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Monthly Archives: April 2012

In Praise of (Some) Irrational Thinking

Everyone has heard of the sports star who has a favorite pre-game ritual or beloved talisman that he or she feels will bring good luck or enhance performance. Our rational minds know that this is scientific poppycock, yet our “lizard brains” also understand the need. Such magical thinking, as irrational as it is, can produce […]

Push Yourself

Successful people push themselves. They push themselves beyond their comfort zones, through doubts and fears. They drive themselves beyond their limits. Usually they find that the so called “limits” are just paper tigers, self-imposed barriers that quickly became new minimums of performance and ability, not maximums. Winners, champions, achievers all know they MUST push beyond […]

Hunt the Good Stuff

Want a simple secret to happiness? A sure-fire path to contentment? A way to bring a continuous smile to your lips? 1) At the END of every day, write down three good things that happened to you that day. Do this just before you go to sleep, dwell on each briefly, appreciate them. (Can’t think […]

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