Category archive - Personal Development

This Thing is Everything – New Life Resolutions Pt 8


At the start of every year, I publish a post in the New Life Resolutions series… Its one of the most important posts of any year. I have done this for the past 7 years and the idea behind the series was born out of a response to (and as an alternative for) New Year Resolutions. I just knew there had to be a better way to think about that.
I like how I penned it down in Part 3: The Paradigm Shift on Resolutions

“If it is really worth fighting to change that thing this year,
it should really be worth maintaining that change every year.”
Tobi Atte

I have spent the last 7 years eager to help people get the paradigm shift that will move them harder and faster towards their goals in life.
This year is a little different. I am not just eager. I am kinda desperate.

And as I have thought about this more and more, I have come to a major conclusion that the rest of this post will be about. Here it is:
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When You’re Off (Your Life’s) Schedule


When your life plane goes to Tokyo instead of Lagos.
When your forever plan takes a mad detour.
When your “OMG I can’t wait to start” turns into “God if you just get me out of this”
You get the idea.

Sometimes it just feels like you’re off course, off plan, off your life timeline. And admit it….sometimes you feel like you have no one else to point to or blame than God.
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Meeting (and Keeping) Quality People in Your Life


By now, most people fundamentally understand the value of being surrounded by quality people. In fact, many people have it as a resolution for the year.

You’ve heard quotes like:
“Show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are” OR “You are an average of your 5 closest friends”

But HOW do you do meet (and keep) these quality people in your life?
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I DON’T Wish You a Happy New Year: New LIFE Resolutions Pt. 7


Because happiness is not enough…
Because you can be confused and happy.

No. I don’t wish you a Happy New Year. What I REALLY wish you…is a year of MEANINGFUL PROGRESS. PROGRESS. PROGRESS. A “kick butt-destiny changing-dream building-kick doors open” year.

Now before you get all juiced up and fired up…I need to bring you down from cloud 9 and tell you the truth:
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Socio-relational Addictions You Might Not Know You Have (and How They’re Messing with Your Life)


Sure there are the usual suspects when we talk about addiction. You know them well. Alcohol, Drugs, Pornography and all that.
I need to tell you though, that there are some socio-relational addictions (addictions that have to do with our social life and our relationships) that I perceive many people are dealing with, without even knowing the issue exists.
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You NEED These People in Your Life NOW


Want to live your best life and be your best self? Want to have a life that enables not cripples your dreams? Want to be supported in life and feed off forward propelling energy from those around you? Then you need to locate, recruit, and keep these people around you.
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