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Bridging the Gap – Knowing vs. Doing

I struggle with this daily, so I thought I’d write about it today.   You’re familiar with this scenario:  You learn something new.  Maybe you read a book that had good ideas, solutions to a problem you have.  Maybe you attended a lecture, a seminar or even a counseling session [read more]

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Exercise or Diet – Which is More Important?

If you’re like many people at this time of year, you’re thinking about what you can do go get your weight where you want it to be.  Whether that’s 5 lbs, or 50 lbs, you know you need to do something different but aren’t positive what that should be. The [read more]

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Keys to Entrepreneurial Success

I ran across a great article recently … great in all respects except it’s title. The title is actually a question that was posed on Quora, the Q&A website. The question was “What is the most effective yet efficient way to get rich?” The answer was, in my humble opinion, [read more]

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Habits to Help You Achieve Your Goals

It’s no secret, and I’ve written about it here many times, that habits are a very powerful tool to facilitate reaching a goal.

The simple act of automatically (i.e. unconsciously) taking a particular action every day has powerful effects, IF they can just be established.

I found this article at LifeHacker.com this [read more]

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How Marine’s Handle Stress

Anyone who is pursuing a personal goal is bound to experience stress at some point in time, if not frequently.

This is a fascinating article on how Marine’s in far more stressful conditions that most of us ever encounter handle it very successfully:

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mindfulness-in-frantic-world/201207/meditate-just-the-us-marines

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Managing Personal Change

Personal change is required to achieve a new goal. If you’ve having trouble making the change, understanding why can help get you moving forward again.

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A New Year’s Gift

Before you start out making your New Year’s goals and resolutions, take a minute to watch the 9 minute video below.

It will put you in the right frame of mind to make decisions that will guide you in 2013. I promise you’ll be glad you did. 🙂

Enjoy!

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Lose Weight with Software for Your Healthy Lifestyle

Research shows repeatedly that keeping a food journal or otherwise tracking what we eat is a consistently successful activity to help you meet your weight loss goals.    

If weight loss is top of your goal list for 2013, check out the website Weight by Date.  It’s purpose is to [read more]

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Know What Produces Action Toward Your Goal

 
Taking action toward your goal on a regular basis is essential to reaching it. We’ve seen repeatedly that the ability to pursue a goal consistently over time produces consistent results.

But “sticking with it” over the long haul (what Psychologists call ‘Grit‘) is not an innate characteristic that we [read more]

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I’m Too Busy … Not

A professor stood in front of his philosophy class and with various items in front of him. When the class began, he picked up a large, empty jar and began to fill it with golf balls. He asked the students if the jar was full, and they each agreed it [read more]

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