Self Improvement

Dive into a world of insightful articles, practical tips, and transformative resources that will inspire you to become the best version of yourself. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your mindset, boost your confidence, develop healthy habits, or find inner balance, this category provides a wealth of guidance to support your journey. Discover powerful techniques, actionable advice, and uplifting stories that will empower you to make positive changes and lead a fulfilling life. Embark on a path of self-discovery and self-improvement with Life by Kathleen

How To Stop Arguing About Housework


Whether you are married, engaged or just living with a partner or friends, disagreements often arise around housework. And it generally evolves into one party listing all the things that they do that aren’t related to housework but still makes a difference. It’s important to be on the same page when it comes to the expectation of who will do the housework. And effective communication and collaboration is a key factors in resolving any housework-related conflicts that may arise. Everyone comes from a different upbringing and likely has different expectations.  A parent that didn’t work outside the home A paid [...]

How To Stop Arguing About Housework2023-09-27T12:31:53+10:00

How to Find your Purpose with Personality Tests


I am currently in the throws of finding my purpose. I’m not sure I ever had one but it’s been a pretty constant theme appearing every month or so for the last year. Perhaps purpose should be my word of the year? But learning more about yourself through personality tests can shed some light and help you find your purpose. I’ll include my results in each one! What is a personality test? A personality test is a psychological assessment tool that is designed to evaluate and measure various traits, characteristics, and patterns of your personality.  The tests typically consist of a series [...]

How to Find your Purpose with Personality Tests2023-09-27T15:11:48+10:00

How to Plan the Perfect Self-Care Weekend as a Busy Mom


Moms are often seen as the pillars of strength in families, but we often forget to take care of ourselves. Even though also taking care of yourself is an important part of being a parent, many of us struggle to find the time or resources to take care of our own needs. Common obstacles that prevent moms from taking care of themselves include: lack of time financial constraints lack of support from family members and friends feeling guilty for putting yourself first lack of energy to do more And with limited resources available, many moms are left feeling overwhelmed by [...]

How to Plan the Perfect Self-Care Weekend as a Busy Mom2023-09-27T15:46:34+10:00

A to Z of Self Care Ideas to Nurture your Wellbeing


Self-care. It’s one of those things you love or don’t really care for. I’ll be honest, I’m not a big fan of the phrase. But I know I need to keep a few self-care activities up my sleeve. The definition of self-care Self-care is the practice of taking deliberate actions to develop and nurture your physical well-being, emotional health and mental welfare. But it goes beyond simple indulgences like a bath or rich chocolate ice cream. It encompasses activities and habits that promote long-term balance. It recognises the importance of maintaining a good relationship with yourself. And by taking care [...]

A to Z of Self Care Ideas to Nurture your Wellbeing2023-09-18T16:48:02+10:00

Insightful Quotes from James Clear’s Atomic Habits


As a self-confessed self-improvement junkie, I love a good self-help book. And Atomic Habits by James Clear is no exception. It's one of the most popular books on habits. And can be found near the top of almost any book recommendation list about habits, motivation or self-improvement. A little about James Clear James Clear, the renowned author and speaker, has transformed the way we approach personal development and behaviour change through his innovative self-help book, Atomic Habits. Throughout its pages, Clear offers invaluable insights and strategies for building positive habits that can transform our lives. A little about Atomic Habits [...]

Insightful Quotes from James Clear’s Atomic Habits2023-09-21T13:23:14+10:00

9 Uncommon Ways To Practice Self Care


Sitting in a hot bubble bath with a face mask or doing yoga is not everyone’s cup of tea when it comes to self-care. While I do love a long hot bubble bath, yoga is just too slow for me. The term self-care wasn’t something I was familiar with before trying to become a parent. Before that, it was just part of what I did anyway. But going through IVF, an importance was placed on looking after my mental health, not just my physical health.Now self-care means taking the time to do things that I enjoy and being a little [...]

9 Uncommon Ways To Practice Self Care2023-09-27T12:03:05+10:00

How to Survive a Season of Chaos


Working in the accounting industry for 9 years, I learned really quickly when the busiest time of the year is. No one dared apply for leave during the month of July. I had to learn how to survive a season of chaos, and fast. Here are a few things I do to keep myself sane outside of work hours during those busy times. What is a season of chaos? A season of chaos is a period of life where things feel unpredictable, disordered and even turbulent. It's important to embrace flexibility and adaptability during this time. And recognise that your circumstances [...]

How to Survive a Season of Chaos2023-07-18T19:26:46+10:00

How A Girls Night Changed My Life


I hosted my first girls' night in January 2018, and that first girls' night changed my life. It was such a great night that I hosted another one in February. I guess you could say the rest is history. Relationships were a major focus for me in 2018, one of the main ones was with my friends. I wanted to catch up with them more often and know more about their day-to-day lives. We all get busy with work, family, and other commitments. We often don’t make time to catch up with those that have been there for us. Life just [...]

How A Girls Night Changed My Life2023-05-16T05:17:25+10:00

Strategies to reduce and overcome procrastination


What’s your relationship with procrastination like? Are you constantly fighting it, or does it have the upper hand? If your to-do list is seemingly never-ending and you often find that you’re running behind in projects and tasks, it might be time to reevaluate your approach to procrastination. You are not alone In this article, you’ll learn more about why you procrastinate, how to tell when you are procrastinating, and what you can do to overcome it. Procrastination isn't just a symptom; it's a condition. It tends to develop over time and can also lead to other issues. If you procrastinate, [...]

Strategies to reduce and overcome procrastination2023-07-12T12:57:00+10:00

20+ self improvement books to help you learn anything


In today's fast-paced and constantly changing world, the importance of self-improvement cannot be overstated. Whether you want to advance in your career, improve your relationships, or simply become a better version of yourself, there are countless resources available to help you achieve your goals. One of the most popular and effective ways to embark on a journey of self-improvement is by reading books. With so many self-improvement books out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the right ones.  Whether you're just starting your self-improvement journey or looking for new insights and strategies, this list is sure to provide you [...]

20+ self improvement books to help you learn anything2023-03-04T11:46:37+11:00

15 Gifts for the Self Improvement Junkie in Your Life


Buying gifts for some people can be tough. And what about those people that are always trying to improve themselves and make positive changes in their lives? As a self-confessed self-improvement junkie, I can say that I am a little bit picky when it comes time to tell people what I’d like for my birthday or Christmas. Surely it's only a good thing when you know what you want. What's the purpose of self-improvement? The purpose of self-improvement is to enhance your personal growth and development by identifying and working on areas that require improvement. Areas like personal growth, emotional [...]

15 Gifts for the Self Improvement Junkie in Your Life2023-05-16T06:13:22+10:00

Positive Self-Talk and Why You Need It


No matter what you want to do in life, self-talk can help you accomplish your dreams, goals, and desires. Believing in yourself is a strong component of moving forward into the life you really want and deserve. A positive attitude can bring you this belief and instil within you the confidence to succeed. Positive self-talk is a great way to change the way you think and how you feel about yourself and your life. It's the inner dialogue that you have with yourself, and it plays a huge role in your mental and physical health. And how you think about [...]

Positive Self-Talk and Why You Need It2023-09-27T15:41:52+10:00

7 Self-Improvement Podcasts You Need To Listen To


I know it sounds a little bit lame, but I only really discovered podcasts in 2017. I’m not even sure what made me open the podcast app but I started with a podcast from Headspace. This was also during the throws of postnatal depression. Now that I’d found a podcast to listen to, I found some similar podcasts. And so began my road to devouring self improvement podcasts. A little note about all the self-improvement podcasts listed here. These are all podcasts that I listen to regularly. I’ve been a long-time fan of each one, and some from the very [...]

7 Self-Improvement Podcasts You Need To Listen To2023-09-18T16:31:24+10:00

Self sabotaging beliefs and how to overcome them


Self-sabotaging beliefs are sneaky thoughts that tell you that you’re not good enough, can’t do it, or are not worthy of success. They can manifest themselves in various ways, such as procrastination, self-doubt, and perfectionism. In this article, we’ll explore self-limiting beliefs, how to identify them in yourself, and how to deal with them when they pop up. We’ll also look at some prevention techniques so that these beliefs don’t sabotage your life and prevent long-term progression. These beliefs can be harmful because they prevent you from taking risks and moving forward in your life. What are self-sabotaging beliefs? Self-sabotaging [...]

Self sabotaging beliefs and how to overcome them2023-05-16T05:58:13+10:00
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