Ooooh SHINY. And it’s on SALE! Just say no and think about it. Mordant & McFall discuss how to decide if what you want is actually what you need. This show will help you analyze whether the opportunity at the door, or the item in your cart, is going to make your life awesome. You have to take a second to look through that door peephole if you ever hope to make an educated decision. Come on board and see where you end up. [Read more…]
“The Key to greater Willpower is being more Forgiving – not being harder on yourself.” “Self-control strategies like Guilt and Self-Criticism can result in our feeling worse.” We need to give those up if we hope to succeed.
Chapter Six (and the rest) of Kelly McGonigal’s The Willpower Instinct is full of liberating gems such as these. Necessary Words of Wisdom when we grow up believing we’re not going to get anything done, let alone keep our promises and resolutions, if we’re not at least a little hard on ourselves. Studies show this belief does not hold up in practical application. [Read more…]
Have you ever experienced those moments when you just don’t want to keep hammering away at something anymore? Those moments when what was once fun is no longer enjoyable? It’s times like these when keeping the proverbial ball rolling is most important.
How do you do this when you don’t have the time, the energy, or the desire to keep plugging away at what was once a beloved project or goal? First, cut yourself some slack – beating yourself up isn’t going to get anything done faster or better. That being said, it’s up to you to motivate yourself back into doing “that voodoo that you do so well.”
Want to hear a few more tips on this? Join Mordant & McFall as they discuss keeping the ball rolling in Success Freaks episode #111. Listen in as they share their own experiences – from easy-peasy to downright-difficult. Learn what the Success Freaks did it when they could have let the ball drop, but instead chose to keep it rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ instead.
“Pick your priorities for they will become your life.” ~R.Mordant Mahon