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If you’ve been listening to the news lately, you may have come to the conclusion that the outlook at the moment is bleak. You may be caught up in the gloom and doom, hopeless mindset that is more contagious than a flu pandemic.
There are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy when ... Views:26
I'm sure it comes as no surprise that every meal eaten out of your home can be a real diet disaster and throw the most mindful eaters off their health and wellness track.
The average individual has lunch out twice per week and dinner once. That equates to one full day of eating out per week ... Views:75
As a parent, I wanted to do everything I could to protect my son from stress. I tried to intervene and solve his problems for him, but that ended up causing more problems, and he didn’t learn how to deal with issues himself. Instead, I tried a different approach—teaching him to adjust his ... Views:88
Like R&B singer Lauryn Hill once sang, ‘the sweetest thing I have ever know, was like the kiss upon the collarbone’… that was of course, until I came across a corporate office and millions of Hersey kisses. After visiting offices around the country, I can honestly say that today’s professionals ... Views:83
Personal excellence is gained by the gradual result of always striving to do better.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential, these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Personal excellence is not about being a perfectionist. ... Views:184
People who love to gossip , could be a part of this scandal due to one or more of the following reasons:
Low self confidence
To feel Superior
Trying to impress you
Let us learn how we can neutralize this scam that is taking away our ... Views:81
Successful individuals purposefully develop success habits that allow them to attain the life they choose. These people are prepared to commit their time in developing these habits as they understand that they will serve to help them in achieving their goals.
Highly effective and successful ... Views:204
In Debbie Ford's last book, Courage, she talks about "becoming unrecognizable." Loving that concept from the moment she first shared it, I eagerly took on living my life from the bar of unrecognizable. Whether it's being more aware of my finances or carving out time to do nothing and relax on ... Views:127
If I asked how you train your mind, what would you say?
“I read a lot.”
“I meditate for an hour every day.”
“I journal every night.”
If any of those things are true, then you’re doing a great job of feeding your mind. But what happens when you feed yourself and don’t workout? ... Views:230
After the warm glow of Christmas, January and February can appear to be cold, somber and miserable months.
The gloomy days of winter are mirrored in many people’s lives as they feel slightly depressed, and low on energy and motivation.
Here are six ways to banish the “winter blues” by ... Views:170
Happiness is almost impossible to define and means different things to different people.
Psychologists do generally agree however that 50% of our happiness is determined by our genes, 40% by our daily activities and 10% by our life circumstances.
Three Benefits Of Happiness
- Happier ... Views:166
Looking back at last year, I am reflecting on those things that have been helpful for me to achieve success, meet and exceed my goals. I came up with the following six key areas in my life and I would love to hear from you about the things that have been most helpful for your development, ... Views:267
Firstly, let me make it clear that there is a difference between detoxing from alcohol, and detoxing from an alcohol addiction. Here I am only talking about detoxing from alcohol. If you have an alcohol addiction, you are going to need professional help. Please call your local Salvation Army or ... Views:163
Have you ever left the store with a bundle of bags and came home to find out that you actually bought a pile of things you don’t really need or like? Have you ever wondered why, no matter how much money you earn, you never feel like you make enough to support your needs and desires? Have you ... Views:300
“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”— Jim Rohn
Our lives are driven by our habitual behaviors and we do this unconsciously.
Our circumstances be it finances, health, weight, relationships, happiness and luck is a pattern of recurring events caused ... Views:248
The change of behaviour at the heart of what this book is about is this: a little more asking people questions and a little less telling people what to do. But simple doesn’t mean easy, and theory’s no good if you don’t know how to put it into practice. So before we look at what to change, we ... Views:295
For most of us, life can be a roller-coaster of achievements and disappointments. Just when we're sailing along smoothly, something occurs that knocks us off track. Dealing with the inevitable hardships in our lives can be challenging, to say the least. But there are a variety of coping ... Views:227
Your level of attractiveness determines how much appeal, desire and interest people have in you. There are many obvious ways of making yourself more appealing and attractive, ways like going to the gym, early morning exercise, push-ups, squats e.t.c but there are also other ways you're ... Views:369
If you’re thinking of writing a book, one of the most beneficial things you can do (at least for most people) is have a writing routine.
I’ve written several books, created countless information products and launched quite a few live trainings. All of this, and more, was accomplished by ... Views:215
Procrastination is one of the most stubborn issues in people’s life. Luckily, there are many ways to overcome it.
I will present here just several ways to deal with it, but they all are very effective. Here are the most recommended strategies:
1. Meditate regularly.
2. Apply mindfulness ... Views:324
After 7 years and 500 interviews of successful people Richard St. John came up with a list of 8 secrets to success. In this Ted presentation Richard points out that success is not a step by step process but a continuous journey. The problem is that when we get to the top of a process we think ... Views:213
Sometimes you may want to start a new good habit and it’s difficult to do. You want to get out of bed earlier to exercise, you want to iron your clothes while you’re watching television, you want to do homework for your class instead of watching a movie, you want to eat more vegetables and ... Views:939
In the 1970s, Dr. James Prochaska and colleagues at the University of Rhode Island developed a model on the process of changing from bad habits to good ones. They identified six stages that people go through in this process.
Generally, people don’t go through these stages in a linear ... Views:548
It is easy to form a bad habit, but I think it is difficult (at least in the beginning) to form a good habit that sticks. This applies to time management as well.
There are certain ways that can help you to become more efficient in your everyday life. Some of the habits that I currently ... Views:296
If anyone tries to sell you the secret to success, walk away because they are trying to rip you off. There is no magical solution and no mystery to it. In fact, there is no secret!
Scientists have repeatedly studied people who do well in life, solving problems effectively and almost ... Views:203
“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.” ~ John C. Maxwell
According to Tony Robbins, we have “Time Targets.” These are pockets of time in ... Views:184
Every January marks yet another year that we tell ourselves that it’s time to reset, refocus, and re-envision our lives the way they were “meant” to be—the way they “should” be. It’s time to get healthier, work harder (or slower), and match real life with the ideals that have thus far seemed out ... Views:199
This was a question that was put before me recently and I thought it an interesting one. For many people the answer is its easier to be unhappy, because unhappiness, struggle and complaint are their default beliefs and behaviors. For others, happiness seems to come easily. We all know those ... Views:237
I asked around “What comes to your mind when I say consistency?”
Here are the responses :
State of Data, Juggernaut, Roger Federer, Sachin Tendulkar, Apple i-phone sales, Day and Night, Rahul Dravid, Regularity, Cake dough consistency, Fibonacci series, Government Failure, Water shortage, ... Views:221
It was lovely to see Virat Kohli taking things to the finish in the recent matches against Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Do you start brilliantly on a project and then give up before the job has been done? This is a very common ailment. The beginning of any new project or venture is full of ... Views:291
Focus is about saying no – Steve Jobs
Something struck me very deep when I stumbled on this quote. All this while I thought focus only meant fiercely concentrating on what you want to get done, but now I have come to understand that – Focus is more about saying no to distractions! I finished ... Views:230
I grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, just four short subway stops on the LL Train and you were in the “Big City.” I spent lots of time on that train since my family went into the city to shop, enjoy seasonal traditions, and later on for me to go to work as a young high school student at Barnes ... Views:250
The interactive world we reside in permits a lot of diversions. At the office, there are interruptions by our colleagues or our partners in addition to calls from our family at times always important and many times a priority to address. There are our own vices sometimes searching phones, email ... Views:318
Anything is possible.
I know, I know, I need to stop using lame opening sentences in the beginning of these articles. But seriously, anything is possible!
The Law of Vibrations and Attractions says that whatever you constantly think about will turn into a reality. Because your thoughts ... Views:263
Now, a lot of ink has been spilt over how you should make certain that you actually develop a writing habit and that you don’t just end up one of those people who calls themselves a writer and imagines themselves to be, but never actually puts anything on paper. So that is not the part I’m going ... Views:286
The phrase money is evil may not mean much when you are young, until you are in debts and you don’t know what to do. That is what’s happening to young people today. The fact that there is no financial education makes young people get out of college sinking deep in debts.
And the sad fact ... Views:351
When I initially agreed to do a 30 Day Blog Challenge, I had no idea how beneficial it would be. Eleven days into the experience, I’m finding it has given me a new level of discipline and focus that has far reaching benefits.
It was during a private mastermind meeting with my clients that I ... Views:319
Do you think that perhaps the information about how good writing is for you is a bit biased because it’s generally writers writing about how healthy it is? Because if it isn’t, wow! Everybody should just write. Shut the factories, the cafes and the borders. Give everybody a pen and some paper ... Views:342
With so many things vying for our time and attention, it’s more important than ever to have strategies in place that allow you to get the most out of the time you put into your business.
Lots of people joke about how little time they have in their day and that their attention is spread in many ... Views:277
You have always made it a habit to put things off until the last minute. In the past, this mode of operation allowed you to scrape by with just enough time to meet deadlines. As life has become more demanding, you are finding that this approach is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain. You ... Views:336
Starting writing, that’s easy. It’s the continuing that’s the hard part. And yet if you’re not writing consistently you can’t really call yourself a writer – a dreamer, maybe but not a writer. So what makes it so hard to continue writing?
The first piece of the puzzle we’re going to have to ... Views:314
Quitting smoking is undoubtedly a psychological challenge.
We’re all familiar with those treatments that can help to curb physical withdrawal, such as nicotine gum, patches or replacement therapy. But coping with physical symptoms of withdrawal are just one aspect; mental discipline is of ... Views:401
28 Days to Building Your New Habit!
Any area of your life that you are looking to develop a new, positive habit can be as easy as 28 days.
This can be everything from eating well, to handling your finances more efficiently, completing tasks or projects within a reasonable scope of ... Views:356
A few years ago I had some friends over to the house and during the get-together a glass of red wine was dropped on a very plush, off-white living room carpet. When I had the carpet cleaning experts come out they assured me they could not only remove the stain, but that they could make every ... Views:373
Perhaps, by now, you already know this truth: happiness is not something you need to discover because you are already capable of it and because it is intrinsic to the essence of your being! Believe it or not, happiness is not elusive. I just requires your focusing on it for it to become ... Views:269
It’s amazing when you cross your own invisible line from, “Ugh! I have to do this,” to “Wow! I get to do this!”
Such is the case with running. Never, in my wildest dreams, did I think I would enjoy, let alone love, running. But I do. A LOT! So much in fact, I regularly participate in local ... Views:351
"One's greatest challenge is to control oneself" -Kazi Shams
We've all experienced moments when our self-discipline was challenged. Whether it was not eating that extra cookie or finishing that work project before the deadline. We all know it can get difficult to deny ourselves immediate ... Views:446
Complaints. Complaints, complaining, complained. Now, if you’re wondering why I’ve written the word ‘complain’ so many times in different ways then that’s just because I’m trying to prove a point. Now, I know what you’re thinking,
“Oh no! She’s going to start complaining about people who ... Views:451
We all hit that brick wall at times where we are no longer jumping out of bed each morning excited to start our day. When you find yourself lying in bed dreading to get up and start your day you know it is time to do some self-reflection and find out what is zapping your energy.
Retreat from ... Views:424
So I start this blog with one simple question, “Are relationships important in your life?”
If you answered yes I promise that if you use the concepts and ideas in this short blog you will reach your outcome.
Studies show that 90% of our success professionally and our happiness personally ... Views:589