GREG AND LAURIE DUNCAN BLOG

Adding Structure to Your Routines

We all become busier the harder we work and the further we intend to go. As our dreams grow, so does the list of tasks we need to complete in order to reach those dreams. Even if you've accomplished a lot without structure, you’re guaranteed to be more efficient...

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Seven Ways to Be a Better You

It’s no secret that we all have room for improvement. However, knowing what to improve or how to do it isn’t a simple task … or maybe it’s simpler than we think. What if we told you that if you adopt these seven different practices, you could be well on your way to...

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Being Accountable for Everything You Do

In all aspects of life, it’s important to hold yourself accountable for your actions and words. Accepting responsibility for the things you do and say is a valuable character trait. When you know that you’re going to be held responsible for your words and actions,...

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Your Vision IS Your Future

The quality of your future is determined by the quality of your vision. When you plan for the days, months, and years to come, are your plans cohesive or chaotic? Do your dreams and aspirations align, or are they competing with one another? If you don’t have a plan...

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Stress: You’re Looking at it the Wrong Way

It’s no secret that most people view stress as a mental response that has negative effects on the body and mind. In fact, there are numerous studies that will convince you to relieve and remove stress from your life. What doesn’t get as much focus are the positive...

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Present Comfort vs. Future Prosperity

In your day-to-day routine, there are tons of decisions to be made. Some of them are spur-of-the-moment choices and others are carefully planned. When making these decisions, it’s common to consider their present or short-term effects. Although this line of...

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Self-Critique, Don’t Self-Criticize!

There’s a big difference between self-critique and self-criticism. For one, it’s healthy to critique yourself regularly and analyze where you have room for growth. It’s unhealthy to be critical and focus heavily on negative thoughts about yourself. Instead of...

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Simplify Your Life

Living in a world that promotes consumerism can be a bit overwhelming at times. It’s difficult to be happy with what you have rather than buying the latest and greatest product. This is especially true when the newest product allows you to send texts with special...

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Shedding Others’ Expectations

Everyone experiences the pressure of others’ expectations at some point during their lifetime. They often come from friends, parents, coaches, teachers, and partners. Having expectations is healthy, but not if they become the sole focus of your efforts. If you find...

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