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21 Tiny Habits That Will Transform Your Life

Habits are the cheat code to success. Plug in the right habits and success is simply a matter of repetition. But the opposite is also true…Stack the wrong habits and… well… best be prepared for a life filled with frustration, discontent, and regret. Truth is…Your life at this very moment is the culmination of the habits and routines you’ve hardwired into your programming.

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Why You Can’t Trust Your Own Brain

Your brain will try to convince you of all the things you ARE NOT. That you aren’t creative enough, young enough, old enough, smart enough, cool enough, brave enough, expert enough. Trusting your own brain is a difficult challenge. Can you silence your brain long enough to actually attempt something meaningful?

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The Benefit of Making Tiny, Bold Moves

By acknowledging that you’ll naturally want to stay comfortable and resist change, you won’t give up when the discomfort and pain happens. In fact, you’ll welcome it as a sign that you’re on the right path to growth. The more we rail against what’s not working, the more likely we are to stay trapped there.

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The Hidden Costs of Ambition

The toll on my physical health. Stress-induced insomnia. Overweight. Mindless and unhealthy eating. Deteriorating relationships from non-stop work travel. Blurry vision. Grinding my teeth. (The list goes on.) And the constant pursuit of feeding the ‘more monster.’ More money. More stuff. More status. Could it be that my single-minded focus on work came at a devastatingly steep cost?

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What is Your Highest Level of Contribution?

Do I continue down a path where things are good or do I choose a new path (an uncertain path) where things could be great? A great life felt like a space where work and life collided in a beautiful way and complemented each other. It felt like being on a path that would allow me to realize my highest level of contribution.

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My ‘New Look’ Business and Life

The reason I’ve been quiet is pretty simple. I haven’t felt inspired to write or share ideas …until now. I’ve recently embraced how important it is to not force it. People can feel it when you’re doing something out of obligation vs enjoyment. And over the last year or so, my tolerance for doing anything out of obligation has completely vanished. As a recovering people pleaser, it has felt pretty darn good NOT to do anything unless it feels really good. I used to think this was a selfish way to be. Now I know it is and that’s the whole point.

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Why do we make business so hard?

Is the current state of your business giving you the itch to try a new tactic or strategy this year? If so, here’s an often overlooked procedure that you can (and should) take advantage of right now.

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