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Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

Happy 2016 everyone! The start of a new year is an exciting time. Everyone is busy working on their resolutions. The sad truth, however, is that many have already quit. According to recent statistics, 25% of people who make new year’s resolutions quit in the first week. This percentage has been observed over the past few years and it’s true today as it was a few years ago. But why do people quit so early? Why aren’t they sticking to their goals and plans? 1. Tradition Making a new year’s resolution is a tradition, and many people make a resolution…

2 Tips to Help You Follow Through On Your Commitments

It would be great if we all could just follow through on our better judgements. We would all be healthy, wealthy and happy. Most people, however, don’t. They say they want to go to the gym after they get out of work, but they end up talking themselves out of it. They say they want to use their time off on the weekend to work on a startup, but they get distracted. Other times, they start out with the intentional to go all of the way but they stop half way. They lose all of their motivation and they’re back…

90 Days Challenge Review

It’s been a week since I’ve finished my 90,000 words in 90 days. And I’ve had some time off to reflect on this experience. Here are some of my thoughts. 1. Personal Power Many people drastically underestimate what they’re capable of accomplishing. The reality is we can’t even begin to imagine how great we can become. We all have unlimited resources within us waiting to be tapped into. It’s all right there in front of our eyes. Nevertheless, this unlimited power can only be realized if we’re able to face its antagonist. And that antagonist is the inherent weakness of…

Accomplishing Long-Term Goals

I made it! Today is day 90 of my 90,000 words in 90 days challenge. I wrote 1000+ words every single day for 90 days, and today I will cross the finish line. What a journey that was! I will write more about this experience in a separate post in the next few days. I am excited! For now, I see this as a great opportunity to write about long-term goals. To create anything meaningful in life, you have to invest conscious thought in it. You have to transform the intangible into something tangible. And that means, you have to…

How to Deal With Failure

Failure is an emotionally loaded word that elicits negative and unwanted feelings. Failure is often a statement about our performance. And it says that we couldn’t live up to our own expectations or the expectations of our mentors, parents, and even customers. But not all failures are the same. Small failures are necessary for personal growth and for the growth of your business, but it’s up to you to use the small failures as learning opportunities or neglect them until they gradually become into big and possibly irreversible failures. In this post, I want to shed some light on the…

How to Make Any Decision And Stick to It

Making a decision and sticking to it is a problem a lot of people experience. Instead of responding to your emails, going to the gym, or investing in your startup, you find yourself on the couch procrastinating and talking yourself out of these decisions. We’re often not aware what causes us to slip and fall behind, but we nevertheless (should) feel a sharp pang of guilt following our inability to stick to our decisions. It tells us that we’ve fallen short. But why does that happen? What happened to your supposedly unwavering commitment to follow through on your decisions? 1.…

The Benefits of Hiring a Life Coach

1. What Does a Life Coach Do? A life coach is an expert who can motivate you to take massive action and transform the areas of your life that you’re not satisfied with. Coaching, in the way I see it for my clients, is about achieving concrete measurable results; whether in the pursuit and actualization of their goals or in the realization of their total well-being. This includes communicating to clients the options, alternatives and possibilities available to them and to what extent they can use these resources to help them attain their goals. This also includes training them to…