Aspiration Journaling (Scripting) to Get Everything You Want

If you came into my house, rifled through my bookshelves, and read from my journals (first of all, rude!), then you’d make a funny discovery. All my journals look like mundane reflections on my business successes, personal triumphs, and favorite memories. That is, they seem normal until you look at the dates and realize I…

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Editor’s Notebook 265

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week 14 Chicago Slang Terms You Should Know. I grew up in Chicago, and this list is spot on. Put on your gym shoes and let’s go…

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4 Essential Ways to Improve as a Teacher

Most people want to be better at what they do, even if they’re already good at their jobs. This is especially true for teachers for two main reasons: (1) you can help more people achieve their goals when you’re a better teacher, and (2) you can achieve your own career goals and personal goals. Are…

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How to Make Time for Self-Care and Strategic Breaks

There’s a funny phenomenon called the “point of diminishing returns.” It’s the exact moment when whatever you’re doing isn’t getting you the results it once was. You might hit the point of diminishing returns when that 10th spoonful of mac and cheese suddenly doesn’t taste as good as the first few bites. Or when posting the…

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The Most Unusual Way to Be an Optimist | Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

It’s no secret that I’m a happy-go-lucky optimist. In fact, people often tell me that my “walkin’ on sunshine” attitude is annoying . . . or worse, totally fake. I can’t help it! Call me a weirdo, but thinking positively is a natural part of my personality that developed after I survived my suicide attempt…

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