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How to Use Goals to Stay Motivated Over the Long Haul

Goals contribute in a very important way to stay motivated long-term. They determine what you perceive, generate positive emotions, and motivate you when you make progress. Today, we’ll look at why that’s the case and how we can use the power of goals in our daily lives.

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Do the Next Best Thing

Imagine that you wake up and want to go to the gym, but you either can’t bring yourself to go or the gym is closed. In this critical moment of how you start your day,…

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Make it Inviting

If you make what you want to do inviting, you will do it more often. Instead of working against the friction of certain tasks, you can reduce it, by making every task easy, inviting, and…

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Practice Common Sense

“Our wealth of common sense fails to become common practice.” Eric Greitens, Resilience It has never been easier to acquire knowledge. Yet, this knowledge rarely becomes wisdom. While knowledge means knowing, wisdom means doing –…

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Better or Worse – You Decide

“The diminutive chain of habit is scarcely heavy enough to be felt, till it is too strong to be broken.” Samuel Johnson, The Vision of Theodore (Modified) Every day we make countless decisions. Every decision…

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Surprised by Improvement

While you are on the Meaningful Path, improving your life every day, it’s often hard to notice progress. I have written almost every day this year. I journaled, finished my thesis, wrote on this blog…

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