17th October 2018
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How to stay happy…

Hey guys, I get asked a lot, “how are you always happy all the time”. The truth is, no one is happy all the time, every person on this planet is up and down, that’s just how human beings are made it’s part of our DNA.  I personally believe that being happy and grateful is a choice, although some may disagree. The trick is to recognise when you feel a little low and overwhelmed, this can be tough as feeling low, effects the mind and body in many ways and there will be a natural tendency to just stop with day to day activities and hide away. This has a seriously negative effect on work life and personal relationships with family and friends and can destroy people. Here are just a few of my top tips to help you when you are feeling a little low…. Hang out with good […]
27th September 2018

Practical Tips to Stop Procrastination

Hey guys, Are you struggling to overcome the chronic procrastination habit? Just apply these tips and you will boost your levels of productivity… I guarantee! There is a massive pile of work waiting for you… Instead of working, you are busy having a good time on various social media platforms. You plan to work on the tasks later despite the looming deadline. This is a situation that most of us find ourselves in, human beings are very good at procrastination. While a little bit of procrastination is not that bad, there are levels when it is considered extremely harmful. Constant procrastination can have a direct impact on the quality of your life. In most cases, you will find yourself working under duress with the aim of beating the deadlines. If you are a serial procrastinator, working during odd hours may be part and parcel of your life. This is because […]
13th September 2018
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5 Tips To Help Maintain A Positive Mindset

Most people have heard about the power of positive thinking and it may sound like a cliché to some. However, several scientific studies confirm the power of a positive mindset is proven to improving your mood, confidence and lowering your chances of developing conditions such as depression, and other stress-related problems. Studies have also shown that people who maintain a positive mindset outlive their negative counterparts. Having a positive mindset entails many things, and it is difficult to define, but it generally includes positive thoughts, optimism, and positive self-talk. Here are just a few tips that I can share with you all. Have A Morning Routine That Boosts Your Attitude Your morning routine is important because it sets the tone for the whole day. You should have a morning routine that boosts your attitude. For example, if you wake up late in the morning, you are likely to panic and […]
19th February 2018
28th September 2017. iCentrum, Aston, Birmingham.  James Ketchell gives a talk hosted by MCA Group followed by a book signing and refreshments.  Picture credit: Ian Homer

Three easy steps to stay motivated!

Hey guys, I hope 2018 is treating you all well so far, by now you will already be either getting into a rhythm of working towards your goals, or you will have fallen off the rails and just be going through the motions. Don’t worry it’s never too late to start again, don’t let a bad few days, or even a month turn into a bad year! Did you know, even the most successful people on this planet have bad days, they just don’t let them turn into a bad week and so on. Here are three small easy tips to help you stay focused, and on track. I also do these things myself every day, without fail. Write you goals down for each day, every evening tick off what you have achieved, and then write down what you’re going to do the following day. Sometimes things will roll over […]