Unleash Your Productivity & Profits With Your Signature Strengths

What happens when we move from asking what’s wrong with people to asking what’s right with them? This is the question psychologist began to ask 20 years ago. It led to the birth of the positive psychology movement. Positive psychology focuses on what promotes healthy psychological functioning. Much of the past 20 years of positive psychological research, has focused on …

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The Remarkable Benefits of Purpose

Victor Frankel learned a lot about human behavior by observing people under the most inhuman circumstances. Victor wasn’t just observing the behaviors of others under horrible conditions. He was also living under these oppressive conditions. Victor and the people he observed were beaten mercilessly, forced to do grueling manual labor, and randomly executed. Victor’s observations of human behavior occured in …

3 Ways to Improve Your Success in 2017

Each New Year’s eve, we create a list of resolutions and promises to ourselves. Some people promise themselves to eat healthy and eat less fat. Some focus on spending quality time with their family. Others plan to pursue their passion. To finally fulfill the desires burning inside them.   But most times, we find ourselves unable to stick to the routine or timetable we had planned out …

Look & Feel Amazing: A Guide To Fitness Success for Every Woman

In this episode, fitness coach Mel Prickett (www.excelwithmel.com) and I discuss how to avoid the traps and myths that undermine our success in achieving our fitness goals. We discuss why fitness is critical to the reaching our optimal level of success in life. Read on to discover: Why weight-loss programs with pre-packaged meals are dangerous. Why skinny isn’t an appropriate …

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Ignoring Willpower Can Cost You Money, Relationships, & Your Health

Willpower is something that we tend to believe is a zero sum game. Some people are blessed with endless reserves of willpower and others just aren’t. This idea might comfort those of us who consider ourselves in the latter category. But, it is a dangerous belief to maintain. Willpower is critical to the success of our careers, relationships, and health.  We can …

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Secrets to Peace- Even in These Crazy Times

Peace is something that we all say we want, but few of us actually possess. What makes peace so elusive? Perhaps peace eludes us because we do not understand what it is or we do not chase it with the same fervor as our other goals. In this article, I’ve invited four female winners of the Nobel Peace Prize to …

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Activate the Healing Powers of Love in Your Life

Love is the most powerful healing emotion. It has been described as a bio cognitive healing field that improves our health and well-being. Love is not just a feeling; it is a way of thinking about ourselves and others. Practicing the act of loving will increase our happiness, confidence, relationships, and health. This article describes how love improves our lives phsyically …

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How Balanced is Your Life Portfolio: 3 Steps to Life Balance

Many of us are aware of the importance of creating a balanced financial portfolio, but do we know how to create a balanced life? Having an out of balance lifestyle leads to poor health, career burnout, chronic stress and depression. In a recent study , researchers found that obese individuals reported significantly lower life balance scores and much more stress. It’s likely that a chronically …

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Empower Yourself Through Inspired Action

Being a person of action is important because it keeps us from being passive participants in life. When we commit to acting upon the world, we help to reshape ourselves and our world through our own efforts. Yet, not all action is equal.It is important to distinguish between fear based action and inspired action. Only inspired action will allow you to create …

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A Better Approach to Time Management

How can effective time management help us support ourselves? Many of us are great supporters of other people. But, we have never thought about what it means to support ourselves. We are great supporters of our family and friends. Great advocates for the social issues we care about. We take pride in the myriad of ways we help  others achieve their goals. So …