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How to Do a Year in Review

  What is a Year in Review? What is this practice of a year in review? It’s a way to reflect on your life to see where you have been, what you’ve done, and the lessons that you can learn moving forward. It is a way to understand where you are and where you have […]

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How to Create a One-Year and a Five-Year Plan

one and five year plan

First, let’s explore what one-year and five-year plans are, and why they are so important. One-year and five-year plans serve as important roadmaps for you and your goals. You can’t accomplish a goal without a plan, just like you can’t navigate to someplace new without a roadmap. (Or maybe you can, but you’re much more […]

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How to Form Good Habits and Kick the Bad Ones

The Secret is in Your Brain Introduction: Forming good habits and ditching bad ones is all about understanding your brain. Your brain is hardwired for survival. In survival mode, the brain focuses on 1) Conserving as much energy as possible and 2) Scanning the world for any possible threat to that survival. Very noble of […]

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Goal Setting Perspective

Goal setting perspective

The Infinite First Step The first step is the hardest, the rest will follow We often think that making a goal and then only following through 20% of the time is not even worth it. That having a meal plan and then only sticking to it a few nights a week is a failure, or […]

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Goal Setting 101. Six Easy Steps

    Six Steps to Achieve Your Goals You have the ability to achieve your goals! But I know, goal setting is hard. Changing your life is hard. Setting goals can feel overwhelming, let alone actually accomplishing said goals, especially when you have tried over and over again with less than exciting results. Over the […]

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The One Thing Keeping You Stuck in Life

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  Does this sound familiar? You feel stuck in life. You are in a rut. Maybe you come home at night feeling drained by the daily grind and you can’t bear to admit that you are just going through the motions, instead of living a life that lights you up. Or you climb into your car […]

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Find Your Why: Personal Goal Setting Tips

Find your why

Introduction Goal setting has many parts: Getting your mindset in order, getting mighty clear on the who/what/where/when/whys of the goal, getting accountable, and understanding the emotion behind your goal. BUT, I would argue that before you have any of these figured out, you must find your why. You must get sooooo crystal clear on WHY […]

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