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Mindset, Motivation

How to beat your alarm clock

NERRR! NERRR! NERRR! NERRR! *Obnoxious alarm clock sound* Ugh. Hate it. Being ripped from my sleep by that awful sound. Doesn’t matter if I have twinkly bells or a booming foghorn, I hate it just the same. For many of us, getting out of bed is an art form. A carefully designed process of coordinating… Continue reading How to beat your alarm clock

Goal setting, Mindset, Motivation

#1 thing to do when reviewing your goals makes you miserable

It’s one of the most common and basic pieces of personal development advice. Set your goals, write them down, and review them each day to refocus your efforts and motivate you to take action. Yet for many of us (myself included), reviewing our goals can leave us feeling frustrated and defeated. Instead of firing up… Continue reading #1 thing to do when reviewing your goals makes you miserable


What motivates you?

Tony Robbins is extraordinarily skilled with words. He has an extraordinary ability to pierce right to the heart of your pain, frustrations, and desires to get to the real core of who you are and what you NEED to move forward. Tony Robbins understands people and what they want. This, he says, tells him EXACTLY… Continue reading What motivates you?

Goal setting, Motivation

8 ideas to beat procrastination and Get Stuff Done

Need some help tackling procrastination? Try these 8 ideas to kick the habit and get stuff done 1.      If it takes 2 minutes or less, DO IT NOW! Simple things that can be done quickly don’t need to be put off. Make it a new rule that if it will take 2 minutes or less… Continue reading 8 ideas to beat procrastination and Get Stuff Done

Goal setting, Mindset, Motivation

How rewards sabotage your goals

A popular piece of advice given to people trying to achieve a goal is to celebrate their achievements by giving themselves a reward. Promising yourself a small treat or reward for reaching certain milestones or completing certain tasks is said to boost your motivation, give you something to look forward to, and reinforce how good… Continue reading How rewards sabotage your goals

Energy, Motivation

3 steps to break out of the afternoon slump

If you're anything like me, the 2-3 hour stretch right after lunch can seem like an uphill struggle. Unless you're lucky enough to live in a country that enjoys a post-lunch siesta, finding the will and motivation to plow on through the afternoon can be a daily challenge. Post-lunch sleepiness has typically been attributed to… Continue reading 3 steps to break out of the afternoon slump