A Happy Life Is One Marshmallow Away

Do you believe that willpower is essential to having a happy and successful life? If you don’t, you might want to check the findings in these two studies:

  1. Marshmallow Test — Delaying Gratification
  2. A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health,
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Modern Self-Care Model

What’s your model of the world? I mean, really? What do you believe about who you are, what you’re made of, and why you’re here?

Depending on your answer to all, or some, of those questions my guess is that …

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5 Biggest Self-Care Lessons (VIDEO)

Greetings friends!

As some of you know, my self-care journey started when I miraculously lost over one-hundred pounds in six months. “How did I do that,” you ask? By eating one can of TUNA a day. Crazy…I …

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BE CARE-FULL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

 

I know! You’re committed. You’re crazy busy. Many people are relying on you. The holidays are here! And you’re likely anticipating important deadlines, your holiday shopping, and family/social/work events – long hours, long lines, lots of expenses, lots of …

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TOUGH TALK | For Moms With Overweight Kids

Hi Friends,

Moms are the best. I sincerely believe that. This is why I really wanted to understand what it was like for my Mom to watch me become an obese kid. And this is why I really wanted to …

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Talk Radio: Doug Interviewed on Don’t Box Me In

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Doug’s interview with Lana Reid was a ton of fun! Check it out. Click the link below to hear Doug reveal his 3 personal turning points and how our problems meet our needs.

Thank you Lana for having us …

Regulate Your Hot Buttons

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Greetings friends!

Who really pisses you off? What frustrates you to the point where you want to complain or criticize? When does the mere mention of something, or the thought of something, make your gut twist and your head …

Create Your Own Needs Blueprint (quick exercise)

Human Needs Blueprint worksheet

 

Greetings Friends!

Last time we discussed the 6 Universal Human Needs and why we need to look to them as an explanation of our bad habits and problems–as an architect examines a blueprint, if you will.

Now let’s actually …

GIVE GOOD: Tune in. Turn Passion Into Action. (podcast)

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A few weeks back I was interviewed by Katie McCarthy (@momentsofmoxie), Founder & Host of Give Good Podcast. The podcast is one of the top podcasts in iTunes and focuses on sharing the success, failures and lessons …

Build Your Needs Blueprint

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Greetings friends!

A few months ago I shared a classroom with a young guy who believed that he needed $20,000,000 to be secure in his retirement. He was 24 years old and absolutely certain about this choice. So certain, …

How To Overcome Limitations

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Greetings friends!

Now that you know the Critical Factors for Success & Happiness it’s vital that you learn how to apply them–and remember from our last chat: we must start with how to Overcome Limitations.

Limitation is defined …

Live Webinar: 4 Dysfunctions Of Happy Living

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Dear friend,

How much happier do you want to be with your life this month?

Everyone has the right to be happy and fulfilled instead of frustrated and in pain.

But what if I told you that the secret …

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Talk Radio: Doug Interviewed on Stuart Vener Tells It Like It Is Show

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Doug’s interview with Stuart Vener was a hit! Check it out. Click the link below to hear Doug reveal where the title of “TUNA BREATH” came from. Listen to the whole show or scroll to minute #28; that’s where …

Limitations: Mr. Have Versus Joe Schmoe

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Do you believe that what one man can do, another can do as well? I sure hope so because we’ve all done it. Without explaining human growth, learning, and development just trust me here. We’ve all modeled our behavior …

Critical Factors For Success and Happiness

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Have you ever heard the expression: “money can’t buy happiness?” I for one have and in the circles I grew up in this saying was usually followed with, “yeah, but money sure can buy you a lot of …