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Happiness is a Choice

Sometimes it is an easy choice. Sometimes it is a hard choice. Either way, it is a choice.

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How to Transform Your Life

Transforming your life does not require massive action or big goals. It requires steady and methodical progress. If you have set big and lofty goals for the new year, that is ok. Just remember that it is the daily actions that will slowly but inevitably create the big change you are looking for. Just like …

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Know what you don't want

As you start setting your intentions and aspirations for the new year, don’t fret if you can’t pinpoint the exact things that you want to do, places you want to visit, people you want to meet or other experiences you want to have. Try as best you can to make your intention something that is …

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Talent and Skill

If you’ve watched this video from my last post, you probably picked up on this theme. It’s a clue into one of life’s great mysteries. Success depends on both talent and skill. They are similar but radically different at the same time. One is a gift you have been given. The other is completely up …

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Get Back in the Groove

I have a tendency to go to extremes. I set clear and sometimes audacious goals, achieve them (at at least give it a good attempt) and then frequently fall off the bandwagon a bit as I succumb to what I call the “post-goal blues.” When I raced triathlons, I found this “disease” to be common …

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The Power of Purpose

This weekend I got in my car, turned the key and did so with a purpose. I was taking a trip for the weekend. I didn’t just get in my car and start driving around aimlessly. I knew where I wanted to go (Portland, OR) and why I wanted to go there (to spend time …

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Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Randy Pausch, a long-time Professor at Carnegie Mellon recently passed away. This video. from his last lecture at the university a few month ago, is a powerful reminder of how precious every moment is in life. It’s well worth watching, a few times.

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5 Reasons To Live A Purpose-Driven Life

digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/educational/5_Reasons_To_Live_A_Purpose_Driven_Life'; For every person you meet who has a clear goal and direction for some aspect of their life, there are another 9 who are going through life aimlessly. This is not to say that they may not be successful, happy or fulfilled. It is just to point out that not everyone lives …

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The Power of Vision Boards

Vision boards are simple and powerful. What makes them powerful is that they help you marshall all the strength and power that you have locked away in your mind. This is a strength that is not born from conscious thought necessarily. It is the strength that is present in your other than conscious mind. You …

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