Daydreams are the motivation of the soul.
Woman Daydreaming(LoveThisPic - free usage) I’m a writer. I’ll say it - I write some weird stuff. Dark humor tales of children dying in obscure ways (thanks Edward Gorey!), thrilling tales of the supernatural, the esoteric, the dark, the ludicrous, ridiculous, and farcical. My writing has won multiple awards and without fail, readers either love it or hate it, but they never forget it.
All About Discipline
My elementary school band teacher hung a poster in his classroom that read: “Don’t make excuses, make improvements.” Whenever someone messed up, needed correction, talked out of turn, etc, he would reprimand us, as any teacher would. And as any teacher knows, sometimes kids push back if they feel they’re being unfairly punished. When one of us pushed back, he’d simply point to the poster and say, “Don’t make excuses, make improvements!” This was maddening, but he was right.
Opinion: Believing in the beauty of your dreams.
**This blog post is trying to explain the quote based on my opinion, thoughts, and thinking. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."-Eleanor Roosevelt.
Haven’t run in 4 years but now I’m going to attempt a half marathon.
If You’re a Leader, These Are The Types Of Goals You Should Set For Your Team
Different teams set different goals depending on their industry, company and function within an organization. But few people understand the differences between the types of team goals that exist. And, if you do, it will give you an edge as a leader looking to maximize goal-setting efforts.
The Psychology of Staying Motivated
Fitness routines evolve as goals change throughout life. Some people strive for their idea of a perfect perfect beach body or to fit into their high school jeans. Others want to become stronger and more flexible. Then, there are those who want to lower cholesterol and incorporate exercise to achieve a heart healthy lifestyle. No matter the objective, attaining it requires dedication.
Identifying friendships by value, not proximity
My closest friends are scattered all over the country due to my moves and life taking us in varied directions. These dear friendships bring me such joy and comfort, they will forever hold a place in my life regardless of new relationships developed. Some of these friends I speak with regularly, others have taken on more occasional connections, but each of these individual I hold in high esteem. Each of them I would drop just about anything to be by their side if they were in need.
A Way To Optimize Your Workout
Weight loss is a common goal. Most people you meet want or have tried to lose weight. Between 2013-2016, 49.1% of American adults aimed to reduce their body size. This goal is more prevalent in women (56.4%) than men (41.7%).
Finding and Sustaining Motivation Through Self-reflection
man wearing white long-sleeve shirt on air photoCam Adams/Unsplash. Most of us look forward to maintaining motivation when we're doing certain activities or tasks or trying to achieve our goals. Sometimes it's quite unnerving to work hard to stay motivated, and we tend to procrastinate or give up easily.
Make a goal journal
When we make goals it’s a good idea to find a way to keep ourselves accountable and to map our progress, so a goal journal is a good tool to have. A goal journal is a spot to write down what you would like to achieve, and then allow you to tweak the goal or mark if it has been achieved. It’s fun to look back a year to year and see how our goals have changed and what we have achieved. Here are some ideas on making one work for you.
Have a life that contains some elements of joy
Make a list of things you want to make happen.Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash. Ever since the 2007 movie, The Bucket List, came out, people started talking about making their own bucket lists. The value of the message was that we want to be thinking about what we can do while we still can actually do it.
Toss Your Day Planner. Use a Goal Planner to Achieve Your Dreams.
Goal Planner pagesPhoto by @ikigloo at Unsplash.com. For years, picking out a new day planner has been one of my favorite end-of-year rituals. I love wading through the many planner designs and themes, trying to find the one that will give me the brightest outlook and the most motivation to make the best use of my time. I’ve had some gorgeous planners over the years that filled my weeks and months with beautiful nature photography, creative artwork, and inspiring quotes.
A psychologist reviews easy strategies for establishing new habits
It might be flossing your teeth, taking vitamins, exercising, holding the door for people, or making your bed. These behaviors often occur on auto-pilot and become an ingrained part of your daily routine.
Increase Productivity, Discipline, and Focus
Most people think Productivity means working more hours or more work done. However, it’s not like this. Productivity means how you would like to live your life. I will share with you what Productivity is for me and how you can boost yours?
Setting Effective Goals to Reduce Willpower Strain
If you've read a few articles on willpower, you likely know that it’s a limited resource. There’s a maximum on how long you can white-knuckle your way through things you don’t want to do.
Choose Happiness in 2022
A fresh slate of 365 days just began for all of us and like most of you, I was eager to say “goodbye” to 2021 in a not so dissimilar déjà vu last year in saying good riddance to 2020!