You won’t have the same friends 20 years from now.

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How many directions is your brain going right now?

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“Set it, and forget it!” — Ron Popeil

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  • Because that money will not actually sit in your bank account, you’ll pretend in your mind it doesn’t…


And not accidentally become someone else.

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“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Abraham Lincoln

A friend of mine recently told me he was getting divorced from his wife of over 20 years. I wasn’t surprised at all. Over the past 5 years, I’ve watched this friend shift his belief system and identity. He’s not the same person he was 5 years ago. He doesn’t want the same things he wanted 5, 10, or 20 years ago. …


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Train yourself to immediately excite upon waking.

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Put Your Alarm Across The Room

This is environment design. You need to set up the situation to make the desired result happen. …


Singleness of purpose.

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  • A clear and compelling future
  • One very specific outcome you’re seeking
  • The full-out acceptance that what you want is already yours
  • Happily making “trade-offs” of “lesser” goals (even highly exciting…


3 simple truths to create a profound shift.

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“What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it.” — Oprah Winfrey

  • Attention
  • Motivation
  • Desire

Attention

The first concept is attention — where you place your focus. Your focus is something you must train. Most people are very lazy with their focus, and their mind becomes like a garden filled with weeds.


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Here is a list of important things to remember and apply as you go through the ups and downs of creating a bigger, better future.

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  • “Measure the gain, not the gap.” Dan Sullivan, the founder of Strategic Coach, created the idea of “measuring the gain.” It’s simple: instead of constantly measuring yourself against your future ideal, measure yourself against where you were previously. By seeing progress, your confidence and sense of momentum will increase. Your gratitude will increase. …


And how I’ve actually done it

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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

— Mark Twain

This article won’t give you all of the answers. I learned a long time ago that you can only accomplish so much in a single piece of writing — even a book that takes years to write. But in this article, you’ll learn some crucial aspects of not only making it as a writer, but doing very well.


It’s a skill we need right now

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About

Benjamin Hardy, PhD

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