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Reaching Goals

Realizing Your Full Potential, Part 2: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained!

Gigi G. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

Last week, we talked about Milton reaching his stars and the first steps we need to take to help our seeds of destiny to grow. So with our seeds plan...

Want to Realize Your Full Potential? Here's how!

Gigi G. | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Gigi G.

As Muhammad Ali once said: Champions are not made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream and a vis...

The Key of Persistence

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

People are applying the keys of success called persistence and they are winning in life, right in the middle of what some refer to as the worse recession of our time.

The Only Motivation You Need To Pursue Your Dreams

Posted 02.07.2014 | Healthy Living

What would you pursue if you knew you could not fail? Regardless of the obstacles you may feel are in your way, science has proven that having some...

Resolutions? 10 Powerful Questions Before You Start

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

The exercise below will help you to dig deep, get honest with yourself, and uncover what you truly want and where you really want to go in a positive way. It's the initial powerful step towards making changes in your life.

Be Fearless: Make the Impossible Possible

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Your beliefs are powerful. If you believe something is impossible, that belief will erode your confidence and turn that impossible belief into a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The (Successful) Lazy Man's Approach to Achieving Goals

Marc Wayshak | Posted 10.08.2013 | Small Business
Marc Wayshak

Growing up, most people are taught variations of this mantra: "The harder you work, the more you'll accomplish." It's no surprise, then, that they end up putting in long hours at work, skipping vacation time and burning the midnight oil to reach their goals.

How the Law of Attraction and Wishful Thinking Keep You Fearful

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Wishful thinking is usually an outgrowth of a fear. People don't resort to wishful thinking because it works. They resort to wishful thinking because it allows them to avoid confronting their fear. Wishful thinking allows you to avoid discomfort, stress, change, anxiety and pressure.

Grab A Pen! How To Start Achieving Your Goals

Jennifer Langione | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

I've always been a believer in setting goals. In the past, though, I've been able to achieve my goals just by writing them down and didn't have to remind myself of them on a regular basis. However, as my goals grew more complex, they pushed me to make bigger leaps out of my comfort zone.

Your Game Plan For Nipping Stress In The Bud

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The most important work you'll do today is planning what you'll do. Here are some key strategies for staying proactive -- and one step ahead of stress.

How To Improve Your Focus And Concentration (Surprising Lessons From A Lion Tamer)

James Clear | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Anyone can learn how to focus -- but only if we decide what is important to us and what we want to commit to accomplishing. The only wrong choice is no choice.

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.

Willpower Won't Work, But This Will

Shayne Hughes | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Shayne Hughes

Contrary to conventional wisdom, willpower is largely a useless strategy to overcoming internal resistance. Fortunately, there is an easier way to get unstuck from any project, goal or to-do you have been blocked from taking action on.

Why You Should 'Slow-Track' Your Career

Daniel Gulati | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

Quitting early to avoid getting stuck in a rut is smart. But continually shortening your time horizons for career achievement and shirking hard work in the search for immediate silver bullets is a dangerous practice, and may actually limit your long-term outcomes.

What's Getting In The Way Of Your Passion?

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Even a small step in the right direction can have a snowball effect in bringing you closer to the joyful, purposeful life you are meant to live. I hope you will make that small step today!

Purge Fear-Mongers From Your Life

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

When people come to see me for business coaching and to make personal changes in their lives, one of the first things I ask them to think about is who in their life is supportive of their goals, and who isn't.

Where Do Our Top Achievements Come From?

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

If you truly pursue the things you are most passionate about, you will find that doing so helps you attain success. Put your passions at the top of your to-do list every morning and many achievements will likely fall into place.

Resolutions: Healthy or Harmful?

Ashley Koff | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

I love celebrating the new year, and the concept of resolving to become "better" in whatever sense that resonates for you. That's why I share these thoughts -- because nothing frustrates me more than the January shine, the February wane, and the March drop-off.

Using Life's Speed Bumps To Your Advantage

Pam Grout | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Pam Grout

Reaching any goal, manifesting any desire is a simple matter of deciding that you want it and starting to move in that direction. It's no more complicated than driving from say, Los Angeles to San Francisco.

Stop Living and Start Designing Your Life

Loren Ridinger | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Loren Ridinger

No matter your age -- if you're in your 20s or your 80s -- you can still find a way to fulfill the passions that live inside you by putting a plan in place. Without an action plan, those passions will forever live in the back of your mind rather than becoming a reality.

How To Live Your Dreams ... Even If You Didn't Win The Lottery

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As someone who listens to people for a living, I am often waiting to hear small truths in statements that could be written off as pipe dreams. In every big dream that is dependent on the lottery, there are little ones that need expressing right now.

A Simple Shift to Create Possibility

Michael Neill | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

How often do you talk yourself out of even looking into something or checking out a possibility because of that voice inside your head saying things like "gee, they must get bombarded with things like this all the time," or "that's never going to work"?

Five Minutes on the River Thames

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

While getting the gold or winning the race matters, what carries even more weight is the willingness to dedicate every last drop of energy in pursuit of a goal.

7 Mantras Olympic Athletes Use To Win

Linda Durnell | Posted 09.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

If you believe we all have the ability, given the right conditions, to have an extraordinary life -- whether it is as an Olympic athlete, scientist or teacher -- what can we learn from Olympic athletes to turn our dreams into reality?

How To Set -- And Reach -- Your Financial Goals

Buzz Feed | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

Alexa von Tobel left Harvard Business School in 2009 to start LearnVest, a personal finance and financial planning site for women. As a young entrepre...