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5 Reasons Why Motivation Is Difficult to Sustain

When it comes to having the desire to achieve something big, we all have the best intentions. We day dream about it, we talk about it to our friends and family, and we even read books about it or rese…

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6 Tips to Get You Motivated to Exercise

Let's admit it: Fitness can be hard. Whether you're working on a New Year's resolution or have been living a fit lifestyle for some time, there are just some days where you just don't. want. to. do. i…

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10 Ways You Can Reinvent Yourself in 2015

We hear a lot of talk about how to reinvent our lives, and it usually involves becoming something, as in “Become a warrior instead of a worrier” or “Become a manifester instead of a resister.”  That’…

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The Key to Better Depression Treatment

Even for the most devoted fitness lovers, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to do another workout. Though the act of exercising leads to an overall better mood, sometimes it's getti…

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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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Winter Workouts: How to Stay Motivated

It can be tough to get motivated for winter workouts when you're all cozy in bed and that alarm clock goes off. Here are some tips to help you keep moving through the winter chill. Cold weather is …

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Want to Become Motivated? Try the Weight Room

One of my regular stops during the week is the weight room at my local gym. The weight room is a place where I tap into true optimism about humanity. The best days of the week are usually the ones in …

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6 Ways to Build Your Willpower Muscle

If you had more willpower, just think of all the things you could achieve: your goal weight, financial security, six-pack abs, actually finishing a book before book club, world domination. Every day…

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7 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout

Whether you're an avid exerciser or just getting started, maintaining an exercise routine can be tough. These tips can help you get over the slump and make those workouts part of your life rather than…

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Meditate to Boost Your Self-Esteem

We may all have had times we've been put down, undermined, when our belief in ourselves is shaken, questioned or threatened, or when we feel we're simply not good enough. Such self-doubt can lead to h…

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