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The Reasons We Procrastinate and How to Stop

One of the great enemies of achievement, the tendency to procrastinate is a very genuine challenge and not something to be embarrassed about or seen as a personal weakness. Procrastination comes when you have this frustrating feeling that while you know you want to have done something, there are a million other ways to spend your time than in the doing.

Some Tips to Help You Handle Loneliness

Whoever you are and whatever your lifestyle, I bet that at some point you’ve experienced loneliness. If you haven’t, it’s likely you will in the future. Loneliness is something I’ve witnessed affecting the lives of people I care about as well as something I’ve felt myself, and recent studies indicate that it’s on the rise. It’s not embarrassing to feel lonely at times. It’s normal. Totally normal.  A study conducted by the BBC last year, found 40% of 16-24 year olds felt lonely ‘often’ or ‘very often’, with categories from every age group coming in at over 30%.  Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling, and one that can be hard to articulate or get to the core of. You can be loved by many people, be surrounded by many people, or be perfectly used to your own company and still get

Better Choices Part 3: Choosing Your Sacrifices

A majority of people don’t exercise before work. A majority of people in the Western world also don’t optionally take cold showers. I was talking with a friend recently who is very successful, very ambitious and does both of those things. He also frequently abstains from alcohol and will put in more office hours than his colleagues. We were talking openly about sacrifice and he asked me: “Are we getting it right?” I exercise five/six times a week, eat a low carb, vegan diet and find it hard to spontaneously go out or part-ay because I need my weekends to support my side-projects. I don’t watch TV, turn down all Sunday social plans, and won’t take holidays longer than 3days… Sometimes I’ve wondered the same. The reality is that we’re blessed to live in a place where most of your

How To Use Your Dreams For Success

The relationship between dreaming and success is a complicated one. On the one hand, without dreams you’re unlikely to seek new things for your life.