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Jan
22

Are You Committed to Your Goals?

 “Commit to the mountain. Lean into your fear.”   How committed to your goals are you this year? Be honest with yourself. Are your goals just wishful thinking or are you willing to go the extra mile to achieve them?   If you’re only moderately committed, it’s time to deepen and strengthen your dedication. When […]

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Jan
04

How to Stick to Your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

  Imagine that it’s December 31, 2018. How do you see yourself in relation to where you’d like to be in all major areas of your life? Do you enjoy your job? How about the person you are with? Are you making steady progress toward achieving your dreams?   What’s the difference between those who […]

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Nov
30

I Fixed My Procrastination. Here’s How…

Ever since I was a kid, I have been fascinated with the idea of self-improvement, optimizing my life, and adapting my circumstances to meet my own goals. I didn’t push boundaries as much as I tried to get as close to them as possible without getting in trouble. Later in life, I watched myself procrastinate […]

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Nov
11

Top 10 Holiday Planning Strategies

Ah, Thanksgiving, a time to be grateful and happy. Gratitude activates the hypothalamus, which controls a wide array of bodily functions and has a general, positive effect on your metabolism. It lowers stress levels and releases dopamine, causing you to feel good. Those good feelings affect those around us and cause even more happiness and […]

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Nov
02

Honoring Yourself To Grow Your Business, Art and Life

As small business owners and creatives, we’re often so busy that the thought of doing one more thing seems impossible or like a terrible burden. There is so much to learn and practice to be on top of our game and cultivate our craft that there’s rarely much time or energy remaining to develop ourselves. […]

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Sep
30

Top Concentration Tips to Increase Your Productivity

Blame it on what you like, but the ability to focus one’s attention seems to have become harder and harder at the same time as it’s also becoming more and more important. Below are some strategies to help us learn to concentrate and focus. Distraction comes in two forms, external and internal and it’s important to […]

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Sep
22

Are You Asking for the Help You Need?

Insight From My Students A key component of the new online course Transform Your Procrastination is the direct engagement between students. Each student is asked to participate in the lessons by posting in the Transformation Community Forum, where I also post and reply to students.   One issue that comes up in the Transformation Community […]

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Sep
13

Why Always Putting Others First Sets You Up to Fail

A common issue I see in the Transformation Community Forum in my online course is the failure that comes with putting others first – before yourself. While many of my students are fairly able to get work for others done in a timely fashion, taking care of themselves leads to continual procrastination. This often impacts […]

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