Mental Dictionary

Internal Dialogue Over the month of November, my inner Sloth and I have had to have many conversations with each other that we do not like to have. We’ve discussed what our goals are. Sloth’s goals are to take a nap as often as possible. My goals are a little more complex. We’ve discussed our diet. Sloth is unhappy with this because Mountain Dew and Starbursts are it’s favorite foods….

November 30, 2018

How Your Mindset Can Physically Make You Stronger

Positive Attitude Do you believe that by simply changing the way you think, you can impact your life and/or your accomplishments in big ways? Many people don’t.  I think there’s a pretty mixed back of results on this one. Maybe it’s a little far fetched to think that you can attract good things to you just by being more positive or more driven, or that focusing more on the good…

October 4, 2018

How to Work With Your Energy Ebbs and Flows

Lack of Energy Got You Down One of the things I find myself discussing an awful lot at work is productivity.  The thing is, for the past ten years, I have consistently been more productive than my entire team combined!  In conversations with our team lead and our manager, I find myself scratching my head right along with them asking how is it that this is possible?  What is everybody…

October 2, 2018

How to Turn Everything Into a Game and Get Better at It

The Job vs. The Game Have you ever wondered why people enjoy games so much?  And why do we dislike our jobs so much?  I mean really, what’s the difference between pressing buttons on the Xbox controller and pressing buttons on our computer keyboards? The answer may surprise you.  It actually comes down to how much you care and how much effort you put forth. Games typically give constant variety…

September 25, 2018

How to Fuel Your Brain with Energy

Fuel Your Brain  We previously talked about creating a vision and setting goals that would drive you toward accomplishing that vision.  Now is a good time to sit down and make sure your vision is clear. Ask yourself the following questions: What is your fitness philosophy? Why do you train and exercise? What is it that you’re hoping to achieve by being physically active?   Many people train because they…

September 20, 2018

How to Find the Motivation to Work Out Every Day

The Struggle  Are you one of the many of us that feel we should do more working out?  It may mean jogging, lifting weights, or training for some specific sporting event, the hope is that we’ll be able to build more muscle and burn more fat by training which will then give us the physique that we’re looking for. So, we spend tons of time creating an elaborate training program,…

September 18, 2018

How To Turn Lions Into Kittens

Survival of the Fittest  It is commonly known that our minds and psychology have been shaped by the world around us.  We have evolved with the times, from cavemen to the highly technical men and women we are today.  Interestingly, a lot of our most unusual behaviors have evolved with the world around us as well. People were historically in far more dangerous scenarios than we are now and couldn’t…

September 13, 2018

How To Pickup Anyone From a Bar

Change Your Mindset  Did you know…that changing your mindset can help you to accomplish all kinds of things in life?  It can help you to be happier with what you have right now, it can help you to go after the right goals and ambitions and it can help you to be more successful in your career. Not only that, it can also change your love life and help you…

September 11, 2018

How To Build A Gratitude Attitude – Free Yourself

Build a Gratitude Attitude & Be Free  If there is anywhere at all that we should be completely free, it is our own mind.  All of us have some form of limitations in life.  For some of us, it is limitations in terms of what our bodies are capable of doing or what we’re allowed to do.  But our minds should be free to roam wherever we want them to…

September 6, 2018

Start With a Vision, Not a Goal

A Vision Instead of a Goal?  But everybody says to set a goal!  Look, if you want to accomplish as much as you possibly can, the most important thing to get right is the vision you have to begin with. This is basically the same thing as setting your trajectory and without a trajectory, you don’t stand a chance in getting to your destination, do you?  One of the things…

September 4, 2018