5 Small Ways to Achieve Your Big Goals

I’ve spent a lot of my career thinking about how we can all understand ourselves and create a happier life; I’ve written several books on happiness, and I host the award-winning podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Here are a few things I’ve learned over the years about how to make resolutions you’ll actually keep, and become happier in the […]

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Feed Your Mind

Think about the world we live in today. Think about how much negative news floods the television. Think about the trivial and often times, petty banter that we can get mixed up on in social media. What do you think that does to your mind, or even your soul over time? If you don’t watch […]

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You Can’t Be Productive Without This…

If you own the latest iPhone or the Samsung phone, but your battery is dead, these great pieces of technology serve you little. It doesn’t matter that the device has an ultra-performing processor; it’s useless because it has no power. Likewise, if you have a Lamborghini or a Ferrari or a Porsche but have no […]

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Goal Setting Not Meant for You? Here’s How You can Still Be Successful

Maybe your five-year goal went down the drain during Covid when your industry collapsed and you lost your job. Maybe you know that your New Year’s goal of going to the gym doesn’t work for you. Maybe goal setting is not meant for you. How will you then be successful? The good news is that […]

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How to Start Making Progress on That One Big Goal

This morning I ran a total of 24 minutes. This is a small miracle for me. A month ago I couldn’t make it two (short) laps around the track without feeling like I was dying. Now, here’s the thing: I ran those minutes in intervals, not all at once. And I have no idea of […]

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Habits of Successful People We can Incorporate to be Successful

My New Year Resolution each year is to procrastinate less and to be more productive. In spite of making to-do lists and carving out a plan to get my work done, I end up binge-watching series and falling asleep, only to wake up feeling guilty.  Some days my plans work, some days they don’t. That’s […]

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4 Positive Thinking Techniques That Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

You have probably heard the expression ‘you are what you eat’, and that holds some truth. But what is more true is that ‘you are what you think’. In effect this means that what you think about most of the time, and the attitude towards life you develop, will strongly determine your outcomes in life. Many […]

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8 Things Successful People Never Waste Time Doing

As a mentor, people often come to me when they are overwhelmed, stressed and feeling like they’re not accomplishing their goals, the things they most want to do in life. They feel stuck. They are at a point which they don’t know what to do. So one of the first things I do first is identify their time-wasters, […]

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3 Keys to Developing Daily Disciplines

If you struggle with managing your greatest resource, time, it is possible that you have not yet harnessed the power and leverage of creating daily disciplines. An ancient Proverb says, “He who neglects discipline despises himself.” The most powerful decision you will ever make in productivity is building rhythm and routine around doing what matters […]

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