Essential values for fathers determined to get it right

Essential values for fathers determined to get it right Fatherhood is the greatest role you can ever have in life. All other things you've wanted - a career, wealth... whatever, these are all insignificant to the first day you hold that tiny person in your arms who is now your responsibility. A natural concern any … Continue reading Essential values for fathers determined to get it right

With great power comes great responsibility

Working my way around the shops the other day I heard a young teenage girl hysterically cry "Oh!  This would happen to meee!!!" Apart from the obvious victim status negative thinking - this highlighted a large number of people's inability to take responsibility for their own mistakes. Upon listening further it had turned out she had stupidly … Continue reading With great power comes great responsibility

How not to be a pushover

This post on assertiveness was originally posted on March 2015. I set this development goal on something originally set called 'Stop looking after my friends so much'. The last few months has been a key few months.  I have started my new job, but realise (and have been told) that I lack the confidence to … Continue reading How not to be a pushover

Starting an Emergency Fund

Last year I was struggling financially. It is not that I am a spender, it just seemed that suddenly I had a load of costs that came out of nowhere - I dropped my phone down the toilet and had to buy a cheap replacement, a friend was getting married at an expensive hotel, I … Continue reading Starting an Emergency Fund

How not to be a pushover

In January I set myself the goal to 'Be more assertive'. This was a development on a goal I had originally set called 'Stop looking after my friends so much'. The last few months has been a key few months - for developing the importance of this goal.  I have started my new job, but … Continue reading How not to be a pushover