Category Archives for "Everyday Excellence"

Jul 05

10 Life Lessons I learned From 1000 Hours of Meditation

By phildrolet

When I first heard about meditation in 2011, I wasn’t sure it was for me. I was an MBA student and entrepreneur after all, not a Buddhist monk! Little did I know the epic journey I was embarking on…In this article, I share what I’ve learned along the way, hoping it will inspire you to start your meditation journey or to deepen your practice.

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Jun 08

The Secret to Extraordinary Willpower

By phildrolet

In 2009, a 13-year old girl named Laura Dekker made an extreme decision: To become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
People thought she was crazy.“You’re too young”, some clamored. “You’re going to die out there”, others exclaimed. When child services heard about her plan, they went on a crusade to stop her. In this article, we show you how Laura overcame all odds to make her dreams into reality, and how you can as well.

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Jan 26

The Dalai Lama’s Secret to Better Work Performance

By phildrolet

There’s a secret “fuel” you can use to develop greater focus, produce better work, and make a bigger difference in the world. It’s not some fancy new nootropic, psychedelic drug or breathing technique. It’s a secret that the Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King and Gandhi have used to become human powerhouses and change the world forever. Learn how to apply it to your life in this article.

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Dec 15

The Dark Side Of Personal Development

By phildrolet

I’ve attended many personal development seminars over the years. Most of my experiences have been positive but there are times when I’ve signed up for an “epic event” that ended up leaving a bad taste in my mouth. In this article, I share one of those stories to help you see what’s going on underneath the surface, and help you make more educated decisions about how you can invest your time, energy and..

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Nov 02

The Overachiever’s Treadmill: Why You Feel Like You’re Never Doing Enough (And How to Free Yourself)

By phildrolet

Do you ever feel like no matter how hard you work, you’re not doing enough? This is something I secretly struggled with for years. But thanks to countless hours of meditation, a memorable conversation with my Dad, and an unconventional theory, I finally broke free from this delusion. In this article, I help you do the same (without having to meditate 100’s of hours).

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