Are Your Goals Tasks, Habits or Projects?

Did you know there were different types of goals?  There are task goals, habit goals and project goals. Did you know that you need to have a different strategy for achieving each of these different types of goals?  A task goal has a very different strategy then a project goal.  A habit goal not only […]

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When the Plan Fails: 5 Things to Do When it All Falls Through

There’s the plan, and then there’s what actually happens.  Sometimes one resembles the other, but many times not.  What do you do when you find an enormous gap between the two and everything seems to be falling apart? Today we’ll look at a high-risk plan that failed badly,  see what the people involved did about it, […]

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How Tony Robbins Sets Goals

How does Tony Robbins set goals? Like a champ. He’s created a simple system that he’s used for years, to dream big and set empowering goals. The entire process takes a little more than 30 minutes, and in the end, you end up with four deeply inspiring goals in major areas of your life for […]

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How To Set Goals That Will Increase Your Happiness

Do you ever find yourself daydreaming, imagining how happy you will be when you get that house on the beach, when you write that last college tuition check, or when you tell your boss you’ve had it and are finally retiring? On that day, you think, I will be happy. That place, that thing, that […]

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How to Master a Skill with Mini Habits

When we think about how to master a skill, change our habits, or learn new things, we often think big. And then, after biting off too much to chew, we often stumble and give up on our goals too quickly. So, why not think small instead? Mini habits are microscopic changes you can make in […]

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3 Secrets to Sticking to Your 2021 Goals

In preparation, you load the car with your favorite treats, audiobooks, playlists and podcast episodes you’ve meant to catch up on. After gassing up, you strap in and make the 40-hour drive non-stop without a break, visiting friends, or sightseeing. Sounds crazy, right? Then, why do you set goals that way? Do you know the […]

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Got Goals? Tap into the Power of Accountability

According to research from the University of Scranton, 92% of people who set New Year’s goals don’t achieve them. Looking at that statistic, it’s easy to get discouraged. But let’s consider the other 8% for a moment—the people who actually do achieve their goals. What makes them so special? What exactly are they doing differently from the […]

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Why You Should Set A Reading Goal

Let me get this out of the way: you aren’t reading enough. The global literacy rate has increased exponentially over the last 200 years, but in 2018, leisure reading was at an all-time low in the US. In 2016, 21 percent of Americans didn’t read a single book all year. According to the National Endowment for the […]

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9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success

What are the best habits that can change your life?  As a psychologist, I’ve given this a lot of thought, because no matter what someone coming into therapy says they want to work on, eventually the subject of habits comes up. Usually, we will work to get a particular healthy habit established or eliminate an […]

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