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Positive Experiences – Mark Manson

Positive thinking will drive you to places you never thought possible. Positive thinking about your potential, about other’s thoughts of you, and about the the potential for your current situation to turn around. Your thoughts create your reality, so why not create a positive reality? It seems simple right?…think positively and you will lead a positive life. But there’s actually

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Distinctiveness And Consistency – The Building Blocks of Neural Pathways

The transportation of signals to and from the brain is done by these remarkable things called ‘neurons’. They are scattered throughout the body (largely the brain) in magnificent networks that join up at critical points to form the basis of neural pathways. Neural pathways are responsible for transmitting the information we have stored so that it can be converted into

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The Importance of Faith In Overcoming Helplessness

“We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us” (Philippians 4:13). That’s a quote that gets me on the right path each day. When I have doubts, I look to God for inspiration and I pray that he guides me – not to immediate success, but guides me to a better version of myself that can grow beyond my

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Knowing Your Direction & Having a Plan Can Reduce Anxiety and Feelings of Overwhelm

If I don’t plan I often get lost so easily and I stray away from anything productive, I become anxious about the future and overwhelmed at the number of tasks that I need to complete to achieve my grand ambitions. That’s why if you ever saw me, you might notice that I’m constantly writing down plans for later in the

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #10 – THERE IS NO REASON NOT TO FOLLOW YOUR AMBITIONS, SO MAKE TIME FOR THE IMPORTANT THINGS

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. said in one of his most famous Harvard University addresses, “If you lived each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” For the last 33 years of his life, Steve would look in the mirror each day and ask himself, “If today were the last day of my

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #9 – WORK HARD AT WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS YOUR PASSION – THE WORLD WILL HANDLE THE REST

Maybe there’s stuff you don’t want to do, but you know that it’s good for you in the long run. Like exercising or budgeting or reading or cleaning, some stuff just sucks, and I get it. We feel like the effort we put into these challenging things may not yield immediate results, and that is often true. But what we

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #8 – YOU DON’T NEED A LOT TO BE GREAT

We can make a lot from a little. Let that sink in… It’s a thought that I live by and I hold onto it with every strength that I have because it drives me to realise that I can make something of myself and pursue my goals right now, with the things that I presently have. Nothing more is needed.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #7 – IT’S BETTER TO BE READY FOR AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT HAVE ONE THAN TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT BE PREPARED

Working towards something we cannot see or feel or hold is a definite challenge for us as humans. Our minds are wired to work towards certain goals we set for ourselves but we can often lose sight of these because the things that we are passionate about or enjoy doing don’t seem to fit in with the present construct of

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A Navy Seal’s Perspective – Callousing The Mind Through Pain and Suffering

A mentality for achievement can be built on the grounds of self imposed pain and suffering. Listen to David Goggins speak of his experience and share his approach to growth. If you can get through doing things that you hate to do, on the other side is greatness. Pain and suffering will train us for the difficulties of life.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #6 – GET THINGS DONE EVEN WHEN YOU ‘DON’T WANT TO’

Often times we miss out on the most beautiful things in life because we only want to work at our goals when it seems easy. What we forget to realise is that the most progress toward our goals comes during times of struggle – comes when we courageously face situations we once thought impossible to overcome and we overcome them.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #5 – EXUDE POSITIVE ENERGY TO STRANGERS

A stranger is someone who has never interacted with you or sensed your presence, equally it is someone who you have never interacted or communicated with yourself. There is something boundlessly special about that first interaction with a stranger. Something so innocent, free and uplifting. Whilst prejudice is a possibility, no judgement on your past character, or on your triumphs

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