This article will help you take control of those debilitating addictions that are slowly ruining your life and sabotaging your progress. Whether it’s a drug, sugar, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, television, shopping, gambling, working, cleaning, hoarding or any other addiction, this article can help you take charge of your life and eliminate this addiction for good. The article explores what an addiction is and the impact it has on our lives. It breaks down how addictions arise as a result of social, emotional, and environmental pressures. It breaks down a six-step process you can use to overcome any addiction. And it presents you with guidelines and suggestions for staying away from temptations and harmful addictions. Working through this article will help you develop the motivation and desire you need to overcome the addictions that are sabotaging your life.
This article delves into the mind of what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur. In truth, we must accept the fact that not everyone is suited for a life as an entrepreneur. It’s not an easy path and does demand a great deal of sacrifice. In fact, becoming a successful entrepreneur requires very specific commitments. You must make these commitments to succeed down the entrepreneurial path. It’s only when you commit yourself fully to this journey and make the necessary sacrifices along the way, that’s when you will make the most of your entrepreneurial ventures. This article outlines the mindset, habits, skills, and qualities required for entrepreneurship. It then presents you with a set of guidelines on what to focus on to succeed as an entrepreneur.
This article explores how to become more assertive in your day-to-day interactions with others. Becoming more assertive has significant advantages in the real world. In fact, it could potentially be the one vital skill you need to take your career and relationships to the next level. However, being assertive doesn’t mean being aggressive. There is a significant difference between the two. One will work to your advantage, while the other will only ruin your social and professional relationships. This article provides you with a clear distinction between being assertive, being aggressive, and being timid. It highlights the verbal and non-verbal habits of assertive individuals. It breaks down a five-step process for developing your assertiveness in social situations. And concludes by presenting you with various guidelines for responding to criticism and for stating your opinion and disapproval with confidence. Learning how to become assertive will not only increase your chances of getting what you want, it will also ensure that you don’t get pushed around by others.
This article provides you with an action plan for making smarter choices when it comes to your television viewing habits. This isn’t so much about eliminating television altogether, it’s rather more about watching the right kind of television that helps add value to your life. But, of course, moderation must always be kept in mind. Without moderation, good television viewing can become destructive because life exists outside the television box and not within it. This article will help you curb your television addiction by presenting you with a variety of questions and suggestions that will hopefully inspire you to make better and smarter viewing choices.
MasterMind Matrix 4.0 is finally here and available for download. This chart has undergone development over a period of 10 years. I initially created an outline of this chart back in 2006, and every year since then the chart has evolved and expanded. This article provides you with an overview of how the chart has changed and evolved over the years.
This article explores how to bounce back physically and emotionally after facing adversity. When facing adversity, one of two things will typically happen. You can either wilt under the pressure and succumb to your predicament, or you can immediately bounce back from the depths of despair and use that momentum to achieve your goals. The article breaks down the requirements for bouncing back from a defeat. It encourages you to make some simple changes in the way you think about your circumstances. The article also presents you with a set of important reminders that shift how you perceive adversity and the difficulties that life throws your way. It then explores a three-step process you can use to bounce back stronger after a defeat. And concludes by presenting you with additional guidelines for strengthening your bounce-back muscle when faced with adversity. Working through this article will help you face life’s difficulties and problems without getting discouraged.
This article explores what it takes to live life to your highest potential. This article is based on the 2011 film Limitless starring Bradley Cooper. In the film, Bradley’s character (Eddie Morra) is facing unemployment and a very bleak future. However, everything changes when an old friend offers him a drug that produces enhanced mental acuity. With the help of this drug, Eddie suddenly acquires uncanny mental abilities that instantly give him more clarity of mind, superior memory and recall, an unlimited supply of energy, and a profound level of self-confidence. He essentially becomes limitless. This article explores what it takes to become limitless in exactly this same way without the need for drugs. Specifically, the article breaks down how to gain mastery over your mindset, over your actions, over your growth, over your influence (on others), and over your body.
This article explores two types of mindsets and how they tend to interact with the world. The article is based on the book Mindset: The Psychology of Success written by Carol S. Dweck. Within the book Carol describes two contrasting ways people think about the world, their life, and their circumstances. On the one hand we have the Fixed Mindset, and on the other we have the Growth Mindset. This article breaks down the habitual traits, beliefs, and behaviors of both types of mindsets and how they impact our lives and influence the choices and decisions we tend to make. Working through this article will highlight the value of adopting a growth mindset. This is of particular value if you seek to become a lifelong learner.
This article explores what it takes to join the ranks of the highest achievers in the world. High achievers are Go-Getters. They know what they want and they do everything within their means to ensure they get everything they go after. These people don’t get sidetracked by problems, rejection, criticism or failure. They instead thrive when faced with problems and setbacks. They allow absolutely nothing to stand between them and their desired objectives. And, often, they get exactly what they want or better. Some, will, of course, call them lucky. And on the surface, it might seem that way. Go-Getters are lucky. However, this ain’t dumb luck. They have learned how to generate their own luck as they pursue their goals. This article breaks down the various habits, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors of high achievers. It walks you through the mindset Go-Getters consistently bring to every situation. And it also outlines all the things that high achievers avoid doing that the average person often falls prey to.
This article takes you through 19 excuses that people typically make that prevent them from achieving their goals. These excuses keep people stuck and living a mediocre existence. They never get to experience the life they long for because their excuses hold them back from making optimal decisions that would normally move their life forward. This article is designed to help you gain a better understanding of each of the 19 excuses that often sabotage people’s progress. Ultimately, with clarity come new perspectives and insights that can help you live life with less regret and with more purposeful intention.
This article takes you through a very specific set of questions that will help you gain key insight into your life’s purpose, mission, and vision. Your life’s purpose is that one thing that’s built upon your deepest passions and dreams. It’s that one thing that brings incredible joy and fulfillment to your life. In fact, it is the one thing that really makes life worth living. The questions presented in this article are organized into specific categories. These categories include self-awareness, finding your motivation, unlocking your dreams, breaking down your lifetime experiences, creating an ideal life, and finding your higher calling. Taking the time to work through and answer these questions will help you uncover your life’s purpose.
The Law of Opposites states that if you do what the majority of other people do, then you will inevitably become what the majority of people already are. In other words, if you follow the masses and do what they do, then you will end up getting very ordinary results. This ultimately translates into a less than fulfilling life. Most of us though, expect that we will one day experience a better life. We naively anticipate that we’ll eventually achieve all our goals and aspirations. However, the unfortunate truth is that most people never get there. They don’t get there because of a culmination of poor choices they have made over a lifetime. This article highlights the choices that the average person tends to make that result in an unsatisfying existence. From there, all you need is to do the opposite. Use the law of opposites to create a better life for yourself and for the ones you love.
This article explains how much easier things get and how much luckier you can become when you develop the habit of asking for help. When you ask for the right kind of help at the right time, your whole life changes. You solve problems faster, you save time, you gain better insights, you get luckier, and you create deeper connections and emotional bonds with other people. However, asking for help in the wrong way can, of course, be quite detrimental to your success. The article explores the numerous benefits of asking for help. It goes through the consequences of not asking for help. It outlines a six-step process you can use to ask for help in the right way. And it provides you with numerous guidelines for getting the most from other people.
This article explores how to look at the brighter side of life to help you invite more happiness, enjoyment, and passion into your life. Many of us are quick to point out problems, to make excuses, and to complain when things don’t pan out as expected. This ultimately hurts us as we completely ignore the good things that every situation brings to our lives. By neglecting the positive things, this keeps us closed from taking advantage of the incredible opportunities that wait for us just beyond the horizon. And sometimes, these opportunities may even lie right under our own noses. The article presents you with several guidelines for attracting more happiness into your life. It breaks down the indispensable habits cultivated by the happiest people in the world. And it concludes by listing down everyday pleasures that can bring more happiness, joy, and satisfaction to your life.
This article will help you master the process of attracting what you want most into your life through simple visualization strategies and affirming techniques. The article outlines several visualization strategies you can use to master new skills, to enhance your perceptions, to help you relax, to plan your day, to set goals, to improve self-esteem, and much more.
This article explores how saying YES more often can provide you with the exposure you need to unlock new experiences, perspectives, and opportunities that can dramatically enhance the quality of your life. However, for this to happen you need to stop resisting change. It’s just easy to say NO. But, what is easy is not always better. When you say NO there is often no progress, no forward movement, and no lasting change. On the other hand, when you say YES, the world becomes full of possibilities, which can dramatically alter the course of your life forever. This article breaks down all the things you should be saying YES to. It outlines the underlying reasons why you tend to say NO to certain things. It walks you through the excuses that people tend to use to avoid saying YES. It provides you with a list of questions you should be asking yourself to ensure you are saying YES to the right things. The article concludes with a few words of caution about saying YES to dangerous and reckless acts that could lead to trouble.
This article explores scenarios where it’s helpful and beneficial to say NO to people in various situations. The article outlines how in certain situations saying YES is actually hurting you. It highlights the advantages of saying NO and the value this can bring to your life. It walks you through a five-step process that will help you say NO to anyone at any time in a polite and non-offensive way. It provides you with guidelines for saying NO with confidence. And it presents you with several ready-made one-liners you can use to say NO to people when it matters most. As you work through this article you will get better at understanding when it would be best to say NO in certain instances. This will subsequently boost your productivity and free up your time to focus on the things that matter most.
This article explores how to develop better communication, active listening, and rapport skills. Learning these skills will help you to connect with people at a deeper emotional level. Taking the time to develop your social skills will allow you to build closer social bonds with those around you. As a result, you will expose yourself to new information, resources, support and the opportunities you need to make an impact in other people’s lives. The article walks you through how to make a great first impression. It outlines how to make small-talk. It provides you with guidelines on how to become an active listener. It shows you how to build rapport with people. And walks you through several social mistakes to avoid.
This article shows you how living with hope can often help you work through periods of tremendous adversity in optimal ways. Being hopeful is, however, not a passive act. It’s rather something that we must proactively put into action. In this way, hope isn’t so much a fleeting thought but rather a mindset and lifestyle that we nurture and adopt into our lives. Only in this way will it awaken the positive mental attitude and spirit we need to move forward through the tough times. This article explores what hope means. It delves into how to cultivate hope and the advantages this can bring to our lives. The article also breaks down the traits and habits of hopeful people. These are very much active traits that help hopeful people attract more opportunities and luck into their lives. The article concludes by presenting you with various suggestions and guidelines to help you nurture more hope in your life. Working through this article will encourage you to be more hopeful. As a result, you will be able to handle life’s struggles far more effectively.
This article provides you with various guidelines that will help you cultivate a humble heart in all aspects of your life. The article defines what it means to cultivate a humble heart. It breaks down the advantages of humility and the qualities you must learn to cultivate. It presents you with a series of self-assessment questions that help you measure your level of humility. It presents you with several guidelines and suggestions for cultivating more humility in your life. And it explores the things you must do and say in social situations to live a humble life. As you work through this article you will progressively develop the necessary habits, beliefs, and behaviors of humble individuals. As a result, you will gain more honor, respect, and admiration from others, which will over time help you gain more influence over those you serve.