Success & Self Improvement News & Picks For December 5, 2017

Here’s Today’s Success and Self Improvement News & Picks For December 5, 2017

Success Today - December 5, 2017

Run the Race You Want to Run – Jeff Goins

It was a year ago. I had dozens of people working for me. My business was losing money every month. Everyone thought I was successful, but I was stressed beyond belief.

I was racing toward a meltdown. After bootstrapping my company to seven figures, I was now living in the stressful reality of running a company. Was this what I signed up for?

Was this what I really wanted? “I think it’s interesting,” one friend said, “that you started a business so you could write more, and now y…More at

5 Simple Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s almost a brand new year and with that comes the inevitable New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you want to lose weight and/or get in shape. Maybe you want to quit smoking. Perhaps you wish to do something more creative, like starting a daily journal, finishing a novel or learning a new language.

You eagerly set all those things in January and by February, all your efforts are gone- if they even last that long. Why is it so difficult to make a resolution that works?..More at

How to Stop Negative Thoughts: A 3-Step Formula

Wake Up Cloud Turn Your Passion into a Thriving Lifestyle Business Do you want to stop negative thoughts from affecting you so much? Do you get stuck in thought patterns that lead to anxiety, fear, and worry? What if I told you that there’s a simple way to deal with negative thoughts?

You see, I’ve been battling negative thinking patterns my whole life. I’ve battled with my inner critic. I’ve had to learn how to transcend negative self-talk. I’ve tried most of the systems and method…More at

Calling Your Hard Work by Another Name: Luck – RunToTheFinish

RunToTheFinish A Researched Running Blog Designed to Help You The eyes downcast. A slight shrug of the shoulders. “Ahh I’m just really lucky it came together.” My standard response when someone looks at me with wide wondering eyes at the idea that I created a website to talk about the simple act of running and it became…my full time job.

Part of me is still holding on to that old idea of “blogging isn’t a job“. Because when I started this in 2007 that…More at

How to keep time from moving so fast

Over the last few years, I’ve noticed time has started to move more quickly. Of course, the days always tick forward at the same speed—we just relate to them differently over time. I recently indulged a curiosity, and dug a bit into exactly how we perceive time, as well as what we can do to stretch the minutes further.

Does time always fly by faster as we get older? What I discovered surprised me.

Time does, in fact, pass more quickly as we get…More at

Be Insanely Productive, Stay Motivated & Overcome Rejection

Hi! I’m Marie You have gifts to share with the world and my job is to help you get them out there. Today, we’re serving up something fresh out of the MarieTV kitchen — it’s the MarieTV Live Call-In Show! One of my all-time favorite things to do is answer your questions “live.” When B-School rolls around each year, our Live Office Hours calls are one of my favorite aspects.

Those Q&A sessions are epic — sometimes, I’m fielding live Qs for six hours a day.

So, I’ve been…More at

The Personality Type Most Likely To Cheat

Men and women cheat on their partners for different reasons, research finds. Men who are risk-takers, easily excited sexually, or those that have performance anxiety are most likely to cheat, research finds. For women, the pattern is different.

Women are motivated more by their levels of happiness and satisfaction with the relationship. In other words: women who are unhappy are more likely to cheat. Professor Robin Milhausen, who led the study, explained that most studies on infidelity have…More at

2017 Annual Review: How to Evaluate Your Life Even When You’re Feeling Sad

Life Last year I resisted my Annual Review for the first time in 10 years. This year, what can I say… I guess it’s the second wave of resistance. Over the past month I’ve entered a season of wandering in the wilderness. I don’t want to sound overly mopey, so I’ll spare you the details.

I know I’ll get through it at some point; it’s just hard to celebrate accomplishments or feel festive at the moment.

Still, there are several reasons why I’m going to proceed with the review…More at

The Best Bucket List Books for Doing More in Life

At Location Rebel, we’re all about advocating for creating your own lifestyle.

In fact, the first thing we do in the very first email people get from us is to reply back and describe your perfect day. That’s not just fluff. It’s there for a reason. We want people to start thinking about the things that they want to do.

What their dream day would be. A lot of people…More at

Very Popular Food Linked To Brain Shrinkage

The shrinkage is linked to developing Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. Excess sugar in the diet could lead to brain shrinkage, a study suggests. A smaller brain is also linked to problems in old age, such as dementia. All of the 249 people in the study had blood sugar levels in the normal range.

However, those with higher blood sugar levels were more likely to have less brain volume in key areas in the hippocampus (memory) and amygdala (emotion and cognition). Shrinkage in both…More at

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