Personal Development

  • overcoming resistance

    Being Unapologetically Me: Part 2 – Overcoming Resistance

    Last week I shared how I ventured into the nagging feeling and taken a good look at my life. How I’d dared to reimagine it and create a new, bold future for myself. But then once I had a clear vision a funny thing happened. Resistance set in. Resistance from others and also from myself. […]

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  • Rebecca Bangura

    Being Unapologetically Me: Part 1 – My Unique Path

    If you’ve been here a while you’ll know I’m basically a self-help junkie! I love anything that challenges or that helps me improve. But lately I’ve been thinking about this constant desire to be better and I’ve realised this: the process of self-growth fundamentally requires for me to be myself unapologetically and to accept my […]

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  • best self

    Striving to be my best self – A reflection

    I’m not gonna lie… Last week was a shocker. I was definitely not being my best self. Instead, I felt like nothing I was doing was good enough. I felt frustrated, exhausted and if I’m honest, pretty miserable.  After a little wallowing, I realised I was completely out of alignment with the person I want to be.  […]

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  • dream job

    Want to find a job you love? Start here

    At some point, we are faced with the need or desire to find a job. And ideally, we all want a job we love. Something that excites, challenges and rewards us for our unique talents, experience and skills. But finding the dream job can be daunting and overwhelming. And sometimes the perfect opportunity seems to […]

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  • goal setting

    Goal Setting: A guide to setting & achieving goals

    Since I can remember I’ve always set goals. In fact, it’s one of my favourite things to do, only proceeded by actually achieving my goal. And I attribute all the success I’ve had in my life, be it my career, health or my contribution to the world, to this. So, I thought I’d share why […]

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  • Manage your thoughts

    Mindset Matters: How to manage your thoughts

    As a global community, we are facing the most uncertain time of our lives. Between the health and economic challenges, we are all feeling understandably unsettled and anxious. But in these times we need to focus on what is within our control. We need to focus on our mindset and how we manage our thoughts. […]

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  • Cyclical Living

    Cyclical Living – Do Less & Achieve More

    I am all about achieving more, which is why I’m obsessed with habits. So when I stumbled upon Kate Northrup and her work on cyclical living and how the cycle of our period impacts our performance, I was intrigued. Now I know talking about periods is usually considered impolite or something we do in hushed […]

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  • course correct

    Get back on track: How to course correct

    We’ve all been there. The year starts with a goal or resolution but a few months in and you’re off track. The goal has fallen by the wayside. But that doesn’t mean it’ll never happen or that it’s time to give up. Instead, it’s time to recommit and course correct so that you can get […]

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  • set boundaries

    How to set boundaries and why you need them

    I often talk about non-negotiables in my life. These are things that I am unwilling to compromise on, for anything or anyone. I know this can sound selfish but I am unapologetic about these because setting boundaries has been essential to success in every area of my life. If you’re new to boundary setting, it […]

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