Do. It. Anyway.

I went to the gym this morning and noted this quote on the motivational whiteboard at the entrance: “The Magic you’re looking for is in the work you’re avoiding.” (Anonymous) I almost didn’t get to the gym today, and most folks would say I have a good excuse. I struggle with chronic lower back pain …

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The Only Way to Eat an Elephant

Desmond Tutu once wisely said that “there is only one way to eat an elephant: a bite at a time.” What he meant by this is that everything in life that seems daunting, overwhelming, and even impossible can be accomplished gradually by taking on just a little at a time. If you’ve ever wanted to …

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4 Mindsets of Highly Disciplined People

When people think about discipline, the term willpower usually comes to mind—pushing yourself to work hard or stay focused. But if you actually observe highly disciplined people closely, you’ll notice something striking… Disciplined people don’t rely on willpower. Sure, they make use of it from time to time. But willpower isn’t their main tool for getting things …

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