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5 Steps to Find Your Purpose

Today, more than ever, it’s easy to feel like you’re operating on a constant hamster wheel. On one hand, we have the pressures of modern society demanding that we be productive and efficient; after all, just how much time can we spend watching Netflix anyway? On the other hand, with technological advancements at our fingertips, … Read More

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How to Make Change Permanent

One of our greatest challenges as human beings is to make change permanent for ourselves. By and large, we are creatures of habit and consistency. It is generally how we thrive and be successful. If our habits and consistency lend themselves to unhelpful or unhealthy pursuits, to make change permanent becomes more difficult. Struggling with … Read More

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Being Stuck

Being stuck can become very evident to people you work with and loved ones early on. You may seem to be grasping at many different methods and activities in order to break free of the anxiety and frustration. Might have a hard time seeing any value from these and begin to judge yourself harshly, disparage … Read More

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Why Does Failure Exist?

A few weeks ago I listened to a TED talk by Alain De Botton on failure. He posited a very interesting and enlightening perspective on the concepts of failure and success. Endless Success It made me consider a child, at an age that they don’t understand failure. Say they start making a sand castle, Lego … Read More

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3 Smart Ways to Avoid Distractions

I’d just taken some notes for this blog post of ways to avoid distractions, and my phone lit up and told me that North Korea fired a missile over Japan. I turned my phone over so I could get started on this post. I logged into my site and then Facebook made a sound in … Read More

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The Self Help Jungle

I totally get it. I was so excited to share the success I had in my Personal Retreat. I wrote my book and put it out there and I knew that people could find success with it too! On Amazon it went, in book and Kindle form and I posted about it everywhere I could. Then … Read More


Learning as a Career

Love Learning This was SO not me. I hated school actually. I only enjoyed a handful of classes. Those were the ones where you DID THE THINGS, rather that just the background stuff. Auto & Metal shop, Drama, even Music. Couldn’t stand things like math, writing, and other things which, in hindsight, are incredibly useful for … Read More

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Readers Sharing Their Honesty

Such Honesty When folks sign up on our mailing list they get a request. I ask them “What is your #1 single biggest challenge to success in your life right now?” The answers are always insightful and sometimes compelling. Here’s a few: “Myself” “To be brave and have courage” “Accepting and moving on” I think … Read More