Self-Motivated? 4 Science-Based Secrets To Achievement And Success

self-motivatedI run every other day.

However, only about a quarter of the time do I feel motivated to run before I begin. Even less so in the winter. It’s cold outside, and I’m quite comfortable inside. Most of the time, I’d rather stay put than put on my running clothes and push my body…. Continue Reading…

Positive Thoughts: 10 Vital Reasons You Must Practice Them

positive thoughtsHow often do you catch yourself in a positive thinking loop?

Are there days when your thoughts are so constantly positive, self-affirming, and confident that you feel upbeat and happy all day?

I’d bet the opposite scenario occurs far more often than the one I just described. I bet on any given day, you could… Continue Reading…

Fear Of Failure: 4 Steps To Tame It And Use It For Success

fear of failure

A guest post by James Johnson

Failure.

After spiders and heights, it’s the most common fear in the world. It’s big, it’s scary, and it’s the elephant in the room with all of your new ventures and life challenges.

Truth be told? You’re not alone. Nobody enjoys failure. It’s a painful experience we… Continue Reading…

10 Unexpected Ways To Become A Happy Person

happy personMost people spend a lot of time being unhappy.

If you Google the research on happiness and how many people are happy, you’ll find that unhappy people outnumber the happy ones. The majority people in the U.S. (3 to 1) are unhappy with their work and in general.

Those statistics are daunting and sad. We… Continue Reading…

Words Of Encouragement: 50 Quotes To Give You A Boost

Words of encouragementI used to read a book to my kids called, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, his best friend has deserted him, there’s no dessert in his lunch bag, and he’s served lima beans for dinner.

Are there days when you can relate… Continue Reading…

Self-Awareness: 30 Essential Actions For Living Authentically

self-awarenessHow can you have a truly happy and fulfilled life?

I believe it begins by living authentically.

You can’t pretend to be someone you’re not, live by rules that aren’t your own, or make choices reactively — without compromising your self-esteem and emotional health.

So how do you begin to live authentically? It’s hard to be… Continue Reading…