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This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

There are some things that, as adults, we can only rely on ourselves for. Nobody is going to put food into our mouths. Nobody is going to bathe us. And I’m pretty sure that next time I’m on the toilet, I can yell, “I’m finished! Wipe my butt!” until out of breath — but I’ll […]

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff would care for their plant, and they […]

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

It doesn’t matter how good your strategy is, if you’re not skilled at what you do, that strategy won’t take you very far. As Jason Fried and DHH have said: “Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it’s the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs […]

John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: ‘Make Friendship a Fine Art’

John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: ‘Make Friendship a Fine Art’

As you might recall, the fifth point in John Wooden’s Seven-Point Creed was, “Make friendship a fine art.” So it should come as no surprise that Coach Wooden included friendship as one of the blocks in the foundation of his Pyramid of Success, defining it as something that, “Comes from mutual esteem, respect and devotion. […]

Ways To Lead A More Confident Life

Ways To Lead A More Confident Life

  When you are confident in your body, mind and soul it allows you to create a life that feels good from the inside out. When you have confidence, it allows you to go after what you really want and helps you turn your dreams into realities. If you want to feel more confident about […]

Why You Should Be a Student of Your Own Life

Why You Should Be a Student of Your Own Life

1. Your Own Experiences Become a good student of your own life. It’s the information you are most familiar with and feel the strongest about, so make your own life one of your most important studies. In studying your own life, be sure to study the negative as well as the positive, your failures as […]

4 Ways to Coach Yourself Through the Tough Stuff

4 Ways to Coach Yourself Through the Tough Stuff

What do you say to yourself when you encounter an obstacle? Does it sound something like this? “Crap. Now I can’t move forward. What am I gonna do?” Or does your inner voice say, “That’s a bummer….but I can work through this”? Believe it or not, your beliefs and inner dialogue predict how well you […]

5 Tips to Take Charge of Your Life

5 Tips to Take Charge of Your Life

1. Be your best self regardless of the situation As a competitive tennis player, I have had firsthand experience with being my best self regardless of the situation. This afternoon when I was playing tennis, I was so tired as I had not had lunch and was brain dead (due to my tests); however, a […]

Herdsmen kill 4 In Benue, As police Say Its Reprisal Attack

Herdsmen kill 4 In Benue, As police Say Its Reprisal Attack

Suspected herdsmen stormed Gbemacha council ward in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State, killing an elderly man and three others in a midnight raid. Vanguard gathered from an eyewitness that the herdsmen had, in the last few weeks, moved into the community with cows, which destroyed several cassava farms. According to the witness, “the […]

The Value of Friendship

The Value of Friendship

Coach Wooden had a great appreciation for the value of friendship. In the ’60s, Coach received a letter from his elementary school principal and coach, Earl Warriner, requesting tickets to an upcoming game against the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Warriner also included a signed and dated check but left the amount line blank. When […]

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