Mark Nicholson - The Bloke Coach® - Part 3

Never Settle, Always Strive For More

First, there is no point in striving for more when you are unable to be grateful for what you have now. So, be sure that you appreciate everything you have and everything that you have achieved up to this point. However, being grateful definitely doesn’t mean that you need to settle for anything in life. […]

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Reaching Your Potential: What Is Stopping You?

When trying new things, there is this little voice in my head that is full of doubt. If you’re reading this article, you may have this self-doubt too. This tiny voice that says things like “you can’t learn that” or “you messed that up again” could be the biggest obstacle between you and meeting your […]

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6 Signs That You Are Doing Too Much

Is it possible that you are doing too much? Well… yes it is. Too much of anything isn’t good (You knew that already) and it’s entirely possible to overextend yourself in almost any situation. If you focus on things that will benefit you now or in the long run, then you are on the right […]

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Active Relaxation For Clarity Of Thinking

Active and relaxation may seem like two words that do not go together. After all, isn’t relaxation all about doing nothing? Shouldn’t relaxation exercises focus on lack of activity? Well, our understanding of how to relax has evolved as the pace and cognitive demands of our world have changed. Active relaxation is selecting activities that […]

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Brain Fog 101

Do you sometimes feel as though your brain is working in slow motion? No matter how hard you try to focus you just can’t push through the fog in your mind? You’re sitting behind your desk, but… something just doesn’t feel right. Your problem might be brain fog. It’s a clinical symptom that is generally […]

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Be More Proactive

  10 Ways To Be More Proactive In Your Life Does your to-do list seem to be growing out of control? Perhaps your tasks have gone from manageable to seemingly overwhelming. Daily, we are presented with obligations that shape our actions. Despite our best efforts, laziness can slowly creep into our routine and prevent us […]

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The Rules of Self Understanding

Knowledge is power… But many of us lose sight of this in our quest for… well, both. In truth, the path from one to the other is not a straight line, rather there are steps in between. Knowledge leads to awareness (or self-understanding), which leads to control and thus power. Of course, the aspect of […]

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Defining Success

  What is success? Well, the answer to that question largely depends on who you ask. There can be as many different definitions as there are people to question. These multitudes of differing opinions can a make the entire issue of success very confusing. In addition, having so many options can make it difficult for […]

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Your Strengths Start Out as Weaknesses

Do you ever look back on something you thought was difficult, only to now believe it’s easy? The point is, we don’t start out in life with strengths set in stone. We start with an empty slate. Many people have natural abilities to some degree, but they still need to improve their weaknesses. It just […]

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Do You Need a Yearly Plan?

Many people don’t believe they need a yearly plan. They believe they know enough about themselves or their businesses to bypass any planning process. Some people can get away with doing this. But, for most, having a plan and updating one on a yearly basis is essential to keep on track. A yearly plan helps […]

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