Belief Is Stronger Than Proof

Belief Is Stronger Than Proof

Have you ever tried to change a “bad” habit (eating candy, smoking, not exercising, watching Honey Boo Boo, etc.), only to feel powerless against the momentum of something that you know is bad for you?

This is incredibly frustrating, but we beat ourselves up for the wrong reason.  We think, “Man, I must be so weak if I can’t do something that I know is logically a better choice for me and my future.”

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The Power of the Hockey Stick

The Power of the Hockey Stick

Why should you keep going when it doesn’t look like you’re making any progress?  

That’s a question that all of us face when we’re working on a long-term project that doesn’t result in immediate success.  

I recently received a great reminder of the power of persistence in a group of podcasters of which Ivy and I are members. 

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When Have You Ever Truly Failed?

Sometimes people ask me how I can just freestyle rap in front of any audience.  They say things like, “I’d never have the courage/confidence/craziness to trust myself to make up a rhyme on the spot that wasn’t terrible.” 

The reality is that I don’t think I have a lot of courage either.  I’ve just changed the question I ask myself before I start to rap. 

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