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Self-Discipline, How Hard Is It?

Self-Discipline, How Hard Is It?

One of the most important skills that we can develop that will improve our daily life is self-discipline. Self-discipline is the cornerstone of a healthy life.  Not only does it help us develop healthy life style habits, but it affects how we feel about the way we live our life as a whole. Everyone feels … Continue reading

You Got To Slow Down To Speed Up

You Got To Slow Down To Speed Up

My friend and colleague, Dr. Peter Wishnie, always teaches that you need to “slow down to speed up”.  Over the years I have found this to be true in many circumstances I have encountered. Sometimes I get an idea from a book or podcast and think, “oh I want to do that.” And then I … Continue reading

Make Happy Happen

Make Happy Happen

Last week I stopped by our local pet store to pick up a few things for my Boston Terriers.  As I was walking up to the register one of the clerks was coming up to help me and he said to his coworker, “Boy, I sure do like working with you.” I told him that … Continue reading

Can You See The Finish Line?

Can You See The Finish Line?

The difference between those that reach their goals and those that do not is often the lack of self-motivation. How can we gain motivation to keep moving ahead to the goals we desire?  One way is by understanding the primary reasons for losing or not having motivation in the first place.  Once we understand the … Continue reading

Becoming A Better Me

Becoming A Better Me

The theme of “becoming a better person” has been popping up in everything I have been reading or listening to. Possibly because people think about this as the New Year rolls in. It is a fact that most people want to better themselves on a continual basis.  It can be overwhelming as to where one … Continue reading

Be Kind To Yourself And Have A Plan

Be Kind To Yourself And Have A Plan

Happy New Year! It is that time of year again when many people make commitments for change in their lives.  It is estimated that 80% of New Years resolutions are broken by February. The problem is once a person fails to keep their resolution they quit instead of starting again until they are successful. It … Continue reading

Are We Doomed To Keep Making The Same Mistakes?

Are We Doomed To Keep Making The Same Mistakes?

As I was reading Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carole” the other day and I realized that there were many lessons to be learned from dear old Ebenezer Scrooge.  Far to often we get stuck thinking about the mistakes we have made in the past, so much, that our present is spent dwelling in grief, excuses … Continue reading

Creating A Habit For Change

Creating A Habit For Change

Yesterday, I was listening to an interview with John Assaraf and he was talking about creating habits for change that we desire in our life.  As we know making changes is not always easy even when we want the change.  It is a known fact that “90% of heart patients do not stick to the … Continue reading