Category: Self-Discipline

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3 Simple Tips for Instantly Achieving “Flow State” | RTYB Tips Episode 2

“5 PM already?! Where did the time go?” If you’ve ever said that after a long and intense day, that is probably you were working in a flow state, aka “in the zone.” Flow state is a concept in positive psychology developed by Mihály CsĂ­kszentmihályi. It means you are fully focused or immersed in an …

How Small Habits have Lasting Changes (The Butterfly Effect vs. The Ripple Effect)

When a butterfly flaps it’s wings in Brazil, it causes a tornado in Texas. – Edward N. Lorenz … not literally, but the implication is spot on. Allow me to explain … So What Exactly is the Butterfly Effect? Let me start by saying that the butterfly effect is not the ripple effect. These 2 …

5 utterly simple ways to break bad habits when you’re bored and quarantined

Today’s blog topic is on a very relevant topic for pretty much all humans, especially considering the current events of … COVID-19 And that topic is how to NOT engage in bad habits when you’re bored … and quarantined. So I’m sure we’ve all been there. Whether that’s opening the fridge or pantry 5 times …

The Secret Sauce of Habit Building (The one thing no one told you!)

H(f) = (C + Ro + Re)rep Wait! Don’t freak out! … I was nearly scared away too when I first found out personal development was all about math. “ugh… Ella… personal development is not math. It’s totally subjective – that’s why it’s called personal development!” Well, you are on the right track, but you’re …

3 Reasons You Don’t Need Motivation in 2020

You have no purpose. Everything you do is insignificant. Success habits don’t exist. Damn … sounds harsh, doesn’t it? Well those are the titles of 3 of my most popular YouTube videos. And despite seeming harsh, they are some of the most motivational messages I can share. Traditional Forms of Motivation Does NOT Work Let’s …

How to Learn a New language When You Have No Time (The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution)

“You have to break your big ambitious goals down into more manageable decisions – types of decisions that need to be made correctly along the way in order to improve the odds of achieving the type of outcome you desire” Stephen Duneier Does the following statement resonate with you? “New year, same resolutions.” You see, …

Learn to Endure Tough Times With These 3 Questions

Did you know … If you took two athletes with the same physical endurance, the athlete with the better mental endurance will actually perform better? You see, more than just being a part of athletics, mental endurance is a huge and often underrated component of our daily lives; everything from challenges in the workplace, stress …

Do THESE 3 THINGS next time you feel like you “can’t do it”

Want to know one of the most popular buzz words of this day-and-age? “Hmm good question Ella. Is it ‘entrepreneur’?” Well I’d say that is definitely a buzz word, BUT the word I’m thinking about can be generalized amongst all types of people. …Still nothing? Well here’s your answer: Motivation. I’m serious! Now a days, …

Societal Pressure Does Not Exist … 🤔

“Society pressures us to go to university.” “Society pressures us to buy name brand clothes we can’t afford.” It’s crazy to think I’ve been telling myself those lies until just recently. What’s even crazier is that those statements only become true if you allow them to be. I understand that mainstream media portrays a certain …

You’re Doing the Math Wrong! (Why You Need to be Ambitious in 2019)

“Ambition” That’s a good word, right? I mean, I’ve never met anyone who said ambition was a bad quality. Think about it, to have ambition is to have “a desire to achieve something, or succeed, accompanied with motivation, determination, and an internal drive.” Sounds like a pretty sweet quality, eh? I’d say so! Tell me …