Self Improvement


Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Gratitude Muscle

Gratitude is like a muscle. The more you use it, the more it grows. The opposite is also true, but not only does it shrink and wither without use, it seems to get replaced by complaint muscles. Complaint muscles are ugly, bulky, and tend to make people stay away. Science has shown time and again […]

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A Busy Day Doesn’t Have To Be A Stressful Day

Today is going to be busy. There are things to do and not enough time to do them. Between the time and brain power needed to accomplish all that needs to be done, it’s looking like an impossible feat. You can feel it in every part of your body: the knot in your stomach, the […]


Weed Your Mind

Don’t you love the sense of accomplishment you get after a spring day spent cleaning up the garden? You’re tired and sore, but you feel relaxed and get to enjoy the beauty and see a clear difference. Imagine having that happen in your mind. When is the last time you “weeded” out your mind? Unlike garden weeds, […]

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Life Without Willpower

Willpower is not your friend. When you need it most, it’s not there for you. It leaves you high and dry time and again with nothing to show for it. It’s time to break up with ol’ Will. At the very least, it’s time to radically re-define your relationship. It’s not really Will’s fault. Let’s […]

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Before You Make Those New Year’s Resolutions . . .

Don’t. Just don’t. The Pit of Broken Resolutions is not a fun place to try to climb out of. You know. You’ve been there. It’s not that you didn’t try. You gave it your best shot. If it makes you feel any better, that puts you with 92% of people who made resolutions. Forget resolutions. Be […]

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