hint of autumn in the air here in the UK. As I walked to a meeting this morning, I noticed that leaves are starting to turn yellow, hedgerows are laden with blackberries and tiny children swamped in new … Continue reading

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Dealing with demotivation (part 5)

Here on the blog, August 2018 has been dedicated to dealing with demotivation. We’ve thought about: comparison and loss; not knowing and fear; inadequate goal-setting and lack of external stimulus; the impact of other people and of lack of autonomy. … Continue reading

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Dealing with demotivation (part 4)

Over the last three posts, we’ve covered the following demotivating factors: not knowing and fear; inadequate goal-setting and lack of external stimulus; the impact of other people and of lack of autonomy. Today’s terrible twosome is comparison and loss. The … Continue reading

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Dealing with demotivation (part 3)

Over the last couple of posts, we’ve dealt with the demotivators of inadequate goal-setting and external stimulus and the impact of other people and of lack of autonomy. Today’s despicable duo is not knowing and fear. The demotivating effect of … Continue reading

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Dealing with demotivation (part 2)

Having talked about the demotivating impact of other people and of lack of autonomy on the blog last time, today’s dastardly duo of demotivators is inadequate goal-setting and lack of external stimulus. The demotivating impact of inadequate goal-setting ‘My appraisal … Continue reading

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What’s making you feel demotivated?

It’s August. Here in the UK, it’s the main holiday season. The rush hour roads are quieter, the beaches are busier. Tumbleweed is rolling through the aisles of some offices whilst theme parks are packed. There seems to be one topic … Continue reading

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