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  • Attitudes To Support A Growth Mindset

    Growth Mindset   Every journey of self-development is unique and personal to the individual who undertakes it. There are numerous challenges that arise during our journey; many seem daunting and impossible to overcome, while others simply float by like a leaf blowing in the wind. However, for those situations that push us well beyond our […]

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  • Learning with Spaced Repetition

    Many people learn with flashcards. Mostly in school and then perhaps for a higher education. But why are they doing it? What makes this method better than just plain reading a book on the topic? What is it about? The basic principle behind flashcards either on paper or as a program is called spaced repetition. […]

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  • Banish Procrastination With The Five Second Rule.

    5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Go!  A simple five seconds can help make or break you beginning to transform your life. Helping to create those habits and get you on the path to action. “If you have an instinct to act on a goal, you must physically move within 5 seconds or your brain will […]

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  • How Do I Start Meditating

    Introduction   When it comes to improving mindfulness, practicing meditation is a good place to start. It is an activity anyone can pick up and learn and a practice that does not have to take long. Setting aside a few minutes for meditation per day can prove to be worthwhile for your mental health and […]

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  • Knowledge is Power, Execution is Royalty (and Perception is Noteworthy)

    Knowledge is Power, Execution is Royalty (and Perception is Noteworthy) Knowledge and Execution Of course, there is a whole slew of aspects that go into a creative or productive process that is unique and specific to what is being worked on, as well as the role taken on by an individual. Such as a journalist […]

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  • Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead! Part II

    In my article “Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead!”, I gave you some reasons for why you should start a Joy Plan of your own, as well as a couple of tips for creating one. This article will continue giving you the tools to create your very own plan.   Gratitude and Optimism Have […]

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  • The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months

    Since the beginning of the year our resolutions might have diluted. Re-engaging with shorter term goals aids in a closer follow up and more accountability.

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  • Productivity Cycles

    [player id=3559] Have you ever noticed how at some points of the day you get more stuff done than others? What about the mad rush of productivity on a ‘Manic Monday’ or the exact opposite that sets in with ‘that Friday Feeling’? Or maybe you’ve battled the winter blues or literally felt a ‘spring’ in […]

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  • How to Recognize Burnout and Rediscover Your Spark

    [player id=3535] Your eyes are exhausted from staring at your computer screen all day. Your brain is mush and you’re not really reading what’s in front of you anymore. You swear you’ve never wanted to leave work and take a long nap more than you do right now. More and more, people are recognizing that […]

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  • Combat the Downward Spiral: Choose Joy Instead!

    In her book, The Joy Plan, Kaia Roman describes her rise out of depression using a thirty-day plan to increase instances of joy in her life. Here are a few ideas from her book on how to make joy something you consciously do, manage negativity gracefully, and start your own joy plan. Create a Habit […]

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