#ukinlockdown Resilience, Realisation, Recovery and Readjusting

Barely 24 hours into  UK lockdown, and I had developed an overbearing feeling of hopelessness, which was difficult for me to even articulate why. In UK lockdown part one I was adamant throughout the process that I would never let it defeat me – this was a time when strength and leadership was needed in … Continue reading #ukinlockdown Resilience, Realisation, Recovery and Readjusting

#ukinlockdown On the Positive…

This week it was announced the UK would go back into lockdown for a month. Of course this has a lot of implications, the main impact for me (apart from seeing family) is closing down the gym again… This is quite frustrating as this is the second time I’ve got on the verge of breaking … Continue reading #ukinlockdown On the Positive…

New Posts: October 2020

Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for October2020: 6 Ways to Level Up Your Wellbeing Have a look at this Infographic I put together with some tips to make feel better. It is particularly important during these challenging times that we find … Continue reading New Posts: October 2020

3 Tips to Develop your Resilience to Pressure

"Pressure makes diamonds" Even in a life of routine and control, its inevitable things don’t always go to plan. This is when the mettle of a person gets tested – will they lose their nerve?  Their temper? …Or will they stay calm and calculate their next action?  How do they handle this pressure? People are … Continue reading 3 Tips to Develop your Resilience to Pressure

Develop resilience to pressure (Infographic)

Hi folks, How is everyone holding up? If there is something I've noticed about these times it's different peoples ability to handle pressure. Some people are quite stoic, accept the situation for what it is and recognise whatever restrictions are in place, no one can lock down their mind. While other people are hysterical, the … Continue reading Develop resilience to pressure (Infographic)

You are not your job

You are not your job My adult life self-worth has put way to much emphasis on: how much I get paid how important my job sounds how many people I'm 'in charge' of how often I 'advance' This drive has resulted in a loss of sight of the big picture - happiness, wellbeing and family. … Continue reading You are not your job

I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here’s what happened…

I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here's what happened... When I started self-improvement there was a sense of awe at the outlook leaders in the field possesed. Some had terrible backgrounds, yet didn't complain.  It made me wonder - how did they maintain such a positive mindset? Are they like that 24/7 or … Continue reading I tried to stop complaining for 21 days, here’s what happened…

Disaster Strikes! Steps to building a resilient mind in the face of adversity

Disaster Strikes! Steps to building a resilient mind in the face of adversity We all have good weeks and bad weeks. When I worked in the Child Protection unit, I was overseen by my incompetent manager Lesley. And she absolutely despised me! These types of managers were dime a dozen during my time in local … Continue reading Disaster Strikes! Steps to building a resilient mind in the face of adversity