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Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod

Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod is a weekly podcast dedicated to empowering and equipping you with practical advice and strategies to achieve your goals and dreams. If you are looking for help with achieving your goals in any (or EVERY) area of your life, Hal will give you the inspiration, motivation, and action plan to take yourself and your life to the next level. Subscribe to the podcast and get a new episode every Wednesday.
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May 18, 2022

Outer freedom gives you the ability to create the circumstances that you want for your life. Inner freedom allows you to enjoy your life, regardless of the circumstances.

These concepts exist in an inherent conflict with one another. When we pursue outer freedom, there’s a part of us that feels like our life could be better, and when we focus on our inner freedom, part of us celebrates the fact that life’s perfect, exactly as it is.

So, how do we address that contradiction? In today’s episode, I want to show you how to get everything you want for your life while enjoying what you already have. By the end of our time together, I hope to help you reconcile these conflicting emotions and discover why your life is perfect–regardless of your circumstances.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why almost everyone would prefer to improve their circumstances rather than be perfectly content with what they already have.
  • Why the life you think you want won’t make you happier but will eventually lead you back to the hedonic treadmill.
  • How to shift your mindset, have it all, and be at peace with life exactly as it is, even while feeling a sense of urgency to create the life you want.
  • Why “Life is perfect” is one of my favorite affirmations, even in my hardest times, and how adversity serves to help us evolve.
  • The power of choosing to experience inner freedom in the present while looking to be even better in the future.

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May 11, 2022

Most of us don’t like to admit that we worry about what other people think of us, but it’s definitely something I’ve struggled with.

Have you ever stopped to consider the impact that worrying what others think has on you, such as causing stress, perpetuating insecurity, and hurting your self-confidence?

How nice would it be to go through life without being deterred by anyone else’s opinion of you?

In today’s episode, we’re exploring the problems with worrying what others think and I’m giving you three (3) powerful cures to overcome that worry, so you can confidently and completely be your authentic self—regardless of what anyone else thinks.  

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The subtle but significant difference between worrying what people think and caring what people think.
  • Why fear of imperfection stops us from being our authentic selves.
  • How worry creates unhealthy levels of stress, perpetuates insecurity, creates fear, and hurts our self-confidence.
  • How to empower yourself by taking responsibility for your own experience and no one else’s.
  • Three (3) cures to stop worrying by remembering that everyone is far more concerned with themselves than they are with you.

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May 4, 2022

How much time do you spend in nature compared to how much time you spend indoors, staring at a screen?

I recently realized that my screen-to-nature ratio was way out of balance, and so I decided to do something about it.

In today’s podcast episode, I’m inviting you to take two simple actions in the next 24 hours—one of which I’ve been doing for years to naturally heal my body, and another that has recently become a game changer for me in ways I could have never predicted.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How spending time in nature lowers stress, reduces anxiety and depression, improves your short-term memory, boosts creativity, and recharges batteries.
  • What “earthing” or “grounding” is and how to do it.
  • Why I started meditating outdoors in the evening as the sun sets–and how it helps me fall asleep in a peak mental and emotional state.
  • How to make a commitment to try these techniques right now.

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Apr 27, 2022

What does it mean to move from emotional reactivity to Emotional Enlightenment? How do you go from unconsciously allowing outside forces to determine your emotional state to consciously choosing which emotion best serves you in any given moment or situation?

For over 20 years, this has been an area of focus for me. I’ve learned how to accept what I can’t change, to experience painful emotions in a state of peace and extract maximum value from them, and move on as soon as it makes sense to do so.

In this episode, I want to share with you why Emotional Enlightenment matters. I want to talk about the tools and paradigms that helped me take control of my emotional state, teach you how to optimize yours, and give you the opportunity to experience a guided emotional optimization meditation–something I’ve never done on the podcast before.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why every painful emotion we’ve ever experienced is self-created.
  • How the five-minute rule and the Can’t Change It philosophy led to breakthroughs in my life.
  • Why being in a state of peace diminishes our emotional pain and makes tragedy, trauma, and loss easier to navigate.
  • How emotional invincibility can become a handicap–and the extraordinary challenge I faced that led me to emotional enlightenment.
  • How emotional optimization meditation works, why I love it, and how to do it.

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Apr 20, 2022
Most people, especially highly ambitious people, are unhappy because of how they measure their progress. We all have an “ideal,” a moving target that is always out of reach. When we measure ourselves against that ideal, we’re in “the GAP.” However, when we measure ourselves against our previous selves, we’re in “the GAIN.”

Today’s guest, Dr. Benjamin Hardy, is one of my all-time favorite authors. In his new book, The GAP and the GAIN: The High Achievers' Guide to Happiness, Confidence, and Success, he delivers a masterclass on positive psychology, healthy relationships, mental well-being, and high-performance. He explores why unsuccessful, unhappy people focus on “the GAP,” but successful, happy people focus on “the GAIN.”

In this conversation, Benjamin makes his third appearance on the podcast to talk about how to stop focusing on the GAP and turn your biggest hurdles into massive gains, and what you can do to stay in the GAIN each and every day.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why associating our emotional well-being with targets that are out of reach sets us up to be chronically unhappy.
  • Why you don’t need to make millions of dollars to be in the GAIN.
  • How to reframe a situation to shift your focus and emphasize the positive.
  • Why focusing on the GAIN is not the same thing as dismissing pain or disappointment.
  • Why we’re always moving beyond our former selves–and life as a whole takes on whatever meaning you give to it.
  • And much more…

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Apr 13, 2022

If you’ve ever wanted to write a book, whether that’s to increase your income, to positively impact people’s lives, grow your business, or leave a legacy—even if you aren’t sure what to write about or don’t consider yourself to be a good writer—you won’t want to miss today’s podcast!

You may have heard me say this before, but writing and self-publishing a book (The Miracle Morning) was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. (My wife agrees!) It increased both my impact and our income, providing financial security for my family and enabling me to help millions of people around the world with my message. I believe that if I can do it, so can you.

On today’s podcast I’m joined by my dear friend, 7-time bestselling author and founder of Self-Publishing School, Chandler Bolt, to talk about WHY and HOW you can go from blank page to published author in as little as 90 days (writing for only 30 minutes per day).

In this conversation, you’ll learn why publishing a book can change your life, how to apply your Miracle Morning to write your very first book, and why your current Miracle Morning practice gives you an incredible head start with what can be a daunting process. (Note: I wrote The Miracle Morning during my Miracle Mornings!)

* ANNOUNCEMENT *

Before you listen to today's episode, I have an exciting announcement to share with you. Next week, I’ll be co-hosting a live online masterclass (at no cost to you) with Chandler Bolt. This live masterclass is for aspiring authors who want to write a book and want a step-by-step roadmap to get it done in as little as 90 days!

The live training is on April 19th at 12 PM EST. You can reserve your spot right now by visiting Self-PublishingSchool.com/Hal.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why you (yes, YOU) should write a book.
  • How to determine what your book should be about—especially if you feel like you have too many ideas (or none at all).
  • How becoming an author helps you to become an authority in your field.
  • How to think about marketing and launching your first book.
  • Why a book is the best business card you can share with prospects as you start or grow a business.

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Apr 6, 2022

Michael O’Brien’s last bad day was July 11th, 2001. Riding his bike in New Mexico, he was hit head on by an SUV traveling 40 miles per hour and left crippled on the side of the road. 

“I remember the sound of me hitting his grill… the thud I made as I crashed onto the asphalt below, and the screech of his brakes.”

Wanting to make the best of the situation, Michael promised himself that if he survived, he’d stop trying to chase happiness and begin truly enjoying every day—a profound lesson we can all learn from.

In today’s episode, Michael shares the story of what happened on his last bad day and how he reframed his situation over the course of several months to heal his mind and body. We dive into how he discovered Pause-Breathe-Reflect meditation, what his daily practice looks like, and how you can immediately begin applying his mindset to your life.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How changing the conversations we have with ourselves helps us become more compassionate when we talk with others.
  • Why Michael had to shift his mindset to truly heal after his accident–and how the day of his injury became his last bad day.
  • Why all events in our lives are neutral until we label them–and how Michael processes bad, angry, and sad moments in his life without letting them define his experience.
  • Why Michael does something monumental on the anniversary of his injury every year–and why he’s going on a 4,300 mile bike ride from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia this summer.

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Mar 30, 2022

If you’re someone who meditates, your practice probably entails taking 10-20 minutes out of your busy day to sit in silence.

Does that time give you a sense of peace, calm, and clarity? Most likely—for those 20 minutes.

But what happens when you end your meditation? Do you continue to go through your day with those same levels of peace, calm, and clarity? Or do you become reactive to the outside forces and succumb to your inner turmoil?

Meditation will get you nowhere. Meditativeness will give you the keys to your inner kingdom. The unserious man puts in his obligatory 20 minutes of meditation, in order to fulfill his daily quota, but the one who is truly serious transforms every single thing that he does into a meditation. In short, he becomes meditative.” —Kapil Gupta

In today’s episode, I’m excited to start by reading a short chapter from the book, Atmamun: The Path to Achieving the Bliss of the Himalayan Swamis and the Freedom of a Living God, written by Kapil Gupta, MD, and then sharing how I implement it, including asking a simple but powerful question that you can begin using immediately.

You’ll learn how to reframe your world, approach every moment of your life in a meditative state—and discover how it feels to live in a heightened state of being and awareness.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why meditating to fulfill a daily quota doesn’t permanently eliminate stressors.
  • What meditation is really about and why it doesn’t work for the overwhelming majority of people who practice it.
  • How emotional optimization meditation works and why it’s one of my favorite forms of meditation.
  • The question my former coach asked me that unlocked the door to inner freedom.
  • How approaching everything from a meditative state brings joy to everything you do.

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Mar 23, 2022

From time to time, we all tend to settle for less than we truly want and are capable of, at least in some areas of our life. Today we’re going to explore how to identify which areas you’re settling in, what’s causing you to settle, and then commit to taking simple actions that will move you forward and set a course for a Level 10 life. About six months ago, as I was journaling, I realized that I was settling for mediocrity in some of the most important areas of my life. I assessed my health, my finances, my marriage, my role as a parent, and my happiness. I felt like I was just going through the motions and stuck in a rut. So, I asked myself, “Where am I?” “Why am I settling for less?” and “What can I do to immediately move me from mediocrity to mastery in the most important areas of my life?”

Today, I’m sharing a very vulnerable entry from my own journal, revealing my self-coaching process, and inviting you to improve your own life. Be prepared not just to listen and take notes, but to take action.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why calling yourself or someone else mediocre isn’t judgmental.
  • How and why I rated myself at different levels across my life in my assessment.
  • Questions you can ask yourself and tools you can use to assess where you’re excelling and where you may be mediocre.
  • How I took my performance from mediocre to masterful in my past.
  • The powerful affirmation you can use to chart a course to mastery right now.

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Mar 16, 2022

What if you could be completely in control of what you think, how you feel, and what you do? I mean, wouldn’t that kind of be the ultimate superpower!?

Consider that you do have that power. When you change your perspective, it changes the way you think, the way you feel, and the actions you take, which enables you to change your life. Thus, the key to changing your life begins with changing your perspective.

If you spend your time focused on your perceived inadequacies or things that upset you, it affects how you feel, how you treat yourself, and how you show up every day. This is especially true when you are facing stressful times.

On the other hand, when you consciously optimize your perspective, you optimize your life, and you give yourself the power to show up optimally for yourself, for the people you love, and for humanity.

Today’s episode is all about how to choose the perspectives that will empower you to be at your best, even when faced with hard times, misfortune, and challenges. You’ll learn how to stop negative emotions from controlling how your brain and body feel, the value of focusing on positivity even as you endure difficulty, and how to see the gift and the beauty inherent to every struggle.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why perspective makes all the difference when we’re facing adversity.
  • Why negative emotions are valuable—and how to feel them in a useful, productive way.
  • How to choose a perspective that empowers you no matter what.
  • What I do when I find myself stressed out or frustrated about something beyond my control.
  • Why you have a 100% success rate of surviving everything you will ever face.

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Mar 9, 2022

Last week, my good friend Mike Dillard sent out an email where he analyzed the tumultuous events happening across the world right now. As war broke out between Russia and Ukraine, he wrote powerfully about how we got here, the breakdown of our supply chains, and he shared 10 Ways We Can Prepare for What’s Coming.

Today, I’m reading Mike’s email, from top to bottom, and sharing my commentary along the way. While some of these topics are controversial, possibly scary, and very concerning, my goal is to uplift you and make you feel more empowered by giving you steps you can take now to be prepared for whatever may come our way.

Mike’s writing can feel intense at times and may seem like a departure from the usual tone of this podcast, but it comes from a place of love, care, and concern. I consider all of us to be family, and like any family, I believe we should look out for each other. Even if everything in this episode doesn’t resonate with you, my hope is that you find at least a few significant take-aways that add value to your life.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why shortages in farming supplies, paper, plastic, and virtually everything else are all but guaranteed to impact our lives.
  • What you can do to ensure you’ll have access to food, clean water, and backup power–and be able to protect yourself–in the event of a full-on attack on our resources and infrastructure.
  • Why there’s no reason to stop living and enjoying your life right now.
  • Why now’s a great time to create as many sources of passive income as possible.

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Mar 2, 2022

Do you ever struggle with your significant other, or with any of the other important relationships in your life (family, friends, co-workers, etc.)?

Today’s episode is designed to empower you from the perspective that it only takes ONE person to transform a relationship,  a concept that I first learned from Stacey & Paul Martino, co-authors of The Miracle Morning for Transforming Your Relationship.

In other words, the key to having a successful relationship has much less to do with the other person, and almost everything to do with how you choose to perceive and treat them. Your perception informs your behavior, and both create your reality.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How to transform any relationship by altering your perception.
  • The affirmations I read every day to optimize my marriage and how I feel about my wife.
  • My most up-to-date process for creating effective affirmations.
  • How to turn relationship struggles into an opportunity to grow and evolve as a person.
  • Tools you can use to reprogram your nervous system and subconscious mind to improve your relationships and show up for the people you care about, even in tough times.

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Feb 23, 2022

Are you familiar with Daybreaker?

Seven years ago, my friend Brianna Greenspan asked me if I was familiar with it (which I wasn’t). She said, “It’s amazing! It’s like a LIVE Miracle Morning!” and she described it as a 3-hour experiential event that combines a high energy dance party with meditation, yoga, affirmations, and more.

Needless to say, I was intrigued! :^)

So, I reached out to the founder and CEO, Radha Agrawal, in the hopes that we might explore ways in which we could collaborate. Little did I know, she was an extraordinary entrepreneur who was making a huge impact. She’s built and sold multiple 9-figure businesses, toured with Oprah, and has a Daybreaker community of over 500,000 people around the world.

Today, I am very excited to bring Radha onto the podcast (for her 2nd time) so we can make an exciting announcement together about how DAYBREAKER will immediately begin integrating The Miracle Morning into their upcoming events – and you’re invited to experience it in person!

BTW, If you’re interested in attending an upcoming event on the Daybreaker world tour and being one of the first to experience this Miracle Morning integration, you can see their tour schedule at https://daybreaker.com/World. Be sure to use the code MIRACLEMORNING to get 10 percent off your ticket and a free membership to “Daybreaker Plus”, their online platform for daily practice.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Radha’s C.R.A.W.L. method that helped her turn her ideas into reality, which you can use to do the same.
  • What Radha has learned from her experiences building, selling, and sometimes failing with 9 start-ups over the course of her career.
  • How Daybreaker events use the energy of nightlife to optimize you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
  • How Daybreaker pivoted to virtual events over the course of the COVID pandemic to keep the dance alive in hearts and souls when they needed it most.
  • How you can make the Miracle Morning and Daybreaker practices part of your daily rituals and routines.

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Feb 16, 2022

Right now, the collective consciousness of humanity is facing major challenges. As a society, many of us struggle with our fears of the future and the unknown, as well as our tendencies to judge other people, and people are divided.

To make matters worse, our media and our government perpetuate these divisions, which engenders and intensifies conflict among us.

This is what makes the Miracle Morning Mission—to elevate the consciousness of humanity, one morning at a time—so important. Though it may sound like a catch phrase, it’s something that has real, practical application not just for us as individuals, but also for all of us as members of humanity.

Today, I want to expand on and talk more about that mission and how it impacts you. You’ll learn why it’s a literal mission (not just a tagline), what it really means, how it informs our actions every day, and some of the things we’re doing right now to share the Miracle Morning with the 7+ billion people who have yet to discover it.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How the Miracle Morning helps us do the inner work that will elevate human consciousness.
  • Why I took a six-month sabbatical to move my family to the country—and what I learned about my anxiety and fear along the way.
  • What to do when you lose control of your consciousness—and how to stop your ego from getting the best of you.
  • What I learned from falling 987,000 copies short of my goal of selling 1 million books of The Miracle Morning in the first year.
  • New ways that you can connect with the Miracle Morning Community, including the Miracle Morning Clubhouse room, the Miracle Morning for Schools, and the Miracle Morning Art of Affirmations.

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Feb 9, 2022

While we may not all openly identify as “addicts,” we are all in some way addicted to something that is detrimental to us in ways that we often don’t recognize. It could be drugs, food, social media, work habits, exercise, yelling, destructive thought patterns, or something else. Whatever it is, we are all prone to becoming addicted to things that don't serve us.  

This has never been more true than it is right now. For the last two years, the pandemic has forced us into isolation, allowing addictions to subtly creep in and using them in an attempt to numb us during our most vulnerable moments.

To talk about addiction and how it applies to all of us, I'm excited to speak to my friend Jesse Harless. Jesse is the CEO of Entrepreneurs in Recovery and the bestselling author of If Not You, Then Who? which Thrive Global named it one of the Top 10 Books That Will Take You from Surviving to Thriving in 2021.

In this powerful conversation, Jesse and I talk about the struggles that so many people face in the wake of the pandemic—and what to do if you or someone you know needs help.

(I also get vulnerable and share the addiction I’ve struggled with that I have never publicly shared before!)

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The wake up call that changed the trajectory of Jesse’s life at 22.
  • How emotions can become addictive–and why so many people are struggling with isolation addiction right now.
  • How I developed an addiction to cannabis oil capsules on my cancer journey.
  • How the FEARS Recovery Toolkit helps people find purpose in the face of addiction.
  • What you should do if you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction right now.
  • How to start unpacking the trauma at the root of addictions.
  • What Jesse is doing to facilitate high-level conversations in the addiction, recovery, and mental health space.

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Feb 2, 2022
I mentioned this in an email I sent you on Monday (Subject Line: Your Community Needs YOU Now More Than Ever), and today I’m delivering a podcast to you on this topic.

As a society and as human beings, we’re facing unprecedented challenges. Like never before, people are disconnected, lonely, divided, and prone to conflict. In this moment, however, we have the power to step up and lead our communities—our families, our workplaces, our clients, and humanity as a whole.

But what does it actually look like to become that leader for your community? To help me answer that question, I’m excited to welcome Jon Berghoff back to the podcast. In today’s conversation, Jon and I walk you through powerful frameworks he uses to help leaders, entrepreneurs, and even companies like BMW unlock their collective wisdom—and how you can use them in your own life and work today.

You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about the FREE Workshop that Jon will be hosting for our community on February 9th, to dive even deeper into this topic. If you’d like to find out more and sign up, click here.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why people are so hungry for leadership right now.
  • Why our brains react badly when the world changes faster than we can adapt.
  • How an inner practice gives you the power to best serve your people, create meaningful connections, and have an impact.
  • How to use the frameworks Jon has designed to encourage learning, collaboration, and positive interactions in groups.
  • Why you have to be exclusive in order to be inclusive.
  • What you can expect from our upcoming training on February 9th.

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Jan 26, 2022

Through social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, we have the opportunity to share ideas, help one another, and give each other inspiration like never before.

In this episode–a social media mashup of sorts–I’m excited to expand upon some of the best advice from my most recent social posts. The topics I talk about today were picked based on the posts that got the most engagement from our community.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Why wisdom presents itself during periods of silence and gives us the power to find insights and achieve breakthroughs.
  • How to stop wishing you were further ahead in life and start enjoying every moment.
  • The power of choosing to stand for your values unconditionally.
  • The daily affirmation I use to manage my fear and stop worrying.
  • How to love and serve people no matter what they believe in or what side they take on any issue.

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Jan 19, 2022

I used to listen to music just for the sound. If I loved the beat, someone’s voice, or a rhythm, that’s all I needed. But over the last five years, I’ve started to care just as much about lyrics as the melodies—and it’s made me much more grateful for the powerful messaging in conscious music.

My guest today is Rob Riccardo, who is literally one of my favorite musicians of all time! His lyrics uplift and inspire me. They have the power to elevate my consciousness and have helped me through life’s most difficult moments, including my struggles with depression.

Rob is a deep, thoughtful, and enlightened individual. It was fascinating to get to talk with him, hear his journey, and learn more about the way he’s approached music and life—especially as he’s navigated the pandemic over the last two years.

You’re going to walk away from this episode with a refreshed mindset around living in the present moment and accepting happiness into your life—even if reality is different than what you imagined!

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Rob shares his creative process and where the inspiration for his uplifting songs come from.
  • Why we all have so much more in common than we think we do.
  • How Rob rediscovered his love for music, after not playing for 5-years straight.
  • How to silence the voice in your head that tells you that your creative work isn’t good enough and find the confidence to share your message.
  • Why the fantasy we imagine is almost always better than the reality when we arrive—and why nothing beats the present moment!
  • If you can’t learn to be happy with what you have now, what makes you think that you’ll know how to be happy with what you think you want in the future?
  • When we focus on things that are out of our control, we feel out of control. Find out what to do instead!
  • The power of setting goals without getting attached to the results.
  • How to navigate the challenges in your life with curiosity and an ever-shifting mindset.

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Jan 12, 2022

A mentor of mine once told me, “Set your life to consistent rhythms—it’s the only way to freedom.” Once you’ve set your goals, how do you set yourself up with consistent rhythms to achieve them? What are the rituals and routines that will enable you to succeed, and how do you schedule them into your day?

Last week, we talked about living life in a rhythm of 30-day challenges to consistently improve individual aspects of your life, month after month.

In today’s episode, I’m following that up with a deep dive into how creating the appropriate rituals and routines for your goals makes achieving them A LOT easier. Not only is this one of the easiest ways to achieve your goals, but you'll learn how to make this approach a part of your daily practice AND stick with it!

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How a 30-day challenge allows you to make a habit automatic—and what makes the first 10 days of adopting any new habit so difficult.
  • Why I have to organize my life into daily routines to achieve my goal—and how this helps me stay productive despite severe ADHD and memory struggles.
  • How to create a foundational schedule that incorporates all my daily activities, routines, and rituals while giving myself free time and space for my family.
  • What my own daily routines and rituals look like—and why I don’t get bored doing (and eating) the same foods almost every day.
  • How to give yourself freedom and flexibility while adhering to a strict, preprogrammed schedule.

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Jan 5, 2022

Is there any aspect of your life that you'd like to improve, transform, and take to the next level within the next month?

I've become a big fan of 30-day challenges, as they've helped me up-level my life in all kinds of different areas, including parenting, marriage, health, spirituality, finances, business, and more.

Each month I intentionally choose one area of my life that I want to take to the next level and get hyper focused on improving it. For 30 days, I focus my attention, time, energy, creativity, and my Miracle Morning on that one area.

Today, I want to teach you exactly how I do it. I break down my entire process, so you can take action and make significant steps towards improving your life, in a relatively short amount of time (you know, 30 days). :^)

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The value of measuring our lives based on how we show up every day.
  • Why every challenge feels like a trudge through the mud at first—and how to find your flow, get clarity, and get in the zone.
  • Some examples of habits or goals that could serve as your first monthly mission.
  • How to clarify and affirm your mission by defining your action steps and demonstrating why it matters.
  • A practical example of what a 30-day challenge looks like as part of your S.A.V.E.R.S.

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