Monthly Archives: June 2012
Written on June 22, 2012 at 5:00 am, by Michael Martel
Burnout can often come when you are so overwhelmed with information, possibilities, and ideas that you have no idea where to go next. It’s like planning a vacation, but you’re not sure where you want to go, when you want to leave or return, how you want to get there, or what you want to see along the way. Mountains? Beach? Safari? Skiing? It’s all on the table. Even if you have the end result in mind – trip to beach, let’s say – the possibilities can still be overwhelming. Studies have shown that a confused mind does ….read more
Written on June 13, 2012 at 6:38 pm, by Michael Martel
I have a couple of articles up on different websites. Head over to Lifehack.org to check out my article on Success thinking. I know that positive thinking can be overdone. At the same time, you tend to create what you expect. In any case, check out Success Lesson from the Special Forces Green Berets. I spent over twenty years in the military. The last thirteen years I was a Special Forces Green Beret. Due to the critical nature of our missions, training in the Special Forces was a high priority. We trained on every aspect of whatever the particular mission was at hand e.g reconnaissance, ambush, hostage rescue. A big part of our training was mindset… Read the rest here.
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Written on June 2, 2012 at 4:00 am, by Michael Martel
So you feel like you’re making progress, and you regularly take breaks to let yourbatteries recharge, but you still feel a general malaise and a lack of motivation. What gives? The answer may lie in your end goal. You may think, “I know why I’m working twelve-hour days: I want to get my goal off the ground.” And to that, I respond: “Yeah, but…” -Yeah, but… why do you want to do what you have in mind? -Yeah, but… how will you know when you’ve reached your game? -Yeah, but… what after your goal is ….read more