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I write about various aspects of personal development, predominantly from my experience. I’m a champion of good habits and crusader against quiet desperation. Search for articles easily on my website.

I preach (and practice!) consistent daily action. I believe this is the means to achieve…

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Snow Globe

I wrote a whole book about changing your self-talk, but even the best advice on this topic is worthless, when people cannot grasp what self-talk…

Count your blessings; count your people.

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People have a really hard time when trying to develop a gratitude practice. Quickly, they “run out” of the things they are grateful for.

I say, we are like fish who don’t notice water around them. We have the whole ocean of things to be grateful for.

Earl Nightingale said…

First-time release of Earl Nightingale‘s recording

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I’ve just listened to the episode of The Brian Buffini show where Brian shared with the world one of the recordings from Earl’s vault — never published before. …

Aka: Protect yourself from the Vicious Mental Cycle

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I’ve just had a strange week. I had perfect circumstances to be highly productive — I rested on a weekend at the PwC’s (my employer) getaway; my wife started a new job and she was away from home between 10 am and 7:20 pm (she is one huge distraction when…

Aka: How to Change Your Unhelpful Thinking about Consistency?

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My friends nicknamed me Mr. Consistency. Clearly, they thought I possess this trait at an extraordinary level. However, there is nothing extraordinary about my consistency. It is mundane, even boring. It is not so difficult at all.

Most think consistency is hard, difficult, impossible, tough, unstable, untenable, and unsustainable.


Stop considering “success” in enormous terms.

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Why is this step mandatory? Because otherwise you set yourself up for a failure. The realistic truth is that very, very few people are capable of an enormous success. Do you know how many billionaires there are? About 2,755. That’s 0.000035% …

Based on the common regrets of the dying

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“Lost time is never found again.”

― Benjamin Franklin

One harsh reality the time journal will expose is the ways in which you waste time — your time killers.

Every person has them. Mine were watching TV and playing computer games, reading popular novels, surfing Internet news and commenting on…

And you can do it online!

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“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”

― Jim Rohn

To change your social environment you need new habits. New data sources may offer opportunities to meet new people. …

Reduce them and you will read faster.

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Unfortunately, the vast amount of knowledge we have gathered as humans seems to guarantee that we have at least two opinions about every single thing. It’s the same with speed reading.

One study shows that sub-vocalization is an unavoidable part of reading process and doesn’t affect reading speed; another shows…

Michał Stawicki

Authorpreneur. Progress fanatic. I help people change their lives… even if they don’t believe they can. I blog on http://ExpandBeyondYourself.com/

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