Goal Achievement

How to Get Your Brain Off of Autopilot

Use these science-based strategies to think intentionally instead.   Imagine you are driving on autopilot, as we all do much of the time. Suddenly the car in front of you unexpectedly cuts you off. You slam on your brakes and feel scared and indignant. Maybe you flash your lights or honk your horn. What’s your…

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7 Tools to Build Your Willpower

  Struggling to get work done instead of slacking off? Tempted by that second doughnut? Struggling to resist checking your phone? Shopping impulsively on Amazon? What you need is more willpower!   Recent research shows that strengthening willpower is the real secret to the kind of self-control that can help you resist temptations and achieve…

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Video: 3 Steps to Living Intentionally

Series: Reaching Your Goals Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President.   How do you lead the kind of life that gets you what you want? All it takes is 3 steps, as the video describes:   1. Evaluating reality clearly, to 2. Make effective decisions, that 3. Achieve our short and…

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Use Emotional Intelligence To Address Speech Anxiety

  What do you feel when you imagine standing up in front of an audience? Visualize the bright lights in your face, see all those people looking at you and expecting you to deliver a top-notch performance. Do butterflies start fluttering about in your stomach? Do your palms start to sweat? Does your head get…

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Don’t Let Others Run Your Life!

    Back when I was in high school and through the first couple of years in college, I had a clear career goal.   I planned to become a medical doctor.   Why? Looking back at it, my career goal was a result of the encouragement and expectations from my family and friends.  …

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