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Breaking Bad Habits: 7 Podcasts That Will Help You Change Your Behaviors

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

 

– Benjamin Franklin

What’s so bad about bad habits? Well, almost half of our daily behaviors are the result of habits that we’ve formed. What time we go to bed, how much we exercise, what food we eat. These things are determined by decisions we make on a subconscious level because of our habits. Essentially, our life is the sum of all of our habits.

If we are what we repeatedly do, then our success and happiness hinges on whether we have developed good or bad habits. Now you can start to see why bad habits can be harmful. Continue Reading ...

Achieving Success Through Goals

Why Having Goals Is Important

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.”

 

– Bill Copeland

It may seem obvious that having goals in life is important, but many people go through life without having any. Ask people what their goals are and you’re likely to hear generic responses like, “I want to be healthy” or “I want to be successful”.

These are not true goals. They are wishes and desires. These people wander through life trying to lose weight or get rich and never achieve either because they have no clear direction or definition of what these “goals” are. Continue Reading ...

Setting Purposeful Goals: 5 Podcasts To Help You Set Goals and Actually Achieve Them

People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.

 

– Earl Nightingale

Do you ever feel like you are lost in the daily routine of life? Are you going through the motions but not sure where it is leading or towards what end?

We’ve all had these feelings. It’s completely natural to feel this way from time to time. Unfortunately, too many people go through their whole lives feeling this way. They do not live with any sense of purpose.

So when you find yourself in this state, how can you move from aimless drifting towards meaningful direction?

Set some time aside to be alone and to reflect on what is important to you. Understand what your values are, and think about what you want to achieve in each area of your life. Continue Reading ...

The Habits of a Highly Successful You

We’ve all read articles about what type of habits and routines successful people have. Here are three for example:

Many successful people have dedicated morning routines, exercise, and practice some form of meditation. Some of them write a daily journal or prioritize their tasks for the day ahead the night before. These insights into the lives of successful people can be helpful or detrimental depending upon how you use this information.

“Successful people are simply those with successful habits.”

 

– Brian Tracy

Maybe after reading these articles you take the top 5 habits and try to incorporate all of them into your life. Continue Reading ...

Choose Your Life (And Stop Using Social Media)

Do you find yourself working in a job you don’t like? Do you struggle to get out of bed in the morning because you’re not excited by the rest of your day?

I know, you’re tired. How could you not be tired. Every day you do something you don’t want to do, go to an office you don’t want to be in, and talk about topics you don’t want to talk about. It’s a constant battle against your inner self, and that fight is beating you up.

You are probably feeling a lot of stress and your health may be suffering. That emotional stress might be manifesting itself in compulsive behaviors like eating or drinking. Maybe you hide behind your emotional pain by mindlessly scrolling through social media or binge watching the latest Netflix series. Continue Reading ...

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