This Passion Thing is Just a Phase

We all have hobbies, dreams, or goals that we are passionate about. Your mission could be writing the next great American novel. Or you may dream of starting a cupcake business. Perhaps you have...

I Started Every Morning With a Shot of Vodka And Here’s What Happened

What is your morning routine like? Do you set an alarm to get up early? Take a quick run to get the blood moving? Force yourself to sit down and get some work done...

Meditation is for Suckers (and Monks)

Are you a Buddhist monk, living in seclusion on Mount Jiuhua? If you're reading this article, odds are you're probably not. So why would you waste valuable time doing essentially nothing? Meditation takes many forms,...

You Need to Know When to Give Up

The why-to of giving up One of the greatest talents of a worker is knowing when to give up. Giving up is an important strategy because it frees you up to start on the next...

5 Great Excuses For Not Exercising

Exercising kind of sucks. It's hard. It's sweaty. It's exhausting. It has health benefits like increasing energy, reducing stress, and building muscle, but it takes time and really just isn't fun. With everyone telling you...

Success First, Happiness Later

The Gateway Success in life is the gateway to happiness. Most people think you cannot have happiness without success. We’re all just waiting to reach that point of success in our lives when we will...

Why Distractions are Totally a Good Thing Now

The 21st century revolution of distractions Distractions are everywhere: Social media, the constant barrage of breaking news, cat videos, and meaninglessly entertaining apps. Distractions are often what keep us engaged in what is going on...

How to Maintain Your Precious Pride

Pride is putting yourself in your proper place. First. Our human nature dictates that we are ultimately responsible for one person about all else; ourselves. When it comes down to it, we are the only...

Get Back Into Your Victim Mentality

Your mental state is one of the most important aspects of life Being in a victim mentality means to consider the bad things that happen to you as a result of the actions of others...

Stop Letting Control Slip You By

I am a control enthusiast, not control freak Isn’t control great? Having power over what is going on. Getting to determine what happens in a situation. Being the one to make the call about a...

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