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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I Think About Death a Lot and That’s a Good Thing


“He who fears death will never do anything worthy of a living man.” – Seneca I think about death…a lot. I consciously embrace it. (It’s kind of dark and macabre, I know.) Obviously, this topic is going to make some people uncomfortable, but really, there’s no reason for that. Reminding myself […]

June 27, 2016

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How to Overcome Information Overload and Focus on What Matters

information overload

Ever sat down to work on a task and asked yourself: “what was I doing again?” How can something go from important to forgotten in 5 seconds? Why does it constantly feel like we don’t have enough time to focus on what we want and get things done? When we first […]

June 12, 2016

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Can Helplessness Be Unlearned?

Introduction “My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.” – William James Have you ever felt stuck because you believed you didn’t have a choice? Have you felt the stress from telling yourself, at the same time, “I can’t do this” and “I have to do […]

May 22, 2016

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