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Personal Motivation

Are You Successful?

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

I have just finished my coaching programs for the year and there is nothing more fulfilling than my clients looking back over our time together and reflect on what they have learnt and achieved.


Antoinette Tuff | Posted 12.24.2014 | Religion
Antoinette Tuff

I want to talk about darkness. Not just the darkness that happens when the sun goes down and the lights go off -- I'm talking about the darkness that sometimes descends on our lives, making everything seem bleak and hopeless

9 Undeniable Warning Signs That Your Inner-Bitch Is Around

Leanne Ellington | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Leanne Ellington

We've all had run-ins with the internal naysayers, the limiting beliefs, or those inner-critics that keep us from showing up as our best selves. It's ...

Want to Succeed, Optimize, Actualize? Love More, Love Deeper

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

We all know that love is important, yet we often don't spend time thinking about why we should and how we can bring more love into our lives. In fact, it is love -- and all of its inherent qualities -- that can help us lead even more extraordinary, meaningful, and successful lives.

3 Powerful Lessons We Can Learn From The Olympics

Posted 02.27.2014 | Divorce

By Cheryl Maloney for There is something universally inspiring about the Olympics: It brings us together as a country to cheer for ...

Make 2014 Your Year!

Gail Federici | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Gail Federici

Let's make 2014 the year of you. The year you make the things happen that you've always wanted to but somehow they've eluded you. What does it take to...

Joan Moran: Pause, Reflect, and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Joan Moran Meister Eckhart, a 13th century mystic, wrote, "If the only prayer you said in your whole life was 'thank you,' that would suffice." ...

9 Ways To Spark A Breakthrough

Posted 10.10.2013 | OWN

By Lindsy Van Gelder Maybe you've hit a motivational wall and need to get back on track. Or maybe it's time to head down another road entirel...

3 Crafty Tricks To Keep Your Stress In Check

Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

How To Get Motivated When You Don't Feel Like Exercising

James Clear | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The patterns that you repeat on a daily basis will eventually form the identity that you believe in and the actions that you take. You can transform your identity and become the type of person who doesn't need motivation to perform well.

Why Is Your Birthday Motivating?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

It seems that landmark dates can help people to see the difference between who they are now and who they would like to be. This difference can be motivating to engage in activities to improve the future self.

And The Oscar Goes To... You!

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

The goal of this exercise is certainly not to replace social relationships with a reflective surface -- the literally fatal moment of the Narcissus myth -- but rather to motivate you to get off the couch and engage with others more purposefully, meaningfully, and effectively.

Being Your Own Means of Motivation

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Hilary Sheinbaum

The biggest lesson I learned from JV cross-country is that motivation comes from within. It's helpful to have a team, a coach, family and friends, or cheerleaders to show support, but ultimately, the only cheerleader that matters is you.

The Power Of Lemonade

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Why do we make bad decisions? Why do we eat that extra cookie or choose a cheeseburger instead of a salad with grilled chicken? It turns out there is nothing wrong with you when you give into fatigue or temptation. Your brain has simply run out of gas.

It's Passion That Blurs the Lines Separating Work and Play

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

When the work that you do is the work that you love, not only will it come easier to you, but you will feel more aligned with your purpose as well as more satisfied, engaged, fulfilled, and inspired in your daily life.

How to Avoid Burnout by Frequently Rewarding Yourself

Hillary Rettig | Posted 06.07.2012 | Money
Hillary Rettig

Rewards refuel you and really are one of the key engines of productivity and non-perfectionism.

Monday Morning Motivation

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Have you ever felt less than motivated to go to work? For the vast majority of us, the answer is a resounding yes.

The Key To Getting Motivated

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

Motivation is not something you have or do not have, but more like a throttle that has a low, medium, and high gear. Highly motivated people know how to rev up this mechanism every day.

Bribery Or Intrinsic Motivation: Which Drives YOU?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The best way is to work with my kids' natural, intrinsic drive to be productive -- even creative -- contributors to our household.

Why Do You Do This Every Day?

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Guillebeau

It's a good question to ask when you're evaluating your career, your life, your whatever.

Finding Your Personal Motivation Trend

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

A Personal Motivational Trend is defined by 1. what you are good at; 2. what you enjoy doing and 3. your experience of success.

How We Change: Driving You Crazy Or Driving You Well

Margaret Moore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Moore

The easiest way to drive yourself well is to find activities that you love to do, which use your strengths, and deliver quick benefits or reinforce rewards by allowing you to feel better immediately.

Dreams Have No Age Limit: Famous People Who Started Late

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

What's sad is never having tried because you felt at a certain age that it was too late for your success. Dreams should have no age limit. The good news is that it's never too late to prioritize yourself.

How to Guide Your Life With Confluence

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Confluence represents a coming together of random moments in your life that are startlingly familiar. It is the mystery that surrounds those 'coincidences' that nudge you in a new direction.

Turnip or Tomato: How You Live Your Life?

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

Why this discussion of vegetables? Every choice you make plants a seed in your life. And every single moment is an opportunity to choose. It is so-o-o easy to forget this.