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Tips for a Meaningful Life

Many people believe a good life is achieved through reaching all their goals and being able to pootle along in an amiable, comfortable manner that requires little if any effort – wrong. A good life is only achievable through continual adjustments (often small or seemingly insignificant)… every day.

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Improve your Life with Positive Self-Talk

Self-talk is the constant monologue that goes on inside your head during most of your waking hours.  It consists of myriad voices that whisper advice and opinions that can trigger emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger and doubt.  What is worrying however, is that often many of these emotions aren’t pertinent to the immediate circumstances […]

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What to Look for in a Mentor

Studies show that the majority of people out there that have succeeded in life had a mentor of some sort; someone that has been there and done it and is happy to share that experience to help another overcome the stumbling stones in their own path. But mentors aren’t just for rich, famous and business entrepreneurs making […]

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CANDo Journal – The Key to a New You

In so many of the articles and CANDoable activities I write and the Inner Imp Thinking Series of eBooks, I recommend jotting down notes, making lists of goals, writing down your feelings, etc., etc. – it’s invariably one of the first steps I suggest. Because plotting where you are and where you want to be is such […]

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The Importance of Self-Discipline in Life

Have you every looked at someone that: plays a musical instrument well, picks up foreign languages with ease, excels at a particular sport, passes examinations or achieves straight A’s without needing to study, or is rapidly working their way up the career ladder by always seeming to be in the right place at the right […]

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How to Create Success by Being Focused

Today’s society has us flat out; bombarded with mostly useless information that eats into the precious amount of time we have each day. Just this morning, I was listening to a Podcast that suggests we receive (on average) over a hundred emails a day!! It’s no wonder we sometimes wish the world and the comments on it that […]

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How to Change your Life From Negative to Positive

Imagine this, you decide to learn to drive a car, play a musical instrument or learn to breakdance – What? It’s a possibility! With any of these or other activities it would be necessary to make a conscious effort to purposefully engage your mind to learn new things – effectively, reprogramming your mind and through […]

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What Being on Autopilot Means

Autopilot is at once both your archenemy and one of your greatest allies when it comes to building productive habits and controlling your actions, inactions, behaviour and overall performance in life. Consider this statistic; approximately 90% of your daily activities are unconscious habits. You wake up, get washed, brush your teeth, get dressed (habitually choose […]

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What is Self-Talk?

As you go about your daily life, you constantly think about, interpret and make remarks on the situations you find yourself in. This constant stream is referred to by psychologists as “self-talk”. Your self-talk can be neutral, positive or negative. Neutral – these remarks will be common place and perfectly reasonable, such as “You must […]

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The Goal of your Inner Imps’ Self-Talk

Your Imps want to help you indulge in pleasurable activities as much of the time as you can. They do this because you, and they, get a comfy, cosy pleasure hit regardless of whether the activity is right or appropriate for you indulge in at that particular time. For Example: Laziness loves to lounge on […]

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