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You Are Trapped

Posted by reallifee on Aug 18, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

You Are Trapped

We’re all in this together… When I worked with Phil Lawler on setting the trajectory for him to have a more fulfilling life, we worked on everything from tackling work projects as an IT professional to reading his backlog of books to applying to business school. My time coaching has helped Phil, particularly through the graduate school application process. But he also has taught me things like sending me an exercise I could share with you about how to get out of being Trapped By Our Own Low Expectations. Here’s Phil’s take on how to breakthrough. How to Free Yourself From Limiting Expectations Step 0: Set aside some YOU time during the day...

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Please don’t… JUMP!

Posted by reallifee on Aug 4, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology | 0 comments

Please don’t… JUMP!

It’s essential that before you take action on your commitment you:  Stop Take a deep breath Think through what you actually need to do BEFORE you do it. Why is this important? To avoid these two results: Absolute Paralysis because you know you run the risk of hurting yourself and/or drowning if you jump off this high dive of a habit change or plunge into this mountain of a project from your current place of preparation. Hurting Yourself/Drowning because you force yourself to jump off the high dive without having the preparation and skills to complete this objective successfully. I’m not suggesting that you get lost in planning and never take...

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How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Posted by reallifee on Jul 14, 2014 in Entrepreneurship, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

How to Diagnosis What’s Making You Chronically Late

Do you find yourself apologizing constantly because you’re chronically late? Do your friends not even bother to show up until at least 15 minutes after they told you to arrive, knowing they’ll still need to wait for you? Have you missed out on opportunities, had work rejected, or had to pay a great deal of money in ticket change fees because you just couldn’t arrive on time? Do you keep saying you want to break this bad habit but never really seem to change? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with running their life with clockwork precision. In fact, whole countries of people have this time challenge so one antidote for the stress caused by lack of...

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What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Posted by reallifee on Jun 10, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Psychology, Rest & Rejuvenation, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

What to Do the Night Before So You Exercise in the Morning

Exercise: You know you should do it. You even want to do it. Despite good intentions, it can be all too easy to skip this healthy activity for “more important” commitments. The reality is, exercise is one of the most important things you can do for physical and personal balance. The below routine is one person’s strategy to help you power down at night so you can power up in the morning and get your day started out right! Let the balance begin! Example of an Evening Before Morning Exercise Routine Important Mindset: Taking time for myself and particularly for exercise is a good and necessary use of my time. Exercise plays an important role in...

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Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Posted by reallifee on May 26, 2014 in E Tips, Internships & Jobs, Psychology, Relationships, Schedule Makeover | 0 comments

Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues

Communication is the life-blood to any  team or relationship and communication issues can destroy or connect. Whether it is at work or at home, curing your communication issues is one of the most important things you can do. However, these problems and their solutions are not always obvious, as they can range form over to under to simply ineffective communications. My 99u article covers many common communication issues and how to fix them. If you find that things are getting off track from either too little or too much communication check out my article Diagnosing (And Curing) Your Communication Issues over on the 99u blog. These tips can help you find the just right...

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Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

Posted by reallifee on May 12, 2014 in Encouragement, Psychology, Relationships | 2 comments

Tame Your Inner Routine Rebel By Recognizing These Roadblocks

But I don’t waaant to. Attempts to start or follow a routine come to a screaming halt when your inner routine rebel just doesn’t want to cooperate. No matter how much you recognize on an intellectual level that you need more structure, on an emotional level, you resist it. Why? Why keep yourself in a place of frustration and guilt when you could experience the freedom of operating along strong, powerful routines? As a time coach and the author of The 3 Secrets to Effective Time Investment: How to Achieve More Success With Less Stress, I’ve investigated this question alongside my coaching clients, many of whom tend toward the naturally spontaneous...

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