When meeting someone for the first time – whether it’s going for an interview or going on a date, we are mindful of the first impression we give, whether it’s cleaning ourself up, wearing nice clothing, or even mentally preparing how we want things to go. But all this time, we’ve been neglecting something really … Continue reading 4 Quick Fixes For More Confident Body Language
Welcome to the Perfect Manifesto post highlights for April, 2021. When lock down relaxed (again)... This month has seen lock down restrictions relaxed in the United Kingdom. I've taken the opportunity to get out more - going back to the gym and having days out with the family. Because I've not been on social media, … Continue reading Perfect Manifesto Highlights: April, 2021
In another episode of “Lessons Coronavirus Lockdown Taught Me…” this week, I focus on the importance of a morning routine. Yes, if you’ve been reading blogs for a while, you’ve probably seen hundreds of takes on a good morning routine, usually involving nice platitudes like taking time for positive self-talk, gratitude, meditate, but these often … Continue reading The Essential Home Workers Morning Routine
Welcome back... Have you ever wanted to understand the background behind Perfect Manifesto? How about insight into the writing process I carry out to write this blog? Or maybe just read some of my tips, likes and dislikes about blogging? Well I'm delighted to say I've recently had the opportunity to share my insights over … Continue reading Let’s Get Inspired: Perfect Manifesto Interview
It seems like only yesterday I stepped into my office, for the last time in 2020. This was actually way back in March, where I had just returned to the office following leave. On that morning I received an urgent call from my manager (who had already started working at home) telling me when I … Continue reading 3 Wellbeing Trends Impacting Society In The Next Decade
"How do confident people produce motivation from within?" When people procrastinate on a goal they are working towards, something they commonly ask is “How do I find more motivation to complete this work?” Having to find motivation seems like the wrong approach when you are talking about something you want to do. It is also … Continue reading How Confident People Stay Motivated
“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit...” Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the definition of giving without expecting anything in return. Several years ago my life was not in a good place. My career was floundering, a relationship had fallen apart and … Continue reading The Importance of Giving Without Expecting Anything in Return…
Welcome to the Perfect Manifesto post highlights for March, 2021. This months image features David Goggins, an endurance athlete, public speaker and retired US. Navy SEAL. I first discovered David through Instagram where he would often be shouting motivational advice, while on a long distance run. This has really inspired my mindset - his don't … Continue reading Perfect Manifesto Highlights: March, 2021
Calvin and Hobbes was more than your average comic for the newspaper funny pages, but one of the most clever and funny pieces of art ever put to print. Here is some wisdom the comic shares...
Then… The sun was beating down just before the storm came. I’d recently failed my driving test, and the last thing I wanted to do was have to walk home in the heavy rain Dressed for the sun, where I lived was miles away, and my t-shirt was already drenched through. I decided to bail … Continue reading Does Nobody Walk Anymore?
When it comes to personal attributes, bragging is not a revered trait. Several years ago I wrote the post How do you handle a bragger?, which has experienced continued traffic over the years, from people I can assume seeking coping strategies to deal with a boastful colleague, relative or friend. In my own upbringing, I’ve … Continue reading The Humble Person’s Guide to Hype and Self-Promotion
“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”Germany Kent Today I wanted to talk about practicing gratitude. In the UK we have been sitting through another lockdown. As we’ve gone through each order … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Be Grateful