My wife asked me this question the other day, and I really had to stop and think about my answer. What does make me come alive? Not just what makes me "happy" or "enjoy" what I am doing, but what wakes me up and creates life in me?
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself this question or are you so busy in just "getting by" that you cannot even begin to think about what really makes you come alive? Here are 3 strategies for unlocking your habit brain and discovering what makes you…Continue
You might not know Ken Davis, but he is an amazing guy. Ken made a career out of being funny…not vulgar funny; clean funny. His quick wit and insightful comments endear people of all ages to him. His book, Fully Alive, came out at a very significant time in my life. I credit its principles with motivating me to escape the curse of…Continue
Added by Terry Hadaway on April 22, 2016 at 12:32pm — No Comments
[This is the first in a series of posts introducing the Product Spiral]
Do you want to write a book? According to researchers, 80% of us do. Writing a book isn't a bad idea for some people, but…Continue
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I know it’s only a few weeks into the New Year but statistics show that 25% of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after 1 week! And 60% do so within 6 months. And the average person makes the same resolution 10 separate times without success.…Continue
Added by Cheryl L Shipp on October 8, 2015 at 7:55pm — No Comments
The popularity of do-it-yourself projects, television shows, and stores has changed our thinking. The Internet has become the "expert of choice" for almost anything we need to know.…Continue
Added by Terry Hadaway on October 7, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. | Thomas Edison
Jim (not his real name) is good at what he does. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and writer with a…Continue
That’s the way life is…Continue
Hard work will not always equate to success. You can put up a good fight and still lose. There are just some things that, for whatever reason, we have to carry with us.
You shouldn’t ever assume to know the truth…Continue
Change is not overcoming inertia as much as it is redirecting, guiding, tweaking what already is and what has already happened. We must believe that we can make choices and that those choices can alter the future. | Max McKeown
Newton's First Law of Motion—sometimes referred to as the Law of Inertia—states that an object at rest stays at…Continue
It is okay to hate the process, yet love the outcomes. Work the process and enjoy your outcomes. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet
I hate running, yet I love being an Ironman triathlete. I hate writing, yet I love being an Amazon top 100 author of three books. I hate budgeting, yet I LOVE having paid of over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in just 48…Continue
Joy, peace, and contentment is not reliant upon outside factors, it comes from within no matter what outside factors face us. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet
When we are miserable inside, it is easy to blame our outside circumstances for our problems.
Learning to find inner…Continue
Are you lacking energy and motivation to accomplish your goals? Then, take these 3 simple steps to get moving again:
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When we are in the depths of adversity it is hard to see our way out as many times our journeys are filled with pain, fear, embarrassment, shame, etc. While it is easy to see that others are struggling and what their problems are, it is often difficult to see where our own problems stem from. Embracing our reality and then taking steps to move forward is vitally important, however learning how to snatch our outcomes is key way we can create the ideal life we all…Continue
Stepping into your fears will bring you to the most thrilling achievements in your life. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet…Continue
Scott Speight is the guest of this episode. Scott, like most of us, is a very common man struggling with many of the same issues that we might have. He doesn't claim to be perfect and he certainly doesn't have all the answers. Scott has been fortunate in his life to make a ton of mistakes and fail at a lot of things. Yes, he did say fortunate. You see, Scott believes that the only way to be successful at anything you do, is to fail a few times…Continue
Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on September 9, 2014 at 3:56pm — No Comments
One of the ways we use to avoid our problems was to stay busy. When our finances fell apart, our family was booked back to back every night of every week of endless activities. It was almost as if we were escaping our realities if we just crammed one more thing on top of our already busy schedule.
Being "busy" leads to scarcity in our resources - living intentional leads to…Continue