01/06/2015 02:56 pm ET Updated Mar 08, 2015

Elevate Your Life in 2015!

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As a life strategist and leading empowerment specialist, this is the time of the year that I hear from eager clients ready for coaching. My phone rings off the hook. My inbox is inundated and I am booked with clients. However, after a few weeks the excitement wears off and people return to business as usual. New Year resolutions are quickly replaced with normal routines. I know a bit about success. I know that success is not about hoping and praying. Success is the product of habits that you practice daily. If you want this to be the greatest year of your life then you must make a commitment to change the course of your life. Without commitment you will continue to experience cycles of frustration and failure. Do not just set goals. Make this the year that you create a strategic game plan for success. These are keys to living your greatest life in 2015!

1. Make a decision that this year will be different. The greatest day of my life was the day that I decided to live a greater life. No difficulty or disappointment is more powerful than a decision. When you decide to live a greater life your desires become tangible. Choice moves challenges out of the way. Choice empowers you to change your life. You must decide what you want your life to look like this year. Stop allowing others to paint the canvas of your life. Never forget that you have been given the power to choose. Your life can be as grand or as grievous as you decide. Decisions open the door to new possibilities in your life. Decide to live this year with meaning and focus.

2. You must detach from old seasons and cycles
. Years ago I was feeling stuck in my life. I had this desire to be successful. However, I realized that I was carrying around a ton of dead weight. I refused to detach from old mindsets, old relationships and even old experiences. My refusal to detach simply delayed my desires. One day I decided to detach from everything that was an enemy to my destiny. It was one of the most liberating moments of my life. You will never discover the beauty of life before you until you disconnect from the bondage of the life behind you. Do some 2015 life cleaning. Clean out toxic relationships. Clean out limiting beliefs. Clean out poisonous perceptions. Clean out everything that prohibits you from climbing to new levels of success. You must eliminate every enemy to the elevation of your life.

3. You must detoxify the mind. I believe that the mind has infinite power and infinite potential. The problem is that we live in intellectual prisons. Our minds need to be cleansed so that we can manifest the change that we desire to see. Our minds are filled with toxic thoughts that hinder transformation from taking place in our lives. It is our psyches not our problems that paralyze us. A greater life starts with detoxifying your mind. I want you to be conscious of your thoughts in 2015. Do not allow anything to access your mind without analysis. A thought must be taken captive before that thought can create. Stop accepting thoughts that abort your destiny. Start thinking inspired thoughts and tap into the greatness within you!

4. You must declare that this is your big year. 2014 was the greatest year of my life. I had the incredible opportunity to speak on some amazing platforms. As great as 2014 was I cannot make that the pinnacle. I have declared that 2015 is my year to play an even bigger game. What does that mean? It means that my moments are shaped by whatever the mouth speaks. You must learn to control your tongue if you want to create a cycle of triumph in your life. Do not allow anything to proceed from your mouth that you do not want to see produced in your moments. Declare that this is your big year. Declare that your dreams are manifesting. Declare that your goals are achievable. Declare that your vision is clear. Declare that 2015 will be the greatest year of your life. I dare you to declare what 2015 will look like. Now get to work creating the life you desire. 2015 is the year to live your greatest life!