Tools and habits to stay on track with your money goals

Goal tracking is an important part of proactive financial planning. Here are some tools and habits to try to embrace. In recent years, financial planning has been reduced from a process to a product. The broader financial industry has offered financial plans, often on a one-time basis, and frequently as a prospecting tool. It is […]

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How to Set Achievable Goals: Step by Step Guide

If you really want to make something out of your life, you need to set realistic, achievable goals. We’re not saying you should stop dreaming big, we’re just saying you should start small and be more realistic. Do you have a five-year plan? Are you clear about where you’re headed in life right now? Do you know […]

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Are You Pursuing Goals That Truly Matter to You?

How experiences of awe help us set and go after more authentic goals. If you have a complicated relationship with goal setting, you’re not alone. According to a study on New Year’s resolutions by Statistic Brain, only 45 percent of Americans usually set New Year’s goals, and 38 percent never do. Of those who did […]

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A Psychologist Explains The Dangers Of Manifesting Your Goals — And Offers A Solution

Many people come to therapy with the wrong idea about manifestation. They ask questions like: “I recently came across the concept of manifesting wealth. I’ve started to buy more expensive things. But, other than hurting my bank balance, I see no results. Does manifestation really work?” “I spend time every day visualizing being in a […]

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Getting Nothing Done? Use These 8 Psychological Tips to Boost Productivity

If you’ve been struggling to stay on top of your to-do list, these eight easy tips can help. Humans love to-do lists. Checking things off makes us feel good, and our desire to always achieve results grows. As a result, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to be productive. But when we get behind […]

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Everything is aiming: forget the target and focus on your aim

We live in a world obsessed with outcomes. At school, we’re encouraged to climb an artificial leaderboard that reflects our test scores. At work, performance is based on reaching specific targets, sometimes known as OKRs for “Objectives and Key Results.” In this goal-based society, success is defined by how our peers evaluate our track record. […]

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How to Set Goals in Midlife or Middle Age

It’s no myth that we’re living longer, more productive lives past age 50 than at any time in history. What that also means is that the midlife crisis is often striking at a pivotal time in our career paths – around the ages 45 to 55, when we’re either nearing retirement or planning to work […]

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9 Micro-Habits That Will Completely Change Your Life in A Year

The quality of your life is determined by the things you do on a daily basis. If you want to improve your life, you need to upgrade your daily habits and routines. Here are 9 micro-habits that will help you change your life by this time next year. 1. Drink a Big Glass of Water […]

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How to Reach Financial Freedom: 12 Habits to Get You There

Financial freedom—having enough savings, investments, and cash on hand to afford the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family— is an important goal for many people. It also means growing a nest egg that will allow you to retire or pursue any career you want—without being driven by the need to earn a certain […]

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