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To Make Big Gains, Avoid Tiny Losses

James Clear | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Nearly every manager in the world wants to "do more great work," but very few people want to "do less bad work." We love peak performances.

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 4

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You just need to know steps 1 through 5. When you complete step 5, you'll probably have figured out steps 6, 7 and 8. When you complete step 8, it's likely that steps 9 and 10 will be clearer. Continue until you reach step 100.

Get Reconnected to Your Why

Shawn Tolleson | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Shawn Tolleson

Often, we spend so much time talking about strategy, that we neglect some of the fundamentals. So I'm going to spend a few minutes today talking about one of the most important things in your career, your motivation behind your goals, also known as your why.

10 Simple Actions to Achieve Massive Success in 2015

Sean Kim | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

Another year is coming to an end, and many of us are asking: "Did I achieve my goals this year  -- professionally and personally?" 2014 may have been a slow year, or it could have been one of the best years yet.

12 Ways to Profit And Get Ready for 2015

Steve Sipress | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business
Steve Sipress

Here is a quick checklist of actions I'd be taking if I were you, so you can start the new year off on the right foot and get a running start towards reaching your goals for 2015.

Change Your Health In 6 Simple Steps

Dr. Deborah Caldwell | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Deborah Caldwell

If you're like I used to be, you're skeptical that you'll actually make the lasting changes needed to get the health you desire. I know exactly how you feel. I've jumped on the "I'm going to get healthy" train more times than I'd like to admit.

Time Matters

Stedman Graham | Posted 02.05.2015 | Business
Stedman Graham

It's almost impossible to stop yourself from procrastinating or wasting time if you are not engaging in activities that matter to you. And organizing your time around yourself is no easy task. You must take time, each and every day, to check in with yourself. Are you on track?

Are People Around You Holding You Back?

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Marie Jenkins

Start becoming conscious and fully aware of who you give yourself and your time to. It is critical for your own journey inward and upward to only give yourself to those that give fully back. If they don't feed you, it's time to take a look at drawing some healthy boundaries in those relationships.

The Simplest, Most Effective Way To Track Your Workouts

James Clear | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In my opinion, tracking your workouts should accomplish three goals. It should be quick and easy, so that you can spend your time exercising. It should be useful. It should be versatile. With those goals in mind, here's the workout journal tracking system that has worked best for me.

Year in Review

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

I met a wonderful woman this week who has been married for 58 years and her advice to me in life and love was, "Make the most of the good things and the least of the bad things." This is now my plan for 30 and beyond. Cheers

14 Ways To Successfully Wrap Up 2014

Lauren Jessen | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

The holiday season may present a packed calendar with parties, trips, and work to finish up, but don't wait until 2015 to make resolutions, start something new, or to make self-improvements.

Starve the Fear, Feed the Goal

Melanie Young | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Common signs of "iffluenza" are A) Using the words "If only" to put road blocks in front of your way. B) Being iffy about making decisions and taking steps to pursue goals and C) Putting too many "Ifs" -- conditions and stipulations -- in the way of making progress.

3 Goals for Playing Your Best on Game Day

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.31.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

On game day, all you can control is yourself, which means your preparations. When I work with athletes, I tell them that when the game starts, I want them to be able to say, "I'm totally prepared to achieve my goals today." Ultimately, that's all you can do.

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others

James Clear | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In grade school, I remember my teacher passing out an assignment and telling each student to "keep your eyes on your own paper." Perhaps she was simply trying to teach 8-year-olds to not cheat, but hidden within that phrase is also a deeper message about what really matters.

How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest

James Clear | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

You can't simply put in your time and log 10,000 hours. You have to practice deliberately on a specific skill. But what does that mean? What, exactly, does deliberate practice look like?

The Reason Why People Fail To Reach Their Goals (And How To Fix It)

Michael Neill | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

One of the things I learned fairly early on in life is that the fastest way to future rewards is by following present joy. Even when that doesn't seem to be true, acting from a centered, joyful place on a daily basis inside ensures that worst case, you are really enjoying your days

11 Things Powerful People Never, Ever Think

Chris Deaver | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.

10 Reasons Why You Should Go After Your Dreams

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Have you ever thought there's no point launching a business, pursuing a project or studying for a new qualification because it will take four years before you've made it, or you'll be such-and-such age by the time you finish? These five words may change your perspective: The time will pass anyway.

Is Your Routine a Trap?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

So, don't get stuck in your trap. Set goals. Live intentionally. Take control of how your life unfolds. Even having a little more courage in your daily life can turn into huge changes later on.

The Thought That Changed My Life

Paul Perkins | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Contentment is not obsessing with the future -- the day you'll finally get the perfect job or perfect spouse or perfect child or house or car -- because life is best lived in the present.

Minimalism, Success and the Curious Writing Habit of George R.R. Martin

James Clear | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

So often we think that we need more to be successful. More outside funding for our startup. More software programs or productivity tools to handle our to-do list. More business contacts, a bigger network. More clothes or cars or credit cards. But maybe what we really need is less

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 2

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

What does it mean to live a life true to yourself? What kind of things do you want to be doing on a daily basis? When you look back on your life on your deathbed, what achievements will you be proudest of?

The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Change is rarely linear; there are twists and turns. It's frightening to change, especially when you're going out on limb to go after your own unique goals. In this process, you realize who you really are, separate from society, family or any other outside influences.

Why You Shouldn't Wait to 'Feel Ready' to Make Your Business Leap

Kate McCready | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

Are you waiting until you 'feel ready'? Ready to break out of your current career? Ready to go out on your own? Ready to start that business you've always wanted to start? Ready to shift the direction of your business to that thing that feels right in your gut? Ready to take a leap?

The FEAR Factor

Martha Pasternack | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

As a life coach, I focus on the zillions of ways fear keeps people stuck. I am not talking about fear of the dark, fear of nuclear war or fear of fall...