My Word of the Year: Rest.

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Last week, I told you about the idea of creating a “word of the year”. One word to inform and synthesize the year you have ahead of you. One word to mean everything you want 2013 to be, and one […]

Why You Need a Word to Define Your Year

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I read a great thing recently, and I’m a bad person because I’m not 100% sure I remember where. I think it may have been in Gretchen Rubin’s Happier at Home — Rubin’s great second book about continuing the process […]

Three Essential Questions to Help You Solve Problems

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We’ve all had them. Problems. Big, small, tiny, and massive. And we all seek to find the best ways to handle them every time they arise. Sometimes, they seem to fill entire days with their weighty, darkened skies. Problems can […]

In Defense of Reality Television

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I’m ready to say it. Or, rather, shout it from the rooftops. I love reality television. Yes. Reality. Television. That oh-so-useless entertainment form that some decry should be wiped from our earth forever.  And here’s why. Over time, I’ve noticed that […]

Why You Should Set Reading Goals

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The other day, I wrote a post about How to Set Life Goals in 2013. In the post, I walked through the SMART goals framework from Paul Meyer’s Attitude is Everything (which I’ll recommend again — it’s just $2.99 for 144 motivating […]

How to Set Life Goals

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By now, I imagine you’ve realized that the truth is staring you in the fact: It’s a new year. (Cue: So, what are you going to do about it?) For me, a new year is about new goals. Whether you […]

Five Things Every Blogger Needs to Know About Unverified Email Subscribers

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One day last week, I had a bit of a field day learning about unverified (or “unconfirmed”) email newsletter subscribers. Although most people are able to find something more normal to become obsessed with for a 5 hour period (a […]

Are You Still Talking About Yourself on Social Media?

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I’ve now finished recording ten videos sharing my favorite (make that least favorite) social media pet peeves. The tenth video, below, shares the topic I found myself most annoyed by: people who talk about themselves too much on social media. It’s […]

Why You Shouldn’t Comment On Someone’s Profile Picture (Social Media Pet Peeve #9)

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If you haven’t yet watched one of my social media pet peeve videos, I’ll summarize: I’m doing videos about pet peeves I have. About social media. This week, I’ve got one all about why you shouldn’t negatively (or even somewhat […]

Want to Review My New Ebook — Lead by Morning?

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The other day, I mentioned that I’m launching a new ebook in the New Year. The New Year is here. And so is Lead by Morning: 365 Days of the Present Principle. Lead by Morning is a 365-Day morning motivational […]