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Category: Happiness

Using Your Bodies Natural Rhythms For Productivity

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamed of making more money while working less hours (Duh. See all of us with losing Powerball tickets). When I was a kid, my mom use to ask what I wanted to be when I grew up, and I always answered, “I’m going to play in the NBA.” She then, concerned about my lack…

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Building Self Confidence: 3 Things To Keep In Mind

I have no idea why, but I remember it so vividly. We were sitting at the kitchen table talking as we normally did – business, mindset and life stuff, when my sister Jill suddenly blurted out, “You know, sometimes you just have to look in the mirror and be like, ‘I’m the shit.’ I don’t know what else to tell…

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Rewriting The Script: Get Your Hopes Up

The main goal of this site is to inspire positive change. To provide tips and ideas on how people can improve their lives. One of the ways to inspire positive change is to rewrite social scripts. These scripts are sayings or ideas shared by many people, yet often times lead to negative consequences. So, today I want to completely destroy one…

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Why I Hate Self-Help

When somebody asks what I write about on my blog, I quickly reply with one of the three pretty much identical topics: health, fitness, or wellness. When in reality it’s more of a self-development/life-performance type of site. So why do I respond like I do? Because I’m embarrassed. On one hand, I think self-improvement and self-help are some of the…

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My Morning Ritual: The Happiness Routine

For a long time I took a lot of pride in reading books. In 2012, I decided to start reading something other than Sports Illustrated. I read 22 books (of course this included the Hunger Games series so I’m not sure that counts?). In 2013, I narrowed my focus to money, health, and relationship-type books and crushed 29 books in…

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How To Have Happy Days

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” ~Annie Dillard Looking over my blog posts, I see titles like “A Bad Day..” and “The Most Miserable Months of My Life.” Not only does this make for the most depressing positivity blog on the internet, it’s not necessarily reflective of my everyday life. I do have…

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11 Rules of Life

  Rule #1: The “No Complaining” Rule The No Complaining Rule is self-explanatory: You’re not aloud to complain about your situation. No complaining. Period. You’re not allowed to complain to your mom, to your girlfriend, not even to your cat. This puts us in an interesting spot, doesn’t it? We no longer have that outlet to express what’s wrong with…

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Improve Your Life By Eliminating The Noise

What does the Weather Channel, Donald Trump, Skip Bayless, & news stations all have in common? Aside from the fact that I’ve let all of them distract me over the past 24 hours, they’re all noise. They’re all acts in life’s circus.  Trust me, I get it. There is something mesmerizing about Donald Trump and Skip Bayless opening their mouths. I want…

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3 Tools For Sticking With Your Goals

The more I write, the more fascinated I become with the topic of willpower. I can write about sleep, super-foods, and social skills for days, but the response from my readers and clients is always the same: “I know.”   I hate that response. “If you “know” then why are you still watching TV, skipping workouts, and pounding Doritos like they’re…

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