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7 tips to getting more done in a day

If you’re like most people, I’m sure you probably look forward to the weekend. The weekend probably represents nothing short of total and absolute freedom to you. It’s when you finally get to unwind and pursue those things (passions, hobbies, other activities) that most likely fell to the back-burner during…

What would you do if fear wasn’t a factor?

Today I want to talk about fear. Mostly, I want to ask you a simple question: what’s that one big thing you would do if fear wasn’t a factor?¬† You know that thing I’m talking about. That thing you dream about. That thing you want so much. That thing that…

How do you plan on spending your heartbeats in 2016?

Happy New Year! There’s something invigorating about the start of a New Year, wouldn’t you agree? It’s brimming with possibility. Anything seems attainable. If you’re like most people, perhaps you’ve spent some time yesterday or today thinking about resolutions or goals or experiences you want to have or ways you…

How to wake up excited every morning

It was just a few years ago that I was working in a job that I severely hated. Every day, it was the same seven hours of mind-numbing tasks. I didn’t feel challenged. I didn’t feel stimulated. If anything, I felt empty on the inside. Was this all there was…

What to do when fear is keeping you stuck in place

I’ve recently returned from my trip to Paris. It was a dream. Here’s the wild part: I went by myself. It was my first international journey on my own. I learned so much about myself and grew so much as a person through traveling solo. It was a worthwhile experience…

What to do when you feel discouraged and want to give up

According to a plethora of research (with which I won’t bore you), by this point in the year, the majority of people have slacked off on their resolutions and have altogether given up on them. Now as you may remember from my previous post on alternatives to making resolutions (read…

Alternatives to making resolutions

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Yesterday, I provided 4 easy-to-implement tips that you can start using right now to keep yourself on track with your resolutions. If you missed the email, you can read the blog¬†right here. But I also mentioned that I personally no longer make resolutions. Instead, I focus on what’s at the…

How to keep your resolutions

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I know it’s been a while since my last blog. I wanted to take a break to fully soak in the yuletide season. I hope your own holidays were warm, bright, and filled with laughter. Now here’s a question for you: Did you know that nearly 50% of people make…

Are you overcomplicating your goals?

Today, I want to talk about goals. With 2015 just around the corner (wow – where did this year go!?), I’m sure you’re no doubt starting to think about how you’d like 2015 to go down. If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while now, you may know that…