All posts filed under: decision making

Dismiss What Insults Your Soul

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“Life requires of man spiritual elasticity, so that he may temper his efforts to the chances that are offered.” ― Viktor E. Frankl “Change is essential for survival. All life forms must adapt to their fluctuating circumstances. All form of life result from the process of variation, mutation, competition, and inheritance. The universe is in a constant state of chaos. We each have chaos implanted into our bones. Nature wires all of us for change.” […]

The Case for Being Cautiously Optimistic

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Being cautiously optimistic keeps me informed and realistic while remaining hopeful about the outcomes I wish to manifest. Being too realistic can dry up my soul, but being too optimistic can make me extremely delusional. If I see only the worst, it destroys my capacity to do something and if I only see the best, I may become blindsided by the bullshit I’m telling myself as things go horribly wrong. A case for remaining causiously optimistic throughout the day. 1. I […]

As We Are, So It Is

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Our perception builds and constructs our reality; which in turn becomes our life. With the help of our good, bad and indifferent judgements, our choice of language, our cognitive biases, past experiences and memories, we  assemble how we choose to see the world. All of these inferences paint the way we experience our lives and effect the lives of those closest to us. What we see is one thing, what we perceive is a completely different matter. Our reality is […]

On Thinking Clearly & Writing More Nobly

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The Goal: A Completely Transparent & Unclouded Mind I am not an online shopper. I don’t buy much stuff at all. But this week I’m anxiously checking my mailbox daily. I’ll try (almost) anything to tame my unsettled and restless monkey mind. What did I order, you ask? A brain boosting mushroom (minus the visuals ) coffee with lion’s mane (supposedly good for memory and in a category of safe, smart drugs or nootropics) as well as […]

10 Ways to Really Thrive

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I think to some extent we all want to improve our lives. We all want things to be better. A better career, more money, less weight, more adventures, loving relationships. Right? I don’t know if I have met anyone who doesn’t want some improvement somewhere in their lives. So what’s the problem? I think what’s difficult is the change that is required to improve. That’s where we get stuck. It’s really hard to change you, but it’s […]

Habits of a Strong Mind

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All of us are facing some type of personal challenge and this post is meant to help you, my  dear reader, face your challenges with a new outlook and a stronger mind. “The perceiving eye is weak, the observing eye is strong.”- Miyamoto Musashi The observing eye sees events, clear of distraction, exaggerations, and misconceptions. The perceiving eye sees “insurmountable obstacles” or “major setbacks”. In our own lives, how many problems seem to come from […]

Three Things to Make Your Life Better

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  Three things that are helping me grow right now . . . 1. Understanding Certainty vs Accuracy The Quest:  How to know the truth. Understanding that just because someone appears confident in what they are telling you, meaning they seem to be 100% certain about their story, doesn’t mean that the story is 100% accurate. Be careful and cautious about believing what you hear, read and watch. “Certainty” does not always equal accuracy. Stay cautiously skeptical. 2. […]

Your Best Decision Yet

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The ability to make a form and resolute decision has the power to change our lives because decisions lead to results.  A quote from Raynold Alorse. The decisions you make today lead to your destiny. Wisdom from Tony Robbins. It does not matter where you come from. What matters most is where you decide to go. Your best decision is to make better decisions for your future. The Power of Your Potential Focus on your limitless potential […]

The Real Reason You Aren’t Succeeding

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Whether you are trying to get ahead in your career, start a new business, lose 15 pounds, cut sugar from your diet or just be a calmer and more peaceful person, chances are you are frustrated with your rate of improvement. You wish you were making more progress. You think you are doing everything right, you just don’t know why you don’t see the results. Planning vs Action Those of us on the improvement track all […]

The Smartest Way to Success

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  “We don’t see things the way they are, we see things the way we are.” Anais Nin For those of you who have  been following me, you already know that I am determined to improve myself daily with the goal of going to bed a little smarter and stronger every day. I have a firm belief that it is my duty to give the best version of me to the world each day. Better Together […]