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Understand the Difference Between Needing  Something and Wanting Something

Understand the Difference Between Needing Something and Wanting Something

When you live in a society that constantly bombards you with ways to spend your hard-earned money, it can be tricky to distinguish what things are essential and what is just for enjoyment.  Not that you need to live like a Spartan, but stepping back and controlling your wants will go a long way towards keeping yourself out of debt and putting yourself way ahead of the back down the road.


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Be willing to live the way other people won’t, so you can live the way other people can’t.


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Reflect on your life, and ask yourself what your single most compelling motive is. Construct your narrative about it carefully — the way you justify your past actions will become your philosophy for future ones.


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Do things intentionally. Date intentionally. Work intentionally. Don’t let your life be a series of mindless, random actions that just seemed nice at the time, but are ultimately meaningless.


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Very few things can affect your future like enhancing your education and with online courses and degrees, it’s easier and more convenient than ever to do just that.  And while your current life and work schedule might make it tough to find the time for those mas...


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Push Your Comfort Zone

Push Your Comfort Zone

While it’s easy to live within the invisible barriers you set for yourself, there’s a far greater reward to break through and deal with some initial discomfort or uncertainty if it means expanding the mental and physical challenges you’re capable of handling.  Most people don’t want to do this an...


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Surround Yourself With the Right People

Surround Yourself With the Right People

Your relationships can either be the rocket fuel that keeps you going or vampires sucking out your life force. By having a circle of intelligent friends who share your optimistic, goal-oriented mindset, you’ll have a far greater chance of staying in a healthy frame of mind and being where you wan...


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Living With Purpose

Living With Purpose

Purpose gives you focus.  Give yourself a positive vision and base your life around achieving it.  This will keep you from getting sidetracked by the distractions that might be fun or seem important in the...


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Respect Yourself

Respect Yourself

Take yourself as seriously as you want the world to. Behave accordingly. The way you treat yourself the world will treat you like that 


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Do your soul-searching. Make lists of what you like and what you dislike; what you value and what you don’t; what you’re skilled at and what you’re not. Start cohering to an idea of who you fundamentally are, but allow yourself to be open to that idea changing over time.


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 Accept  That There Will Be Setbacks

Accept That There Will Be Setbacks

If being emotionally tough was easy, they wouldn’t call it being tough. But the truth is that life hits hard, and most people never develop the mental armor you need to push yourself through the bad times and stay on course. But by keeping a strong frame of mind and focusing on what inspires you,...


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Healthy Pain

Healthy Pain

Get addicted to healthy pain. The kind that comes from clocking in hours of practice or maneuvering through the discomfort of training your mind to focus on one task until it’s complete. The more you channel your pain into something productive, the less you’ll be tempted to ruminate.


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Clean Your Space

Clean Your Space

Clean out your space, then work on adopting an attitude of “enough.” Do you really want to spend the next 10 years accumulating things? No, you don’t. Imagine what else all of that money and time and worry could have gone toward.


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Courage To Do Better

Courage To Do Better

Scrap it all and start over as many times as you need to. There’s no shame in not getting it right, there is, however, a lot of self-loathing that comes from knowing better, but not having the courage to do better.


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Be Friends

Be Friends

Be friends with different types of people. Don’t insulate your worldview by only socializing with those who are fundamentally the same as you.


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Understand What Drives You

Understand What Drives You

Asking yourself what it is that truly motivates you, what your inner values are, and why certain people or events affect you in a particular way, you’ll have a better chance of locking on the right life path and not getting swayed off it.


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Be Disciplined

Be Disciplined

Set your short and long-term goals (financial, physical, mental) and then adhere to a schedule of constructive habits that will lead you to reach those goals.  Most people are unwilling to give up an in-the-moment good time for the sake of a better state of being in the future, and by doing this,...


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Get comfortable admitting when you’re wrong. There is no failure in making mistakes. There is a failure in making mistakes and having too much pride to fix them.


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Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living: the other helps you make a life.

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