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Tenacious < Elevenacious

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Being tenacious is a good thing. It is certainly a valuable trait for achieving your goals. Synonyms include: persistent, determined, dogged and persevering.

But what happens when being tenacious isn’t enough?

The movie This Is Spinal Tap gave us the often quoted line “but these go to eleven.” This was said by the character Nigel Tufnel, explaining how his guitar amp could go “one louder” than most.

A few days ago a friend posted on Facebook about being ...

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Go With What Flow?

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It feels good to be in the flow, doesn’t it? Can you tell when you’re in or out? Does that lead you to different choices? Where does your flow take you?

I’m asking you to think about this for a couple of reasons.

The first reason is because I was prompted to ponder myself recently when I encountered the following excerpt from my favorite book, “Pronoia,” by Rob Brezsny.

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Focus On Intention, Accelerate Results

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How big is your intention span? If you made any new year’s resolutions this is critical for seeing them through. So often we hear about having a short attention span, meaning we are easily distracted. That won’t help you achieve goals.

But it’s the intention span that really makes a difference if you’re trying to adopt a new habit, achieve a longer term aim, or even stay focused on one specific project.

Your intention span is inversely related to how long it ...

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Post Traumatic Growth

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You’ve probably heard the saying “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” (a paraphrase of Nietzsche). That came to mind last week reading “How To Find Meaning In Suffering,” an article in Scientific American.

Psychology research shows five things help people turn the result of crisis into post traumatic growth rather than stress or a so-called disorder.

1. Personal strength – What lessons did the experience contain? How can that be used as a strength in the future?

2. Relationships – ...

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The Power Source of Your Confidence

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Imagine having confidence so unshakeable that it remains steady no matter the circumstances. Sure, at times it definitely seems like confidence fluctuates based on circumstances.

We all experience this illusion.

Illusions are based on misunderstanding the reality or nature of something. In this context, the misunderstanding is about the origin, or power source generating confidence.

You may already be aware of Jamie Smart’s book Clarity from my book review. His YouTube channel is also filled with videos that have ...

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How to Have More Free Will

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I love this quote about free will, and especially the quote within the quote, from my all-time favorite book, “Pronoia,” by Rob Brezsny.

“Is there really such a thing as free will, or are our destinies
shaped by forces beyond our control?
Pronoia by Rob Brezsny

Here’s one way to think about that question: Maybe some people actually have more free will than ...

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