Self-Improvement

The Power of Visualization

Most of us know the importance of visualizing a goal or life-long vision to bring it into reality. But what about using visualization on a more regular basis? For a long time now, I have used visualization as a form of “mental rehearsal” in every single situation requiring planning. When I ran a large convention…

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How good are you at “adulting” life?

We all have times when life gets tough. Sometimes it’s bigger or more disastrous than others. But tough stuff and challenges still happen. What is your typical response? Whine and complain? Get angry? Get depressed? Give in to your comfort addictions? Try to avoid the issue? Or maybe all or some of the above? The…

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What You Learn from Leaving Town

I’ve just come back from a 2-week trip around England. Mostly road trips around Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, and meandering through the countryside to out of the way places. I have developed a wanderlust in this chapter of my life and get great pleasure in planning and then taking, trips to interesting places. Stepping away from…

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Stop Making Excuses…it gets old

When we make excuses we make fools of ourselves. An excuse is avoiding ownership, the very core of authentic, successful living. You are 100% in control of you. Yesterday, I was running 5 minutes late for an appointment. As I raced across town, the temptation was strong to start blaming a myriad of factors as…

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Why more people fail than succeed

How do you react when you hear of someone’s great success? Jealousy? Frustration? Happy for them? Ready to quit on yourself? I’ve been guilty of all those reactions at various points of my life. Until I learned that: I’ve also recently heard a great reminder that when we see others’ success, it’s the highlight “reel”…

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Will the REAL people please stand up?

I don’t know about you, but I’m so tired of fake. We live in a world where things can be fabricated easily. We have also become experts at faking almost anything – our looks, our online profiles, our life success, our confidence, even our lifestyles. Recently, listening to an episode of TED Radio Hour, Guy…

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Why most people suck at relationships…and how to fix it.

Unless you live a solitary life on an island somewhere, you are in relationships in every area of your life. Yet, successful relationships take hard work and so many people are just not prepared to make the effort. Conflict, arguments, gossip, criticism, resentment…the list goes on. These are all the result of bad relationships. It’s…

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PODCAST EPISODE #103: Success Story Interview with Shelley Hitz

As an author coach and business strategist, Shelley Hitz is on a mission to help you reach more people with your message.   In this episode of the ReThink You Success Story, Shelley tells her story.     Listen here http://traffic.libsyn.com/rethinkyou/Podcast_ShelleyHitz_April2016.mp3 Connect with Shelley and download her free training at www.shelleyhitz.com.

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Dump your baggage and grow up

Many times people refer to “baggage” that we bring into relationships, the work place, in our own internal dialogue. We all have some level of baggage. In the book, 5 Simple Lessons to be the Boss of You I take you on a journey of baggage disposal. Why is it so hard for us to let…

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Why Pursuing Happiness may be a Mistake

Almost everyone I know would like to be happy. We just enjoy being happy, don’t we? Yet our happy times are often outweighed by times of stress, anxiety, illness, or even major life crises. The pursuit of happiness is often a mistake, even though it may be included in the rights of US citizens. You…

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