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Swap Resolutions for New Year’s Goals That Stick

I love the energy of a fresh new year and using the built-in milestone to revisit my goals. I’m not talking about famously short-lived New Year’s resolutions. The goals I set at the new year are a continuation of an ongoing goal-setting mindset. This takes

Fake Your Way to Real Change

A friend recently asked, “How can I be more confident?” The answer is to act “as if” you already are a confident person. This results in more actual confidence. This can work with any quality you want to cultivate . .  .  patience, happiness, kindness,

Find Joy in the Ordinary

While we have our peak moments, the fact is that we spend the majority of our day-to-day lives on the most ordinary things to keep life moving forward. The good news is that we can tune into joy, no matter what we’re doing, by transforming even tedious tasks with

Appreciation Adjustment: Stop Deferring Happiness

Many of us suffer from the “I’ll be happy when …” syndrome. When I lose weight, get a better job, finally meet my soul mate, retire—whatever it is, it stands in the way of being happy right now. But it doesn’t have to. If you’re

What Would You Do If You Had No Fear?

If this question stirs something in you, I invite you to work with it: Option 1:  Identify at least three things that you would do if you were fearless. Pick one and do it! Option 2: Start smaller by doing something once a week that you would normally

Identify & Amplify Your Special Gifts

We all have natural gifts and talents, things we are great at without even trying. In fact, our own gifts are so effortless for us that we often take them for granted. When you’re really good at something you have the tendency to minimize it by