Make An Impact – Do Things That Matter

Do you feel like you’re treading water – always doing things, always busy, but never getting anything of true value done? If you’re starting to stagnate, a period where the quality of everything you’re doing suffers and you’re starting to feel a bit down on life, what you’re missing is impact. We...

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Lose the Battle, Win the War

Ever had one of those days, when you’re trying to start (or maintain) a habit, and you just fall off the wagon? Whether you didn’t wake up early enough, you obsessively checked your e-mail all day, or you ate that piece of birthday cake at your friend’s party, we’ve all been there. I know I’ve...

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How to Find your Core Passion

Finding our passion is a fundamental aspect to being able to enjoy a happier and healthier life. Although many people seem to just know what they are passionate about, the majority of people actually struggle to know what it is they truly enjoy. Usually it’s not because there isn’t anything we are...

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How To Become A Man or Woman of Your Word

Of all the potential characteristics  a person can have, trustworthiness ranks high on the list of most important. Unfortunately, building and maintaing trust can be a difficult task because it takes time to build and can literally be lost in seconds. The foundation of your brand and identity is...

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How Strong is Your Sense of Entitlement?

What do you deserve? Why are some people able to live in mansions while others live in poverty and die of starvation? What is it that you are entitled to? On a surface level you could say we all deserve the same thing, plants and animals alike because nobody is better than the other. This may be true,...

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How Much Do You Really Need?

You should ask yourself this on a daily basis — “How much do I really need?” I’ll give you a hint: you don’t need much. You don’t need a fancy car, you don’t need that kick-ass apartment, you don’t need that new smartphone. You don’t need much, my friend. Here’s what I think you need to live...

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How Disaster Completely Changed My Reality

Note from Glen: Today’s post is by Bud Hennekes. Bud is going to be featured here at PluginID a lot more soon so I hope you enjoy his work as much as I do. What’s your attitude towards struggle? Do you look at it as your adversary? Or do you embrace it as an opportunity of growth? Do you repeatedly...

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Greatness Requires Consistency

I know, I know – I should be the last one to talk about consistency. I’m not the most consistent man on the planet, that’s for sure. However, I’ve achieved a fair amount of success. And I know that, in order to be successful, consistently doing the right thing is the key. I’m consistent in my study...

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Enough Acting: Embrace Your Vulnerability

I’m sick of all the acting that I (and the rest of humanity) do. I’m sick of the shells that we put up. I’m sick of the pretending, the posturing, and the placating. I’m sick of people hiding from who they really are and what they really feel because of what other people may think of them. I’m...

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Don’t Take Things Too Seriously

The rest of the world, including me, takes things way too seriously. So what if you fail at implementing self-improvement advice? I’ve failed countless times in my fight to get organized and acquire laser-like focus. So whut if you make a couple of speling errors or typos? It doesn’t change...

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Don’t Lose Your Edge

Warning: Do not read this post if you are looking for something immediately applicable for your life – instead, read on to see what the process of self-development looks like and what actually goes on in my head. For the past few weeks, a disturbing habit has crept up on me and has seized my life...

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Are You Making Life, Or Stealing It?

Since my last post on losing my edge and the ensuing swing back to defending and upholding my values, I’ve done some more introspection and discovered something disturbing about myself: I have been waiting for someone else to tell me when I’m good enough. Ergo, I haven’t been determining my own self-worth,...

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Are You Asleep – Or Are You Alive?

Are you happy with yourself? Like, honestly – truly happy? Even if you think you’re happy, read on and disregard the next sentence. It’s not your fault that you’re not happy. From the time that you have been born, you have been taught to be unhappy through a long, long process of social...

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30 Questions Guaranteed To Make You Think

Instead of giving you information that you want, I’m going to teach you something today by being indirect. Here’s the lesson: everything you need, every revelation I’ve had, and everything that I could possibly write about on this blog, ca n be found inside yourself. As in – with the proper...

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30 Day Trial: Building Language Awareness

I curse a shit ton. There I said it. It’s not a habit I’m particularly proud of, but my potty mouth has been a part of who I am for quite sometime. Whether it’s me littering my everyday conversation with words not allowed in church, or commanding my friends to kiss my ass, cursing plays a sizable...

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