Keep It Simple focus purpose self-help stress Aug 26, 2020

Last week, I sent an email referencing how this research from Harvard found behaviors that most impact depression. In short, socializing is good in avoiding depression. TV and napping are highly associated with depression.

For the most part, the responses I received were amazing....

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We Are Meant to Thrive! focus life priorities self love Aug 19, 2020

Do you feel like you’re just doing the same things over and over every day?

Wake up, get ready, work, eat, sleep, repeat. Or wake up, sit on couch, repeat.

No matter what the substance, it’s not good.

You were born to thrive, not just survive.

While thriving may seem almost impossible...

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3 Life Lessons on a Saturday focus life priorities Jul 26, 2020

Be Appreciative. Be Present. Be With Who You Love

I was given the gift of perspective in these three areas yesterday.

After dinner, I caught Ryan staring out the window. I asked what he was doing.

He said, “looking at the sun and telling God thank you for my life.”

What a lesson from...

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Coping with CoronaVirus Anxiety Mar 16, 2020

At the moment, we're talking a lot about how this Coronavirus outbreak is impacting our goals, disciplines, health and more. 

Needless to say, we are going to have to make some significant changes in the coming weeks and months. Now is not the time to give up on your personal discipline. In...

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I Lost 10 Lbs! All It Took Was Willpower (the Book) and Define My Day. define my day habits health willpower Mar 09, 2020

I weighed myself this morning and found that I'm 10lbs down from where I was at the beginning of my last DMD book.

That's an average of 2.5 lbs per week!

How did I do it? I took a few concepts from a book I read through the fall and winter... Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength...

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Stop Chasing Happiness fulfillment happiness purpose Mar 06, 2020

Too many of us chase happiness. Happiness is only one of the many emotions that we are supposed to feel on a daily basis.

We're not entitled to happiness... only the pursuit of it.

Instead, I encourage you to seek fulfillment that aligns with your purpose. Happiness will come and...

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Where You Place Your Focus is Crucial to Your Success focus purpose success Mar 04, 2020

Many of us focus on disasters, politics, and other subjects that derail our progress.

In this live morning session, I discuss how to handle the many events that happen around us.

Watch this short session and let me know what you think in the comments.

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Make it Messy dreams goals perfection progress purpose Mar 02, 2020

Do you ever find yourself not doing something because you're waiting for the right time?

Maybe you want to "do it once and do it right." Maybe you're even down on yourself for doing something imperfectly.

It's completely OK to make it messy. It's far more important to get your priorities...

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Protect Your "Feed" energy mindset social media Jan 13, 2020

What you see and hear impacts you more than you know.

Do you have that person that pops up on your Facebook feed that just gets under your skin? Maybe it even gets you agitated or angry?

Me too.

Ever have that feeling linger?

Yep, me too.

Ever engage in an argument about their toxic post?

No...

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The Lifehack GUARANTEED to help you reach your goals focus productivity Jan 10, 2020

In this live session, I discussed an article that we came across that simply on point with what Defined Life is all about.

Success is simple when you look at it from this perspective... pick a direction and simply move in that direction... deliberately and consistently.

You can read the entire...

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Finish 2019 Strong 2019 intention mindset new year Dec 16, 2019

That doesn't mean you have to overdo it... don't overwork, overspend, or burn yourself out.

It’s a new week and the last one before Christmas!

There are many things to do this last week before the holidays.

First, we have to decide what our mindset is... are we hustling to get stuff done?...

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Getting Over a Holiday Hangover with Action holidays productivity tactics Dec 03, 2019

I've received a LOT of emails from customers telling me they feel stuck after the holiday. They are out of sync and unmotivated. I think we all are... even me.

Remember, don't follow your feelings... create them.

If you are feeling out of sync, unmotivated, or anything other than "I want to...

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