Category Archives: self-discipline

Chinese New Year’s Resolution: Embracing My Inner ‘Sheep’

It’s now the Year of the Sheep (Yáng) in the Chinese Zodiac. Since my mother is Taiwanese, and a sheep, I consider it a good idea to make this my first ever Chinese New Year’s Resolution. I’m also doing this … Continue reading

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21-Day Self-Coaching Challenge

I am committing as of today to do 21 days in a row of daily self-coaching, for a minimum of 30 minutes a day. Last time I said I was going to do it for 21 days, I did not … Continue reading

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Brain Research: Self-Confidence & Decision-Making

Here is an excellent little video I found that connects self-confidence and decision-making. Self-confidence, Professor Shiv says, makes you more engaged in the decision-making process. It makes you more eager to get things done. He concludes by saying that self-confidence … Continue reading

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Stop Trying

You have heard it said before: “Keep trying. Never give up.” “You’ll never succeed if you don’t try.” These statements are true and wise. But they’re not always true. Sometimes we succeed by not trying. There are things I would … Continue reading

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New Challenge: Do something every day that terrifies you.

It’s time to pull the skeletons out of the closet and face them head on. I will do something every day that terrifies me, until I become satisfied with where I am and am headed. Or, at least for the … Continue reading

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