Change Your Behaviors to Change Your Experience define my day energy focus happiness mindfulness personal development self-help Aug 06, 2021

Your world and how you experience it is largely dependent on your brain. How you experience an event can be totally different from the person next to you.

Why?

Your perceptions are colored by years of experience. And, when you perceive an event one way, expect to experience it that...

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How to Reward Yourself Properly define my day focus goals personal development tactics Jul 30, 2021

The other day, I wrote about the "first things first" mentality that I try to keep in order to make sure I spend my energy on what matters.

There's another component of this that I want to point out.

We can't reap the rewards of our efforts before actually doing the work.

"No rewards...

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First Things First energy focus priorities success what matters Jul 28, 2021

It's super important to grow your awareness of your energy.

  • How much you have
  • What is worth spending it on
  • What uses it
  • What restores it

If you've followed along with me, you may know that I keep reef aquariums again. It was a hobby of mine years ago and I started back up again last year after...

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The most important thing you can do today define my day focus goals progress Mar 02, 2021

Ever get so worked up dreaming about goals that you forget to actually work toward them? Or, they end up seeming so big that you never start, overwhelmed from the beginning.

Don't feel bad. It happens to everyone.

We naturally enjoy fantasizing about all of the things we can accomplish....

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Is Your Attitude Stopping You? energy happiness life self-help success Feb 09, 2021

Do you have a bad attitude?

Your answer to that question may be defensive, "Of course I don't!"

Indignant... "How dare you!"

Or honest... "sometimes..."

The fact is, we all have an area or maybe many areas in life where we can improve our attitude.

It occurred to me recently how mine has changed...

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The Direction of Your Life dreams fulfillment goals happiness progress purpose what matters Dec 08, 2020
Where are your actions leading you?
 
Many of us have dreams and aspirations but no plan to reach them. We hope life will get better, we dream of happiness and success, but we aren't doing the daily things that will take us there. The direction of your life is determined by your daily...
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Coping with Election Day Stress and Distraction define my day energy focus happiness health mindfulness stress what matters Nov 05, 2020

How's this week going for you? Have you been able to keep up with your priorities?

As predicted, this election is dragging on. So, are you addressing what's important to you or are you stuck waiting for answers?

One thing is certain, time will keep marching on.

When something big is happening in...

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Choosing a Priority and Following Through focus fulfillment goals happiness intention priorities success what matters Oct 20, 2020

My biggest takeaway from Monday's live session was the need to do what we say we're going to do for ourselves.

When we identify an action as a priority, we need to make sure we follow through and do it!

Otherwise, we get in the habit of not upholding our commitments to ourselves.

Here are three...

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5 Actions to Maintain Your Mental Health define my day habits happiness health mindfulness mindset personal development perspective self love self-help Oct 11, 2020

Mental health often gets neglected. A lot of times, we don't even realize our mental health is suffering. The reason is that we use our brains to conceptualize our world. We naturally can't see our own issues from the perspective of an unhealthy mental state. We can't seem them until we grow...

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Go BIG and Become Your Greatest Self goals priorities purpose Oct 06, 2020
In our latest live session, we talked about becoming the greatest version of ourselves.
 
I know, it sounds intimidating. It shouldn't be. I'm not saying be someone you're not. I'm saying, "be the greatest version of YOU!"
 
There are many reasons we compromise and settle for...
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A Lesson Learned on 9/11 - Momento Mori purpose Sep 11, 2020

I first want to share with you a Facebook post I read last night. I think it puts life in perspective.

The night before.......

On this day, 19 years ago 246 people went to sleep in preparation for their morning flights.

2,606 people went to sleep in preparation for work in the morning.

343...

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Slow down mindfulness perspective purpose what matters Sep 09, 2020

Ever have a day when you’ve flown from task to task so fast that you can’t even be sure your feet hit the ground? You collapse at the end of the day, exhausted, only to do it again tomorrow.

Some people even take pride in that pace of life. They see it as a virtue. We can even get...

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