What no one’s ever told you about having an incredible day

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Ever since the beginning of time, people have understood what is important about mornings. Rising with the sun, (or before), has been something that people have done for centuries. If you were running a farm, you’d have to rise before the sun came up in order to get all of the work done.

You only had so much daylight and you had to spend it wisely — the same applies today. …

Lessons to learn from Tim Ferris’ best-selling book

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I was probably about thirteen years old when I first found and utterly devoured Tim Ferris’ first book, The 4-Hour Workweek. Although I didn’t have any sort of business at the time, I wanted to, and I was chomping at the bit to start something and begin making money.

Fast forward several years, I’ve read the book again, and I’ve had a few questions about it. The 4–Hour Workweek, while an engaging title and a clever idea from the legend Ferriss himself, still appears to be a vague concept at the end of your read.

“Focus on being productive instead…

A tale of my failings in professional partnerships

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I can’t say I’ve learned how to do a lot of things in my life, but I’ve certainly learned how not to do a lot of things. One of those, without a doubt, would be how to be and find a good business partner. I’ve explored I don’t know how many business ventures through the years, almost done of them being successful. Sometimes it was a content creation business, a singular project like a screenplay, a book, a blog, you get the idea.

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

— Helen Keller

Each time…

What we need to know about stress, spending, and satisfaction

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Let’s be honest, our world has turned into that focuses a lot on intuition. In a world of “follow your gut”, “trust your heart”, and “intuitive dieting”, we’ve come to understand the value in aligning yourself with what your inner voice is telling you. What’s so great about this though, and what numerous personal testimonials will speak to, is that it doesn’t just have to apply to the big moments. Your intuition, and consequential trusting of it, can result in you living a happier and more directed life in every area and in every day to day part of life.

How your creative system is all wrong + your guide on fixing it

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I’ve been writing for quite some time — since middle school, actually. And, what can I say, it’s life. Although it wasn’t until I finished my first novel last year that I understood how difficult it is to write. Throughout periods of writer’s block and the constant ritual of asking…

“Why am I even doing this?”

I’ve learned the value of looking to the experts. I asked myself, how and why do they succeed? What is it about famous writers, both novels and television shows alike, that makes them so successful?

What no one’s ever told you about having an incredible night

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We’ve all experienced it. We’ve gotten home from work, settled down, gotten dinner started/ordered it on the Chick-Fil-A app, and we’re not really sure what to do with ourselves. Maybe that’s not your experience exactly, maybe you have kids that you need to get into bed or a soccer game to go watch, but whatever your experience be, you’ve probably struggled to get through the evenings productively and mindfully.

Do believe, first of all, that consistently incredible evenings are attainable and possibly in your life. …

Fourteen crucial finance facts you can glean about the wealthy

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Have you ever thought about how many zeroes are at the ending of a million dollars? $1,000,000 — that’s six zeroes. That’s 100,000 $10 bills stacked on top of each other, which is pretty crazy when you think about it. According to ABC News, there are about 46.8 million millionaires in the world, in addition to the 2,153 billionaires reported by Forbes Magazine.

Let’s face it, we all want to know how to get 100,000 $10 bills stacked on top of each other — particularly when we can’t seem to keep just a few lodged in our wallet or savings…

What Hal Elrod taught us about starting the day right

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I was in eighth grade when my life changed for the better. I had been sent into the personal development realm of the internet through a series of coincidences and came across the amazing book The Miracle Morning, by Hal Elrod. This book skyrocketed to the bestsellers list and has since sold _______ copies. This book is irritatingly simple, telling you that you only need six habits in your morning routine.

“Remember, the moment you accept total responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you claim the power to change anything in your life.”― Hal Elrod

Elrod further…

What you need to know about habit formation and willpower

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Willpower doesn’t work. You’ve probably heard this before, as it’s the title of Benjamin Hardy’s newest book, not to mention a concept used by self-development gurus everywhere. And I’ll be the first to say, they’re not wrong.

Willpower is a limited resource that is constantly decreasing throughout the day. not to mention, we don’t start off with the same amount each day. It’s all dependent on the mood we make up with, the food we ate, and the experiences we have/situations we encounter throughout the day.

“If you believe you can change — if you make it a habit —…

What no one’s told you about actually living to the fullest

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Many a person has woken up in the morning already tired and depressed about life. I am and have been this person on several occasions. Humans, all of the time it seems, struggle with staying motivated, energized, and primed to do good work. The question is, how do the elite do it? There are many people in the world that somehow combat human nature and operate at their peak state seemingly all of the time.

At the core of every productivity master and high-energy individual is a person who takes care of themself both on a physical and on an…

Katie E. Lawrence

Life is good — let’s talk about it. Author of On Purpose: Discovering You Are With The Enneagram, and online content creator.

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