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The 10 Most Common Excuses For Not Reaching Your Goals

Tom Casano | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Regardless, these excuses originate inside your head as obstacles to keep you from moving forward in life. It's important to rewire your mindset so you don't naturally create roadblocks when setting your goals. Following are the most common excuses people come up with for not reaching their goals.

Divorce Confidential: Children And The 'Best Interests' Standard

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.28.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family. With that goal in mind, look for a parenting expert or coach in your city. There are also many valuable resources available to you including co-parenting classes and co-parenting books. Finally, don't forget to talk to an attorney in your city for a resource list and tips on how to navigate this process!

How to Get Important Stuff Done When Everything Is Urgent

Eryc Eyl | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Eryc Eyl

In the struggle for work-life balance, we often find ourselves trapped between the urgent and the important. The urgent always wins, and the important gets shoved aside. But if we want to take control of our professional and personal lives, we have to turn this around.

Behaviors That Keep Us From Keeping Our Word

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

Here are some of the parts of every man to be mindful of that can get in the way of the hero's journey to learning to trust yourself more in keeping your word.

What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

Charles Edge | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I've yoga can also provi...

Renew Your Attitude With An Amplitude Of Gratitude: Champion and Cultivate The Ultimate Lifestyle Of Health And Happiness.

Marina Rose, QDNA | Posted 06.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marina Rose, QDNA

Some of the essential indispensable ingredients of manifesting the ultimate lifestyle of health and happiness are having an organic aptitude for gratitude, appreciation, pleasure, joy and working towards our dreams, our goals.

Achieving your Goal in 100 Days with John Lee Dumas

Peter Banerjea | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Peter Banerjea

Remember that feeling - the first time you set an important goal? You were full of passion and determination. You began with the conviction that yes ...

What Can Hamilton Teach The Next Great Self-Starters?

David M Kirby | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
David M Kirby

At the heart of Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash-hit musical Hamilton is the idea that we are all running out of time. The titular character Alexander Hamil...

Lionel Messi Just Perfected The Free Kick Goal

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports

The U.S. men's national team played what some called the "most important game in American men's soccer history" on Tuesday night against Argentina in ...

The Benefits Of Using A Proposed Timeline

John Rampton | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Many freelancers have to enter into contracts with their clients. A basic agreement can be made explaining the work that will be done as well as payment terms and other important details. While it's best to meet with a lawyer, the following is to show the advantagess of working with a proposed timeline.

Your Happiness Quota

Monica Miranda | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Monica Miranda

Could it be possible, then, for us to program our minds and heart to view happiness as a reachable goal not meant to be achieved sporadically, but one that can be attained independently on a daily basis, starting with small doses?

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

James Clear | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

One explanation for why akrasia rules our lives and procrastination pulls us in has to do with a behavioral economics term called "time inconsistency." Time inconsistency refers to the tendency of the human brain to value immediate rewards more highly than future rewards.

The Inclination Point

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don't explicitly make resolutions. So simply making a resolution immediately puts you ahead. Setting a goal is the very first step you take in achieving that goal.

Vote For You: A Commencement Address for Graduating to the Next Level of Your Work and Life

Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Tara-Nicholle Nelson

Last week, I had the great honor of delivering the Commencement Address at one of my alma maters: California State University Bakersfield, where I did...

Habit Creep: The Proven, Reasonable And Totally Unsexy Way to Become More Successful

James Clear | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

There is a common phenomenon in the world of personal finance called "lifestyle creep." It describes our tendency to buy bigger, better, and nicer thi...

Why I Ran a Marathon For My 50th Birthday

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

One of the best presents I've ever received was something I gave to myself. It was three years ago, and for my 50th birthday, when I gave myself permission to try something outside of my comfort zone.

'Toughen Up'

Nicole O'Dell | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Nicole O'Dell

What becomes of our kids once they are tough? Unaffected? Too prideful to admit their fears? They become us. Adults. My son is 6 years old and in my head I was screaming for him to toughen up... Yet when I really stop and think about it... He is tough. He is the toughest 6-year-old I know.

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

People whose careers have fully expired are no longer positive contributors to the mission, instead they become inflexible inhibitors of innovation and creativity.

A Life's Dream Complete: Conquering Mount Everest

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Kuntal Joisher

Just over two years ago, I wrote these words on this blog: My name is Kuntal Joisher and I am about to climb Mount Everest. Over those years, I've chr...

Warren Buffett's '20 Slot' Rule: How To Simplify Your Life And Maximize Your Results

James Clear | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Charlie Munger settled into his seat in front of the crowd at the University of Southern California. It was 1994 and Munger had spent the last 20 yea...

The Easiest Way to Achieve Any Goal

Felicia Spahr | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Felicia Spahr

As a former perfectionist, I remember spending a ridiculous amount of time writing down big, lofty goals that described me 'crushing it' in the future. I wanted to win Oscars, Nobel Peace Prizes, be a Pulitzer Prize Winning novelist... all at the same time. Which is comical and adorable in how ambitious it is. But COMPLETELY unrealistic.

Be More Productive: The 15-Minute Routine Anthony Trollope Used to Write 40+ Books

James Clear | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-...

How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Sitting listlessly at my computer, wondering why my mind feels wrapped in barbwire, as if every possible direction of action seems painfully wrong. I'...

20 Questions to ask Before Leaping to Entrepreneur

Jennifer Maynard | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Jennifer Maynard

Being an entrepreneur is not easy. Saying bye-bye to your corporate job is not easy. So if you are seriously considering taking the leap here are so...

The Ivy Lee Method: The Daily Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

James Clear | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The Ivy Lee Method of prioritizing your to-do list seems stupidly simple. How could something this simple be worth so much? What makes it so effective?