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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Another year approaches its end. What does that mean for you?

Hi Lifetickers, Here we are on the verge of November and just like that another year has whizzed by at seemingly great pace. The questions is: what kind of year has it been for you? Why am I asking this with two full months to go? Very simple. Whatever you have or haven’t done, two […]

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Finding Ways to Fit Your Study Goals into Day-to-Day Life

Hi Lifetickers, Today we have a guest post for you courtesy of David Recine of Magoosh. Focused on study goals and how we can incorporate them into life, it offers some practical tips and sound advice to ensure ongoing success. Enjoy!  Setting study goals can be challenging, especially if you aren’t a full-time student. To find […]

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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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The “Moral Support” approach to goal setting

Hi Lifetickers, Goal setting and achieving can be a lonely, lengthy and tiresome duty. Often we fail along the way or we lose inspiration and abandon hope of ever reaching our target. Other times, we can simply keep extending the deadline and so it drags on and on slowly losing its lustre. This of course, […]

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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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