Over the last several years I have been on a mission to increase my confidence. I am better than I used to be but still have some bad habits. Until recently I was blissfully unaware until I got some feedback from my last job interview
“you know your stuff but you need to show more confidence in yourself”
This was pretty surprising as I thought I was coming across confident. Upon reflection I realise that there are areas that I can focus on to make myself appear more confident.
When I woke up and realised that I had gained a lot of weight, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy – I didn’t have that same motivation or self-control and I certainly wasn’t as fit as I used to be.
I had gone up to 14 stone 6 lbs (91.4 kg). This shocked me and I vowed to step-up my exercise and look after myself better. So since the middle of February I have probably being a bit too obsessive about my weight loss. Continue reading →
I have had a bit of a hiatus from posting recently.
Since starting the blog I have been well disciplined to ensure that there has been new content every week (or more) because when I started I knew that I did not want to be one of the those blogs that post inconsistently and started with one of those weak, pathetic opener of:
“Sorry I haven’t post in a while guys, my life has been super hectic right now…”
As I start off goal setting month, the best place to start is from the beginning, as I show how I set goals. If you have never done this before get a sheet of paper and write down what you … Continue reading →
“When you aim for perfection, you discover it’s a moving target”
The story so far…
Today is special as this is the 50th post I have created since starting the Manifesto of Perfection.
I have run blogs before but have never made it this far so I am partly congratulating myself for getting here, but also you the reader for your support – this always motivated me to improve my writing.
It’s not been easy trying to keep a schedule especially when bad stuff happens in my life – the desire to sit down and write something new is not necessarily a priority after a bad day.
But that partly was the point – it wasn’t supposed to be easy and committing to a regular writing habit ensured that I was disciplined and focused to produce new content. Continue reading →