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The Four Zones Of Living

May 06, 2021

In your life, there are four main zones.  Each zone has a different purpose and way of being.  The key is to acknowledge which zone you’re in so that you can recognize if you’re stuck in a particular zone that is preventing you from achieving your goals and living your dream life.  Here are the four zones of living.

 

Comfort Zone

You’re probably most familiar with your comfort zone.  This is where you feel the safest.  You know exactly what to expect because you’ve done it all before.  You’re in complete control over what happens when you’re living in this zone.  There is nothing to be scared of.  Yes, this zone may sound warm and comfy, but this is where you really remain stuck in life.  There is no room for growth and to experience new things.  There are no goals to achieve because you are comfy right where you are.  In your comfort zone, you live life on repeat doing the same things...

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Overcome Three Obstacles Holding You Back From Achieving Your Goals

Apr 29, 2021

When you set a goal, you can get really excited about it.  But, while you’re working towards your goal, an obstacle often occurs that causes you falter.  You may keep going or quit all together.  It’s important to recognize the obstacles in your path that are preventing you from achieving your goals.  Here are three obstacles holding you back from achieving your goals and how to over come them.

 

Acknowledge Your Habits

One obstacle you face on a daily basis is your own personal habits.  You may have a few habits that are keeping you from making progress towards your goals.  Perhaps that’s sleeping in, procrastinating, watching tv, scrolling social media, etc.  Acknowledge the habits that are hindering you.  For a few days, you may need to keep a daily log as to how you’re spending your time.  This will allow you to easily spot the chunks of time you’re wasting on unproductive things.

 

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How To Take Action In Spite Of Fear

Apr 22, 2021

In order to achieve your goal, you’re going to have to take action.  Each little step you take will move you closer to your goal.  But, often times these steps can be scary because it’s something you’ve never done before.  If you want something different for your life you’re going to have do something different.  That means stepping outside your comfort zone and doing things that are new to you.  Here is how to take action in spite of fear.

 

Fearful Action

Start by thinking of three actions related to your goal that scare you.  These are most likely the things that you have been avoiding because you’re too afraid.  Now is the time.  Stop letting fear take over and begin taking action.  It is said to feel the fear and do it anyway.  It’s time to step outside your comfort zone and take action on these tasks.  By doing so, you will not only build confidence in yourself, but also your...

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Three Questions To Set The Right Goal

Apr 15, 2021

If you’ve set goals in the past and have struggled to achieve them, then part of the problem may be the goal itself.  Sometimes you set the wrong goal.  You start working towards a goal only to realize you’re no longer excited by it or it’s not what you really wanted.  It’s so important to set the right goal that aligns with how you want to feel in life.  These three questions will help you do just that.

 

What Do You Want?

The first step in goal setting is to get really clear on what exactly it is that you want.  Be specific about it.  Your goal should be more than you want to lose weight.  Add an aspect of measure to your goal.  Such as, you want to lose five pounds by the end of the month.  Make sure that your goal has specificity and can be measured so that anyone will be able to know if you’ve achieved your goal.  This clarity in defining your goal will make it so much easier to know what...

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Four Tips To Help You Start Fresh This Season

Apr 08, 2021

A new season is an opportunity for a fresh start and to get back in touch with your goals.  It’s also a great time to do some cleaning.  Both mentally, emotionally, and physically.  Get rid of what’s not working in order to make room for what can help you to achieve your goals and live your dream life.  Here are four tips to help you start fresh this season.

 

Reassess Your Goals

Begin by doing a review of the past quarter.  Think about what you’ve been working on and what progress you’ve made.  Don’t get down if you’re not quite where you’d hope you’d be.  A new season is the perfect time to reassess your goals and start fresh.  If something isn’t working for you, now is the time to make some changes.  Reassess your goals, make any changes, and recommit to what you want to achieve.

 

Clean Up Your Environment

Your environment is where you spend the most time.  Your...

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How To Limit Distractions In Order To Achieve Your Goals

Apr 01, 2021

One of the biggest things that you holds you back from achieving your goals is distractions.  Whether that’s other people, your phone, tv, etc.  With so many distractions it’s hard to stay focused on what you want to achieve.  Distractions are everywhere!  It’s so important to learn how to limit the distractions in your life if you want to get anything done.  Here is how you can limit distractions so that you can stay focused and achieve your goals.

 

Do Not Disturb Time

When you’re working on your goals and someone interrupts you, it can be extremely difficult to get back into the flow of things.  Often you find yourself thinking where was I and what was I doing?  This is why it’s important to let other people know when you’ve set aside specific time to work on your goals.  Let other people know that this certain time is dedicated to getting your work done and you do not want to be disturbed. ...

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Five Tips To Go All In On Your Goal

Mar 25, 2021

Think about what it would mean to go all in your goal.  Envision how you would have to show up, what action steps would you have to take, and what would you need to believe in order to make that goal happen.  You will be more committed to achieving your goal when you take your goal seriously.  When you take your goal seriously you feel different.  Your goal becomes your top priority and everything you do is focused on making it happen.  Here are five tips to help you go all in on your goal.

 

Confidence

When you go all in on your goal your attitude and posture changes.  You walk around with your shoulders down and back, chest open and forward, a straight spine, and head held high.  You have incredible self confidence about yourself and your ability to achieve your goal.  You carry yourself differently when you believe in yourself and your goal.

 

Belief Mindset

When you believe that you can do anything you set your mind to the world...

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How To Get Back To Working Towards Your Goals

Mar 18, 2021

If you’ve hit a road block when it comes to achieving your goals then you’re not alone.  It happens so often!  But you can’t let that stop you from achieving what you want in life.  Here is how you can get back to working towards you goal so that you can finally achieve it!

 

Feeling

Start by asking yourself why you’re not taking action towards your goal.  A feeling should come up for you that’s causing you to put off working towards your goal.  It could be that the goal feels too overwhelming, you don’t know how to get there, or fear is taking over.  All of these are legitimate reasons that prevent you from achieving your goal.  But, you cannot let them win.  Acknowledge what feeling is coming up for you and then journal about why you feel that way.  Recognizing what’s causing you to stop taking action towards your goal is the first step in getting back on track.

 

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What To Do When You Feel Down About Your Goal Progress

Mar 11, 2021

Sometimes you fall off the band wagon while working towards your goal.  Obstacles come up that throw you off course.  The truth is, challenges will always occur but it’s important to not let them prevent you from achieving your goal.  It can be easy to give up when you hit a roadblock and start feeling down about your progress.  But, that’s not going to be you.  Sometimes you just need to recommit to your goal.

 

Give Yourself Permission

When you do feel down and out about your progress towards achieving your goal, give yourself permission to take a break.  Take a step back and give yourself some breathing room to regroup.  Go for a walk outside to clear your head.  Turn on some music and dance it out.  Maybe you need a short nap or a relaxing meditation to get you back into a positive head space.  Give yourself permission to take a break and come back to your goal with a renewed mindset.

 

Stay Committed

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Why You Are Stuck In Learning Only Mode

Mar 04, 2021

When you set a new goal for yourself, you often begin by doing some research on the topic.  You start studying in order to gain a lot of expertise in this area.  Perhaps you’ve read all the books, watched all the videos, and absorbed everything you could on this particular topic.  You are the educated expert.  If someone were to ask you any question about this topic, you will most likely have an answer.  But, do you really know everything there is to know about this topic?  Honestly, it’s impossible to learn everything there is about a certain area.  Things change, new concepts are discovered, and more content keeps being added.  You get sucked into trying to consume it all in order to feel like you know everything there is to know.  You believe that once you know it all, then you will be able to start making progress towards your goals.  Yet, why do you feel like you need to continue educating yourself on this topic...

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