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Three Mind Tricks of the Super Successful

Desire is far, far more powerful than discipline. If it is what you truly want, you will blow through virtually any obstacle to get there.…

Do These Seven Things to Turbo Charge Your Life

Believe in yourself. If you don’t, few will. Don’t rent out space in your head to the opposition, make your internal voice your champion, your…

One Secret of Calm People: Embracing JOMO

JOMO is the “Joy of Missing Out” and is the polar opposite of FOMO, the “Fear of Missing Out”. JOMO is intense feeling of delight…

Your Inner Roommate

You have someone living inside your head and it is important to remember it is NOT you. Your inner roommate is a good way to…

Are You a Logic Bully?

A Logic Bully is someone who attempts to overwhelm you with rational arguments while remaining impervious to the insight that your primary motivations are emotions. It…

You Need a PET

No, I’m not talking about a furry four-legged mammal though you may benefit from one of those as well (personally I’ve had dogs most of…

Your Friends are Your Future; How is it Looking?

It has been said that you are the sum total of the 5 people you spend the most time with. While there is much truth…

Self as Subject

When was the last time you studied yourself? As in a topic well worth knowing? In Depth? To avoid squandering the precious gift of life,…

What are Your Values? Pick 3, Live Them Fiercely

Below is a list of Values, courtesy of Brene Brown (Dare to Lead and Rising Strong). Under the heading of “If everything is a priority,…

Do You Support? Or Do You Shift?

In a conversation, support is when our response draws out another person, giving them an opportunity to go deeper or open up more. Shift is…

Self-Made v. Self-Sculpted

I am NOT a self-made man. Anyone with an ounce of humility and self-awareness knows, appreciates, and is deeply grateful for the help they have…

The Incredible Power of Humility

Our pride, Our stubbornness, Our dislike of asking for or even accepting offered help, Our unwillingness to change, to admit we may have been wrong,…

Seven Habits of Happy People

They monitor their self-talk; keep it positive, solution oriented. They choose companions in life that challenge them to be their best. They Release. They focus…

The Fluency Illusion

The Fluency Illusion is when we think we know something better than we really do, believing we have mastered a subject when really we have…

Have You Ever Fallen Prey to Motivated Reasoning?

Motivated Reasoning refers to the all too human ability to find “logical” reasons to do what we already want to do v. to find the…

What Do You Track?

Do you keep track of the wrong things? The things that go wrong? The stuff that didn’t work out? Rejections, mistakes, slights, stumbles, and fumbles?…

Three Kinds of Intelligence and Why You Need All Three

IQ IQ is the most basic kind of intelligence and generally refers to math/verbal skills. While pretty much set at birth and first few years…

HOT THOUGHTS, COOL THOUGHTS

You are programming your mind, day in and day out, whether or not you realize it. The thoughts you CHOOSE to think powerfully affect the…

Can You See Souls Instead of Bodies?

What if we could see people’s true inner essence instead of their outer bodies? What if we could see spiritual growth and accomplishments as easily…

Do You Know HOW to Think? 3 Smart Ways, One Dumb Way

Intentional Thinking is making a conscious decision to think about a subject, a situation, a topic usually with the goal of finding a solution or gaining needed…

Three Little Habits That Lead to BIG Success

Ask Questions Being curious keeps you in learning mode and is an excellent way to get noticed and to get people to open up to…

Vivre Sans Temps Mort

“Vivre Sans Temps Mort” is French for “to live without wasted time.” The way we choose to spend our time defines who we are, how our…

Five Ways to Face Down Fears

Fears are NOT facts… but we can choose to turn our fears into the functional equivalent of facts when we act as if they are…

Keys to Unlocking the Amazing Magic of Affirmations

Affirmations work best via endless (and I do mean endless) repetition. Over and Over and Over again until they are DEEPLY implanted in your unconsciousness.…

Dissecting (and Modifying) a Limiting Belief

Have you ever listed your limiting beliefs? One challenge is that they often reside deep within our minds, masquerading as “facts” or as subtle background…

Inner Scripts, Outer Scripts

We all have words we say to ourselves, our “inner script”, and we all have the words we say to others, our “outer script”. If…

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