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Recently I found myself in the position of carrying my 2-year-old on my shoulders while I dragged my 6-year-old along in a sled. We were hurrying back through the falling snow and the howling wind to the car after our foray into the first snow of the season turned the corner into too cold. My … More The Rest Step
Hello everyone! Today I want to talk about strategies that can be used when we are feeling demotivated. Motivation is important. It drives us to do things we need to do. But it is not always easy to be motivated at all times. Sometimes, we get demotivated just at the wrong times. What do we … More Demotivation
The words you use can change your reality. Language actually generates changes in your brains and changes your perception of the environment around you. Language is linked to emotions. Your words are constantly sending messages to your brain. According to neuroscientists Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman, negative words cause the increase of cortisol, the … More Why You Are the Words You Use
More or less every week for the past year I’ve put 3 random thoughts together, along with a couple of quotes and other bits and pieces, in a post called 3-2-1 Mindset Mondays. Anyway, below is a highlight reel of those thoughts. I started with 150 and kept cutting it down till I got bored. … More 88 Pointless Thoughts About Life
Inside this chest pounds a heart so steady. Inside this head lives a brain so alive. And somewhere in between rests a spirit so gentle, even the tiniest of scratches leaves a scar. . . . How would you describe your spirit, Dear Reader? What inspires you? What shakes you to your core? (Such easy … More SnapDragon Speaks: On The Gentle Spirit.
Hi everyone, I want to talk about motivation today. I had a few conversations lately about how we can motivate ourselves and maybe also others. It is an important topic, right? I think I am not shy to make changes in my life. I actually enjoy it very much and too much stability in one … More Motivation
Hi everyone, I am wondering if you have thought about what keeps us going in life. We all have our ups and downs. What motivates us to go up when we are down instead of just staying in the down? I noticed two things that help me with this: meaning and hope. And I often … More Meaning and Hope
“Wash out this tired notion that the best is yet to come.” – Dave Matthews I had to remind myself this week that motivation comes from within. It certainly does not come from the expensive, fancy bike I ordered and have been waiting for the past 7 weeks. It was supposed to be delivered next … More Motivation Comes From Within
By Ellen Jayne | We all believe we have control over our life, enough to make daily decisions to influence it for the better. But when we reach the extent of that control, have we learned to let go? … More Your Convoluted Sense of Control
By Ellen Jayne | We can’t control countless components of life, but we’d be childish to let the chunks we can change cascade through the cracks. So, where do we start? At the beginning. … More Mastering Your Morning Momentum
Hi everyone, This week was a very busy week for me. I was able to do much more work than usual thanks to a deadline. That got me thinking: what other than deadlines motivate me? So, let’s talk about it. Motivation is the push that gets us to do things. It can be internal or … More Motivation
I know I keep rambling about dreams, goals, path and passion, without which we wouldn’t be anywhere. One can work hard, but without dreams that person would get no where because he/she wouldn’t know where to get. “You’ll never reach a destination if you haven’t set it first.” – Me Okay, we established we need … More Dreams aren’t enough. What else is required?
We talk so much about motivation and how it works and how it can help us get sh*t done, but I believe we forget one thing: motivation goes away from time to time. So what are we going to do in those times? How do we still go forward? In my opinion, this disappearing motivation … More Motivation versus Commitment
The more I listen to different successful people on YouTube, the more I wonder why not more of us get to similar levels of success. While writing these words I realized something: working hard is hard. Yes, it’s not a surprize or a revelation, but without a strong commitment, there is no way someone can … More Hard work is… Hard
How often do you have a crazy idea and after that you think it will never become a reality? You get from excited to sad very quickly, don’t you? That’s because the actual reality doesn’t match with the future one if you don’t know how it can be done. And that happens all the … More Impossible? Think again!
The week is almost done, but we still have lots of things to do. You’re probably tired because of all the things you’ve done so far, therefore I’d like to help you find some motivation to push forward until you complete your goals for this week. Here are some quotes that I find … More Fuel for Your Soul
Oh wait, you already saw it… I don’t know what I’m going to write today! I just wished to write something different. I was bored of do-this-do-that stuff.Even my homepage is full of stories I don’t want to read. Right now, a beautiful and soothing meditation music is playing behind me. I’m not feeling charged today. … More The Story Without A Title
Believing in ourselves when no one else does is one of the biggest challenges we face in our daily journey. It really doesn’t matter what’s about, but whenever we try to do something and people around us have the audacity to decide what we can do and what we can’t, it might trigger inside … More Never Stop Believing – Video
This is one of the topics approached by most people and it’s interesting to see why. Tom Bilyeu said that most people ask him how to find their passion so I guess it’s a pretty interesting thing. What’s more interesting is that the people who ask this feel they need more in their lives. … More Passion and motivation are not the same thing