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The Truth About Brain Training Games

In the last few years, brain fitness has become an essential component of a holistic wellness package.  And to fill that need, several companies have been developing apps and software designed to train your brain for health, wealth, and happiness. One of these brain-training companies was recently found culpable by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making bigger promises than …

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8 Reasons We Really Do Need to Make Resolutions

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate. It’s a holiday of favorite tradition—countdowns, fireworks, Champagne. . . and resolutions. For many. the advent of a new year means big promises to take big steps to make big changes. This will be the year to get a better body, a better salary, or a better love life. Some of us will honor the tradition …

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7 Ways ‘Fearless’ People Conquer Fear

You may believe that brave and courageous people have no fear. Wrong. Courageous people are as afraid as anyone else. It is actually their fear thatmakes them courageous, not the lack of it. But they manage their fear differently. It’s not a stretch to say that people who truly have no fear are either sociopaths or have severe brain damage. …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Fear

Fear can be uncomfortable and crippling. But eliminating it would be the equivalent of taking down your home alarm system because it sometimes makes loud and irritating sounds. Being fearless doesn’t mean eliminatingfear. Being fearless means knowing how to leverage fear. And to do that, you need to know a few things about what you are dealing with. (Part 1 of this series was …

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Is It Time to Face Your Biggest Fears?

Fear is one of the most powerful forces in your life.  It affects the decisions you make, the actions you take, and the outcomes you achieve. Who you are and what you do has at one point or another been influenced by fear.  Being successful relies to a large extent on knowing how to leverage fear. Fear is critical for …

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How Entrepreneurs Can Protect Their Most Valuable Asset

Being a successful entrepreneur is not easy.  It requires a clear head, a big heart, and above all a strong stomach.  The entrepreneur’s daily life is fraught with all kinds of demands and stressors, the collective impact of which can drain their motivation, shake their confidence, and kill their momentum. If you are an entrepreneur, you already know how easy …

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How 7 Simple Questions Can Get You Unstuck

Getting stuck is very frustrating. Having all these great ideas percolating in your head and not being able to bring them to fruition can be exhausting and a major source of disappointment in yourself. The key to getting unstuck is knowing what affects your ability to turn thought to action and ideas to creations.  Some of the things that can …

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How to Get Things Done Sooner

If you ever thought of yourself as a chronic procrastinator, think again. A lot of theories exist to explain procrastination.  Some of them focus on personality.  They claim that certain personality traits distinguish those who put off doing from those who get things done.  People who are less disciplined, who deliberate more, and who are not achieving much tend to …

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The 3 Reasons Why We Haven’t Evolved Past Procrastination

When you look at people’s lists of bad habits they want to break, procrastination is definitely one of them. But procrastination is not a new trend. It’s been around for centuries. According to Dr. Timothy Pychl, a master of procrastination (I mean, a master scholar of procrastination, of course), the earliest documented reference of procrastination is in a sermon written …