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Adding More Life to Our Years

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 In my playbook, every day is Thanksgiving and I bet a lot of you reading this feel the same way. As we remain grateful this holiday, let’s take a moment to consider how fleeting life really is. . .memento mori. A Life That Matters  (A Non Religious Funeral Reading) Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours, days. All the things you collected, […]

Keeping Calm, A Critical Keystone Habit

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What are Keystone Habits? Habits are what we do every day. Habits can help us grow or hold us back. Some habits are more important than others — they have the power to transform our lives. Keystone habits lead to the development of multiple good habits. They start a chain effect in your life that produce a number of positive outcomes. Getting enough restful sleep every night is a keystone habit. It will help you […]

This Day Was Made for Adventure

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Last night I closed my eyes before falling to sleep and made a decision. I want every day to feel more exciting and adventurous.   Or in other words. . . . A common song sung to a great melody is another way to find beauty. – The Art of Writing, Lu Chi’s Wen Fu. So, today showed up again. In all it’s predictable glory. The same usual sunrise, just slightly different. Another clean and clear slate of […]

Living Life to the Fullest

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A special meeting scheduled today with Caren Martineau, Founder of Bevival.com, a place that invites people to share their thoughts about the end of life, about death as we know it. I found this video on her website and felt compelled to share it. And as one great discovery leads to yet another, I know I will enjoy watching Jason Silva’s YouTube channel Shots of Awe.

A Difficult Question, Yet an Important One

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You aren’t you, are you? You’re just a few ripples of you. You’re a performer of stuff. Performing without thinking. What if? What if you could reset you? What if you were given the opportunity to step off the treadmill of  life for a year? How would you spend your time and redefine your hours and days? If you were provided with food, shelter and clothing and did not have a care in the world, how would […]

132 (Random) Life Lessons Learned

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  Continuously watch your state of mind for the quality of your thoughts are everything. It doesn’t get any easier, you just get better. You can’t just change your attitude, you need to also change your behavior. “Inconsistency of the mind does not suit a wise being.” – Seneca  Hurt people hurt. More often than not, it’s not about you at all. Youth is not an age, Youth = Freedom. It is emancipation from boredom and […]

Improve Your Life in Just Ten Minutes a Day

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I am astonished at the benefits I have seen from taking just a few quiet minutes a day for stillness meditation.  I am not talking about Buddhism here, but a simple commitment to quieting the mind, while sitting still and focusing on your breath. What Top Performers and Leaders Say About Meditation “Meditation more than anything in my life was the biggest ingredient of whatever success I’ve had.” That’s what Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of […]

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 […]

Fun and Easy Ways to Refuel Your Emotional Tank

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Read: Ten Signs Your Burning Out and What to Do About It Yes we all need a good night’s sleep and maybe a cat nap during the day to refuel. Eating healthy and regularly throughout the day is important for staying energized too.  However I have noticed that much of my exhaustion comes from rushing, worry, feeling unorganized and overwhelmed. This isn’t physical, this is complete mental exhaustion. Crash and Burn If I don’t take a moment to refuel […]

The Relentless Pursuit of Greatness

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My husband drives me crazy. He never writes anything down. Not a single reminder. Not even a note in his phone. He laughs at all my list making. So what. The Secret to Achieving Your Goals Now, I imagine if you are reading this, the headline got you and you are looking to achieve something great. Weight loss? More money? Better relationships? Peace of mind? Whatever you are attempting to get better at, it helps to set […]