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Why Motivation Kills Progress

Have you ever had a long list of things you just needed to get done but lacked the motivation to actually do them?  Why is it so difficult for most people to achieve their goals?  Even if you do not write down your goals, most of us would probably confess that it is so much easier to sit on the couch and watch our favorite TV show or movie than it is to get up and unload the dishwasher, a generally simple task.  We feel that we need the motivation to do anything and often exclaim, "I have no…

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Added by John Miller on July 14, 2016 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

How is Your Peace today?

The YouTube 1 min. Inspiration Message is here:



https://youtu.be/8qmHDvR1lj0

1 min. Inspiration & Motivation – PEACE

20160513 Fr. Wade Morning Motivation Walk Talk – PEACE

How is your Peace today?

Peace with yourself, your…

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Added by Wade Fahnestock on July 1, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

What Makes You Come Alive?

My wife asked me this question the other day, and I really had to stop and think about my answer.  What does make me come alive?  Not just what makes me "happy" or "enjoy" what I am doing, but what wakes me up and creates life in me? 

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself this question or are you so busy in just "getting by" that you cannot even begin to think about what really makes you come alive?  Here are 3 strategies for unlocking your habit brain and discovering what makes you…

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Added by John Miller on June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Words of Wisdom for the Week :-)


Make it a great week!

Added by Cheryl L Shipp on May 31, 2016 at 6:00am — 2 Comments


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The Curse of Conformity and How to Escape It

You might not know Ken Davis, but he is an amazing guy. Ken made a career out of being funny…not vulgar funny; clean funny. His quick wit and insightful comments endear people of all ages to him. His book, Fully Alive, came out at a very significant time in my life. I credit its principles with motivating me to escape the curse of…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on April 22, 2016 at 12:32pm — No Comments


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Seven Questions to Ask Before You Write a Book

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Benjamin Franklin

[This is the first in a series of posts introducing the Product Spiral]

Do you want to write a book? According to researchers, 80% of us do. Writing a book isn't a bad idea for some people, but…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on February 22, 2016 at 7:56am — 2 Comments

Words of Wisdom for the Week :-)

Make it a great week! Let's connect: Follow me on…

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Added by Cheryl L Shipp on February 8, 2016 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments

Healthy Weight Loss: If Your Resolution was to Lose Weight – How is it Going?

I know it’s only a few weeks into the New Year but statistics show that 25% of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after 1 week! And 60% do so within 6 months. And the average person makes the same resolution 10 separate times without success.…

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Added by Ann Musico on January 15, 2016 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Happy Thursday! Today's Hope Note :-)

Don't you give up. Keep pushing!

Added by Cheryl L Shipp on October 8, 2015 at 7:55pm — No Comments


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Three Reasons Not to DIY Your Life



Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace

process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.
| Seamus Heaney

The popularity of do-it-yourself projects, television shows, and stores has changed our thinking. The Internet has become the "expert of choice" for almost anything we need to know.…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on October 7, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments


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Don't Be Surprised It Didn't Work

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. | Thomas Edison

Jim (not his real name) is good at what he does. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and writer with a…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on September 21, 2015 at 1:43pm — 2 Comments


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You Don't Have to Wait for Permission

Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. | Alfred A. Montapert

Stuck.

To hold, cleave, or cling.

That’s the way life is…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on September 18, 2015 at 1:46pm — 3 Comments

Things We Should Have Been Taught As Teenagers

This week I sent my teenagers off to new schools. They were homeschooled for 6 years. I am reminded of some truths that I think should be taught in schools. What do you think?

Hard work will not always equate to success. You can put up a good fight and still lose. There are just some things that, for whatever reason, we have to carry with us.

You shouldn’t ever assume to know the truth…

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Added by Donna Reade on August 26, 2015 at 7:59am — 1 Comment

7 Things that Confirm You Are Doing What You Love

Note - The full article of the snippet below was just released at Get Motivation. Click here for more... …

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Added by Robert de Brus on July 28, 2015 at 7:32pm — 4 Comments


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The Law You Can't Break

Change is not overcoming inertia as much as it is redirecting, guiding, tweaking what already is and what has already happened. We must believe that we can make choices and that those choices can alter the future. | Max McKeown

Newton's First Law of Motion—sometimes referred to as the Law of Inertia—states that an object at rest stays at…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on January 2, 2015 at 7:30am — 4 Comments


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Hate the Process, Yet Love the Outcomes

It is okay to hate the process, yet love the outcomes. Work the process and enjoy your outcomes. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet

I hate running, yet I love being an Ironman triathlete. I hate writing, yet I love being an Amazon top 100 author of three books. I hate budgeting, yet I LOVE having paid of over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in just 48…

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Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on December 8, 2014 at 4:03pm — 2 Comments


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Joy, Peace, and Contentment Come from Within

Joy, peace, and contentment is not reliant upon outside factors, it comes from within no matter what outside factors face us. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet

When we are miserable inside, it is easy to blame our outside circumstances for our problems.

Learning to find inner…

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Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on October 27, 2014 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

3 Tips to Get New Energy and Motivation!

Are you lacking energy and motivation to accomplish your goals? Then, take these 3 simple steps to get moving again:

  1. Think About the Outcome 
  2. Take Care of Your Health
  3. Speak & Be Positive

For the rest of this article, see…

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Added by Angela Chatham on October 15, 2014 at 6:42am — 1 Comment


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Snatching Your Outcomes Through Adverse Times

When we are in the depths of adversity it is hard to see our way out as many times our journeys are filled with pain, fear, embarrassment, shame, etc. While it is easy to see that others are struggling and what their problems are, it is often difficult to see where our own problems stem from. Embracing our reality and then taking steps to move forward is vitally important, however learning how to snatch our outcomes is key way we can create the ideal life we all…

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Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on October 7, 2014 at 5:30am — 3 Comments


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Stepping Into Fears Can Lead to Thrilling Achievements

Stepping into your fears will bring you to the most thrilling achievements in your life. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet…

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Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on October 6, 2014 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

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