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Make your mornings: adopt a routine

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I recently started a new morning routine that has made me happier, more productive and motivated every single day. The routine involves learning, reflecting and moving, and was inspired by Hal Elrod‘s book “The Miracle Morning.” I was first introduced to Elrod on Jess Lively’s podcast. (I recently blogged about…

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Turning can’t into can

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I don’t like the word “can’t.” It never leads to anything remarkable; it just feeds into insecurity. When we tell ourselves that we can’t do something, we have already decided (before we’ve even tried) that we are unable. People who do great work, people who change lives, don’t use the…

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Clear the clutter

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Clutter can weigh you down. Clutter is chaotic, especially for people with high organizational skills. A cluttered apartment, or just having random crap in various places throughout your home, is stressful. Clutter makes it hard to find what you’re looking for and even harder to stay focused when working from…

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Being brave

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Today marks the end of the 30-Day Bravery Challenge and I couldn’t be prouder of myself for having participated in it. It was an incredible experience, and is definitely one of the better things I’ve done for myself in recent months. Being a part of Greg Faxon’s effort to create…

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Small wins 

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Small wins lead to big wins. In order to reach a goal, it is crucial to create small steps to get there. Small wins help you maintain the drive you need to continue working towards bigger goals. For example, I want to build up my core strength and ideally, my…

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Spend five minutes, make a change

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Five minutes can make a difference. Today marks my 27th consecutive day writing in the Five Minute Journal. Since starting the journal, it’s been amazing to see the transformation in my daily mood and mentality.  The journal requires you to take 5 minutes each day to reflect; it’s broken into…

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Question your limits and act as if

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Today’s challenge as part of the 30-Day Bravery Challenge is to act as if. Act as if there are no limits. Greg Faxon, the creator behind this 30-Day Bravery Challenge, mentioned that we often hold ourselves back by telling ourselves, “I’m not that type of person.” Today is about questioning…

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Reckless please

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I’ve blogged before about what Seth has taught me about fear and abandoning the fear narrative.  After recently diving head first into a few new projects, Seth’s post was exactly what I needed to read. The post made me realize that, unlike I have been brought up to believe, I…

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Practicing patience  

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Day 2 of the 30-Day Bravery Challenge was about stopping – stopping a habit or a tendency that’s getting in your way. “what’s something that might be getting in the way of what you want to build in the world? Maybe it’s watching TV…Maybe it’s a just a negative thought…

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