A time for reflection

This is one of my favourite times of year. Not because we’re approaching Christmas, as I’m not a particularly christmassy person. And not because I’ll be taking a few days off over the festive period, though this is, of course, very welcome. I like this time of year because, as we reach the winter solstice, the nights stop drawing in and the annual progression of our planet around the sun starts to allow the daylight back in again.

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Don’t set goals, create habits

The new year is traditionally the time when we set goals for ourselves. Things we want to achieve. Skills we want to develop. Aspects of ourselves that we want to improve. And a couple of weeks into the new year is traditionally the time when we realise the wheels have already come off and we’re stuck with being who we are. So why not try something different? Instead of setting goals, create habits. Continue reading “Don’t set goals, create habits”