The poverty mindset is a phrase I use to discuss a way of thinking many who grow up in poverty have learned. It is very deceptive. Relatively speaking, I grew up in poverty. Of course there are varying degrees of poverty, and poverty for some may be wealth for others. Part of the poverty mindsetContinue reading “Breaking the Poverty Mindset: Budget versus Increasing Income”
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Should You Believe in Yourself?
Belief is a powerful thing. What we believe about any one thing will directly affect how we interact with that thing. If I believe the floor is sturdy, I will stand on it without questioning or even thinking of its integrity. If I believe something is dangerous, even if it’s not, I will be moreContinue reading “Should You Believe in Yourself?”
Writing Goals Is Stunting Your Growth
Have you ever considered the possibility that being goal oriented might be limiting your overall growth. I know, sounds crazy right? Everyone talks about the importance of setting goals, writing them down, looking at them regularly in order to accomplish them. This is what I have been doing lately. However, this morning I was challengedContinue reading “Writing Goals Is Stunting Your Growth”
Small Stones Make Long-Lasting Ripples: How A Small Part of Your Day Is Either Helping or Hurting You.
Have you ever thrown stones in a lake? For some reason it seems to be one of the greatest joys of boyhood. One of the many things I love doing with my boys is going hiking at local parks. Inevitably, when we come to the edge of a lake, pond, or river, they begin passionatelyContinue reading “Small Stones Make Long-Lasting Ripples: How A Small Part of Your Day Is Either Helping or Hurting You.”
The Glory of the Daily Grind
In “Break Free from Our Self-Adorned Chains”, I discussed the need for us to stop limiting ourselves with a focus on our own limitations. I challenged you to identify an area in your life where you have been limiting yourself based on your own false self-limitations. Too often we live our life wishing we couldContinue reading “The Glory of the Daily Grind”