• Intentional Living,  Life Design,  Mindset

    Small Shifts for Big Change

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    Well hey there! Indulge me a moment while I get personal…   Things have been a little quieter over here at TLS HQ for the past month or so. I have been in the process of coming off of my anti-depressant and anxiety medication so I’ve been taking a little bit of a breather while I’ve been reducing my meds and processing all the feels. #funtimes   As a result, I haven’t been posting as much as usual, but I’d like to take a moment to share (and expand upon)…

  • Life Design,  Mindset,  Personal Development

    Stop Setting Beige Goals!

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    Do you find yourself continuously setting goals that you never hit? Are you guilty of jumping from one idea to another to another because you can’t seem to muster the enthusiasm to follow through on a plan? Are you starting to feel like a bit of a fraud or a failure and wonder why you just can’t do it?    If you answered yes to any of these then you may have been setting yourself beige goals! Read on to find out what that means and what you can do…

  • Mindset,  Money

    How to Develop a Positive Money Mindset

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    Money mindset is such an important issue. I used to be pretty anti-money. You know, the root of all evil, causes more harm than good, if there was no money there would be no war, no famine, no greed…   Thing is, I’ve come to realise that none of these things are actually true:   Money is a tool, a symbol. It’s entirely neutral.     “It’s really just a representative of value. When you do something for someone, they give you money for your service. When someone does something…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Mindset

    Change Your Mindset and Change Your Life!

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    Mindset is so important if you’re trying to create changes in your life. It cannot be stated enough!   We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein   You have to do something different if you want it to be different – you can be inspired by what is happening around you, but you have to make the change yourself, and one thing is for sure that won’t happen unless you believe it is possible. Change your mindset –…

  • Life Design,  Mindset

    Developing a Growth Mindset – A Beginner’s Guide

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    Want to live your best life? How we see ourselves plays a huge role in how our lives pan out. Our perceived characteristics and personalities are huge players in our own destinies. It’s all a case of mindset – is yours fixed or growth?         Growth mindset VS fixed mindset The power of yet: In her 2006 book, ‘Mindset’, Carol Dweck (professor of psychology at Stanford University) details how students can be generally divided into 2 groups, showing a disposition towards either having a fixed or growth…

  • Goal Setting,  Life Design,  Mindset,  Personal Development

    Affirmations – A Beginner’s Guide

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    Are you interested in using personal affirmations to effect change or growth but not sure where you should start? Maybe you’ve heard about the positive life-changing effects they can have, but don’t know what you’re supposed to do, or perhaps you’ve given it a go and can’t get over how silly it feels, or can’t convince yourself that what you’re telling yourself is true?   Well, fear not friend! This step-by-step guide for beginners will take you through exactly what an affirmation is, how they work, how to create meaningful…

  • Intentional Living,  Life Design,  Mindset

    Intentional Living – Live a Life that’s True to You!

    Here at The Life Spotters HQ we are all about living intentionally… For me, it is the ONLY way to live your life. But what does it actually mean? In this post, I’ll be addressing what intentional living is, why you need to be doing it and how you can apply intentional living to your day to day life. Interested? Read on…       Simply put, intentional living means attempting to live in accordance with your values and beliefs. It means living on purpose and actively choosing your path, or…

  • Life Design,  Mindset,  Personal Development

    Meditation – a beginner’s guide

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    Meditation has long been known to be beneficial to your health. Practiced for centuries by those in the know, there is now so much scientific backing to those benefits that even the most sceptical couldn’t doubt it’s effectiveness: Meditation has been proven to help reduce blood pressure, improve heart rate, relieve stress and anxiety, boost your mood, improve sleep and even help ease chronic pain. Not to mention the boom-massive spiritual effects such as increased awareness and understanding of self, mindfulness, harmony, and connection.   But although meditation is one…