January 27, 2016
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Why I’m Experimenting With Affirmations and Big Goals

I’m conducting a little experiment and I’d love for you to try it with me. I recruited my very amicable wife to join me as well. (She’s a really good sport and commendably open-minded.) I recently listened to one of my favorite podcast episodes in a long time. It was Tim Ferriss’ interview with Scott Adams of Dilbert fame. (He has a really cool blog of his own actually. Very sharp guy!) Now, I’ll begin by admitting that I went through a period of time where I read Dilbert avidly, and there’s certainly an element of fandom to my enjoyment, but […]
January 25, 2016
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Getting team V Fit to fight (literally), the 30th Force Support Squadron offers a challenging boxing workout on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-7 p.m. with boxing coach Don Green. For more information, call the Vandenberg Fitness Center at 606-3832. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

4 Ways to Combat the Comparison Trap Before it Kills Your Mindset

In my previous post, I talked about the dangers of the Comparison Trap. Comparing yourself, your circumstances or your accomplishments to other people robs you of gratitude, diminishes your perceived value and that of your actions, and places you in a victim mindset. I didn’t want to leave you hanging after delivering such a cautionary message. So here are a few strategies that we can use to combat this trap and continue taking powerful action from a sound mindset. Celebrate your own victories Take the time to celebrate your victories, however large or small. No, I may not accomplish the […]