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Meet the Happiness Experts

One of the most important skills for success in work and life, is understanding what makes people happy. The field of Positive Psychology has made great strides, and many books have been written on the subject. Here is a list of

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Top 10 Posts of 2015

Here are the top 10 posts of 2015 at the Daily PlanIt: Free Tools Home Page Time Management 101 Identify Emotions Run Your Day Like an Athlete Practice the Four Agreements Personal Development Tools GTD Essentials Top 10 Personal Development

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An Annual Review

Once a year, it’s good to take a look at how things are going in different areas of your life. This big picture view let’s you evaluate how things are going and plan for what’s next. The Annual Review Planner

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The Empty Box

It’s the time of year when we think about the things that scare us the most. Ghosts, monsters, zombies…and the grim reaper standing over an empty coffin with our name on it. There is another box that is even scarier.

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The Habit of Complaint

When I worked at the library, one of our volunteers was the sweetest little old lady you can imagine. There were days I could tell that she wasn’t feeling her best, but she always got up, got dressed, and gave

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25 Quotes and Affirmations to Finally Defeat Procrastination

Procrastination is a major obstacle to productivity that we all face. Armed with 25 quotes and affirmations based on Alex Vermeer’s strategies for motivation (plus 10 more to overcome fear!) you will have powerful ammunition to finally defeat procrastination. Fear is a common

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25 Quotes to Defeat Procrastination

Alex Vermeer has identified strategies to get motivated in four categories: increase expectancy, increase value, decrease impulsiveness, or decrease delay. These quotes will inspire you to implement these tactics for defeating procrastination. Choose a Growth Mindset “No matter what your ability is, effort is

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Choose the Door of Love: Jim Carrey’s Commencement Speech

Commencement Address by Jim Carrey, Maharishi University of Management, May 24th, 2014 Jim Carrey may be best known as a comedian, but his commencement address at the Maharishi University of Management on May 24th 2014 provides much to think about.

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Conquer Your Fears and Get Stuff Done

It’s easy to identify what it is that you are avoiding right this minute, but do you know why you are avoiding it? The key to changing resistance into motivation may be contained within the answer to that question. We all have times when

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How to Be Awesome in 10 Steps

I joined a great Meetup group that gets together to talk about the ideas in non-fiction books. It is so inspiring to meet others interested in personal development and working toward goals. At the last meeting we discussed “Start: Punch Fear

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