5 Successful People You Need to Spend More Time With

It’s not surprising that many of the world’s most successful people share similar qualities and traits. You’ve probably observed or heard of some of them; being proactive, getting up early, ruthless prioritization, etc. There is something that contributes to the success of many of them that isn’t quickly apparent, however. Successful people surround themselves with other successful people. You’ve probably […]

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Is Time More Important than Money?

Money does in fact bring me happiness. There, I said it. I don’t care what you hear anywhere else, I am a firm believer that it’s true. It can in fact, bring people happiness. It’s not the only thing required for happiness of course, but if you have the other things you need, then it can up things a notch […]

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Become More Disciplined by Taking Small Actions First

As I write this blog post it is 5 am and I have already done my 30-minute workout, showered, and gotten dressed. My morning routine consists of things that a few years ago I would have dreaded doing at any time of day – never mind well before sunrise. So I tried to think of what changed to make me […]

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11 Easy, Powerful Ways to Encourage Good Fitness Habits

I didn’t want to have good fitness habits. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to be healthy, but getting there was not enjoyable. For many people being healthy requires having good fitness habits. Generally, this includes exercising regularly and eliminating unhealthy (but often really tasty) foods from your diet. No. Thank you. Unfortunately, as I got older the fact really […]

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and What to Do Instead)

The holidays are fading fast in our rearview mirror. As we make our way through January, everybody is diligently keeping to their New Year’s resolutions, right? If you are – great! I commend you. The truth is that almost a third of all New Year’s resolutions won’t make it past the first month of the new year. That’s probably not surprising to […]

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30 Daily Positive Affirmations

Daily, positive affirmations are a great way to build confidence, motivation, a positive outlook, and encourage the law of attraction. We practice affirmations regularly as part of our morning routines and have a few that are absolute favorites. The possibilities for your own daily positive affirmations are limitless, but feel free to start off with some of our favorites.

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10 Ways to Be Thankful All Year

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, a lot of Americans will soon be sitting at a table surrounded by loved ones and thinking of all the things they are thankful for. This year will be a little different in our house as we’ve started making gratitude a part of every dinner. Not just the ones that involve copious amounts of […]

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How to Get Better Sleep and Wake Up Early

Now that you know all about my morning routine, I want to tell you about the steps I take at nighttime that prepare me to easily get up between 4 and 4:30 am. When I was reading The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod, I knew that just getting excited to wake up early every morning wasn’t going to stick for me. The […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Goal Setting

Goal setting is an important practice that can benefit everyone. Even if you don’t read self-improvement books or engage in any form of personal development, you still probably set goals for yourself in one form or another. Goal setting can be as simple as dedicating an entire day to just one project so you can get it done before an […]

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4 Great Self-Improvement Audiobooks You Need to Hear First

There are a lot of self-improvement audiobooks out there. For those looking to take the plunge and start listening, it may seem overwhelming. A lot of people will go for the names they’ve heard — Jim Rohn, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy. They’re all great motivational speakers and not a bad place to start. Their style of teaching self-improvement, though, is […]

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