Goal Setting

The Alcoholic Anonymous Groups

The alcoholic anonymous groups are out there to help people that realize that they have a problem with the drinking that they are doing. If you find that you are in need of a little help with the drinking you are going to want to say to yourself that you need help and then contact one of the alcoholic anonymous…

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How To Stay Motivated And Stick To Your Goals

Dear Friend, I would like to start by sharing a small excerpt from an incredibly riveting book, which reveals how powerful the human spirit is, even when opposed by extreme elements. This quote, which illustrates how intense desire can help us forge through unbelievable obstacles, comes from Into Thin Air… When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in…

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The Power Of The Negative

The vast majority of us learn very early on that we are expected to deal with facts. In and of itself this might not be such a terrible thing. The trouble starts when we combine with this the idea that we also learn very early on where these facts come from. Typically we are not learning that facts come from…

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Under Their Thumb

Some of my clients have come to me feeling like their worlds were not under their own control. They felt as though everyone else ran their lives and had some aspect of control in everything that they did. I asked them to note some specific situations in which they felt this way and how they felt “out of control” of…

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Our Destiny Begins From Within Ourselves

What is success ? There are many definitions. One that I hear often is “to do (or to live according to) what you want”. That is true, but I would complete the definition by adding and underlining: “knowing what you really want”. In fact, we are often pushed to go and put our energy in achieving what we are “supposed”…

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Being Selfish With Your Goals

All too often good-intentioned people set forth goals designed to satiate others rather than themselves. While the intent is honorable, the results will likely lead to failure. Why? As the somewhat provocative title of this article indicates, you need to be selfish with your goals and select ones that mean something to you. Through segments on the evening news, magazines,…

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5 5 Your Dream

I know your thinking…Okay John, 5+5 does not equal 5 so let me please explain. Let’s start with a question. How many times have you heard that you need to have a “long term” goal and be focused for the entire length of that “long term”? In this article, I am going to focus on a 5 year goal and…

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Creating The Perfect Goals For Success

Why do we need goals? We need them so that we know where we want to go towards, right? Without goals, we are basically wandering around in the darkness hoping that we reach the right place. But, we also use goals as a motivational tool to give us that boost of energy to work towards them. If you ask any…

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