Do you ever follow a routine which proves successful for you, but get over-confident and start making bad choices based on your gut-instinct or arrogant thoughts? A lot of us disregard successful techniques because we think we know better. How do we avoid unnecessary mistakes and stick to what works?Read More
Do you feel like you don’t have enough time for the things you love? Maybe that includes things such as going scuba diving, writing a fiction novel, playing club volleyball, or spending more time with your children?
Do you feel like your everyday priorities are creating a major time suck in your life?
Let’s take that time back and help you do more of what matters most!Read More
Sadly, clichés aren’t effective tools for change.
If we want to do something, we not only have to get off our asses and take action — we need to create a mental model on how we plan to attain it.
Like the hero or heroine who embarks on an epic quest to find hidden treasure in a distant land, we need to create or resource an epic mental framework to slay our fears and master our chosen skills.Read More
Imagine waking up one day to find that you’ve been diagnosed with a life threatening illness and informed that you only have three months to live. How do you cope with this new reality? How would you choose to spend the remaining time you have left?Read More
If you’re like most people, you probably face self-doubt and negativity on a daily basis.
Did that self-help book or new age guru tell you it’s just a matter of setting an intention or exerting your willpower?
Well, I hate to break it to you, but those ideas — while nice in theory — are terrible tools for creating lasting change. And what’s more, they aren’t backed by proven, scientific strategies.Read More
It’s common to think of motivation as something you either do or don’t have. Similarly, willpower is viewed as a limited resource within each of us, where we are rendered immobile or unable to continue moving towards our goals if it runs out. These beliefs have largely been spread due to the misinterpretation of scientific studies. However, recent science turns this on its head. Which is great news for anyone struggling to make important changes in their own lives!Read More
Many of us go through our lives largely on autopilot, relying mainly on our long held tried-and-true methods of behavior and beliefs. While this may be comfortable to us, what do we do when a new situation arises? What about when we have a problem we’ve never encountered before?Read More
A lot of us know the actions we need to take to live a better life or to break a bad habit. However, there seems to be a disconnect between being able to recognize what needs to be done and actually doing what needs to be done.Read More
When thinking about productivity, many of us tend towards questions like “How much money do I make?” or “How much work did I accomplish?” as metrics for measurement. But how do you know when you’ve had enough? This cold, corporate approach seems to miss the mark. A superior alternative to these measures is intentionality: The pre-decision of choosing what you do before you do it.Read More
Science or personal experience? Which is the best informant of our decisions, especially when it comes to maximizing our potential and living better—whatever that means to us as individuals?
Author, entrepreneur, and photographer James Clear offers an off-the-beaten-path answer to that question that involves holding on to two distinct ideas simultaneously.Read More
You know you need to build accountability into your New Year’s resolutions AND find the right people to support you in achieving your biggest and most important goals in 2019.
But odds are, you still don’t have adequate accountability in your life.Read More
When you think about your New Year’s resolutions – they probably feel very personal.
You’re probably telling yourself that you need do it all by yourself. You have the willpower and the ability to stick to it to make your goals happen.
You don’t need anyone’s help.
I always used to tell myself the same thing.Read More
Do you struggle with people-pleasing and being afraid to say ‘no’ to people?
A lot of the behaviors that we think are nice often come from fear, obligation, or guilt and you don’t want this approval-seeking to dominate your actions and behaviors.Read More
“New year, new you.” If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a hundred times.
I know I’ve personally had the experience of getting excited, setting a ton of awesome New Year’s resolutions and then slowly dropping the ball on each one as the year went on.
Honestly - most of them didn’t even make it past January. Then, the next year… rinse and repeat.
That was before I completely transformed the way I think about goal setting and creating results. I’ve seen the other side and I know that you can see the same change for yourself.Read More
Are you frustrated with being unable to recall some of the incredible material you learn from books, articles, and podcasts?
Fortunately, you can use some of these effective learning techniques from experts to make sure you actually remember all these learnings and can put them into action!Read More
Harvard Business School students—many of us would identify them as a privileged elite who are bound for professional and financial success.
But according to research, 75 to 80 percent of them experience imposter syndrome.Read More
We often have to make decisions when we have a limited amount of information to evaluate and little control over the factors affecting the outcome.
So what exactly is a good decision? Is that different than a good outcome?Read More