Reflecting on a year that’s been? Journal those thoughts

Hi Lifetickers, It’s hard to not reflect on the year that’s been come the end of December. In many ways a calendar year provides a neat bookend to a period of time in life that is just long enough to take some major steps in life and short enough to work towards them. I find […]

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When and when not to give up

Hi Lifetickers, It’s very easy to sit back and give advice on goals from the office chair. We all know it’s actually tough to go out there and achieve them. In doing so, is there ever a time when we should simply give up? Many people might cry: “Never!” But in reality there can be […]

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My tv antennae is broken. Life just got so much better.

Hi Lifetickers, Close to a year ago, my tv antennae (or coaxial cable) failed to deliver a signal. At first I was mildly perturbed, but then I thought “I might just hold off on getting this repaired”. I was curious as to how long I could go without tv. It turns out, the answer was […]

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Stuck in a rut? Move forward quickly with these tips…

Hi Lifetickers, It’s very easy to get stuck in a rut in life. There are many daily challenges that can seem daunting and insurmountable that push our minds and bodies into a state of inactivity and loss of hope. These are the times we need to work on our goals the most and stay true […]

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Goal setting for children

Hi Lifetickers, More and more we receive enquiries from schools seeking to introduce their students to goal setting. In many ways, this is a great initiative as it is an excellent way to prepare students for life. Whether we regard them as “goals” or otherwise, there are many pursuits in life that benefit from a […]

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There’s more than achievement at stake

Hi Lifetickers, Often our goal setting is a challenge that sees us longing for the final achievement. This can create enormous tension, stress and perhaps even a little anxiety about when we will get there if at all. Whilst a fundamental aspect of achievement is the journey itself, it is worthwhile to consider this more […]

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New beginnings…

Hi Lifetickers, Life is filled with new beginnings. New school, new job, new spouse, new child. At a grander level we have New Year for the western world and subsequently Chinese New Year for many in the east. Today, marks Easter, a celebration for Christians all over the world that also speaks to us of […]

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A year to remember, a year to forget?

Hi Lifetickers, After a lengthy absence from the blogosphere, we’re happy to announce our return and of course a happy new year to you as well. As always, thank you for your support. We hope Lifetick is serving you well as you enter a new year filled with hopes, dreams and aspirations. With that in […]

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Your 2014 choice: Function or Form?

Hi Lifetickers, The new year is upon us and with it comes the usual indulgence of introspection (something I thoroughly encourage) and planning for a better year than perhaps the one that just preceded it.  Whilst I am on the record for my harsh assessment of New Year’s Resolutions, it is difficult to avoid slipping […]

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The Facebook dilemma

Hi Lifetickers, Settle in, this is long… I’m often asked a question to which my response is met with amazement, bemusement, contempt, incredulity and on occasion – admiration. The question is quite simply “Do you have Facebook?” The even simpler answer is “No”. At no stage in its existence have I ever really desired access […]

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