Mind the Mind

Our brains are like a house. Not necessarily a nice clean new one. We like to pretend it is. However, it's creaky and old. By our adult years it's been renovated over and over again. Might have a few layers of paint on the walls too. And, there's always the one room with all the... Continue Reading →

Accepting Your Space

Life doesn't pass us by, we just don't stop long enough to let it sink in that we have one. We can own our space that is carved out for us. Or, we can let it own us continuing to blame circumstances for why we cannot be all we want to be. How to accept... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #11

"The goal is not to read a book, the goals it to become a reader. The goal is not to run a marathon, the goal is to become a runner. The goal is not to learn an instrument, the goal is to become a musician."What is your goal? Most of the time, we don't think... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #9

"Optimization in my experience is a bit of a myth. You can't be hyper-productive and eat healthy and exercise and be on top of emails and be clean and organized and socialize and expect to read a novel per week, you just can't. Something's gotta give." - GanzeerEveryone would like to say that they have... Continue Reading →

Monkeys

Last post was all about a broader stroke on the topic of motivators. Two kinds to be specific, intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic, the better one to really establish behaviors we want to see or desire in our work/life are the ones we want as our foundation. Placing intrinsic motivators over that of exterior ones are... Continue Reading →

This Is Your Motivation

The stick and the carrot game have been around a long time. Finding our carrot isn't always as clear or as easy to picture in today's environments we live and play in. What we think was our motivation we can learn quickly is the wrong self motivation to have. We need to figure out how... Continue Reading →

Your Main Thing, Your Main Thing?

"Long-term success is not an event it is a process that will have peaks and valleys along the way. Falling into a victim trap is in the valley, and remaining in that trap will delay your visit to the peaks." - David Cottrell, Monday Morning MentoringHow's that first week of the New Year been going?... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #8

Our choices and actions are keys to whether we will achieve establishing a habit or system that will aide us in achieving the big goal we're going after. This quote comes from Atomic Habits by James Clear. "Habits are like atoms of our lives. Each one is a fundamental unit that contributes to your overall... Continue Reading →

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