Your Mind Needs Growth

Mindset
What makes you happy? What is your idea of a perfect evening? For many of us, the answer would be something akin to relaxing on the couch, watching a great TV show and eating something delicious. Maybe you want to stay in with your other half, or maybe you’d like to program a game. These things are comfortable and they are refreshing. These things help you to feel calm and to rejuvenate from a tough week. But you know what? Your brain doesn’t like those things. In fact, these are about the worst things you can possibly do as far as your body is concerned! The reason for that is simple: when you relax and when you chill, you don’t challenge your brain. The result is that it starts to…
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Motivating Others by Knowing Their Dreams

Positivity
Ask someone what they dream about, and you have a window to their soul. If you can help them attain their dreams, they will follow you to the end of the earth. You will give them what they want and achieve what you need at the same time. You need to listen to what they want to accomplish. This requires asking many questions that will get to the bottom of what they want. Get them to talk about their dreams and imagine what their lives would be like if they were able to make them happen. What would life be like for their families? Would they buy a bigger home? Maybe they have always wanted a vacation home. Let them imagine every possibility. This concept is foreign to most companies.…
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Prioritize if you Want to be Successful

Success
When you want to be successful, you have to prioritize. This often means that some things get overlooked and unfortunately, sometimes they are things that you don’t want to overlook. But you have to make sacrifices if you want to achieve your goals and that means deciding what is most important, and working on it first and foremost. The reason for this is simple: we want too many things. Human beings are famous for wanting too much. It’s like our motto, especially here in America. More, more, more. This is true in the food that we eat, it is true of the things that we buy and it is true of the money that we make. Of course, it is also true of the things that drive us and the…
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The Importance of Changing Your Mind

Mindset
I started intermittent fasting last week and so far it has been fantastic. In a short number of days, I’ve seen my abs pop like never before and strangely, the lack of food seems to afford me a ton of mental clarity that has been making me more productive in my work. But this was a hard choice. You see a few years ago, my sister talked about starting the 2/5 diet – a form of intermittent fasting – and I absolutely swore against it. I was worried she was messing with her hormones and I told her it was dangerous. Obviously, I’ve done a completely 180. I had to eat my words. Even as I’m not allowing myself to eat lunch… But while this might not feel great, it…
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The Life Cycle of a Major Achievement

Success
One of the common problems that people have when they are first starting on the road to success is seeing how a major achievement will actually work. It is difficult to see more than the very beginning and the end result – the success. We are going to take an example here, and go through the entire life cycle of an achievement so that you can see how it is actually done and it should motivate you by making the end result much more realistic. EXAMPLE: Increase annual income by $12,000 So, your goal is to increase your income by $12,000 a year. Let’s suppose that you give yourself three years to do it. So, here’s what the timeline might look like if you start from scratch. January, Year 1:…
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It All Starts with Listening

Positivity
Do you want to know how to be more charismatic? Try listening more. People tend to be self-absorbed and are constantly thinking about themselves. While you need to think about yourself, it’s also important to be mindful of others. The biggest way you can do that is to learn to be a better listener. Listening requires concentration, at least, if you are not used to doing it. It also takes practice. When you are having a conversation with someone, do you find yourself thinking about what you’re going to say next? If so, it’s very difficult to listen under that circumstance. You need to clear your mind and focus on what the person is saying. It’s understandable why people get distracted. There is a lot going on in life. When…
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Your Choice – Fight or Flight

Mindset
It is common knowledge that many people live their lives in a constant state of chronic stress. This is a serious problem because it triggers the release of negative hormones and neurotransmitters that play havoc with your health. But it actually goes deeper than that. Chronic stress means that you are constantly being pushed and thus rather than being able to stop and smell the roses, rather than being able to actually enjoy your life, you end up simply trying to survive it. Not only that, but you remain constantly reactive, constantly reacting to events and thereby unable to actually become proactive and to decide the course of your life and the direction you want to take. The Problem We all have different stressors that do this to us. Some…
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Physiology and Your Mood

Mindset
If you want to get the most out of yourself and your life, then it is crucial that you learn to control your mood. Your mood will affect your ability to focus, your enjoyment of any and all activities and so much more. But of course, controlling your emotions is easier said than done. This is something we would all like to do no doubt, but if it were that easy then we would all be happy all the time! There is a secret to doing this though that many people miss. And while it may be impossible to guarantee that you’ll ever have complete control over the way you feel, it can sure make a big difference and help to give you a lot more control. How Your Body…
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Don’t Let Distractions Prevent You from Success

Success
You probably get distracted by something a thousand times a day. Most people get distracted every few minutes and have to return to the task that they were working on. People with ADHD can get distracted for an hour or more without even realizing that they were off task. But these kinds of distractions are not the ones that are keeping you from success. There are other distractions in your life and you are probably going to have to get rid of them to achieve your goals. In this article, we are going to discuss four distractions that are preventing you from achieving the success you want. Online Socializing The first distraction that we will be discussing is online socializing. If you are like most people, you waste an incredible…
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Use the Right Mindset to Get Amazing Results from a Diet

Diet, Mindset
Everyone wants to lose weight but it seems that only a very small fraction of people have the ability to do that in a satisfying and effective way. So many people start diets that they never see through that it would lead you to believe that no diet is really effective. But of course this isn’t true. Of course there are ways you can diet and be effective but the key lies more with the mindset and the approach rather than the specifics of the diet. In this post, we’ll look at what that means. The Reason Diets Fail The reason diets fail is because people approach them in the wrong way. They approach diets as short term solutions and quick fixes. The fact that people often describe themselves as…
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