Healthy Resolutions Can Still Work after January

The calendar for this year has moved on from New Year’s Day, but it’s still a good time to focus on personal health goals as if it were January, said Pinnacle’s Gina Gordon, a registered dietician and registered nurse with Novant Health. For some, those goals may be diet or weight loss related and for […]

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Wrap Your Day Around Your Mission

“No reserves. No retreats. No regrets.” — William Borden When you wake up in the morning, and you get ready to start your day, identify your mission for the day. And wrap you day around it. Not the other way around. Start with your mission for the day. You can get intentional about the results you […]

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6 Reasons Not to Use SMART Goals For Everything

You’re probably familiar with the concept of SMART goals. SMART is commonly defined as Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Organizations use these goals with two primary aims in mind. When addressing each aspect of the initials in SMART goals, the anticipated result is a clearly-defined direction for employees, and a well-set timeline to overcome […]

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3 Things Successful People Do on the Daily

I know success leaves clues. It’s why I’m so interested in the routines and habits of the most successful people. I’ve found once I implement behaviors that have been proven to work, I always experience positive change. And how do I know that these behaviors are proven? Because of the results that they create for tons of […]

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One Thing at a Time

All of us have had the experience of doing too many things at once. Of driving while listening to the radio, eating a burrito and talking to a friend all at once. While it’s amazing that human beings can juggle so many things at once — a testament to our versatility — it’s also a […]

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Goal Setting: Are we doing it wrong?

WHEN I look back on my goals for last year, I realise something that would once have sent me into a spectacular tail-spin. I didn’t achieve a single goal I set last January. Not one. Zilch. Zip. Nada. None. Now, before you deem me a failure or send emergency remedies of wine and chocolate for […]

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