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How to Radically Change Your Goals and Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

5-Step Plan for Making Exercise a Habit

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Your Choices for Motivation Determine Your Ultimate Success. Here's Why

Dangle your own carrot in front of you. Determine your own motivations.<p>Here's a simple way to test your motivation.<p>What would you do in your job, at your company, or even in life if you could complete a given project and earn an easy $1 million? In other words, how would you strive for excellence, …

7 Daily Rituals Successful People Use to De-Stress and Stay Productive

If you feel that stress is affecting your work, health, and well-being, you are not alone. Here are some tips on how to de-stress that actually work.<p>Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little …

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

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Are You In Need Of An Energetic Detox? What It Is & Why You May Need One

When I began to fully understand the direct effect negative energies have on the health and well-being of the human body, and how a person can end up …

Detox drinks: 3 healthy smoothie recipes to help you reset

Kick the week into high gear by resetting with these delicious, super healthy detox smoothies.<p>After weeks of seemingly endless parties, potlucks and holiday cheer, most of us want a break from it all to focus on getting healthy. And if you haven't fallen off the health bandwagon this year, you may …

Find Your Fitness Motivation!

Like many people this time of year, we’ve made FEELING GOOD a New Year’s resolution for ourselves…and that means getting in some kind of exercise and …

The Missing Ingredient To Achieving Your Goals

Why do 92% of people fail to achieve their new year’s resolutions and how you can make sure you are part of the 8% who <i>do</i> achieve their 2016 goals?<p>The answers: 92% of people quit, and you have to not quit.<p>Now before you say “duh” and click away in anger, hang with me for a few more minutes. Because …

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6 Ways to Get Motivated When You Feel Like Doing Nothing

No matter how well you set up your todo list and calendar, you aren’t going to get things done unless you have a reliable way of reminding yourself …

30 Things To Stop Doing In The New Year

30 Things To Stop Doing (And What To Do Instead) In The New Year<p>Amy Johnson<p>Freelance writer, editor and social media manager. Read full profile<p>Do you …

6 Mind-Set Changes To Help You Make A Fresh Start

Adjust your expectations before setting out. The outcome can fall short of your ideal and still count as success.<p>Sure, you’ve set some New Year’s resolutions and told yourself this is going to be the year when you actually follow through with them. But more often than not, we fail, but not because …

10 Steps To Achieving The Life You Want In 2016

When we think of our lives, the years stretch out before us. It seems there will always be time.<p>But considering everything we want to do in areas such as career, family, friends, health and fitness, travel and our recreational pursuits, those years suddenly shrivel down to minutes, especially when …

7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Somewhere out there in cyberspace there are tech gurus -- a fancy word for nerds -- working to make our lives easier. They’re devising new, unimaginably brilliant gadgets, gizmos and apps that do two things: Make our lives easier and make …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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3 guidelines for using social media monitoring during a PR crisis

<i>This piece originally ran on PR Daily in March 2013.</i><p>It’s no secret that stupid and illegal social media activity can cost people their jobs.<p>The …

How to Make Marketing Meaningful Through Storytelling

<b>A lot of content marketers talk about the importance of storytelling.</b> But how can you relate this to your brand and how will it benefit you? As far …

Marketing Tip: Is your business memorable enough?

How can you make your business truly memorable, for all the right reasons? The following brief story may help.The Steve Jobs email exchangeA couple …

10 Important Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Health in 2016

In January many people join gyms and go on a diet in an effort to lose weight and improve their health. Do you want to be healthy and happy in 2016? …

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Offer A Few Surprises

In the year since the initial recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee were made public, practically every food company and trade association have been hotly debating whether or not this committee overstretched their authority.<p>The issues that were most controversial for the …

Eating Healthy With An Unconventional Sleep Schedule

Shift work or night work can be hugely stressful—not only can it disrupt social and family life, and I am sure triathlon training plans and goals, …

10 People Who Lost 50+ Pounds Share Their Best Tips For Getting Started

The very first steps real people took to change their lives.<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the very first steps they took in their effort to lose weight, and how those steps turned into a major lifestyle transformation. Here are some of the best tips from 10 people who made</i> …