How Journaling Five Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life

Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a rut? Like you’re living the same day over and over again? The truth is, it’s easy to get caught up in the monotony of everyday life, which can leave us feeling uninspired and unfulfilled. However, what if I told you that

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The 6 Human Needs: Why We Need Certainty as the First

Of the many things personal development master Tony Robbins is known for, one of the concepts I draw most upon is the idea of The Six Human Needs. You may be familiar with Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which is a valuable model. However, Robbin’s Six Human Needs puts a finer point on it.

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Mastery Moment: Starting and Stopping Habits

Your beliefs shape your thoughts. Your thoughts shape your words. Your words create your actions. Your actions create your habits. Your habits become your destiny. I’ve been studying and teaching personal development and self-mastery for a long time, and it just keeps getting better! The words above hold so much

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Mastery Moment: Every Day Is Day One

“Don’t be upset by the results you didn’t get with the work you didn’t do.” Inky Johnson “Every day is day one” is one of my favorite ideas from the world of fitness. A few days ago, I shared that phrase as a caption on my Instagram account, along with

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Mastery Moment: Choose Your Foundational Blocks

I recently wrote about how your beliefs ultimately become your destiny through the chain of thoughts, words, actions, and habits. I asked, “What’s the number one behavior you could STOP doing and START doing that would have the biggest impact on your life?”  Today we address fundamental, foundational behaviors (blocks) that, when practiced consistently,

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Mastery Moment: Six Reasons Why We Practice Self-silence - Zone of Genius

Mastery Moment: Six Reasons Why We Practice Self-silence

Hello darkness, my old friendI’ve come to talk with you againBecause a vision softly creepingLeft its seeds while I was sleepingAnd the vision that was planted in my brainStill remainsWithin the sound of silence Introduction | Reasons Why We Practice Self-silence | How Self-silencing Show Up | How To Speak

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Mastery Moment: How To Recover Well

I’ve previously mentioned my teenage experience in drum corps and marching band. I didn’t fully grasp or appreciate it then, but those experiences offered valuable learning opportunities and life lessons. One of those lessons is the skill of recovery. Our instructors drilled into us the concept of a good recovery. The

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Mastery Moment – Does Practice Make Perfect?

Sometimes when learning something new and challenging, we can’t help but wonder if practice makes perfect. We want to believe the task is not for us. However, when venturing into the path of self-development or exploring your genius zone, practice is something you need. But is practicing really all that

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