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Reaching Goals

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.

Whatever Comes Out of Your Mouth is a Lie if Your Actions Don't Follow

Pauline Paquin | Posted 03.19.2017 | Business
Pauline Paquin

Right after college, I went on a Round-The-World trip for a year. No, I didn't charge my credit cards and delay my student loans, I saved aggressively during college by working a wide variety of jobs, I graduated with savings, bought a rental property and set off to see the world.

8 Fantabulous Steps to Reach Your Life Goals

Tom Casano | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

The reality is that there's no secret formula to reaching goals. It all depends on the actions that are taken and the level of dedication present. However, having a strategy is necessary to ensure that the actions being taken are going in the right direction and are not wasted effort.

4 Easy Steps To Setting Your Life Goals

Tom Casano | Posted 03.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Your goals become a lot less daunting when you focus on the smaller, more accessible steps you need to take to achieve them. Believe me, I feel overwhelmed in the little things I have to do day-to-day. I'm constantly reminding myself to take things just one step at a time. It makes everything manageable.

5 Things to Have a Successful Year

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Melissa J. Nixon

Has the fun and excitement of the new year worn off already? A new year signifies a refresh start, a new beginning. And let's be real -- a do over on the things we wanted to get done the year before. Now, that we are a few weeks into the year, the outcome of your year depends on how you continue it. And more importantly, it depends on how you follow through.

Why We're All Going About Finding Happiness The Wrong Way

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.18.2017 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

My work has taken me in a direction where I've been spending a bit of time studying the area of human happiness, and what makes us content in our lives. I've become convinced that many of us are spending way too much time, energy and resources chasing goals that we don't even want.

10+ Ways to Celebrate YOUR Story

Susan Vernicek | Posted 09.04.2016 | Small Business
Susan Vernicek

Reflect back to the last 10 years of your life and write down all that has happened during each of those years; review what you have written and come up with a theme for those experiences. Okay, you don't HAVE to come up with themes, but I think it's a fun experiment.

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 06.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100% responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility—it's compris...

Know What You Want

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Finding out what you want isn't easy, nothing good comes easy, at least nothing lasting. Figuring out what makes you tick is the first step. Here's three things you can do to find out what it is you really want.

How to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

We all know that working out is good for us and we should do it more often, but sometimes we just can't find the motivation. In my 30 years of teaching fitness classes, I've noticed a few things that help in the motivation department.

What a Hawaiian Rainforest Taught Me About the Power of Intention

Noah St. John | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

I'm on the island of Oahu taking the whole family on an epic Hawaiian vacation. Babette says she wants to visit a waterfall because she loves the idea...

They Called Him 'Butterfingers'

Noah St. John | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Once upon a time, there was a professional football player who got the nickname "Butterfingers" because, in his first pro season, he kept dropping the...

Should You Underpromise and Overdeliver?

Noah St. John | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

We've all heard the business cliche that we should "underpromise and overdeliver." Like most cliches, there is a grain of truth in this old saying... ...

The Greatest Luxury of All

Noah St. John | Posted 04.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

In the crush of our Information Overload Age, the greatest luxury isn't money. It isn't fame. It isn't even attention. It's time. When was the last ti...

What Being on a Plane in a Tornado Taught Me About Trust

Noah St. John | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact
Noah St. John

Listen to your Inner Knowing and not your fears. Get comfortable being a little uncomfortable.

The Most Important First Step to Success

Noah St. John | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

The most important first step to success is to take 100 percent responsibility for what happens in your life. Look at that word responsibility -- it's...

The One Thing You Need to Do Now to Reach Your Goals, No Matter How Ambitious

Teawna Pinard | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women
Teawna Pinard

Most people stay stuck because improving their lives looks too difficult. To get from where they are now to where they want to be seems an enormous leap. The effort to get there seems too great, as does the risk of failure.

Why You Have Your Foot on the Brake

Noah St. John | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

What does it really mean to "have your foot on the brake"? It means that at the same time you really WANT to change your life, reach your goals and f...

Do You Make These 7 New Year's Resolutions Mistakes?

Noah St. John | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Don't fall into that old pattern of not believing in yourself. You can make positive changes in your life this year.

6 Easy Ways to Win With Your New Year's Resolutions

Diane Passage | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

It's that time again! New Year's resolutions are almost a running joke, if they're not already. Lose weight. Quit smoking. Find love. Recycle. Take a ...

The Key To Setting Achievable Goals

OWN | Posted 12.29.2014 | OWN

When it comes to setting life goals large and small, people tend to follow one of two paths: Either they become laser-focused on the step-by-step plan...

The Little-Known Story Behind A Christmas Carol

Noah St. John | Posted 02.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Because of its low price, Dickens himself did not realize much profit from the sales of A Christmas Carol. It was, in a very real sense, a gift to the public.

What Is the Relationship Between Habits and Success?

Noah St. John | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

What is the relationship between habits and success? Putting together our scales of success and iceberg of consciousness, the answer becomes stunningl...

3 Things You Do That Make You Frustrated and Unhappy

Teri N. Harrison | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Teri N. Harrison

No matter what, you deserve to be happy and live a joy filled life. Now is the time to commit to choices that build you up, versus tear you down. Smile bigger, laugh harder and take your power back. Are you ready to do it?

Why Your Mind Is Like an Iceberg

Noah St. John | Posted 02.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Noah St. John

Whether I'm coaching CEOs, celebrities, or stay-at-home moms... Consulting for Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, or startups... I've never met one...