Implementing new habits to get more done in your day can be easier than you think. Habit stacking is a process where you ‘stack’ new habits on top of old habits. Studies have shown that it is quicker and easier to add a new habit into a series of established habits as your current habits are strongly wired in your brain already.
There is always so much going on in our lives every day, it's hard to keep up with ourselves sometimes! However, 'clarity is power'as they say, so having clarity on what you are doing in your day when time is limited in starting a side business and there are a hundred and one things to do every day besides!
So you don’t know what you’re doing, and everyone is going to find out about it and point at you knowingly – welcome to Imposter Syndrome. This syndrome is very real for most of us – no matter how many accolades or how much success you achieve, you still don’t think you deserve the success that comes with it. You feel like a fraud, any success you have is linked to just good timing or a stroke of luck, or that you have blagged and conned your way into making everyone around you believe that you are better than you actually are
In the modern world, it has never been easier to start your own business from the comfort of your own home. All the research and information that is required to ge started is at your fingertips, be it a bricks and mortar type of business or an online business. But people still believe it is an uphill struggle to get a business off the ground, so let's bust some myths!
Your strengths and superpowers and what you can create with them are important to identify at the start of your freelance business. When we are beavering away in the workplace or getting through in school days, we are pulled up on what we are weak at and what needs to be improved, instead of looking at the things that we are really good at and that come easy to us.
PIcture this all too familiar scenario - is this your weekly struggle?
You’re sitting in the office with a cup of tea or coffee. You feel that distinctive dull ache again, that little voice in the back of your head nagging, getting louder, that gnawing at your consciousness. Then you hear the little voice in your head again ‘I’m not meant to be here, I hate this job’. Then silence.
Your mindset is the sum of your knowledge and your thoughts and beliefs about the world and how you fit in it. It is your filter for information you get in and put out. When faced with challenges, our mind is at the ‘negative default’ in most cases – What if I fail? What if I make a fool of myself? What if I don’t know the answer or I’m not up to the task?