How Olympians Stay Motivated What distinguishes successful athletes? “Some of the most successful athletes aren’t necessarily the strongest or fastest, but simply the ones who are best at staying motivated.” And how do they do that? Maintaining a positive outlook, embracing the process, and perseverance.
“Looking for Happiness? Then Make a Goal. Not a Wish” I have to confess that over the years I’ve made all kinds of personal and professional improvement resolutions. I’ve said countless times that “I’m really going to get in better shape,” and that “I’d like to learn another language.” I’ve announced repeatedly that, “this year I’m going to visit my close friend living overseas” or that “I’d like to start a business.” No doubt, in a moment of delusion I’ve even said as part of a new health and fitness
10 Things Happy People Don’t Believe So you want to be happy? Happiness is a choice that only happy people make. Here are the 10 delusions happy people don’t subscribe to. The biggest take-away here? Happiness is a choice. Choose it. Everyday.
I’m sure you’ve been there. Maybe it was during the course of conversation at a “book club” meeting, or in the midst of the coffee klatch after morning “drop-off”, or perhaps it was over a glass of wine at a dinner party. The conversation starts off congenially, you chat about one another’s families and interests and then the discussion meanders, eventually landing on a friend’s lament that she’d really like to make a change in her life. And by change I don’t mean a change in her brand of toothpaste.
What Drives Success? Culture pushes some groups to achieve. We can learn from them. Super interesting read! Does any of this ring true for you?
How often have you heard someone say; when applying to college we should go to the most prestigious school we can. When interviewing for a job we should work for the biggest name company with the most influence, and when playing a sport we should aim to play for the top team in the best league. The thinking being that if we want to be the best then we need to surround ourselves with the best. Seems logical doesn’t it? After all we know that being in an environment with