Christian Atkinson

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Bruce Lee Used This Ancient Philosophy to Break Through His Limits (and Find Remarkable Success)

By avoiding these three habits, you will be choosing to live a life without limits. Bruce Lee would be proud.<p>"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus. And you must not …

Bruce Lee

How to Get What You Want Out of Life

A simple six-step system for achieving success.<p>We all have dreams of what we want from life, but many of us have a hard time knowing how to achieve those dreams. Just wishing for something will not make it happen.<p>I've devised a six-step system to help guide my consulting clients in successfully …

Self-improvement

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Self-improvement

Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You

You know journaling is a good idea. Here's how to actually do it.<p>I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to …

Productivity

Thinking of Making New Year's Resolutions? Do These 5 Steps First

Before you even consider a single New Year's resolution, make sure you follow these five simple steps to leave 2017 behind.<p>Here we are again, that magical time of year when we actually buy into the myth of the New Year's resolution. And why not? It's a tantalizing proposition to believe that …

Positive Thinking

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5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

Self-help

Here Are the 2 Words You Need to Say to Yourself in Order to Become Unstoppable

The language you use can mean the difference between empowerment and determination, versus disempowerment and giving up.<p>Maybe it's a good idea you watch your mouth.<p>When we decide to acquire new habits and rid ourselves of old, harmful ones, we tend to focus the most on motivation and the logistics …

Framing

4 Things Most of Us Refuse to Admit About Ourselves

I was writing at a local beachside coffee shop when a young woman approached me. “You’re Marc, right?” she asked.I looked up at her. She had piercing …

Piercings

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don’t …

3 Reasons You Need to Let Go of What You Know to Get New Ideas

You cannot cling to current market knowledge or methods if you hope to succeed.<p>One of the biggest challenges innovators and entrepreneurs face is often viewed as their biggest advantage. Knowledge about how an industry works, what products and services have been successful in the past, and which …

Innovation

Green Guide: Everything you need to know about Hiking the Grand Canyon

If ever there was a place to bring out one’s inner John Muir, the Grand Canyon is it. The vast wilderness is captured from the South Rim, looking …

Hiking the World Like a Pro

Karen Berger, author of ‘Great Hiking Trails of the World: 80 Trails, 75,000 Miles, 38 Countries, 6 Continents’ said that she has been an outdoors …

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

Top 5 Lake District treks

Treks around the epic mountain and lake scenery of England’s largest National Park, the Lake District, continue to be the feature as well as …

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

Motivation

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

7 Things That Drive Your Core Strengths

At your core, there exists a unique set of abilities. We refer to them as <i>strengths.</i> These are not difficult to discover. There are many “strength …

ACCURATE

What Happens to Your Life When You Write Goals Down

You're reading What Happens to Your Life When You Write Goals Down, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Everyone Talks About Living Their Best Life. How Do You Actually Do It?

Living your dream life requires grappling with a lot of cold reality.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does the life of your dreams look like? Are you exploring the world and working from your laptop? Are you hanging out with celebrities at award shows? Are …

Self-improvement

7 Powerful Quotes That Will Make You a Better Leader This Weekend

We all fall into slumps. These seven inspiring quotes will help you quickly rise back up into becoming a better leader.<p>There isn't a one-size-fits-all canvas for what leadership looks like--nor for how it needs to be executed on a daily basis. Leadership is a journey which is something I'm learning …

Motivation

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

New York City

If You Don't Believe In Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How To Do It

I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual …

Self-improvement

I've been coaching successful people for years, and the same trait holds nearly all of them back

As a career and personal growth coach, I've had the pleasure of working with hundreds of top professionals who've achieved truly great things in their lives and careers.<p>Sadly, more often than not, these same high achievers demonstrate one key trait that wreaks havoc on their lives, relationships …

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When …

Framing

Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around

Try his Jedi mind trick every time you're facing a seemingly impossible challenge.<p>I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection …

jedimind

The 1 Secret Brain Exercise That Will Help You Achieve All Your Goals

Here's how intense visualization can help you achieve millionaire status.<p>There's a funny truth in the business world: hard work does not equate to success. If you've believed in this supposed connection for any length of time, you may find it unbelievable that there is in fact no direct …

Self-improvement

19 ways you could be holding yourself back

Left to our own devices, most of us would rather carry on as we are. But if you're holding yourself back from your potential, or if you feel stuck where you are, life is telling you it's time to make a change.<p>Often it's the most brightest, talented people who need this message the most.<p>Here are 19 …