Category Archives for "Cultivate Habits"

Sunday Motivational Poster!

If you want to change your life, then change the way you VIEW the circumstances of your life. Identify that awesome, remarkable, daunting, SCARY thing you have always wanted to do, and execute small, manageable steps towards that monster! Start, be consistent and build, build build! Soon enough you will be doing things you never […]

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What Do Lights, Cockroaches and Negative Thinking Have In Common?

Back in 2005, I had just come back home from university in Pretoria, South Africa. I hadn’t spent more than 5 months in my home, Kenya , for the 10 year period that I had been in South Africa, so needless to say, I went through major culture shock on my return. Coming back, I […]

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New Video: Create Powerful Daily Routines

In this week’s episode of Push Factor TV, learn why daily routines are very crucial for better productivity and more fulfillment in your life. We always overlook this because it forces us to really be disciplined with ourselves and account for the time that we use every day. I believe that the more aware of […]

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Where Does Your Real Power Lie?

There has only been one time in my life that I was happy to sit and concentrate for long stretches of time, and that was when I was actively working on my art. I worked best in the evenings, and I was happy to come home from my 8 to 5 and dedicate hours into […]

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5 Ways To Take Consistent Action (No Matter What!)

Do me a favour: don’t ever tell yourself that you are not consistent! You consistently wake up every morning, prepare for work, if you have a family, get the kids ready for school, etc. You consistently go through your daily routines at work, during the week, and errands during the weekend. Even if you’re always […]

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Video: Hey Genius, Set S.M.A.R.T Goals

There are all kinds of ways to set goals. I find that the most effective is when every part of you is involved in the process, and I mean a physical and emotional connection with what you are doing everyday. When you involve every aspect of you when working through goals, the body and mind […]

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What Can Mike Tyson’s First Trainer Teach You About Your Mind?

Over the weekend, I purchased the “Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth” audio book. Mind you, this book is 20 hours long. I am now 8 hours into this fascinating book. It is a very honest and candid account of his life, but what caught my attention most was how he became THE Mike Tyson. When […]

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10 Mistakes In Behaviour Change, By Stanford University, Part II

So in last week’s article, we learnt the first 5 mistakes we make when changing behaviours and habits, courtesy of the Persuasive Tech Lab from the University of Stanford. Today, I tackle the next 5 mistakes. I hope this article is as beneficial to you as it has been for me!   Mistake #6: Underestimating […]

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10 Mistakes In Behaviour Change, By Stanford University, Part I

It’s Friday. 🙂 If you were around me, we’d do the happy dance. If you read my blog post earlier this week, I had touched very briefly on a team known as the Persuasive Tech Lab based in Stanford University, and its take on the 10 mistakes we make when changing and replacing old behaviours […]

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Willpower Vs. Tiny Habits: Which Works Best?

This has been a particularly tough start to the week! Where I am, the weather changed suddenly from sunny, cloudless skies to rainy, chilly weather, which made me catch a bit of a cold, which has effectively lowered my energy to do very much, which in turn has affected my wanting to do very much. […]

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