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Ego & The Path of Enlightenment

The Path of Liberation The stories we tell ourselves play a big part on how we live our lives. Our stories can be those of success or of failure, of love or of hate, greed and envy. The stories we tell ourselves define our reputation, they define our perspective and they define how we interact with … Continue reading Ego & The Path of Enlightenment

Building Self-Esteem & Following Your Word

It’s crazy what we can accomplish when we really set our minds to something. When all distractions are eliminated and focus is at its peak we're able to accomplish so much it's ironic we accomplish so little. What do you want to get done today? What’s today's top priority? If you could reflect at the … Continue reading Building Self-Esteem & Following Your Word

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The Blog-Writing Process & Developing Your Voice

A cripple most of us have is we think we need "all the information" before starting. I mean in some instances this may be true but in my case for blog writing the sooner I begin the sooner I can hone my ability and reach my goals. If consistency is everything when it comes to … Continue reading The Blog-Writing Process & Developing Your Voice

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Overcoming Worry & Self-Doubt

Getting your mind on your side working as a friend instead of a foe sounds a lot easier than it is. There's many things you could easily give up if you were to listen to your biggest critic but just because you may not see results immediately doesn't mean the action isn't worthwhile. Although you … Continue reading Overcoming Worry & Self-Doubt

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Reinventing Yourself

No one said life was easy and it’s apparent its not. If there was one guide to living the best life then no other guide would ever need to be made. If there was a magic pill or some easy way I would have found it by now but trust me there isn’t. We all … Continue reading Reinventing Yourself

Motivation & Triggers

What is motivation and how is it attained? Why do some have it while others only dream about having it? Motivation derives from the word motives. Motives are basic reasoning behind a specific behavior. So when asked "what is your motivation?" the answer can be really simple or really complicated. Your motive may be fear or … Continue reading Motivation & Triggers

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Stretching Comfort Zones

Where does fear come from? Are we born with it? How do we control it? What effect does fear have on us? One phrase from John Maxwell's book "Laws of Growth" he mentions making a habit out of stretching comfort zones. Our comfort zones are made to keep us safe. These zones aren't so much … Continue reading Stretching Comfort Zones