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Self Motivation

How To Outsmart The Procrastination Trap

Dawn Zier | Posted 09.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Zier

We can overcome this "procrastination trap" to weight loss, we just have to learn to trick our brains with a few simple strategies.

How One Coach Got Me Off the Couch--and Inspired My Writing

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.26.2016 | Home
Holly Robinson

I'm the mother of three champion long distance runners. I honestly don't know how that happened, since I was never a runner. But I showed up at almost...

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2017 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

The Secret To Finding Your Purpose In Life

Quora | Posted 01.12.2017 | GPS for the Soul

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

7 Surprising Benefits of Doing Work You Love

Grace Bluerock | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Are you doing work that you absolutely love? If not, why? There are as many answers to this question as the number of people who are asked. So, instead of focusing on the reasons why you are not doing.

Thriving With Arianna Huffington -- A Must Read

Garrick Estick | Posted 09.08.2015 | Home
Garrick Estick

After reading Thrive I developed a healthy "attitude" and vibrant outlook on my life. I remind myself to appreciate all that is God given and be thankful for all my blessings. It has deepened my faith and instilled how important it is to always be kind and humble.

Give High School Students the Same Freedom as College Students

Blake Boles | Posted 02.18.2015 | Education
Blake Boles

Real learning thrives when students have real choices. Give high school students the same freedom as college students, and we'll take education a step in the right direction.

The Most Powerful Motivator: How to Inspire Yourself and Others

Marilyn Tam | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

The key is to motivation is to get people to appreciate and agree with the "why" of the project or cause. Once the purpose of the project is clear, then you and everyone's relationship to the goal becomes more obvious.

Researchers Reveal Best Way To Talk To Yourself

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.15.2014 | Science

"You can do it!" That's a better way to motivate yourself than saying "I can do it," according to a new study that shows that giving yourself advic...

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.

6 Simple Strategies For Staying Motivated

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Too often, when it comes to changing profound aspects of our attitudes, behavior, and character, we can get bored, uninspired, and discouraged after a while. We can't really tell sometimes if our efforts are 'paying off.'

Toward the Authentic You: Lessons From Lee, Marley, Beatles & Jobs

Steve Harmon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Steve Harmon

The ones that break out are those that get to be who they are despite the holdbacks, the obstacles, the naysayers.

WATCH: How To Define Success When You Don't Know What You Want

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

How do you define success if you're unsure of your ultimate goal? The answer could be right in front of you. In his new book, Springboard: Launchin...

Finding your Personal Brand Through Reinvention -- Back to School, Reality, Project 'You'

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Regardless of whether you enjoyed a long, lazy vacation or glimpses of sunshine and soulful weekends, there's no denying that "back to school" season puts a charge into the universe that says "get back to it all!"

Is Your Job Making You Miserable? I've Got a Game For You

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.15.2012 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

You have this one life. That's it. And believe it or not, you can actually choose to do anything you want with it -- no matter where you are or what you're doing right now.

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.

Don't Give Up: Why Effort Is The Key To Satisfaction

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Effort is your friend. It's the unsung engine of the 40 percent of your potential happiness that you can actually do something about, that's not inherited or the result of circumstantial influences.

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.

In a Funk? 2 Questions to Get You Back on Track

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

Everyone falls into the doldrums now and then, which makes knowing how to climb back out an essential business and creativity skill.

The Most Annoying Success Cliche of All Time

Noah St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

"Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it." ...

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.

Are You Asking, 'Is This All There Is?'

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

I was asking it at time when I had a great job and a wonderful husband and good health and fabulous friends. And yet, the question was there, certain and clear: "Is this all there is?"