SMART Goals – Setting Goals Effectively

Plenty of people talk about goals (and many more don’t), but few understand how the mind actually interprets the goals we give it.

In a nutshell, the mind doesn’t handle vagueness well. Tell it that your goal is to “lose weight” or “get more organised” and your mind will struggle to help you at all. On the other hand, if you build a clear, defined vision of what you want to achieve, your mind will work out ways to help you achieve your goals more easily.

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The Benefits of Running in the Rain

It’s been cold and rainy here in Perth the last several weeks. Thousands of people have given up their exercise routines for the warm and comfort found in their own homes.

I wouldn’t blame you if you’re one of them. It’s a pretty natural reaction to stay in your comfort zone and conserve energy. Most of these people, however, know that they should be sticking to a regular exercise regime.

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