Today Is Your Funeral

You could die ten minutes from now and not even know it. Of course, you probably won”t, but realize this: there will be a point in your life where you”ll be strolling along, driving somewhere, or laying fast asleep, and you will die 10 minutes from then. It”ll come out of nowhere. And the book...

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The Search For Respect Ends Here

Respect. What does it mean to you? Are you chasing it through mindless pursuits? Is the respect from your family and friends your main indicator of success? Or do you have an entirely different point of view? Lately, I’ve spent a sickening amount of time contemplating why our world is so enamored...

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The Power of an Abundance Mindset

Having an abundance mindset is one of the key principles in order to lead a more fulfilling and realistic life. I say realistic because most people go through life in a scarcity mindset, they feel that there isn’t enough of a certain possession or goal to go around so they give up hope. In reality,...

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The Path of Identity

When I use the word identity, I don’t mean that which is form (name, race, weight) but that which is formless (core, essence, source etc). Your identity is the I Am in the statement “I Am”. I want to share the ‘path of identity’ from my perspective which will hopefully give you a clearer view of the...

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The Letting Go Challenge: Are You In?

One of the concepts that revolutionized my life was living in the moment. Heavily influenced by Eckhart Tolle’s the Power of Now, I made it my mission to immerse myself in the Now as much as possible. Unfortunately, I hit roadblock after roadblock. As it turns out, thinking about being present...

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The Dark Side of Confidence

In the personal development world it is generally accepted that confidence is a good characteristic  to have. No doubt, being self confident  has many benefits and plays a large role in the formula of success. I  know personally, that without faith in myself and my ability to write I wouldn’t be where...

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The Challenges Never Stop

I got into this process of self-improvement because I never wanted to have a bad day again. I wanted to create a utopia – in my mind – so the world could never hurt me in any way. I wanted a state of permanent happiness, of endless joy, and was willing to do all the studying it took of philosophy...

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The Art of Authenticity

“Just be yourself”, “Keep it real”, “Be Genuine” and so on. All phrases that we hear on a regular basis, but what do they really mean? What does it mean to be yourself? Being yourself, in simple terms, is being authentic and everything that comes with it, from acting through your core to not trying...

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The 7 Signs of Greatness

Everyone talks about people who are “great”. You hear people say, “Oh, well, Abe Lincoln was a great man,” or “Steve Jobs is a great CEO,” and so on down the line until you’re convinced that there’s something great about anyone in any leadership position. But most of us – 99.9% of us – will never...

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The 4 Fundamentals of Your Development

If you read any blog long enough (including this one), you’ll see many of the same themes and ideas pop up again and again. “You are enough”. Self-trust. Taking risks and learning from them. Being authentic. Facing your fears. Make yourself into the person you want to be. You...

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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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