Boost Productivity and Focus

Regain energy, power and focus with these 5 tips

Boost your focus and productivity.Want to regain energy, power and focus?

Get your mojo back and boost your productivity at the same time by applying these five tips.

Crystal Clear Pre-cap: (Spoiler alert: Bottom line up front, details follow.)

  1. Bring just enough energy and intensity to the task.
  2. Listen to your guilt, don’t just try to make it go away.
  3. Stop “throwing good money after bad.”
  4. Allow sufficient recovery. Key word: sufficient.
  5. Have realistic expectations. 

    Add your own best practices in the comments!#1. Bring just enough energy and intensity to the task.

Of course, like all responsible people, you start each workday with a short, prioritized success list. If you don’t yet do this, is now a good time to start that proven success habit

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Positive Thinking Gets a New Twist

For Positive Change, Start Here

positive thinking done rightWhen positive thinking just isn’t getting you where you want to be, it might be time boost positive results with an unexpected twist.

Research has proven that the right kind of negative thinking can actually increase your chances of getting those goals you really want.

Try WOOP for a healthy dose of realistic optimism that’s been proven time and time again to help people reach their goals, no matter how ambitious those goals may be.

W-O-O-P is a four-step process created by psychologist Gabriele Ottingen, who wrote the book “Rethinking Positive Thinking.” WOOP allows you to think through what might go wrong so you’ve got back up plans when the unexpected happens.

It works like this:

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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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