Author Archives: Perry West


4 Ways to Remain Centered Amid All of the Chaos By Jennifer Marut “Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko Right now I am in a tight squeeze. […]

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by Mark DeNicola at In a world where people are regularly commended for things such as hard work, dedication and focus, the idea of not taking life seriously can sound preposterous. But is a […]

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Funny Stuff

Universal Language By Dr. Mercola, taken from If you want to communicate with someone from across the globe who speaks a different language, all you have to do is laugh. Laughter is a form […]

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Kick Procrastination

I planned to write a lengthy intro citing the many ways in which I’m guilty of this… but I kept putting it off. Borrowed from Overcoming Procrastination Manage Your Time. Get It All Done. […]

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Tips on the Schedule Stuff

Just make the time. We’ve been talking a lot lately about getting on track, optimizing time, being productive, and other goal-achieving tips. I thought it would be good to be a little more specific about […]

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Commitment is Paramount

Came across this after a recent conversation about commitment & followthrough. It sums everything up quite nicely. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Logan Marshall of The Free Life Project. The deafening roar […]

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Short & Sweet

Words to live by: “Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.” ―Norman Vincent Peale “If you don’t design […]

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Done Vs. Perfect

It’s easy to forget how much time has passed by while an idea has remained hidden from the world, locked in your brain. Something that you’ve been telling yourself you’ll “get to at some point,” […]

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Conquer Stress

It’s Monday, and there’s usually a mixed sense of optimism and exhaustion with what lies ahead for the week. A fresh start, and a new mountain of work. Here’s a few simple reminders about how […]

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Life Unfolds Without Our Counsel

Despite the best intentions… …the best efforts, the most thorough plans, life just does what it wants. We don’t ALWAYS accomplish what we set out to do. We fail. We are reminded that what we […]

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Do More Than Just Exist

Being on constant display – as most of us are now due to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and any other social media people steadily consume – can undoubtedly lead to speculation about the perception everyone else […]

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Opportunity Knocks

A recurring theme in my life in the last few years has been encouraging others to see the opportunities all around them. To not get so hung up on boundaries, but to focus on the […]

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The World Actually IS Yours

I have a great deal of talented, capable, and brilliant friends, clients, and acquaintances in my life that I truly believe in. Folks that I feel grateful to know closely. People in all varieties of […]

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It’s Called Sleep. GET IT.

…And our little life is rounded with a sleep Even though you’ve got a long to-do list looming over your subconscious like a vulture over nearly dead stuff, you need some rest, friends! Sure, no […]

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Live Your Imagination

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” Henry David Thoreau Dreaming… I’ve always thought it a bit strange that people equate their life’s ambitions and most ultimate aspirations […]

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Think Positively, Experience Positivity

While not the easiest thing anyone’s ever done, keeping a positive mindset is a vital part of success and happiness. Life is a beautiful thing, if you’d just let it be without mucking it up […]

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Getting Motivated, and How it Really Works.

Sometimes that spark for a creative burst isn’t just about randomly happening upon the right material or artist or film, etc. at just the right moment. Productive AND creative people (yes, those can exist simultaneously) […]

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