Continue reading “Focused Effort”
This isn’t a dress rehearsal, this is your life. Your time here is finite and you must choose the things on which you want to focus your efforts. Otherwise, your precious time will be frittered away on unimportant things OR on important things that aren’t your important thing. Focused effort makes the difference.
Continue reading “Choose a Happiness Goal”
Pursuing a worthy goal gives you a sense of purpose. It boosts your self-esteem and self-confidence. Working toward a goal adds structure and meaning to life and gives you the opportunity to practice setting priorities and managing your time well. Finally, a happiness goal usually involves engaging with others, which can bring happiness in and of itself.
Continue reading “Don’t Delay — Do It Now!”
The “Procrastination Equation” [Steel] shows us that motivation is the product of expectancy – expecting a good outcome and value – doing a task that is important to us divided by the product of impulsiveness – flitting from task to task and delay – putting off the task. The more you can increase the first two and decrease the second two, the higher your motivation.
You can’t do everything – even the important things, so focus on results. Every decision you make about where to use your limited resources is a statement about what you are focusing on. Decide what you really want, then align your actions with your true desire.
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Continue reading “tiny Steps, BIG Changes”
A BIG goal is necessary for growth and self-development, but a BIG goal alone is not enough. To sneak past the amygdala, to avoid the motivation trap, and to sustain the effort needed until you reach your goal, you must break it down into tiny steps you can take every day. Tiny steps lead to big changes.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Your Purpose X 3”
When you contribute your personal Service using your unique combination of talents, skills, strengths, interests, and abilities, whether as vocation or avocation, you fulfill your unique purpose. You are also fulfilling the Universal purpose by giving your you-ness in Service to the world. And when you strive to do this day by day by day, showing up as the best version of you, that is fulfilling your ultimate purpose.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “5 Ways To Bust Out Of Your Rut”
The Rule Of Holes is this: If you’re in one, stop digging. If you are not pleased with the results you are getting in your life just now, there is a better way. Use these five actions to break out of your rut.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Align Your Priorities”
Are you spending time on the things that are important to you? Or do you rush from task to task, appointment to appointment, and at the end of the day, you’re not really sure what you’ve accomplished? Maybe it’s time to realign your priorities.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Wake Up!”
“You can have anything you want, but you can’t have everything you want.” ~ Peter McWilliams A big reason why you can’t have everything? You just don’t have time.TheExceleratedLife.com