The Art of Kaizen: How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Motivated

Change can often be difficult. Changing your job, your diet, or even your car can sometimes seem so overwhelming you hesitate to start. An ancient Eastern philosophy called kaizen offers valuable insights into how you can disrupt your fears and more easily move through change. Why is change hard? A brief look at how our […]

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7 Often Overlooked Ways to Make Yourself Happier

Do you know how to make yourself happy? We often overlook the simple things in life that can provide us with pure joy and happiness, no matter the situation. By mindfully adding one of these simple actions into our everyday lives, we can experience an overall boost in happiness. Start with these 7 under-appreciated tips for […]

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How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first”. But for the rest of us, self-discipline often comes second… if at all. Every day, we admit defeat to self-indulgence when we choose to snooze […]

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6 Traits of People Who Win with Money

Meet the Smith family. Both parents work, and they make good money. From the outside, life looks good — a new Tahoe, a big house, and private schools for the kids. But in reality, the Smiths are barely scraping by. With the help of credit cards and car loans, they spend more money than they […]

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Do This When You Want to Quit

You’ve tried – really you have. But you’re not seeing the results, and you feel like you don’t have more to give. Everyone reaches this point sometimes – whether with school, work, sports, or in relationships. So, there’s no shame in wanting to quit. But being in this state of mind – or actually quitting – can be […]

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The 12 Rules To Live By

The 12 rules to live by should act as a guiding structure for you to make your own… The one thing I admire about people who have strong nutrition rules is their dogmatic behavior. For example, a vegetarian, under no circumstances, will ever eat meat. There is no, “well, everyone else is having a burger, […]

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4 Steps To Create Mini-Habits And Reach Your Goals

Everyone has their own collection of habits. Bad ones (what you call your vices) that might include biting your nails when you’re nervous, an 8pm soda and chips habit on the couch, or hitting the snooze button 8 times every morning. And then there are good habits, that you’ve intentionally built into your life to […]

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Process Goals vs Outcome Goals: Which Goal Setting Style is Best?

We all have results we want to achieve.  We want to make more money, lose weight, or have stronger relationships. These are all positive things, and they motivate us to take action towards our goals. The Trouble with Outcomes The problem comes when we become obsessed with the results we want and forget about the […]

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How to Improve Your Time Management Skills

Many people are struggling with time management today. There are so many things you want to do pertaining to your work life and your social life as well, but the problem is that you only have a 24-hour day to accomplish all that. Poor time management is not a one-man problem, but a universally acknowledged […]

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