Not Making Progress? Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Just Yet

It’s easy to feel discouraged if you’ve been working on a project or personal goal for a long, long time and haven’t seen significant results. After consistently putting in hours of work, it’s unclear if your efforts will ever pay off. Would you believe me if I told you that the solution to your low morale […]

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This Cross Calendar Approach Can Help You Build Habits That Stick

“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.” Charles Dickens said that. Building great and consistent habits is difficult. Breaking bad habits and sticking to new good ones over a long period of time […]

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How Psychology Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

Achieving your fitness goals can be tough – it takes persistence, perseverance, self-discipline and the ability not to throw in the towel when the time comes to train. Truth is – your body is hardwired to make things as easy as possible for itself. As psychologist Steve Peters famously explained to Chris Hoy, we’re not […]

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7 Goal Oriented Habits Of Successful People

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success they desire. Successful people are where they are today because of their habits.  Habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior. Everything that you are today, and everything that you will ever accomplish, is determined by […]

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9 Practices for Achieving Emotional Maturity

Mental health is synonymous with maturity, and maturity is born of responsibility. You cannot be mentally or emotionally healthy if you are irresponsible. People with maturity understand a great truth; they understand that life is difficult. In being able to accept this fact about life, mature people learn to handle life in all of its […]

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5 Rules of Personal Productivity – This Really is How You Get More Done

We are all drowning in “too much to do,” day in and day out.  And so we read books about time management, and energy management, and we say “I’m finally going to get more serious about getting more done.” It really is not a secret.  It is not “complex” (I almost wrote “not hard “ […]

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Goal: Nibble it bit-by-bit

Have you ever felt that you are stuck with your goal and making no progress at all? It’s a very common feeling we experience when we are working toward a big or stretch goal. But that doesn’t mean we should simply give up. Here are a few ideas that may help keep your perspective and […]

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8 Myths About Goals That You Need to Stop Believing Now

There is no shortage of dissenting information on goals. Many people question the value of goal-setting. Some believe goals don’t work. Others think that if you define a goal, you define your own limitation. None of that is true. But, there is one rudimentary belief that should be understood: It is always easy to make goals. It’s meeting them that […]

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6 Goal Setting Mistakes To Avoid

You would think that setting goals would be one of the simpler components of being an athlete. What do you want to do? What do you want to accomplish? What lights that fire in your belly? But the truth is that many athletes are much better at stepping through a long series of workouts than […]

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