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This is Why You Struggle to Maintain Your Good Habits

Do you have a habit that you really want to keep, but for one reason or another, you can’t make it stick? Is there a goal that you’re working toward but, because you’re worried about failing or what other people might think, you hold back from going all-in? Have you wanted to make a change in your life for a long time but you find yourself unable to move forward? If so, you might be “stuck in the maybe.” And I have some strategies you just might want to try. In episode 62 of the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast,

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Procrastiworking: How to Recognize it and When to Stop

Procrastiworking. Do you do it? If you’re a goal-getting high achiever, chances are you do. And what’s more, you might not even know it! But let’s back up for a minute. What in the world is procrastiworking anyway? Simply put, procrastiworking is avoiding the project you need to complete with a different productive task instead.  It’s organizing your desk when you should be submitting those reports. It is getting lost in your inbox when you planned to edit the chapter in your book. It’s tweaking the appearance of your presentation slides instead of actually working on the presentation. Sound familiar?

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How to Stop Putting Things Off For Good

Are you ready to stop putting things off? Is it time to finally tackle those nagging tasks? You know the ones I’m talking about, right? I mean those projects that you keep putting off from one day to the next… One week to the next… One month to the next… Yep, those.  Here’s the truth. We all have tasks that – for one reason or another – simply remain incomplete. And today I want to help you discover why you haven’t taken action on them. And perhaps more importantly, I’m excited to share my simple 7 question formula to help

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21 Easy Tips You Need To Simplify Your Life

Does it seem like you can’t possibly make another decision? Do you wish you could streamline your crazy schedule? Are you ready for some simplicity in your life? Then you’re in the right place, my friend. Because this week on the I’m Busy Being Awesome podcast, we’re exploring simple strategies to help you do just that. And what’s more, you can implement these tactics today. So give the episode a listen and choose one or two strategies to try. You’ll say goodbye to decision fatigue and hello to simplicity before you know it. Plus, grab your free guidebook here to

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How to Stop Self-Sabotage by Failing Ahead Of Time

We can’t reach our goals when we don’t know how to do it, right? Wrong! In fact, that is one of the most detrimental beliefs that holds us back from making our goals a reality. Why? Because when you tell yourself you can’t get started when you don’t know how, you fail ahead of time. You give up without ever putting in the effort.  And you miss the opportunity to learn and grow along the way. So what can you do instead? How can you stop failing ahead of time? That’s exactly what we’re talking about on the I’m Busy

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How to Stop Feeling Stressed by Your Never Ending To-Do List

Are you plagued by a never ending to-do list? Do you find yourself getting quickly stressed or overwhelmed when you think about everything you need to do? If so, I’ve got some great news for you. It’s possible to kick that stress and overwhelm to the curb. And what’s more, you can feel better even if your to-do list stays a mile long. Because guess what…it’s not your to-do list that’s making you feel stressed. Really, it’s true! Listen to episode 57 of the podcast, and I’ll explain everything. By the time you’re done listening, you’ll have all the tools

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How to Retrain Your Brain and Think Differently Now

You’ve heard about the power of positive thinking. You’ve seen positive affirmations and maybe even practiced them from time to time. But for some reason…they don’t stick. Or maybe you’re skeptical of the benefits of “thinking positively” when you don’t actually believe the thoughts. If so, you’re not alone. And what’s more, you’re absolutely on to something. Sure, positive thoughts and affirmations are great. But if we don’t believe what we’re thinking, they’re not going to do us much good. So what can we do about that?  How can we start shifting our thoughts and actually believing these new perspectives?

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5 Tips You Need to Manage Back to School With Distance Learning

It’s that time of year again. Summer’s coming to a close… The school year is right around the corner… And normally we’d be returning to our “back to school” schedule. But this year is quite different. Needless to say, 2020 has thrown us a few curve balls… And we’re all still figuring it out. So this week on the podcast we’re diving into navigating the uncertainty of “back to school” during a pandemic. And whether you’re working from home while homeschooling your kids, figuring out a hybrid option, or trying to prepare for whatever changing circumstances unfold this fall, this

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3 Easy Ways to Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone & Enter Your Growth Zone

Stepping out of your comfort zone. Taking a chance. Entering your growth zone. While these concepts sound exciting on the surface, When it comes time to actually do the thing, it can feel pretty…scary. We start second-guessing our choices. We doubt our abilities. And we worry about what others will think. But we also know the path to reaching our biggest goals takes us directly through this discomfort. The river of misery, if you will. As the saying goes, life begins at the end of your comfort zone. So if you want to start living, it’s time to get uncomfortable,

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