"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." - Nelson Mandela

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Fix the “Typos” That Block Your Success

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

Typos are generally small unintended misspellings. Usually, typos show up in your writing or typing, changing meanings, or confusing words. However, in life, tiny misses confuse your outcomes. In your mind, intentions and destinations are known, but somehow unproductive habits can lead to missed goals and personal improvements. Introducing purposeful habits can lead to success.…

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When the Bottom Drops Out of Your World – How Do You Find Your Way Back?

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

Your life can be moving along smoothly on many levels. The future can look rosy, then everything can change in a moment. You could face disaster, disease, or discouragement, a significant setback. When thrown off your normal life’s course, the looming question is how to get back to a predictable routine or a better position.…

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Reframe Your Mindset to Overcome Setbacks & Obstacles

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

When thrown off your normal life’s course, the looming question is how to get back to a predictable routine or a better position. People usually overcome setbacks and obstacles successfully with diligent efforts. The good news is there are a few things you can do to recover and turn an obstacle or challenge into an…

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Claim the Life You Crave

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

The dance of life is unscripted. If fortunate enough to have a plan, realize that no action plan is foolproof; many are fraught with stumbles and false starts. Even when tempted to give up, with futility looming large, it is easy to become convinced of potential doom from the challenge that has befallen your plans.…

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Take Charge of Distractions – Learn to Focus

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

The world seems to spin at a faster pace with more and more things demanding our attention. We are bombarded by so many distractions that stress is constant. Once we’re distracted, we get behind, make mistakes, or we miss out on important moments and opportunities. Then negative feelings like pressure, anxiety, sadness, and stress set…

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Step into the Unknown to Find Your True Self

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

Change is how we grow. It takes courage to venture beyond what you know on many levels, emotionally, physically, and mentally. Once you decide to step out of your comfort zone, your perspective of how you view the world changes. New possibilities are likely to be revealed to you. Change begins beyond your comfort zone.…

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Habits for Success – Start Small

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

Imagine you that you could have greater success by adopting small habits. After trying and failing many times to create the new, more positive habits you crave, is it any wonder that by now you’re probably a little gun-shy about the process? But the truth is, most attempts at forming new habits fail, simply because…

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Habits for Success – Set Realistic Goals and Start Slow

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

If you want to make significant changes that last, it’s better to start small and work your way up. Our brain is wired to adapt to incremental changes and repetition. If you start taking small steps toward a bigger goal, your brain will begin to develop new neural pathways that make achieving that goal easier.…

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Create New Traditions – A New Normal

By Brenda Goburn-Smith

The dance of life is unscripted. If fortunate enough to have a plan, realize that no recovery plan is foolproof; many are fraught with stumbles and false starts. Even when tempted to give up, with futility looming large, it is easy to become convinced of potential doom from the challenge that has befallen your plans.…

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