Looking for the Easy Way?

Looking for the easy way? When I was in college, a few of my friends were looking for the easy way. They registered for college programs with great optimism, convinced that they found their “way” and what they wanted to do with the rest of their lives. But after one or two semesters, when they hit…

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3 Things You Must Know About Growth

Life is a journey of growth, and this journey is meant to last a lifetime. Growth is more “journey” than “destination”. In fact, you never really “arrive”. Growth is one of my core values. I have invested countless hours and “mucho dinero” in my growth. And as I journeyed, I have discovered many important lessons…

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Maximize Your Season

When I was single, among other things, I spent full days at public libraries, studying, researching extensively topics of interest to me, reading tons of books. Even after all that time spent at the library, I still had lots of time to “chill” out with my friends and to watch TV and to be involved…

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It’s Up to You…

An important lesson you must learn—and the sooner you learn it, the better—is that you’re responsible for your results in life. You make decisions, take actions, embrace beliefs, cultivate habits, adopt attitudes, etc., These shape your life and you have to live with your results. Your life is a gift, and you’re the steward of it.…

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How Long Does It Take to Change a Habit?

You want to change your ways: You’ve decided to let go of your bad habit of aimless scrolling on Facebook. But you wonder, “How long is it going to take me to overcome my Facebook addiction?” You look yourself in the mirror and you’re not proud of what you see; you have many extra pounds around…

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9 Personal Failings That Can Cost You Your Goal – Part 5

In this series, we’ve been examining 9 personal failings that can cost you your goal. Left unaddressed, any of these can jeopardize your goal. However, although these are real threats to your goal, you’re not powerless; you can (and must) address them. Personal Failing 8: Ignorance – Lack of Information If you set out to…

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9 Personal Failings That Can Cost You Your Goal – Part 4

In life, there are so many goals you can pursue, that there’s really no reason for you to roam around aimlessly. You can accomplish far more than what you’ve done so far. You can make a far greater contribution than the one you’ve made so far. You’re meant to achieve great goals. And at any moment,…

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9 Personal Failings That Can Cost You Your Goal – Part 1

If you’re pursuing a great goal, you have realized—if you have not yet, you will soon realize—that the road towards your destination can be quite challenging. Many obstacles, pitfalls, and stumbling blocks stand in your way and are threatening to take you out before you reach your goal. Although these “external” challenges are real and…

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How To Get Yourself to Do What You Know

If you want to learn how to do something, all you need to do is type “how to” followed by your topic on Google (or YouTube or Pinterest or Amazon or..,), and you’re almost certain to find how-to information on your topic. You want to learn how to program websites. Easy; Google will give you…

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Without This Ingredient, You Can’t Break Your Bad Habits

Bad habits can be a pain to break, especially those that have been dominating your life for a long time. When you think they’re releasing their hold on you, they come back with a vengeance, before you even had a chance to rejoice. If you’ve been biting your nails since you were a kid, it…

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