Focus on Your Passion

We all admire some people’s ability to concentrate, whether they’re training for the Olympics or solving a great societal problem. These folks with great focus have discovered something very important: If you’re focused on a goal, you have an easier time getting where you’re going. This type of motivation, extrinsic motivation, relies on “if-then” logic.Continue reading “Focus on Your Passion”

March Forth and Take Action

Events in this country require that I inform you that this post is NOT about QAnon’s hope that he who shall not be named will return to power on this day. Today–a completely made-up day of observance–is based on a play on the words March Forth (4th). It is a day for taking action andContinue reading “March Forth and Take Action”

Morning Movement, For the Win!

I am certain that by now, the above image doesn’t represent any of you! I will admit, I don’t like working out in the morning. The science is out on whether or not it really makes a difference. For me, my mind is firing and I need to do brain work then. I like evenings,Continue reading “Morning Movement, For the Win!”

Morning Habits That Rock

Today, I have a quick round-up of 5 doable habits to add to your mornings that will boost your mood–even if you are not a morning person! Get Enough Sleep. This one needs no explanation and is totally underrated! Get ready for the day while listening to positive or productive podcasts and TedTalks. Drink aContinue reading “Morning Habits That Rock”

Bonus: Take Time To Review Your Morning Routine Regularly

Creating routines and habits for your mornings are a great thing. They allow you to do what you need to do to move ahead without having to spend a lot of energy and time thinking about it. That’s a good thing. It’s can also be a dangerous thing when you’ve focusing on the wrong thingsContinue reading “Bonus: Take Time To Review Your Morning Routine Regularly”

The Importance Of Habits And Routines

With your new morning game plan figured out, it’s time to not only put it into action, but make it your new morning routine. Why is this important? Because you want to make sure your new plan happens every morning without fail and turning into a routine is the best way to make sure thatContinue reading “The Importance Of Habits And Routines”

Come Up With A New Morning Game Plan

Now that you have a pretty good idea of what you want to do in the morning, what you don’t want to or need to do, and where to find the extra time needed, it’s time to put it all together in a new morning game plan.The best place to start is with the newContinue reading “Come Up With A New Morning Game Plan”

5 Minutes of Morning Magic

Mornings, am I right? I only recently became a morning person in the past few years. And not because of some grand, lofty lifestyle overhaul strategy. It was literally the only time my house was quiet enough for me to think. I started by getting up only 15 minutes earlier than my husband. At theContinue reading “5 Minutes of Morning Magic”

Determining What You Should Be Doing Is Crucial

Yesterday we talked about finding the time in your busy morning to do the things that are important to you. Today I want you to think about what you should and what you shouldn’t be doing in those first few hours of the day. That’s an important idea to ponder. So often we get stuckContinue reading “Determining What You Should Be Doing Is Crucial”

Finding Time In Your Busy Morning

Mornings are busy and they can be quiet chaotic. If you have a young family and plenty of people to get ready and out the door, you know this first hand. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way, no matter how busy you think you are first thing in theContinue reading “Finding Time In Your Busy Morning”