Author Archives: Deonne Kahler

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6 Ways To Keep Going When Your Goal Seems Out Of Reach

You wonder if it wouldn’t be easier to give up your big idea and go back to your old life. One where your knees don’t hurt, you don’t care that your novel’s characters aren’t doing anything interesting, and you can afford to go out for dinner and a movie.

How do you keep going when your goal seems as far off as another universe? r

5 “Truths” You Might Tell Yourself That Are Actually Lies

Here’s the deal: this pep talk becomes a problem when what you’re telling yourself – those “truths” about the world – aren’t true at all. They’re lies. White ones, yes, but they’re holding you back from going farther and faster. r

7 Lessons on Living Right from Stephen Covey

You’re a good person. You act with integrity, take responsibility, and live by the Golden Rule.

You’ve probably read tons of books on personal development because you’re always striving to do better. You believe you can never stop tweaking your habits and attitudes to improve yourself.

Your bookshelves might even hold the self-help classic, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by the late Stephen Covey. When he died July 16th the world lost a great teacher and champion for personal responsibility. r

7 Habits Highly Effective People DON’T Have

You make lists, program your phone’s calendar, stick post-it notes around the house but still – what needs doing isn’t getting done.

You and your friends sigh that it’s just the way life is now. When did we get so busy? you wonder. You resign yourselves to feeling anxious and dissatisfied. r