Instead of resolutions, try this…

Neil StraussAdvice

Did you make a resolution last year, whether on New Year’s or during the year itself? And if you did make a resolution or a promise to yourself, did you keep it? If you didn’t succeed or stick with it, then I’m going to suggest something: Don’t make another goal. Instead: Figure out why you didn’t succeed with your last … Read More

Laser-Focus on Your Goals

Richard ArthurAdvice

There’s a lot of talk about goals, getting started, and making things happen… The number one enemy of achievement is probably the inability to focus…Or should I say, the strong ability to get distracted easily. I’ve written plenty about productivity tools, time management tips, and “life hacks” in the past. You can read that stuff here. This is more about … Read More

Need Validation?

Richard ArthurAdvice

Most people are motivated by external factors like money, status, and material success. I know I was for most of my life. You might be too. We spend most of our lives craving validation from the outside world. We want to be successful in their eyes. But once you start to appear “successful” —either by purchasing that awesome new car, … Read More

Just Start

Richard ArthurAdvice

When we think about setting big goals, we almost instantly doubt ourselves about achieving them… As soon as the initial excitement about the prospect of a better future fades, the internal voice kicks in and attempts to self sabotage us — before we even begin. There are three ways you can respond to this: 1. You can say it’s impossible, … Read More

Optimizing Your Life with 84 Hacks, Systems, and Tips (plus great holiday gifts)

Brian FishbachPodcast

This post is packed with information that will definitely change your life. Since it’s dense, here’s a quick guide to what’s below: A link to Neil and Gabby’s best Truth Barrel podcast yet, filled with tips and strategies to enhance your quality of life and productivity. An outline of some of the key things they mention. A list, with links, … Read More

The #1 Secret of Top Performers

Richard ArthurAdvice

Spoiler Alert: It’s self care. Every day you need physical energy, mental clarity, and emotional balance to tackle everything that comes your way.. Self care is the secret to performing at your highest level. Happiness and health should be at your highest priorities. Click To Tweet Because without those — you won’t be able to share your gift with the … Read More

The Truth Barrel, Episode 8: Raising Children Without a Power Struggle and Building Healthy Relationships with Hand in Hand Parenting

Pete WilliamsPodcast

Listen ➙ The Truth Barrel, Episode 8: Abigail Wald and Catherine DeMonte  This episode is the reason why Neil and Gabby started the podcast. Over 90% of all parenting methodologies are coercive. Learn a better way. Click To Tweet This week, they’re joined by two incredible experts: Abigail Wald (Hand in Hand Parenting) who is an expert on parenting, and … Read More

Motivation is Overrated

Richard ArthurAdvice

If you’re relying solely on your motivation to reach a goal… You’re in for a rude awakening. Sure motivation helps, especially with getting started, taking initial action, and building emotion… But motivation is an emotion. It doesn’t last forever. And any meaningful goal, takes a long time to achieve. If you rely solely on your motivation, you’ll get burned out … Read More

The Truth Barrel, Episode 7: The Acting Discipline and Raising a Child with Special Needs with John C. McGinley

Pete WilliamsPodcast

Listen ➙ The Truth Barrel, Episode 7: John C. McGinley  How can a parent cope and adapt with the challenges of raising a child with Down Syndrome? With this child, you have a chance to do something great… [email protected] Click To Tweet In this episode, John C. McGinley (Platoon, Scrubs, Stan Against Evil) not only shares some of his professional … Read More

The Truth Barrel, Episode 6: Receiving Routine Childhood Vaccinations and Its Potential Risks with Dr. Jay Gordon and Jake Peters

Pete WilliamsPodcast

Listen ➙ The Truth Barrel, Episode 6: Dr. Jay Gordon and Jake Peters  Can you trust your doctor? Do hospitals actually have your best health in mind? Will immunizations keep you healthy or get you sick? There’s no money in good health. You have to become your own advocate. Click To Tweet Neil has been going through one of the … Read More