• Personal,  Self-Improvement

    How to get rid of Imposter Syndrome

    So, what exactly is Imposter Syndrome? Have you ever had that feeling of being inadequate in a professional or even personal setting? Such as a time when you know you have vast knowledge in a subject area, but keep the experience to yourself, because you think ‘who am I to say this’. That’s Imposter Syndrome. This article aims to take you through some steps to get rid of Imposter Syndrome. It’s an extreme feeling of self-doubt despite your successes. Even if you have accomplishments or proof of success, you still feel like a fraud, and that can be difficult but not impossible to overcome. One simple and straightforward way to…

  • Personal,  Self-Improvement

    How positive affirmation can banish self-doubt

    So, how can positive affirmation banish self-doubt? There are many ways to answer this question, and it’s not a ‘one size fits all’ approach. However, the best place to start is by defining affirmation. Definition affirmation/afəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun I know this might sound cheesy. Your first thought may be, ‘What complete bollocks’, but hear me out. The idea of Happy Distraction is to distract your mind from the everyday grind (also super cheesy, I know). So do me a favour, read this, and try it; it might work wonders for you! If it doesn’t, then it doesn’t. How can I use it? I must admit that I find personal affirmation a…

  • Book Review

    The Miracle Morning | A Review

    Hal Elrod’s The Miracle Morning introduces transformative practices for personal development. The book reveals Elrod’s journey from a near-fatal accident to becoming a successful author and motivational speaker. His "Life S.A.V.E.R.S." routine (Silence, Affirmations, Visualization, Exercise, Reading, and Scribing) offers a simple yet powerful way to start your day. While some might find parts of it preachy, especially regarding religion, the core message is universal: adopting these habits can help you overcome barriers and achieve your goals. Whether you're skeptical of self-help books or an avid reader, there's something valuable for everyone in this book.