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Why Willpower Doesn't Work Long-term

Why Willpower Doesn’t Work Long-term

Have you ever gotten mad at yourself for not following through on a goal? Maybe you failed to make good on a plan or fell short on a promise you made to yourself; maybe you couldn't quite get yourself to break a bad habit or start a new, good one - either way you found...

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3 Mindsets To Fast-Track Your Success

3 Mindsets To Fast-Track Your Success

When it comes to success, the consensus appears to be that we have to work hard, exercise patience, and pay our dues before we can be worthy of it. When asked, most will attribute their success to such tenets, but this is not the full story. Sage as these words are and solid as this...

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Choose Better Beliefs, Live a Better Life.

Choose Better Beliefs, Live a Better Life

So what's in a belief? Why are beliefs so important? And, how can we choose beliefs that support our vision for the future?   We’ve all heard stories of people willing to die for their beliefs, and in some cases, kill for them. There are men who sacrificed their life for a cause most of us believe...

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5 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

5 Ways to Break out of Your Comfort Zone

Sometimes you just have to hold your breath and jump right in.   Venturing outside of our comfort zone can be scary. Engaging the unfamiliar, the untested and the foreign can leave us feeling like a blind man at a railroad crossing – wanting to advance forward, but afraid to move our feet. Our ability to face...

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Building Routines That Change Behavior.

Building Routines That Change Behavior

The power of a good routine to promote progress in our life is unmatched by much. When it comes to reaching goals and crossing the finish line, it's not what we do from time to time that matters, it's what we do consistently and persistently that gets us there.   Making the right decision day after day,...

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The 21 Day Morning Routine Overhaul

  Finally, it's 2017!   And just like that, we're back at the beginning, a new year, a blank page waiting to be filled in. And the question begs to be asked: How do you plan to make the most of this newest chapter of life?   Whether you have a clear answer or not, what's important to understand that desire...

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Living in the Stretch Zone

"Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone" Robert Allen   The thing about hopes and dreams is they represent the possibility of victory over fear, insecurity, failure and all manner of dread. This is what makes them so compelling and worthy of our desire.  To visualize our dreams becoming a reality is to imagine ourselves devoid...

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Keep Smiling, Even in the Midst of a Storm

If you're like me, you're still reeling from the election last week. I must admit, the results were unexpected, and in the aftermath, I've wrestled with confusion and a struggle to resolve a number of swirling questions still floating around my head.   "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. "   I believe this to the core, but...

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Gratitude-the gift that keeps on giving

Gratitude Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Multiple studies show that the way to more contentment and happiness in life is to add more gratitude. Among other things, it improves the way we view ourselves, it contributes to a positive outlook, and it enhances our overall well-being.   But… what is gratitude, exactly?   For many, gratitude is a response - to generosity, or good will,...

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Stop Focusing on Goals, Focus on Process Instead

We all know how to set goals. We do it all the time in our personal and professional lives. The start of a new year is a typically compelling time to declare our intentions and work on getting our homes in order. A new year pulls from the past dusty old dreams and wipes them...

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