Posts by ellengoldman

Lots of factors contribute to your success, such as intelligence, talent, hard work, and even luck. However, research finds the #1 tool for success is grit, or mental toughness.

Wearing masks keep us safe and practices self-discipline

Why Self-Discipline is Important Right Now

During these unprecedented times, staying self-disciplined to accomplish your long-term goals isn’t easy. Let’s be honest, it’s often difficult in the best of circumstances. However, self-discipline is important because the long-term benefits of practicing it outweigh the immediate gratitude of doing something easier. For example, in the long-run, completing that book you’ve wanted to write…
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The Gift Behind the Pain

Have you ever been faced with an annoying situation that later turned out to be a gift? I’m referring to those little things in life that crop up, have to be dealt with, and just feel like a nuisance you must endure and get through. This morning, as I walked along all bundled up in…
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Exercise Motivation – Tips to Get You Moving

Why is it that only 20% of Americans exercise enough to make a significant impact on their health profile? No one would debate the proven benefits of consistent exercise; decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis, reduced blood pressure, maintenance of healthy body weight and improved body image, decreased depression, increased self-esteem, and…
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