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

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Progression & The Bigger Picture

For some personal growth comes easy, for others it the idea feels gut-wrenching and the thought of even taking action makes us feel discusted with ourselves. Really, you can choose to live in the dumps because you don't have everything you want or you can make a stand. Its up to you to decide today's … Continue reading Progression & The Bigger Picture

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What is Power?

Power is authority to make decisions. It's the ability to influence others to complete a desired action. What makes someone powerful? and what comes along with it? Power is having the resources. Whether money, materials or man-power; having wealth or being wealthy can be classified as power. Power is influence. It's the ability to convince … Continue reading What is Power?

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What is Happiness?

Everyone's definition of happiness is different. The concept of happiness never changes but how we attain it does. Happiness is gained by simply valuing yourself and your role in society. Plain and simple. Not everyone is born into great power. A lot of us are born below the poverty line and because of this we … Continue reading What is Happiness?

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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 the 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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Passion: The Success Emotion

What is passion? Why do some have it while others don’t? How are some people extemely motivated while others can barely move from the couch? Does everyone have passion and some just haven’t found it? Or is passion something you harness? Something you build? Something you create? If you're looking to find your passion I … Continue reading Passion: The Success Emotion