Procrastinate much? Here’s a jolt!

Tip for getting past putting things off

Tip for getting past procrastinationI’m wondering if we share this in common: a real struggle with procrastination for certain activities.

Not with all things, right? Just a few.

Just enough that perhaps, it really bugs you, and you’d like a tip to get you past that “Maybe later” mentality.

Here’s something that lights my fire and gives me the energy I need to push past the big P.

Author Ayn Rand wrote: “Action without thought is mindless. And thought without action is hypocritical.”

For me, those words have just the right amount of ouch.

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Freedom, Money and Happy Spending

Wise Money Choices are Aligned with Values

Spend Wisely You might be thinking more about spending money these days.

A quick note to boost your mood (even higher!) and remind you of how much freedom you have that you might sometimes overlook.

First, the story that prompted today’s note.

I’m changing my morning rituals today because I’m choosing to take the afternoon off for one on one time with my 22 year-old daughter. (Yes, we still value our “Mommy and me” time!)

So, I open my laptop to jot down a quick blog when I see (ok, call it click-bait) this teaser about some movie star’s fabulous “surprisingly affordable” shoes.

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#1 Sign That It’s Time to Raise Your Self-Awareness

Could you be more successful? Try these tips

Want more success? Raise your self-awareness

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Self-awareness can lead you to be happy, healthy, wealthy and wise. If you’re really ready to have a breakthrough, consider this tough love question:

“Are your results so far worthy of your potential? Do your relationships, your health, your financial standing really reflect what you’re capable of?”

If your answer is “Not so much.” That’s the #1 sign it’s time to raise your self-awareness.

If, in answering this though love question, you reveal some doubts about whether you’re putting your best self out there in the world, take heart. There’s hope!  

 

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Mindful Personal Growth 5 Keys That Put You on the Path to Success

Habits that help you pursue your potential

You have virtually infinite potential. Do you know what your greatest possibilities include? Do you know how to tap into the ability to pursue your best? These five keys will start you on your success journey.

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Your 5 Keys to Mindful Personal Growth:

  1. Realize pursuing your potential is a lifelong endeavor, and you don’t have to have it all figured out to begin. You are just right at this moment, and you don’t need to be improved, fixed, or changed in any way to be worthy of your birthright to pursue your potential.Embrace this happy news: You always have the ability to discover a new layer of strength, hope and possibility within you.

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Americans: How You Respond to President-Elect Reveals Your Character

A valuable reminder for Non-American Citizens, too

US President, Did your choice win or lose? How you respond reveals something about your character.Perhaps the man or woman you voted for for US President did not win. Perhaps he did.

I believe it’s fitting today to remind you, with love and respect how much your true character shows when you win or lose something.

Are you being gracious? 

Think about it.

Wins and losses are your opportunity to reflect the very best of your personal values. 

What values are you projecting right now?

What People Like About You: 5 Qualities You Probably Have Already

Develop these habits that build relationships

Bet you’re better at building relationships than you give yourself credit for.

The key is to recognize in yourself the behaviors that people find naturally attractive and to be willing to build these likable qualities, and bring them out more often.

How many of these qualities do you have, and which could you cultivate even more?

1. You (wisely) mirror and match. To the extent that it makes sense, you mirror the other person’s body language and match her vocal quality.

This is important for two reasons. Reason #1: We like people we perceive to be like us, and when you mirror and match others, they feel you’re a kindred spirit.

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