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“There are three types of people in this world. Firstly, there are people who make things happen. Then there are people who watch things happen. Lastly, there are people who ask, what happened? Which do you want to be?”
~Steve Backley

You don’t have to have a personal trainer to get in great shape. You also don’t need an expensive life coach to take your life to a new level. A lack of funds doesn’t have to stop you from being your own coach.

It’s nice to have an expert on your side, but you can become your own expert. Just putting your attention on making positive changes in your life can make a big difference in the results you experience.


Try these techniques to take control and coach yourself to success:


  1. Get rid of all the little things in your life that annoy you. Get the rattle on your car fixed. Get rid of that uncomfortable pair of shoes. Make that phone call you’ve been avoiding. All of these little annoyances take up a lot of valuable space in your brain. They’re distracting and drain your energy.
  • If you’re not sure where to start, this is a great place. Everyone can benefit from this important step. Ask yourself what you’ve been tolerating in your life and get busy addressing those things.
  1. Take excellent care of yourself. Eat well, exercise, and get enough sleep. Engage in activities that you enjoy. Use healthy methods of dealing with stress. Treat yourself the way you would treat someone you love.
  2. Identify your mistakes. It doesn’t help to keep putting water into a swimming pool that has a big hole in it. You can set big goals and take bold action, but if you’re making big mistakes, you’re not going to get very far.
  • Take an objective and honest look at your life. How did you end up in your current situation? What are the biggest mistakes you’ve made? What are the mistakes you make over and over again that are impeding your life and your progress?
  1. Simplify. A complicated life is much harder to change. There’s too much going on, and a complicated life takes up a lot of your time and energy. A simple life is more satisfying and easier to improve.
  • Get rid of items you don’t need.
  • Get rid of unnecessary bills.
  • Minimize your social obligations.
  • Let go of negative or parasitic friends.

Simplify every part of your life.

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©Etta  D. Richards

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