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Posts Tagged ‘Goals’

3 Smart Rules to Follow When Changing Habits

One of the biggest obstacles in “self improvement” is trying to change habits. We are what we repeatedly do, this is why it’s so important to be aware of our habits – and change them when they are leading us down a bad path. Because ultimately, your daily routine is what decides where you are […]

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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Role Models

One of the most important exercises I recommend in self improvement is to create a “role models” list and describe what you admire about each person and why. Learning from other people can often be a much bigger resource for improving our lives than any book or class. When you find someone who has real […]

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Grit and the Need for Achievement

We humans have many needs. Our most commonly recognized needs include food, water, sleep, shelter, and comfort to survive, but we also crave a lot more than that out of life. Aside from our basic needs for survival, we also have many psychological needs. These include needs such as confidence, meaning, and love. These things […]

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The “What the Hell” Effect: Don’t Let a Couple Mistakes Distract You From Progress

It’s very easy to get frustrated on the path of self improvement – almost too easy. We try to make a positive change, we slip up and make a mistake, and we quickly think “screw it” and give up. Take for example, someone who is trying to quit smoking. They try to quit cold turkey […]

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We’re All Hypnotized: How to Override Your Automatic Behaviors

You’re only conscious of a small fraction of your thoughts, emotions, habits, and choices. The rest of it happens in your brain unconsciously, without any effort on your part. In this way, a lot of us are hypnotized for most of the time. We don’t make many conscious choices about what we say or do, […]

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