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Posts Tagged ‘Motivation’

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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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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Beat Your High Score in the Game of Life

Life is a lot like a video game. We all start at a certain level, and then we try our best to work our way up. It’s all about taking what you have and making the most of it, always striving to be just a little bit better than you were yesterday. There are always […]

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The Benefits of Fasting for 24 Hours

Fasting for a short 24 hour period, where you consume nothing but water (and sometimes low calories drinks such as black coffee or green tea), has shown to have several physical and mental health benefits. This is a practice that I’ve been experimenting with for the past few months. I try it just once a […]

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