Self-Discipline

When Your Inner Resistance Won't Let You Be Great

When Your Inner Resistance Won’t Let You Be Great

Progress can be hard.   Making the decision to open a new business or start an exercise program, or move forward on any of the dreams swirling around in our head can be difficult enough. We may have talked ourselves out of it many times before because… excuses. But then we say enough is enough and make...

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The Power of Going The Extra Mile

The Power of Going The Extra Mile

We’re all familiar with the concept of going the extra mile; of doing more than is required and the role this habit plays in our success. It's a classic principle that celebrates the value of hard work and promotes the importance of giving our best effort in all endeavors. Simply put, going the extra mile...

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The Paradoxical Nature of Freedom

The Paradoxical Nature of Freedom

One of the things I value most is my sense of freedom. I’m not materialistic in the slightest, what I desire is the freedom to live life to the fullest and on my terms! I hate feeling forced, coerced or manipulated into action, and place great value on knowing my decisions are mine; that I...

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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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Live life by design, not by default.

Live Life by Design, Not by Default

The interesting thing about life is its tendency to sneak up on us. One day our whole life is in front of us, the next we're staring at it from the rear view.   We need to be intentional if we want to live our dreams! We need to live our life by design.   Life by design ultimately...

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Use Quick Wins to Break In a New Habit

Habits are the best indicators of future wellness, success, and happiness. More definitively than circumstances, habits tell us how far we can go, what we can have and how happy we can be in our lives.   If you have good eating habits, you'll be healthy. If you have good mental habits, you'll believe in yourself. If...

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6 Beliefs that Nurture Resilience

Ask a bodybuilder to bench press 400 pounds and they probably could. Ask your average joe, and well, not so easy.   On its face, this seems pretty obvious. We can all agree that if you want to be the kind of person that can lift 400-pound weights, you also have to be the kind of person...

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6 Quick Ways to Boost Motivation

Sometimes we just need a little extra something, a quick boost to get through a tough task. Whether for business or personal it always helps to have a few techniques in our back pocket to pull out whenever we need a bit more gas in the tank.   Below are a few of my favorites. Find one you...

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