Sandstone news archive of: April, 2019

Why setting goals isn't enough

Why setting goals isn't enough

People often set goals in all areas of their life – whether that is in business, health, sport, relationships or hobbies. Goals can be effective to aid behaviour change. They can keep us on track, provide a source of motivation and are a good way to monitor progress. But having goals and targets can sometimes feel meaningless to people. The actions required to reach a goal can be difficult to do if lacking motivation and they don’t provide any reward until you actually achieve them. What’s more, goals have to be continually recreated once reached. So how can we stay motivated when goals alone aren’t enough? Read our latest blog to find out


Using self-regulation to manage high-pressure situations

Using self-regulation to manage high-pressure situations

We all react to pressure in different ways and often our ability to cope with pressure can vary greatly from day to day. However, in modern society, many of us spend far too long in a stressed state than is good for us. Read the latest blog from Hannah Winter, Sandstone associate and sport and exercise psychology consultant on how to manage emotions during stressful situations