Self-Belief + Persistence = Success

“The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.” Napoleon Hill

Faith in yourself and your abilities can propel you towards great achievements, no matter what obstacles may appear along the way. A strong sense of self-belief allows you to continue moving towards your long-term goals, even when it seems impossible that you will ever reach them. Continue reading “Self-Belief + Persistence = Success”

The Seven Causes of Failure in Business and in Life

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford

Most people understand the need to set goals. And many resolve to set them. They challenge themselves to quit smoking, lose weight or build up a retirement fund, but often fall short of their goals. Enthusiasm wanes under the pressure of maintaining a false standard of living that keeps them from getting started. Ambition takes a back seat to keeping up with bills and resolving immediate conflicts. Continue reading “The Seven Causes of Failure in Business and in Life”

How to Use Intuition Effectively in Everyday Life

“Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.” Florence Scovel Shinn

Some call it “intuition.” Some call it “a hunch.” Others may know it as a “gut instinct,” a mysterious form of mental processing that offers reliable information for judgments and decision-making. Whatever you call this unspoken and unreasoned knowledge, it can help you to live more effectively with less mental effort and better results. Continue reading “How to Use Intuition Effectively in Everyday Life”

Being Happy Is Simple

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” Benjamin Franklin

Happiness is the best and most pure emotion that any of us can experience.  So, why is it that so much of our lives we spend being unhappy?  No one wants to be unhappy but yet most of us still fall into the trap of chasing things to make us happy that actually don’t make us happy at all. Continue reading “Being Happy Is Simple”

Procrastination: Why It Can Happen and How to Stop It

“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” Olin Miller

      Although it may feel like it at times, procrastination is not a disease – it is not something that can be cured. Instead, it is an impulse that needs to be identified and, with practice, eliminated. Most procrastination has a few basic roots. Read on to learn about five reasons many people procrastinate, and how you can work to overcome these issues. Continue reading “Procrastination: Why It Can Happen and How to Stop It”