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You are the Asset Jul 01, 2020


Let’s take just a moment to review all of the people who rely on you in a given week.  

Your partner. Your kids. Your team at work. Your broader family. Your friends. That's a lot...and it can be overwhelming at times

You’ve probably seen the...

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Take Back Your Keys – Be the Driver of Your Own Life Jun 24, 2020


Have you ever been frustrated by self-help gurus and other people who tell you to become your best self, focus on gratitude, and show up as the person you want to be....all the while, they’ve never faced a day of adversity in their lives? 

The thing is, gratitude is ...

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Can't Never Could: A Mindset Hack for Unlocking Your Potential Jun 22, 2020

Have you ever heard the saying. “Can’t never could”? It turns out there’s more wisdom in that little nugget than you might realize.

How often do find yourself thinking or saying, “I can’t”? 

Maybe it’s that you can’t do a skill or go some...

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Facial Coding and Emotional Intelligence Jun 17, 2020


When someone asks you, “How are you feeling today?” How do you typically answer?  

If you’re like many of us, you answer with a simple, “Good.” But, that doesn’t convey nearly the entire story, does it? 

The fact is, we experience...

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Change Your Habits, Change Your Life! Jun 15, 2020

As more states begin to slowly open after COVID19, you might find that some of your old habits sneak back into your life. Or, maybe you have found that you've developed some new habits during the quarantine period that you want to change.

Regardless of which camp you fall into, this...

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The Technology Behind Mental Well-Being Jun 10, 2020


Have you ever wondered how some of the best mental well-being apps came to be? Apps like Happify, Headspace, and Muse. How did they come to be, and how did they scale to the point that they’ve touched over 100 million people? 

Today we’re getting a little glimpse...

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What the World Needs Now: Acts of Kindness Jun 08, 2020

Oh man! I’ve had that song “What the world needs now, is love, sweet love” stuck in my head. All. Weekend. I’m not sure why. It just popped in my head and has been on repeat since. 

It’s certainly timely, though.

Right now, life feels...

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Building Psychological Strength at Our Core Jun 03, 2020


Today we’re going deep. Into the depths of our minds to talk about the fundamental processes that govern more of our behavior and more of the results and outcomes in our lives than we even realize. We’re sifting through the core of our psychological profiles that makes up the basis...

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Become UN-distractable Jun 01, 2020

You may or may not know that I live in the Minneapolis metro area. Recently, a man by the name of George Floyd was killed by a police officer while he was handcuffed and not resisting. A crowd of people watched it happen and didn't intervene out of fear for their own lives.

 

Black Lives...

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The Psychology of Building Wealth May 27, 2020


There are a few topics that just feel….”yucky” to talk about sometimes, and money is one of them. 

Think about it, we don’t talk about how much money we make, nor do we ask other people how much money they make. We have a tough time asking for what we’re...

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Stepping in Poo: Getting a Handle on Unhelpful Thinking May 25, 2020

Yes. You read that title correctly. I want to talk about stepping in poo. 

Imagine that I’m walking along, walking along, and  - “squish” – I step in a pile of dog poop.

I think: “Oh my gosh! I can’t believe that I just stepped in...

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Living Life by Design After COVID May 20, 2020


Stop. Stop right now. Consider for a moment the opportunity that stands before each and every one of us. 

Life is about to go back to “normal” after COVID. We’re about to go back to our jobs, begin shopping, interacting, and living in a way that is closer to the...

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