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Don’t Let That Camel Stick Its Nose In Your Tent!

“If the camel once gets his nose in the tent, his body will soon follow.” –Arabian Proverb I came across this proverb while researching How Horseshoe Nails Are Ruining Your Life. My first thought was, “Wow, do I have a … Continue reading

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The Magic Question That Keeps You Moving Forward

You started cleaning out the garage last month, but quit halfway through, promising yourself you’d do it tomorrow–and tomorrow never came. Or maybe you’re stalled on a novel–you wrote the opening in a flurry of inspiration, but when you hit … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Small Steps by Having a Plan

I tackled a huge job over the last two weeks: painting my home office. Part of the reason it was a huge job was because first I had to declutter it, and second I needed to make a space in … Continue reading

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Here we go!

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. –Mark Twain There are my Week 1 baby steps: Psychological: Every morning when I look at my to do list, ask myself out loud, “What happens if I don’t do each of … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn From Our Excuses?

All of my excuses, have a theme–perfectionism. That’s the psychological issue that I need to address as I start adjusting my life. Continue reading

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