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 basicĀ 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

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The Effects of Therapy Dogs

"You can tell a lot about a man by the way he treats his dog" - Peary Perry How is this theory true? Can you really see into a person's character by the way he treats animals? The truth is yes we can. Our kindness to animals has a big influence on how we treat … Continue reading The Effects of Therapy Dogs

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Managing Stress & Living in the Present

How we manage stress will have the biggest impact on our quality of life. Do you constantly dwell on the past? Are you always rationalizing outcomes for theĀ future? Do you feel stuck? Do you feel lost? Do you feel like you have no control over your current circumstances? The truth is most people feel this … Continue reading Managing Stress & Living in the Present

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Over Stimulation & Loss of Self control (1 of 2)

Whenever you're away from home you can list piles of things you wish you would've done while you were at home or when you get there (whether it be housework, exercising or personal projects - like writing blogs). We have these hopes of accomplishing these things yet the truth is a lot of us experience … Continue reading Over Stimulation & Loss of Self control (1 of 2)