9 Life Hacks to Help Motivate You to Achieve Your Goals

9 Life Hacks That Will Motivate You To Achieve Your Goals

Finding the motivation to work towards your goals can sometimes feel like pulling teeth. Your body and emotional state reject every attempt from your mind to get you to feel excited and energized once again. You know you’ve felt motivated before, and it felt great! So why can’t you feel that way all the time? Why do you have to feel so uninspired?

Luckily, our minds and bodies aren’t static. They change, and depending on what we do, we can cause new emotions to arise. When you’re in a state of demotivation, you can actually hack your body to start feeling motivated again with some simple tricks. Using these hacks, you’ll be able to change your emotions at will and re-harness that excited, inspired energy.

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Rise to the Top – How to Become the Best at What You Do

Rise to the Top - How to Become the Best at What You Do

In the popular book, Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell, Gladwell writes that:

“for almost a generation, psychologists around the world have been engaged in a spirited debate over a question that most of us would consider to have been settled years ago. The question is this: is there such a thing as innate talent? The obvious answer is yes.”

Gladwell writes that we imagine that “achievement is talent plus preparation.”

Right?

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13 Life Lessons I’d Tell My Teenage Self

13 Life Lessons I’d Tell My Teenage Self

Being a teenager can come with a lot of new changes.

And those changes come with problems we have to learn how to solve. Of course, it’s difficult to navigate that time without the knowledge or experience of someone older. It’s usually when we’ve aged a bit and can look back on the problems we faced as a teenager that we see what advice we needed at the time. But then again, it’s those exact problems and difficulties that taught us the lessons we needed to learn.

So if we could go back in time and give those lessons to ourselves before the frustrations and the pain, it seems like we’d be able to skip over a lot of that, right?

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To Get What You Want, You Must Give Up What’s Holding You Back

To Get What You Want, You Must Give Up What’s Holding You Back

Dale Carnegie, American writer and author of the celebrated novel How to Win Friends and Influence People, once said:

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

While easier said than done, it’s true that acting on our goals and dreams is what helps us grow into the people we are meant to be, people who are confident in their abilities and contributions in life.

But the space between inaction and action can be a scary place. You may want to go out and act but there’s something holding you back from taking that first step.

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Mediocre People Focus on the Outcome. Exceptional People Focus On the Process

Mediocre People Focus on the Outcome. Exceptional People Focus On the Process

Slack: The Company That Almost Wasn’t

You may have heard of the workplace communication software, Slack. Many companies use Slack to virtually collaborate and communicate across teams. What most people don’t know is that Slack, despite its success, was never meant to exist.

In fact, the company who developed Slack actually had been hoping to create the next popular video game. But after raising millions of dollars to fund the game’s development, the company ultimately shut down the project because the game failed to attract enough users to be profitable.

The initial goal of the company — to create a successful video game — wasn’t achieved. However, during the process of creating their game, something else happened. The team realized that the chat system they created to accompany the game was worth investing more time in. While failing to build the next Minecraft, they managed to invent the chat system idea for one of the fastest-growing startups in history, and Slack was born.

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10 Habits That Damage Your Brain (and one that helps it!)

10 Habits That Damage Your Brain (and one that helps it!)

Robert Frost once quipped that:

“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.”

And while Robert of course meant it as a joke, he was right about one thing — the brain is a wonderful organ. It’s one of the most complicated objects known to man, with 86 billion neurons and hundreds of billions of nerve fibers.

However, despite the delicate and complex nature of our brains, we often don’t do much to make sure it’s functioning properly, or to make sure we’re setting it up for long term health. In fact, you may have some habits that, left unchecked, could have serious consequences. These habits could actually damage your cognitive ability and increase your chances of developing complications like Alzheimer’s or dementia later in life.

So, if you’re wondering whether you’re setting your brain up for a long, healthy life, here are ten habits that might be causing your wonderful organ harm – and one habit that might actually be doing it quite a bit of good:

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9 Things You Can Do to Change Your Life in 2022

9 Things You Can Do to Change Your Life in 2022

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you didn’t falter on your goals? Imagine checking all the boxes off your to-do list, reading a book a week, maintaining your work-life balance, and leading a healthy life. Dreamy, isn’t it?

In his book Atomic Habits, James Clear explains that it is possible, but maybe not the way you imagine. He writes that:

Success is the product of daily habits — not-once-in-a-lifetime transformations.”

According to James, building habits is a never ending process. It is not about the end-goal, but about the journey leading to it.

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10 Strategies to Help You Eliminate Your Procrastination Habit

10 Strategies to Help You Eliminate Your Procrastination Habit

Are you a chronic procrastinator? Do you often have thoughts like “Oh, it’ll be fine if I save this for tomorrow” or “That’s so far away, I don’t have to worry about it yet”?

If you find yourself procrastinating regularly, you’re probably stuck in a habit of procrastination. Eliminating your procrastination will mean eliminating your habit. But completely eliminating a habit is a difficult thing to do. Instead, it’s much easier to replace an existing habit with a new one. 

Of course, the best way to do this is to replace your procrastination habit with a “get things done!” habit. That way, everytime you would have gone to procrastinate, you now do something else instead – your work!

Here are a few different strategies you can use to replace the procrastination habit with a “get things done” habit and finally kick the stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. 

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10 Simple Daily Habits to Change Your Life

10 Simple Daily Habits to Change Your Life

New York Times bestselling author, John C. Maxwell, once said that:

“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” 

And while making big changes like moving across the country or getting a new job can alter your life in some ways, it’s really the simple things you do every day that add up to the most impact.

Once you understand how powerful your daily habits are, you can structure your routine in a positive and life-changing way. Through consistency and effort over time, you’ll find that practicing daily habits has an immense impact. Here are a few simple habits you can incorporate into your day to truly change your life for the better:

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The Power of Doing Only One Thing

The Power of Doing Only One Thing

Have you ever heard someone say they’re a great “multitasker”? Or had a potential employer say they’re looking for someone who can “multitask”? In today’s world, being able to juggle numerous tasks is practically seen as a badge of honor. Those who can keep up with the demands of many responsibilities are labeled more productive, …

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