Goal Setting: Focus on Long Term Goals

Jan 09, 2020

Reflecting back on the past decade this week, realized I had done and accomplished a lot.

Scuba dove with Hammerhead Sharks

Swam with a 30 ft Whale Shark

Hiked nearly 2 dozen volcanoes

Became proficient in yoga, photography, and writing.

Cut out junk food, then...

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Goal Setting: Key to Sticking with New Years Goals and Resolutions

Jan 01, 2020

Happy New Year!

Hope you enjoyed the holidays and had a great end to 2019.

Every new year, I send a newsletter with a killer tip to help you start the year on the right foot.

It's a newsletter I don't spend a lot of time writing. That's because the tip I offer is the same every year.

It's a tip an...

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Goal Setting: Riding the Emotional Ups & Downs of New Years Goals and Resolutions

Dec 26, 2019

Happy Holidays,

Hope you’ve been enjoying the holiday season

Last week I talked about the "3 convincers" - logical, physical, and emotional. I revealed that without logical or physical evidence, our emotions can convince us of all sorts of things, even things that are not true.

Catch that and...

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Goal Setting: Emotional Influence on New Years Goals and Resolutions

Dec 19, 2019

Welcome back,

Last week, I continued the discussion about the emotional high of setting new years goals and resolutions.

If you remember, we get a rush of feel good emotions not from taking steps toward or achieving a goal, but from merely setting a goal.

Action is not what releases the feel-good...

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Goal Setting: Real Reason New Years Resolutions Don't Last

Dec 12, 2019

Last week I started a new thread about the new year approaching and setting new year’s goals and resolutions.

The discussion started with the dopamine loop

Dopamine is a pleasure chemical, and more or less, it is not necessarily released with a reward, but in "anticipation" of a reward.


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Goal Setting: Don't Get Caught in a Dopamine Loop

Dec 05, 2019

Hi again,

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

If you’re like me, you were bombarded with Black Friday/Cyber Monday must have, limited time, one day only promotions that will end tonight, but we’re going to keep extending it, so you must get it now! deals.

With all that over, let’s...

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