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Motivational Quote Monday: True Power

As I lay in bed last night, a thought popped into my head: “I am powerful. I can make things happen.” And it’s true. I think perhaps that over time I’d lost that knowledge. I have had a grasp on it many times over the years but somehow I gave … Continue reading...

Motivational Quote Monday: Don’t Stop Until You’re Proud

Motivational quotes – I love ’em. This one – “Don’t stop until you’re proud” – came to me from a friend in response to my recent post, “My Favorite Best-Self Quote.” In it, I confided that I had been carrying around Steve Prefontaine’s words, “To give anything less than your … Continue reading...

My Favorite Best-Self Quote

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” Steve Prefontaine, American long-distance runner (1951-1975) This quote has been taped to my treadmill for about 12 years. While the ink has faded and the corners are curled and torn – evidence of several years and moving the … Continue reading...

From Tiny to Transformative: I Tried the Tiny Habits Method…

…And here’s how it went down. If you’re like me, you’ve read your fair share of habit books. Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has been a bestseller for more than 30 years, and now the marketplace is full of iterations and spins on the theme … Continue reading...

The Morning Routine and the Big Nope

I’m a big fan of morning routines. They have been shown to lead to greater productivity, higher self-esteem, and a general feeling of kick-assedness. I think most of us have our morning rituals, however basic and utilitarian. Wake up, get out of bed eventually, stumble to the bathroom, then to … Continue reading...

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