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The Five Elements of the The 5 Second Rule

The 5 Second Rule is simple. If you have an instinct to act on a goal, you must physically move within 5 seconds or your brain will kill it. The moment you feel an instinct or a desire to act on a goal or a commitment, use the Rule. When you feel yourself hesitate before […]

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Why The 5 Second Rule Works: The Science Explained

Motivation. It’s not a real thing. We’ve all bought into this idea (it’s more like a lie) that motivation is what will finally push you to go after your big goals and most unreal dreams. You’re never going to feel like it. Motivation doesn’t just come in an instant and stay for the rest of […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The 5 Second Rule: FAQs Answered

If you’ve already learned what The 5 Second Rule is and all of the science behind it, you may want to go even deeper. In this blog, I’m giving you answers to all of the most frequently asked questions about The 5 Second Rule.   WHAT EXACTLY IS THE #5SecondRule? The Rule is a simple, […]

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Life Comes Down to 5 Second Decisions

The 5 Second Rule is something that I invented in 2009 to help me beat my habit of hitting the snooze button. It works like a charm to help you wake up on time, but its true power is in how it helps you shake up your entire life. If there is any area of […]

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4 Ways Your Brain is Sabotaging Your Best Intentions

Your brain is always working against you. Always. Think about it: How many times have you tried to focus in a meeting, only to wind up checking your Instagram? Or how about the time you tried to come up with a blog topic—and found you couldn’t even think of one? That’s how I came up […]

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How to Find Peace of Mind in 4 Simple Steps

“Just live in the moment.” How many times have you heard this? For a long time, I brushed off suggestions of being present, seeing it as too vague and something I didn’t need to do. My attitude changed when I learned that many people I admire swear by meditation—my husband being one of them. These […]

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Time Is Your Most Valuable Resource—Don’t Waste It

We live in a remarkable time. We have an infinite wealth of information, connections and resources at our fingertips, thanks to the internet and smartphones. But what we don’t have is an abundance of time or unlimited attention spans, both of which are scarce resources. They are extremely valuable to you, to marketers and to […]

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The Secret To Staying Focused and Following Through On Your Goals

Let’s talk about goals. Let’s talk about goals. In particular, did you set any goals at the beginning of this year? I’ve always used January 1st as the day that I start on my new goals. After I set my goals, I always feel excited, empowered, and like I can change a million things at […]

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The Key to Real Confidence: Daily Acts of Everyday Courage

Have you ever noticed how the smallest things can feel so hard? Getting to the gym, waking up on time, facing the pile of bills, saying how you really feel, admitting that you’re wrong, asking for help, sticking to a plan, speaking up in a meeting, staying positive, finding time for yourself…these things can often […]

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4 Tips to Detach From Your Phone

Right now, the world feels a bit like a huge sociological experiment. Just ten years ago, none of us were connected to the internet 24/7. Over the past ten years, since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, the world has experienced a rapid shift–one in which it’s normal to be tethered to our devices. […]

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