• What Is the Difference between an Optimist and a Pessimist?

    Optimists and pessimists, we’ve all met both. An optimist is naive, overly enthusiastic, and has the head in the clouds. A pessimist is a true cynic, grumpy as hell, and expects the worst about everyone and everything. But there is more to optimism and pessimism than meets the eye. Seligman’s classic Learned Optimism reveals the differences between optimists […]

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  • 13 Timeless Lessons from Walt Disney

    In 1954, Walt Disney appeared on the front page of Time magazine. The title read: “Walt Disney – To enchanted worlds on electronic wings.” The “electronic wings” were driven by characters on a piece of paper. It was nothing fancy. But the ingredients behind his success still apply today.

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  • 3 Powerful Steps to Set Meaningful Fitness Goals

    Are you also scared of gyms? Me too, at least a little. Gyms make us self-aware and prone to constant self-comparison. “She’s way thinner than I am.” “Wow, look at how strong he is, I’m so skinny!” But these comparisons come at a price, and we eventually stop going to the gym because it’s no longer any […]

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  • Get a Good Night’s Sleep with a Better Evening Routine

    Last week, we looked at the benefits of a good morning routine. A good morning routine, however, is obviously dependent on a good night’s sleep. We live in a fast-paced society that celebrates burning the candle at both ends. “I can sleep when I’m dead” is a badge of honour. Problem is, you struggle to wind […]

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  • Take Back Your Morning Routine to Achieve Excellence

    I have recently re-committed to one thing that benefits me immensely — getting up early. The earlier I get up, the more I get done, and the better my day goes. But establishing this new morning routine has been hard work. It’s hard because I’ve just come back from my summer vacation, so naturally I’ve let […]

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  • Course-Correction and Your Half-Year Resolutions

    We are more than halfway through the year. How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Are you closer to achieving your goals? It is common for people to feel bad about this, but I encourage you to not be too hard on yourself if you haven’t done everything you’ve set out to do. You’re not […]

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