Empowerment

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results." - Willie Nelson

Believing in Yourself and Your Dream When No One Else Does: Part 2 – Combatting Negative Self-Talk

Have you ever eavesdropped on the conversations that go on in your head? They can be pretty brutal. According to a widely referenced article published by the National Science Foundation, the average person has somewhere between 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, and 80% of them are negative. Read that again. 80% of our thoughts …

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"When you believe in yourself, you have 100% of the people you need on your side." - Anima Vitam

Believing in Yourself and Your Dream When No One Else Does – Part 1: Protecting Yourself from the Dream Crushers

Have you ever had a dream or an idea that lit you up inside? Something that caused excitement to bubble up inside you like a spring of clear, fresh water? Something that brought a smile to your face and gave you the warm fuzzies? Something that made you feel like you had finally discovered what …

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"I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it." - Kobe Bryant

Clearing Mental Clutter: Overcoming Self Doubt

I’m a world-class procrastinator. No kidding. If they ever make procrastination an Olympic event, I could be on the podium. Maybe not gold, but at least silver or bronze. I’m that good. Unfortunately, there’s not much of a demand for world-class procrastinators, so I’ve been trying to kick the habit. When I started to analyze …

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“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy

10 Lessons on Life from 40 Feet above My Comfort Zone (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series, I wrote about 5 life lessons I learned through facing my fear of heights by tackling a high-ropes obstacle/zipline course. In this post, I’ll cover the other 5 lessons this experience taught me.   Life Lesson #6: Learn from the People Who Go Before You One of the things …

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