How To Get Out of A Bad Mood (4 Steps) – How To Feel Good All The Time

There are many theories as to why we sometime don‘t feel good or are in a bad mood. One of them is the fact that feeling bad is merely a way that our bodies communicate to us that a physical change has taken place within our bodies.

If you’ve had a really bad headache before, a stomach ache, or have felt tired, I’m sure that you were probably in a bad mood as result of it. The same thing happens when you binge eat. I’m sure if you have ate too much before then you are familiar with the feeling of being tired and lazy as a result. When things like this happen it is your mood changing due to the direct feedback between your body and mind.

With that being said, in today’s article I will be giving you 4 steps on how to get out of a bad mood and feel good all of the time.

1. Eat Well

Eating well is perhaps one of the most important factors when it comes to getting out of a bad mood and feeling good. When you are consistently eating junk food, and foods low in nutrients, your body will respond by sending you triggers in the form of laziness, tiredness, and irritability.

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On the contrary, when you feed your body healthy foods, you will begin to feel more energized, alive, and passionate about life day to day and you won‘t be in a bad mood as often.

2. Pay Attention to the Signs Your Body Gives You

This is something that I was really guilty of. When your body is trying to tell you something, it is imperative to listen. I used to not listen to my body. Whenever I would begin to feel tired and sleepy or just in an overall bad mood, I would typically ignore those feelings continue to work through them because I felt that my work was more important and I needed to get stuff done.

But what I didn’t realize is that by not going to sleep, I was actually slowing down my production in the long run. How? Because when you don’t sleep and try to work while you are tired, your level of productivity will plummet.

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You may feel good because you are “up” and doing things, but in reality you will not be operating at an optimum level. You’ll be operating a lower level and thus producing sub par work that will limit your success in the long run. So the moral of the story is, listen to your body. If your tired, sleep. If your hungry, eat. If you need a break, take a break! This is a great way to get out of a bad mood.

3. Sleep Well

This was touched on a bit in step number two but I will touch upon it more here. Sleep is super crucial to being successful and being in a good mood. I promise you, if you are not getting enough sleep your business and personal life will suffer tremendously.

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Interestingly enough many people will never tell you this, in fact most tell you that you have to endure long grueling hours of no sleep in order to be successful. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

The truth is that by actually getting more sleep and working less, your work and relationships will improve because the time spent on them will be of a higher quality. Your senses will be better, you will be in a better mood, and you’ll also be sharper and faster. All of these combined will lead to you ultimately having a lot more success in the long run. So with that being said, get sleep!

4. Exercise Regularly

Exercise is one of the best ways to amplify your mood. When you exercise it gets your blood flowing which really helps to elevate your mood immediately and put you in a good mood. Studies have shown that regular exercise can alleviate depression, ADHD, anxiety, and much much more!

Also, think about how good it would feel to know that your body is looking good. Imagine having six pack abs, a rock hard chest, and some solid legs. I’m sure you will feel a lot more confident walking into a room if your body looks like that as opposed to being fat and out of shape.

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Exercise is one of those things that can very quickly improve your mood and help you to feel good instantly. Exercise on a regular basis and watch your mood improve and your success, skyrocket!

Conclusion

I hope this article has showed to how to get out of a bad mood and feel good all of the time. Being in a bad mood or a good mood is often something that is in our control. Of course there a some factors that are outside of our control.

But a majority of them are, and by doing these things you will start to feel good all of the time and be in a better mood. Always remember to exercise regularly, get sleep, listen to you body, sleep well, and eat healthy, and you won’t suffer with bad moods anymore!

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Nigel

 

Mindset: 4 Ways To Overcome Negativity

Sometimes in life we can feel overwhelmed by the obstacles we may face in life. When you are in the pursuit of a goal you will be bound to face a hurdle at one point or another. When you do encounter a hurdle it is a crucial time because you either have the choice to jump the hurdle or give up. The only way to make this process easy is to change your mindset. Instead of focusing on factors that are outside of your control, focus on the things that you can control. It is imperative to do this if you want to achieve your goals.

Here are 4 ways to overcome negative thinking:

1. Stop Thinking About The Past and Future

If you are putting your focus on the the past or the future and having thoughts to yourself such as “if I did this then that would have happened,” then you are doing yourself a huge disservice.

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It’s easy to get caught up in this thinking when we feel stuck or are frustrated that things do not seem to be panning out in our favor. However, this mode of thinking is simply daydreaming and is a pure waste of time.

Since you can’t control elements in the past or future, instead learn to focus on the the thing you can control. If you encounter something that is outside of your control, then put all of your time and effort into the things that you can control. When you effectively do this, you will find yourself making progress to your goals and overcoming barriers.

2. Be Present in The Moment

Too often it is easy to get caught up worrying about things that have not happened and getting caught up in overthinking.

Sometimes when we have big goals we can easily get sidetracked by focusing on the next big step instead of the first one. When you have a plan to accomplish a goal, it’s imperative to focus on each individual step at a time. If your focus on the second step only, you may jeopardize your first step because you were overlooking it.

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Also, when you are not present in the moment you may miss out on a new opportunity that manifests itself into your life. So remember to always be Present in the moment and focus on one step at a time — take baby steps.

3. Learn To Recognize Opportunities

Sometimes if you are allowing negative thoughts to dwell in your mind you will be prone to overlooking new opportunities that are presenting themselves right before you.

Many times during the pursuit of your goal you will face challenges, and when you do it is easy to get sidetracked by how difficult the challenge is or feel sorry for yourself for even having encountering it in the first place. What many people chose to do is give up.

But the truth is, in most cases the obstacle placed before you is a blessing in disguise. It can be an opportunity for you to do something differently or an opportunity to become better or stronger. However, if your already in a negative mind state then you will most likely not be able to see things from this perspective.

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Always keep your eyes open for new opportunities, you NEVER know when one will come or what form it will present itself in.

4. Be Relentless

When you decide to pursue something, remind yourself before hand that rejection is imminent and that you will hear the word “no” hundreds if not thousands of times before hearing a “yes.”

Create daily reminders for yourself that when you fall short you will analyze why and work smarter and harder so that it won’t happen again. Remember that failure and rejection only makes you stronger.

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Nigel

Mindset: How To Overcome Limiting Beliefs (5 Steps) – Eliminate Limiting Beliefs For Good

In today’s article, I will discuss limiting beliefs. I will explain what a limiting belief is and give 5 steps to overcome them.

If you could overcome your limiting beliefs you would be able to do anything that you want to. Most people don’t accomplish their goals because they have some sort of limiting belief about themselves. They always have an excuse as to why something can’t get done — ultimately these excuses turn into one drawn out story that we tell ourselves that end up becoming our limiting beliefs.

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The good news is that limiting beliefs CAN be overcome. There is a way to eliminate your limiting beliefs and once you can do that the sky is the limit!

What are limiting beliefs?

Limiting beliefs are the thoughts and stories that we tell ourselves on a daily basis about our current circumstances in life, many times we may not even realize that we have these beliefs because they are in our subconscious. Limiting beliefs are the reasons why we cannot do something or some sort of a generalization about people or world-views as a whole. Ultimately limiting beliefs have to do with protecting our perceived self identity and limit us from reaching our full potential.

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Here are the 5 steps to overcoming a limiting belief.

1. Identify Your Limiting Belief

The first step is to discover what your limiting beliefs are. The beliefs usually can be identified by the term I am.

Here is an example:

Limiting Belief: “I am never capable of being athletic.”

This is an example of a limiting belief because by saying that to yourself over and over again, you have no chance at ever becoming athletic. However, if you instead say to yourself “I can become as athletic as I want by going to the gym and putting in effort consistently,” this puts a completely different perspective on things and gives you a realistic chance at becoming athletic.

Exercise #1: take a moment and identify a limiting belief in your life.

2. Chose A New Belief That You Would Like To Have

Instead of the old and negative limiting belief you used to tell yourself. Now it’s time to reframe it into a new and positive belief that will empower you instead of limiting you.

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Here’s an example:

Old limiting belief: “I’ll never be successful in life.”

New Empowering Belief: “I am in control of the things I do and I can be as successful as I want in life.”

Exercise #2: Chose a new belief to replace your old limiting belief.

3. Eliminate the Emotional Attachment to Your Limiting Belief

Now that you know what your limiting belief is just take some time to think about and identify the emotional experience that gave you that belief. Oftentimes, our limiting beliefs exist because we experienced something bad in the past and they protect us from having to experience these negative feelings again.

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Here is an example:

Limiting Belief: “I’ll never have a girlfriend because girls don’t like me.”

Emotional Attachment: “I got rejected by a girl in the past and it hurt me.”

Payoff: Not having to talk to girls and never having to feel painful rejection ever again.”

In the above example the limiting belief was created in the believer’s life when they experienced rejection from a girl in the past. By experiencing rejection from that ONE girl, the believer decided to associate that pain with all girls in the future. By not talking to any girls and telling themselves that no girls will ever like them, the limiting belief serves as a protection to the believer.

Many times, if you look hard enough, your limiting beliefs were created by a negative experience you had in your life. There is most likely some benefit and identity protection that you are receiving from the belief.

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Exercise #3: Identify your emotional connection to the limiting belief and decide that it is not worth holding on to anymore.

4. Re-Frame Your Emotional Attachment

Now that you have identified the emotional attachment to your limiting beliefs and have decided to let it go, it is to re-frame it.

Here is an example:

Emotional Attachment: “I got rejected by a girl in the past and it hurt me.”

Re-Framed Version: “I tried to talk to a girl in the past but we weren’t a good fit for each other and she wasn’t my type. Oh well, there are plenty of other fish in the sea!

See the difference? By doing this you completely change your perspective and shatter every emotional attachment to any limiting belief you have.

Exercise #4: Re-Frame the emotional attachment that you have to your limiting belief in a way that is positive and beneficial to you.

5. Justify Your New Belief

Now that you have changed your limiting belief into an empowering belief it is time to find reasons to validate your new belief.

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For example:

New Empowering Belief: “I am in control of the things I do and I can be as successful as I want to be in life.”

Justification: When I chose to study for my exams I got good grades and when I chose to do push-ups everyday I got into great shape and I looked amazing. If I just apply the same effort to other areas in my life like I already have, I can do anything!

Huge difference here. When we have limiting beliefs our minds become accustomed to noticing the negative things in order to confirm the belief instead of noticing the positive things that will disprove it. But you can use this to your advantage by instead focusing your mind on the good things that will prove why your justification is true.

Exercise #5: Find as much evidence as you can to support your new belief.

Conclusion

Limiting beliefs are simply a way to preserve our self identities. Anybody can overcome limiting beliefs by learning to dissociate the belief from their identity, disproving it, and replacing it with an empowering belief instead. I hope this article has shown you how to overcome limiting beliefs and good luck on eliminating limiting beliefs from your life.

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Cheers,

Nigel

Relentlessness: How To Be Unstoppable (4 Steps)

Wouldn’t it be nice to be unstoppable. What if there was absolutely nothing that could stop you from achieving you goals. What if you became unstoppable to the point that nothing in the world could throw you off track.

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In this article, I will give you 4 tips to show you how to become unstoppable.

1. Commit to Action

The first step that you must take in order to be unstoppable and successful is to commit to taking action. When you truly make a commitment to something, your mind shift completely changes and you instantly move from thought into action. You start to move with a sense of purpose.

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When you are truly committed to something you will become unstoppable. When you are committed to something and you face an obstacle you will be able to overcome that obstacle because you are truly committed. Committed people don’t make excuses and refuse to quit.

Become truly committed to your dreams and you will be unstoppable.

2. Have Courage

When you are in the relentless pursuit of your goals you may come across several people who don’t believe in you and that tell you that you are crazy for wanting to pursue these goals. When people see someone doing something that is outside of the norm or doing something that they don’t believe is possible because they gave up, they will try to encourage you to stop. People may gossip about you, reject you, and even make fun of you. These are just some of the challenges you may face.

When Martin Luther King wanted to end segregation, he had many people that were opposed to his views and wanted to kill him. He was thrown in jail and eventually assassinated but through it all he continued to persevere. This is what courage is all about. It’s about continuing to move forward against all odds.

You must have courage in order to be unstoppable.

3. Believe In Yourself

It will be very hard to be unstoppable if you don’t believe in yourself. In fact, it will be impossible. If you look at any of the most successful and innovative people in history they all had a tremendous amount of confidence in themselves.

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If you want other to people to take you seriously and believe in your vision, how are they going to do that if you don’t even believe in yourself or your vision first?

You have to faith that your vision will come to fruition. Sometimes when you are first starting out a business or career, it is hard to see the end of the tunnel. Doing repetitive mundane work may feel pointless especially if you aren’t getting paid much yet or reaping any rewards.

But you have to keep pushing regardless. This is where faith comes in. You must have the faith that it will happen. Faith is the Belief in something that you Can’t See.

Truly believe in yourself and your vision and you will become unstoppable.

4. Be Purposeful

When you are dedicated to a passion of yours and something you truly love, you will feel pulled towards doing that thing everyday. You will wake up in the morning with a sense of purpose. You won’t have to watch motivational videos and listen to motivational music because you won’t need it. Your passion will ignite the drive within you to get the job done everyday.

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Find purpose in your life and then relentlessly pursue your passion and that is the recipe for greatness.

You will be unstoppable.

Conclusion

I hope this article was helpful and showed you how to become unstoppable. Becoming unstoppable is mainly about being able to be relentless towards the pursuit of your goals. Being able to push through any obstacle that comes your way because you are extremely committed and dedicated to the outcome of your goals.

Follow these 4 steps, and you will become unstoppable in your life.

And as always. Be Great.

Cheers,

Nigel

Mindset: How To Stay Mentally Sharp

Mental sharpness and intelligence are very valuable in today’s age. In order to be highly successful you must able to think quickly and stay mentally sharp at all time so that you don’t fall behind your competition.

In today’s article, I will give you tips on how to stay mentally sharp at all times.

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1. Stay Focused on Your Goals

When you have a clear and defined vision of where you want to be in life and how you want to get there, you will be able to stay mentally sharp. When you have no vision and are confusion about your future, your mind will follow suit and you will find that your thoughts and actions will be scattered most of the time.

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When you can learn to focus, your productivity will naturally improve as well. Always take some time aside to write down what your goals are and create a step by step plan to achieve them and this will help you.

2. Eat Healthy

Our brains are constantly working, they are responsible for our breathing, senses, heartbeat, and even work while we are sleeping.

It is safe to compare our brains to a high performance car. High performance cars operate at their best when they are filled up with premium fuel. However, if these cars get regular fuel and not premium fuel they will not run as efficiently and will soon start to malfunction — our brains are no different.

Studies have shown that diets high in refined sugar and fats can lead to impaired brain function. On the other hand, it’s been proven that diets high in vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants are linked to higher brain function and better memory.

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Fuel your brain with premium fuel instead of the regular fuel. Invest in your health by adopting healthy eating habits and you will be more mentally sharp.

3. Eliminate Bad Habits

It’s important to eliminate bad habits from your lifestyle such as smoking and drinking. These habits have a very negative impact on your productivity and mental sharpness. Studies have shown that smoking and drinking can lead to problems in the brain in the short and long term.

Shockingly many studies have shown that smoking over the long term can cause the cortex to thin which causes memory loss. The cortex is an outer layer of the brain that naturally thins over time, but the studies have shown that smoking accelerates that process!

Studies have also shown that drinking over long term can cause memory impairment, diminished brain size, inability to think creatively, memory loss, and loss of attention span.

Avoid bad habits and you will find that you are becoming a lot more mentally sharp! Avoid other bad habits which are time wasters and out you into a lazy state of mind such as over indulging in media entertainment and watching T.V.

4. Take More Massive Action

When you get caught up in worrying about the past or future you are stealing precious moments of alertness from yourself.

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When you find yourself struggling with mental block and stuck in one place always remember that overthinking and over worrying are just a waste of time. Instead, focus on solutions and take massive action on a consistent basis and overtime your focus will improve and you will get more done.

Conclusion

You can improve your mental sharpness by practicing these 4 steps. A big part of your thinking and alertness does come from the food you eat and your habits. Also, make sure to get sufficient amounts of sleep as this is another huge contributor. Do these things and you will be on your way to more alertness, intelligence, and success!

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Nigel

Consistency: How To Be Consistent (5 Steps) – How To Get Things Done

Consistency arguably is the single most important factor that will determine your success. If you have a goal it is going to require consistent action in order to be achieved.

So in today’s article, I will give you 5 tips on how to be consistent. Learn how to be consistent today, and accomplish your biggest dreams.

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1. Create a Morning / Evening Routine

The most important factor in becoming more consistent is to create a morning ritual and a evening ritual. Oftentimes, the way you begin your day will set the precedent for how the rest of your day will be. If you start off your day bad, then most likely the rest of your day will be bad. Start it off good and you will have a good day. A morning ritual is simply a routine that you perform every morning that gets you into the right mind state. No matter what, always stick to this routine like glue.

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Another thing that is important that many people overlook is to have an evening routine. It is well known that a morning routine can make a huge difference in your consistency and starting your day on a good note is important – but what about how you end it?

Ending your day in a good way is vital as well and in fact, I believe determines how you start off your day even MORE than you morning routine. If you end a day off on bad terms, you probably won’t start off the next day well either. However, if you crush your evening routine it will set the momentum for the next day.

2. Do Things Even When You Don’t Want To

When you first start to pursue a goal you will probably be super motivated and excited, so working hard won’t be a hard thing for you to do. However, once you have been at it for a while and things start to get routine, your excitement may dwindle a little bit and you will find it harder to have motivation to work towards your goals.

There will be days that you just don’t feel like doing something that you have to do. These are the days that will make or break you. Do things EVEN when you don’t feel like it. People who are massively successful do this and it’s the difference maker.

3. Focus on The Process Not The Outcome

Many times when we have goals we are tempted to only focus on the end result that we desire to have. But in reality, success does not come overnight and there is a process required first. In fact, success can sometimes take months and even years.

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If you focus on the end goal only you will become discouraged often because you will feel like you aren’t achieving your goals fast enough. However, when you focus and use your energy on the process instead of thinking about the end goal, you will have a lot more motivation and you will be more consistent.

4. Use Your Environment

Another very important thing to do is to use your environment to give you reminders. When you have your goals written down somewhere, like a board or on post-its, you will be constantly reminded of what you need to get done and it will be a lot harder to procrastinate. Also, use things such as a screen saver or background to serve as a reminder as well. Don’t these things will help to you to be more consistent.

5. Let Go of Your Old Self

You may have set many goals for yourself and fell short because you needed to be more consistent. But don’t beat yourself up. Accept the fact that the past is the past and don’t hold on to that old image of yourself.

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Instead, focus on the new version of yourself that you will become. Focus on the person you are now that will be consistent and that will take consistent action.

Don’t beat yourself up.

Conclusion

I hope this article showed you how to be more consistent. Anybody can achieve great results with consistency and anybody is capable of being consistent and achieving their goals. Just follow these 5 steps and you will be on your way to consistency.

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Confidence: How To Have Confidence (5 Steps) – How To Be Confident

Some of the most powerful people in the world lack confidence sometimes – nobody is perfect. Confidence is a trait that can be mastered through practice and a little bit of dedication.

In this article, I will give you 5 steps that will show you how to have confidence. By the end of this article you will be a confident person and ready to dominate the world.

Here are 5 steps that will show you how to have more confidence:

1. Dress to Impress

Dress for success. Your fashion and the clothes you wear may be one of the most important factors that will give you more confidence. The saying is true, when you look good you feel good. Don’t be afraid to look the part that you ultimately want to play, and be. Fake it until you make it.

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2. Think Positively

Think positive. When you have negative thoughts running through your mind it will be hard to have a lot of confidence. Having high confidence comes from believing in yourself and looking at the brighter side of things. If you go through a tough time, don’t let it bring you down. Keep your head held high and you will improve your confidence.

3. Be Assertive

Be assertive with the way that you speak without sounding over aggressive. Try to avoid “uhms” and “ahs” from your speech and instead use a pause to emphasize a thought. When you speak with confidence and move with confidence you will feel your self-esteem rise.

4. Take Massive Action

Sometimes having confidence is more than just about our look and what you say. Sometimes the best was to increase your confidence is by simply taking action, and a lot of it. If you have a goal, then do what you say. Just do it. No excuses. When you have a track record with yourself of actually doing what you say, you will develop more confidence.

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5. Be Precise in Your Actions

Body language can say a lot about you. Your posture, eye contact, and how you walk communicate whether or not you are a confident leader or not. Be mindful of slouching, or talking in a low tone of voice and instead stand with good posture and speak assertively. When people observe you behaving in this fashion, they will perceive you as more of a leader and you will also feel more confident and be more confident.

Conclusion

The things we wear, do, say, and think can tremendously affect the amount of confidence you have. If you want to have more confidence, master these things and you will start to be a more confident person and more successful.

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Nigel

Goals: How To Set Goals and Achieve Them – How To Accomplish Goals

If you want to be successful then you have to be able to set goals and achieve your goals. If you can set goals and actually accomplish them, your business, personal life, and physical fitness will soar.

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With that being said, in this article I will give you 6 tips that will show you how to set goals and how to achieve your goals.

1. Write Down Your Goals and Visualize

The first step you need to take so that you can achieve your goals is to actually write them down. When you write down your goals they actually come to life.

Writing them down gives you something that you can actually read to yourself every day and is a way to avoid forgetting about your commitment to them.

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When you write your goals down, split them up into separate categories. Here is an example (keep in mind this is what works for me you can personalize this to however best suits you).

I. Spiritual
– Prayer Life
– Church

II. Business Goals
– What to invest in
– Product launch
– Strategy

III. Finances
– How much do I want to save
– Where to allocate funds

IV. Health and Fitness
– Diet
– Lifestyle
– Fitness Goals
– Where would I like to be?

V. Personal Relationships
– Boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse
– Friends/family

VI. Personal
– Vacation
– Massage
– Emotional

By dividing your goals up into different categories of your life you will be a lot more likely to see tremendous growth in several areas of your life at once. The key to becoming successful is to also remember to always remain balanced.

2. Break Down Your Goals

Now that you have your goals written down and you know which goals you want to achieve, they may seem a little overwhelming. The way to fix this is to break them down into smaller segments.

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When you take a one year goal and break it down into smaller monthly and even weekly goals, it will be a lot easier for you to accomplish your goals.

As a result of being able to see your goals broken down into smaller and realistically achievable segments, you will develop confidence. You will also be laser focused as a result because you know have a plan of action.

3. Create A Schedule

Now that you have a clear vision of what goals you want to achieve and how you are going to achieve those goals, it’s time to actually schedule them.

Take some time and create a schedule for yourself. For example, set aside a specific time each day that you are going to commit to working out, working on your business, and spending time with friends.

It can be one day a week for an hour or if can be seven days a week for two hours, whatever works for you. Just be sure to schedule a time that you will commit to each task.

4. Include Your Goals Into Your Routine

Now that you have set your goals and have a schedule and game plan in place to achieve your goals it is time work on creating habits.

People who are truly successful do so by being consistent through the empowering habits they have created in their lives.

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Make success a habit. Don’t commit to a diet but commit to health as a lifestyle. This is a way to bypass the need for discipline and will power.

5. Have Others Hold You Accountable

When you keep your goals to yourself it’s easy to cheat yourself. But when you tell others about your goals it puts a lot more pressure on you to keep your word otherwise you’ll look really silly. So tell at least one person about what goal you are trying to accomplish and have them hold you accountable.

Another good idea is to tell the world about what goals you want to achieve and post about them on social media, this way you will have to follow through with them or you will fall short in front of everybody.

Conclusion

I hope this article has showed you how to set goals and achieve them. You can achieve your goals as long as you are committed enough and stick to these steps. As long as you stay the course and create a plan of action you will be able to accomplish all of your goals in no time.

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Nigel

Mindset: How To Overcome Fear (3 Steps) – How To Conquer Fear Once and For All

If you could overcome all of your fears where do you think you would be today? Fear is something that causes people to hesitate on taking action and can sometimes leave people paralyzed for days, months, or even years before they can come up with the courage to take action.

In this article I will show you how to overcome fear.

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Begin the Process: Understand That Fear Is Just An Emotion

The first step to overcoming fear is to understand that it is just an emotion like happiness or sadness. This is good news. If you look into what neurolinguistic programming is it discusses how our brains react to different types of stimuli. What this shows us is that our emotions are created by our behavior patterns. For example, if your first boss was mean and screamed at you, for the rest of your life anytime you hear about a boss or have your own you will feel fearful and think that they are mean too. This goes for anything.

The truth is that we are in control of our own states. If you can learn what it is that triggers you to feel your fears than you can easily overcome it.

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“You cannot control what the outer world does but you are 100% in control of your inner world”

Here are the three (3) different types of triggers that are causing your fears:

1. Your Body Language

Your body language is a powerful thing. Many people think that body language is only important because it communicates a message to other people about how you are feeling – which is true – but it also is what controls how you feel on the inside.

I’m sure that if you imagine a time in your life that you felt really confident you will be able to realize that you were doing particular things with your body. Maybe your posture was a certain way, or your voice inflection changed, or maybe it was the types of faces you were making.

Now look back again into your past, imagine a time where you felt fearful and out of control – how was your body language then? Now compare the two – I’m sure they are much different!

The key take away from this is to remember the times that you felt confident and in control of your emotions and emulate that body language again. This will trigger your positive emotions and bring you back into that state. Not only will you look confident and not feel fearful, but you will feel confident as well.

2. Your Words

Language is a critical contributor to how you are feeling. What are you saying to yourself? Is your self-talk positive or is it negative?

If you are in front of a group of people and you are telling yourself that you are nervous because those people don’t like you and that those people are mean, then you will probably feel all of those emotions and create that circumstance for yourself.

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However, if you tell yourself that you are confident and that all of those people will love you, then you will carry yourself differently and they will also react differently as well.

As you go on throughout your day, always encourage yourself with positive self talk. Use powerful words to describe yourself such as marvelous and brilliant. Take a mental note of all of the things you are doing good instead of all of the things you are doing bad. Master this and your feelings of fear will vanish.

3. What You Are Focusing On

What you focus on is what you will attract into your life. Our brains are capable of what is called mental imagery which is simply the images that we see in our mind. With practice we can learn to use this to our advantage.

However, if you focus on negative things then you will probably struggle with fear and insecurities.

For example, if you imagine your future and you focus on poverty, struggle, and loneliness then your mind will associate those images with you and you will create that for yourself in your life. You will have a negative view of the world, on women (or men), and on people that have money. However, if you imagine beaches, happiness, and abundance, then you will feel a lot more encouraged, enthusiastic, and hopeful for your future which will carry over into other areas of your life making you a more positive influence over others.

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When thinking to yourself about your life, or about other people, learn to create positive associations with those images in your mind. Imagine that you are meeting nice and friendly people that like you, imagine that you are an enthusiastic and positive person, and imagine that you are capable and have a bright future ahead of you.

Conclusion

Once you realize that you are fully capable of controlling your emotions and your own self-perceptions then you will be able to overcome fear. Fear is just an emotion just like anything else and behavior patterns are what cause our emotions. So learn what type of behavior patterns create good results for you and then stick to them and you will overcome your fear for good.

Entrepreneurs: How To Master Your Mindset For Business Success (8 Principles)

To have a successful online business or regular business in general requires that you master you mindset.

Without having a mindset that revolves around positivity and the correct principles any business you start will inevitably fail in a short amount of time.

Our thoughts are a powerful thing, in fact controlling these thoughts are what dictates almost our entire life. So if you can master your thought process, I guarantee you will find business success.

In this article, I will give you 8 principles that all entrepreneurs must have to be successful in their business.

1. Take Massive Action

In order to become a successful entrepreneur you must take massive action towards your goals. This means dominating the market place. If you want to be successful, especially when you are starting right out the gate. You have to take more calculated action than anybody else.

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If you can learn how to produce more quality content consistently than anybody over the course of time then you will be golden. Have the mindset that you are the best and that your business must stand out amongst the crowd.

This is the best way to get noticed, by being the best and dominating your field.

2. Have Patience

Being patient is imperative to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Sometimes when you first start out it can be tempting to want to have success instantly and to have it overnight. But that simply is not how it works. No matter who you are there will always be a learning curve and a process that you must go through before you find success.

If you find yourself wanting to be highly successful overnight then you will most likely fail at that business because you will get very frustrated early on and quit – this is what happens to most people.

However, if you instead embrace the process and understand that you must go through an initial period of a couple of months or even a couple of years before you starting reaping your rewards, you will learn to love the process and appreciate it for what it is while you can focus on being consistent.

3. Focus on Value First, The Money Will Come

This is one of the most difficult principles to follow. If you’re just starting out and you really need the money of course you are going to be tempted to do whatever gets you paid first. But the truth is, when all you are thinking about is getting people’s money, your customers can smell it and they will notice immediately – and they won’t buy.

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The key is to focus on providing value to your customers first. When you focus on providing high quality solutions to the problems your customers have and genuinely caring about that, they will also notice this and trust you to help them. But do not, I repeat, do not, make money your first priority!

4. Have Integrity

Always be open, honest, and transparent (OHT) with your customers. Your customers are people who need solutions to a problem and they are looking for someone that they can trust, if they trust you then your business will prosper. Never lie to a customer and always allow them to ask you questions and be fully transparent with them about what your process is and what your all about.

Put yourself in their shoes. Don’t you feel comfortable buying from someone that you trust and that you know is not trying to take advantage of you? Don’t you buy from someone you know who has your best interests at heart? Always treat your customers the way you like to be treated.

5. Think About The Big Picture

Always think about the long term. People that are not successful only think about today and tomorrow and so when they don’t see immediate results they quit because things aren’t happening fast enough.

But you on the the other hand are going to patient and think about the big picture. You will understand that obstacles you may face in the beginning are only temporary and that as long as you understand that, you will overcome them and on the other side of that is success.

6. Never Stop Improving

In order to succeed in business and in life you must constantly be improving. Many people who retire and up becoming very miserable because they have nothing to do but sit around and they stop growing.

“If you’re not growing, you’re getting worse.”

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The world is constantly changing and your competition will keep adapting and expanding, if you don’t improve yourself and your business by constantly making adjustments where needed to be better then you will find your business struggling.

7. There’s No Such Thing As Failure

Accept that there is no such thing as failure. Entrepreneurs that fail and end up giving up do so because they didn’t achieve something they wanted or they faced an obstacle and so they took that as a sign that they couldn’t do something.

You on the other hand, when you face an obstacle or drop the ball, don’t see that as a “failure,” look at it as an opportunity to learn instead. I wrote a whole article about this topic:

“There is never failure, only lessons.”

8. Never Give Up

The only way to truly fail is to give up. When you give up you have 0 chances of achieving your goals. If you want something bad enough you won’t give up. If you do give up, it means it wasn’t something you really wanted anyway!

“Winners never quit and quitters never win”

Conclusion

Apply each one of the principles to both your business and yourself and you will start to see massive profits in your life in due time. Just continue to be patient, work hard, and always seek to reach your full potential so you can dominate you market.

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And as always. Be Great.

Cheers,

Nigel