How to Never Fail at a Goal Again, Even if You’ve Fallen on Your Face Again and Again

 

In last week’s post I told you that the PTE Team brainstormed the best advice to help you move mountains next year…

And that we decided to share just ONE powerful thing with you …

 

So What Is The One Crucial Thing You Need To Focus On To Achieve Astonishing Results Next Year?

The secret is really simple.

It is only one word long.

And this word is: ONE

Let me explain:

Take a deep breath, close your eyes.… Click to read more

The One Piece of Advice You Won’t Hear For New Year’s Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but my 2016 life experience was kind of … surprising.

I’m not even talking about the Brex’out, the Trump’s-in or stuff like that.

But if we focus on what we wanted to achieve in 2016 at a personal level …

 

Was 2016 Really As You Dreamed It?

Did it go according to your plan?

My year wasn’t bad, but it certainly didn’t go according to the plan!

There were few big moments worth remembering: I became British (strange for a French man), joined Paid to Exist, discovered Costa Rica and made a crazy decision to move there in the next year or so!… Click to read more

Do What Feels Bad

In 2002 Diet Coke launched their new marketing slogan:

“Do what feels good.”

It was just another ploy in a slew of ad campaigns designed to hijack the human desire to seek pleasure. We’re wired after all to move toward pleasure, and away from pain.

So it’s no surprise that sales skyrocketed.

Whether it’s messages to inhale soft drinks or to buy the latest smartphone, we’re habituated to elevate feeling good over everything else.

And it’s no wonder, because pain/pleasure impulse is a natural evolutionary trait that has served us well as humans for millions of years.… Click to read more

How I’m Recovering From Perfectionism

Perfectionism is a sneaky mental illness. I know because I’m a recovering perfectionism addict.

On the surface, the voice of perfection makes you think that it’s only trying to help.

After all it only wants to help you be all that you can be, right? Not only that, but it’s supposedly protecting you from the devastating effects of failure. It’s there to shield you, so you don’t let yourself and others down.

Cloaked in its desire to help you be the best, to avoid failure, to reach your potential, the devious voice of perfectionism can lure you into thinking it’s doing you a service.… Click to read more

You Don’t Have to Change the World

It feels like there’s this big push in our era to find your One True Purpose and live and breathe it every single day.

I’ll be the first to admit, I got caught in that trap.

And for me, it’s often got in the way more than it’s helped.

While I do think it’s important to find work that is meaningful, aligned and enjoyable, sometimes we can get too caught up in making it epic that we end up getting in the way of… doing the actual work.Click to read more