What 2 weeks in Bali taught me about life

For Thanksgiving, I spent 2 weeks traveling all over Indonesia. It was amazing – amazing food, culture, and people. My travels took me from the traffic jams of Jakarta to the deep jungles of Sumatra where I got to see orangutans. (I also had a monkey steal my lunch.) But […]

December 5, 2016

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The No-Brainer Way to Track Your Success

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin Alright, overachiever, you’ve picked a habit to work on and now you’re ready to crush it! Time to just jump into the deep end, right? WRONG! As much as habit change is […]

November 7, 2016

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30 Days to Become a Morning Person (Even If You Hate Mornings)

Last year, I started feeling frustrated by how little I was managing to accomplish in my day. Here are 4 problems that I kept running into day in and day out… I didn’t get enough ‘switch off’ time in the evenings where I stepped away from technology before bed. I […]

September 19, 2016

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You have 26,000 Mornings – Are You Wasting Them?

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”     – Marcus Aurelius You’ve probably been told once or twice to “make each day count, ” but have you ever actually counted how many […]

August 28, 2016

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What M&Ms Can Teach You About Life and Habits

Whatever you’re doing right now, chances are you’d probably rather not be doing it. Something you’d love to skip like a meeting or a class. Maybe you have some chores to do around the house. Or you’ve got homework. Or an application for your “dream job” you need to fill out, but you just […]

August 15, 2016

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3 Ways Being a Perfectionist Leads You to Absolute Failure

Introduction “Perfect is the enemy of the good” – Voltaire I’m a proud imperfectionist…I’m PERFECTLY imperfect…I’m a recovering perfectionist. You may be wondering – “why would he ever give striving for perfection? Doesn’t he want things to be perfect?” Look, I get it. It’s a weird thing to say that […]

August 7, 2016

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What Lion Tamers Can Teach You About Taking Action

Introduction Is there something important or meaningful you want to get done but are struggling to take action? How often do you find yourself needing to get something done, find yourself get distracted by something random, and just end up never making any progress on your goal? Just…can’t…decide… Indecisiveness is a […]

July 20, 2016

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What a Marshmallow Can Teach You About Self-Control

delayed gratification

INTRODUCTION “Great things come to those who wait” Do you struggle with temptation? Maybe you find yourself using every ounce of  your energy forcing yourself not check Facebook every 5 minutes. Or  you tell yourself you’re not going to eat another slice of pizza, even though a part of you […]

July 17, 2016

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