Category: Personal Development

Winter Blues Got You Feeling a Bit Down?

6 Dec, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , ,

It happens to the best of us. In fact, the “winter blues,” also known as seasonal affective disorder is more common than you think and impacts people of all ages, including children. As the days get shorter and colder, it can be difficult to get motivated to do even the simplest tasks, like writing, exercising […]

5 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt for Authors

3 Oct, 2017 , , , , , , , , ,

Self-doubt plagues even the most confident writers. In today’s Digital Age, when we’re so easily exposed to the opinions and judgments of others, it can become difficult not to let it affect our own self-perception. As a writer and author, self-doubt can be a huge obstacle in the creative process. Not only can it impede […]

Your People-Pleasing Habits May Be Problematic

30 Aug, 2017 , , ,

People-pleasing isn’t always a bad thing and it certainly doesn’t make you a bad person. On the plus side, you just want others to be happy and comfortable. However, the negative side of people-pleasing could be a compromise of your values or opportunities to be taken advantage of. Take a close look at a few […]

Are You Taking More Than You Give?

23 Aug, 2017 , , , , , , ,

Early in my career, I learned the most valuable piece of advice that has stuck with me decades later. “You can have everything in life you want if you’ll just help enough other people get what they want.” This lesson came, of course from my mentor Zig Ziglar. The idea that to get what you […]

Why Do We Make Bad Decisions? (And How to Stop!)

16 Aug, 2017 , , , , , ,

Hindsight is always 20/20. Have you ever looked back on a poor decision and thought, “what was I thinking?” We’ve all been there! Bad decisions don’t happen by chance. There is almost always a driving force influencing your decision, and it’s usually not a good one. Whether you call them reasons, excuses or habits, here […]

Science Says You Need to Laugh More… And So Do I!

9 Aug, 2017 , , , ,

It’s hard to feel stressed when you’re laughing. But laughter can do a whole lot more for you than just stress relief — laughter can make you more productive. Researchers have compared laughter to that of a “potent drug” with “contagious powers” and a lengthy list of benefits for both mind and body. Check out […]

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

3 Aug, 2017 , , , ,

It’s a phrase we’ve all heard: stuck in a rut. When I thought about being “stuck in a rut,” I became curious of where the phrase even came from. So I did a bit of research and here’s what I found: The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 1800s when the wheels […]

It’s Time to Find a Mentor

11 Jul, 2017 , , ,

The entire course of my life changed when Zig Ziglar became my mentor! Aside from the fact, Zig was a master in personal development, inspiration and motivation, having a mentor coach me through my personal and professional life, kept me on course to achieve my fullest potential, and then some. You may have never considered […]

Do You Love What You Do?

5 Jul, 2017 , ,

Loving what you do is called passion. And if you know anything about my blog or brand, you know passion is the bread and butter of my business. I was lucky enough to discover at a young age: What I’m passionate about What I love to do And, I’ve been pursuing that passion ever since! […]

Failure Is Your Ticket to Success

20 Jun, 2017 ,

What I’m about to say might surprise you: failure is a good thing. Of course, failing all the time isn’t great, but a healthy dose of failure is the best motivator you can have. Here’s why. Failure makes us appreciate success. If everything worked out perfectly every time, success wouldn’t be so sweet — we’d […]

Taking Control of the Physical Spoke on Your “Wheel of Life”

14 Jun, 2017 , , ,

Recently, we’ve been talking about the Zig Ziglar “Wheel of Life,” made up of seven “spokes” representing different aspects of your life. Here’s a reminder of those spokes: Mental Spiritual Physical Family Financial Personal Career This week, I want to talk about the physical spoke of the “Wheel of Life.” In mainstream media, there’s a […]

3 Reasons Why Fear Is Good for You

7 Jun, 2017 , , ,

Generally speaking, fear gets a bad rap. Just the word instills a negative connotation! What do you think of when you think of fear? More than likely, fear makes you feel helpless, weak, paralyzed and generally held back. What if I told you fear was actually good; that there is such a thing as healthy […]

5 Ways to Nourish Your Mind

30 May, 2017 ,

What input is your brain receiving? Are the external stimuli, information and knowledge you filter through your mind, helping or harming you? Let’s tune into the Mental spoke of the “Wheel of Life,” created by none other than Zig Ziglar, himself. Why is mental awareness so important? The way you think impacts the opinions you […]

Creating Spiritual Success on Your “Wheel of Life”

23 May, 2017 , ,

The “Wheel of Life,” as created by Zig Ziglar, is comprised of seven spokes: Mental Spiritual Physical Personal Financial Career Family When we consider the idea that true success is when we achieve balance, then a successful “Wheel of Life” is when all seven spokes are even and working harmoniously. Today, I’d like to touch […]

You Have to Take the Stairs

15 May, 2017 ,

A couple of months ago I had the supreme privilege of participating in a Ziglar original documentary called, “Zig: You Were Born to Win.” The documentary details success stories from a handful of mentees, touched by Zig’s legacy who have gone on to inspire and change the world in their own unique ways. I couldn’t […]

Subscribe Now to get the latest insights on Productivity, Publishing and Passion

captcha

×