Entries Tagged as 'Hacks'

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

8 Things Emotionally Stable People Don’t Do

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions.  I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.”
―Oscar Wilde
Last night I received an email (creatively) titled “Emotionally Stable People Don’t Do This” from a reader named Karl.  In it he describes a rather chaotic emotional roller coaster that he’s been […]

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

12 Easy Ways to Make Life Simple Again

Life is not complicated.  We are complicated.  When we stop doing the wrong things and start doing the right things, life is simple.

Would you like to uncomplicate your life?  I bet you would!
Marc and I received well over 1,000 replies to our recent ‘subscribers only‘ email series on simplicity.  This inspired me to revisit the […]

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

7 Smart Ways to Stop Fearing Rejection

When you’re feeling insecure, you typically don’t notice the hundreds of people around you who accept you just the way you are.  All you notice are the few who don’t.

In what way is the fear of rejection holding you back?  How would your life be different if you didn’t care whether everyone liked you and […]

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

10 Ways to Make the Rest of Today Amazing

The beginning is always now.

No matter what the history of your day has entailed thus far, the rest of your day depends on what you do right now.  Write it on your heart that the rest of today is going to be amazing.  Here are some ideas to help you make it so:
1.  Loosen your […]

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

8 Good Morning Questions that Create Happiness

The morning is extremely important.  It is the foundation from which the day is built.  How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict what kind of day you’re going to have.

Do you need help focusing on what matters most?
If you think happiness and success means making lots of money […]

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

5 Things You Should Know About Letting Go

“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.”
―C. JoyBell C.
Even after you let go, the past is still part of who you are.  Every one of us lives in the present and makes choices based on some part of the past.  This fact is simply unavoidable.  You are only able to read these […]

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

4 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voice Inside You

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference.  The little difference is attitude.  The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
―W. Clement Stone
Why do we think negatively when we know better?
Because thinking negatively, expecting “the worst,” seeing the downside of positive situations, and even downright expecting failure, […]

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

6 Things Happy People Never Do

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future;
it is something you design into the present.
Happy people do a lot of things.  They spend time expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, practicing kindness, nurturing loving relationships, committing to meaningful goals, savoring life’s little pleasures, and so on and so forth.
But they NEVER…
1.  Mind other people’s business.
Forget about […]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

One Question that Will Save You from Failure

by Taylor Jacobson

In the end, the questions you ask of yourself
determine the type of person you become.
If you’re human, you’ve shared in the experience of seeking validation.
It may be a simmering, subconscious compulsion – to get promoted, to get another degree, to lift a heavier weight or do a harder yoga pose – to […]

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

11 Habits You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

by Lisa H.
Are your habits and routines sucking up your happiness?
Oftentimes we unknowingly hold on to little, obsessive habits that cause us a great deal of stress and unhappiness.  Even when we feel that something is wrong, we fail to seek the changes we need to make and instead cling to what’s not working, simply […]