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I did David Goggins’ 4x4x48 – Here’s what happened…

In today’s post I am going to share my experience doing David Goggins’ 4x4x48 challenge. If you guys did this challenge, comment your thoughts below and share something you liked and the most challenging part about it. For anyone who isn’t familiar with David Goggins, he is a former over-weight and lazy guy turned Navy …

Interview with Motus Nova

This week’s post is going to be a little different – I decided to share an interview I did with Motus Nova LLC so you can learn more about my personal story. You can watch the interview on YouTube by clicking here, and click the play button on the video below. Time Stamps: 2:17​ – …

3 Tips for Becoming an Influential Speaker | #RTYBtips Episode 9

Aloha and welcome back to my blog! In today’s post I am going to teach you three tips for becoming an influential public speaker. If you’re new here, welcome, my name is Ella and I help you retrain your brain! If you don’t know anything about me yet, back in 2008 I survived a hemorrhagic …

How shame saved my life and my mental health (UNPOPULAR OPINION?)

Aloha and welcome back to my blog! In today’s post I am going to share what I think might be an unpopular opinion, and that is how shame can actually improve your mental health. The reason I have this opinion is because shame saved my mental health and my life for that matter. So if …

How to tailor your habits (without wasting your time)

Happy New Year all and welcome back to my blog, today I am going to teach you how choose which habits to instill and which to break as we enter the new year. The reason I am writing this post is because I am all about helping you figure out how to optimise your habits, …

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Use this 3-step system to finally achieve your rehab goals!

How many times have you made a New Year’s Resolution, only to lose steam after a few months?  You know, like when you tell yourself “I’m going to do my therapy exercises every day this year,” but then March rolls around and you’re no longer able to maintain your resolution. Well, in my 13 years …

The Mood Congruence Effect and the Benefits of Toxic Positivity…? | #RTYBTips Episode 7

Aloha and welcome back to the Retrain Your Brain series! Today I am going to teach you about the mood congruence effect and how something as simple as being sad, for example, can lead you to be more sad. Following that, I am going to share a tip to help keep your mood as positive …

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3 practical ways to reverse the holiday blues | #RTYBtips Episode 7

Aloha and welcome back to the Retrain Your Brain series! With the the holidays upon us, I thought today would be the perfect time to teach you three practical ways to reverse your holiday blues. The first two tips are exercises that you do over an extended period of time (anywhere from days to months), …

3 Simple Tips to Fall Asleep in Under 30 Minutes (WITHOUT TAKING SLEEPING PILLS) | #RTYB Episode 6

Aloha and welcome back to the Retrain Your Brain blog series! Today I am going to teach you 3 (and possibly more) ways to fall asleep within 30 minutes (without taking sleeping pills). These are things I’ve been doing for the past few years and they’ve changed the game for me. I actually used to …

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One Quick Trick to Remember Anything (without memorization) | #RTYBTips Episode 5

Aloha and welcome back to my channel. Today I am going to teach you a very cool trick, that I refer to as the mind palace. This trick will help you remember anything without memorizing. Also today is remembrance day in Canada — I want to take this moment to thank all the veterans and …