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Susan Jeffers’ ‘Feel the fear and do it anyway’

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Isn’t it weird that, for all we want, our brains will do all it can get away with to avoid pain, even at the expense of great pleasure. We’ll play it safe to avoid the pain of rejection, emotional strain or physical pain, even it means more pain for us in the long run. You […]

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Create a Better Habit for Creating Habits

Monday, April 21st, 2014

“No pain, No Gain.” “Grit your teeth.” “Knuckle down!” Most of us have grown up with these messages, from teachers, parents and from society as a whole. It’s likely that you’ve been hearing it your whole life. But despite the airtime these messages get, creating new habits doesn’t require struggle, pain, furrowing your brow or gritting […]

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Just keep swimming – A tip on enduring when forfeit is calling

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

No-one ever said life was easy, but they never exactly make it clear how tough some seemingly simple challenges could be. While others may have more problems, our struggles are always bigger in our own eyes because we feel, fight and understand them better.  You cannot feel the weight another’s problems as wholly and authentically […]

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