New Zealand is pretty much one of the best countries to be living in right now, so why are people feeling strung out and exhausted?, Jan Aitken asks.
Adult life isn’t quite as fun or straightforward as I thought it might be, well, not on a continual basis, writes Jan Aitken.
We’re already in March, and the start of autumn. The nights are getting longer, the mornings a little chillier and the leaves on the trees are already beginning to change, writes life coach Jan...
Perfecting the present is centred around being in the present, of not being so caught up in the past or so focused on striving towards the future that we forget to live now.
Why do we make unhealthy and unproductive decisions/choices, and not just about food, even when we know we could do better?
Getting older is a great opportunity to take some time to reflect on what’s been, what I’ve I achieved and ask, "do I have everything I want in life?"
Let’s use the end of 2020 to hit the reset button and have a think about what’s really important to our whanau and friends, our communities, our country and our planet, writes Jan Aitken.
Maintaining the capacity for wonder and the desire to seek it out can become an uphill battle, writes Jan Aitken.
If you’re on the receiving end of an act of kindness it’s not hard to understand why you feel good, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
There’s a Zen saying: "You should sit in nature for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re busy - then you should sit for an hour," writes life coach Jan Aitken.
I have a question for you: do you consider yourself to be your most important asset? asks life coach Jan Aitken.
A comment I hear a lot, and one I find myself making, is that life seems so fast paced now, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Jan Aitken has the feeling that if this year were a menu, it would read something like the following: Entree: cold, lumpy, day old porridge. Main: tripe and onions. Dessert: liver mousse.
I was looking at my phone battery depleting and thought how useful it is that we can plug a phone in and recharge the battery whenever we need to. I also thought how easy it would be if we could do the same, writes Jan Aitken.
If ever a year has had me question who I am, where I’m headed and what I’m doing then 2020 is it, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
It’s that time of year when I want to indulge in a mix of eating half my bodyweight in comfort food every day and sleeping for at least 18 out of every 24 hours, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
Ever said "I’m trying to get my work-life balance sorted"?
We’ll need to carefully manage our energy levels as we move back into our new normal, writes life coach Jan Aitken.
The idea of success and being successful can come with a lot of pressure.
How was the April challenge to build mental strength and resilience, asks life coach Jan Aitken.