Planning for an alcohol-free Feb

It’s February, and for many of us the new year’s resolutions are long forgotten along with the Christmas decorations and the time off work.  We start out with such good intentions, so why is it so hard to make our goals stick?

Join me on my journey to an alcohol-free Feb, and I will share valuable tips along the way to help you reach your health-related goals. 

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2019 goals challenge – day 21 Do 1 thing today for your occupational wellbeing

GoalGetters uses the eight dimensions of wellness to help achieve balance in our lives.  Read more about this in the Finding Balance article.

Occupational wellness is using your skills, talents and abilities to contribute to a career that is meaningful and enriching for you.  Traits of occupational wellness include job satisfaction, career ambition and personal performance.

Goals within the occupational dimension may be career progression, starting your own business, career counselling or study.

Try one of these today, or choose one of your own.

2019 goals challenge – day 18 Do 1 thing today for your environmental wellbeing

GoalGetters uses the eight dimensions of wellness to help achieve balance in our lives.  Read more about this in the Finding Balance article.

Environmental wellness refers both to being in tune with the environment that you are in, and living in an environmentally friendly way.

Goals within the environmental dimension may include personalising spaces in your home or office, getting outside into nature, reducing your energy consumption, recycling and more.


Try one of these today, or choose one of your own.

2019 goals challenge – day 17 Spend time with others who share your passion


Today’s task is to spend some time with others who share your passion.

If your goal is fitness, head to the gym or an exercise group.  If it’s business, find a local business network to join.  For parenting, connect with other parents through your kids.

If you don’t have networks local to you, try the GoalGetters community.  2019 goals challengers can join for free in January – contact me for further details.

2019 goals challenge – day 14 Get a good night’s sleep

One of the key barriers to productivity is poor sleep.  Sleep deprivation can cause:

  • decreased cognitive function
  • poor memory
  • impaired attention and decision-making
  • slow reaction time

Enhance your focus and productivity by making sure you get a good night’s sleep.

Tips for a good night’s sleep:

Routine go to bed and get up at a similar time each day.
Get ready for sleep Wind down, make the hour before bedtime for quiet, relaxing activity.  Make sure your bedroom is conducive to sleep – not too hot or too cold, comfortable bed, dark, quiet.
Avoid stimulants caffeine,nicotine, alcohol and even electronic devices can interfere with good sleep.  Avoid these in the run up to bedtime.
Be active during the day day-timeexercise helps to promote sleep, but avoid anything strenuous in the three hours before bedtime.

Sweet dreams!