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Read This to Understand Why a Million Dollars is Not Going to Make You Happy

It really breaks my heart to read news stories of lottery winners. Now, before you say the familiar phrase "haters are gonna hate," don't get me wrong. I'm happy that people randomly win a million dollars or more. Seriously, I am. Because everybody deserves a break, right?

What I am unhappy about is when I read news stories showing the lives of too many lottery winners ten years, five years, or even a couple years after their big lotto win. What am I talking about? I'm talking about people who barely had two pennies to rub together, getting a windfall of several million dollars only to end up not having two pennies to work with.

Do you see my point? These people enjoy a massive windfall of one million, two million, or even several million dollars, but given enough time, they end up where they began.

This makes me sad because it reminds me of one of the most common lies we get told every single day. The lie is this: if your circumstances change, you will become happy. In other words, if your environment changes in a profound way and you get the right inputs, you become a happier, more complete and more contented person.

Who can disagree with that logic? After all, we hear it again and again. But just like with any lie, regardless of how many times you hear something, it doesn't make it any less of a lie. A lie, even repeated a billion times, will still not be true.

What is the truth? Well, these individuals who got that windfall of millions of dollars did not change the way they think. Their mindsets, assumptions and expectations were still the same, and that's why they lost all that money. Easy come, easy go.

People who come from rags to riches who remain rich, on the other hand, became rich because they changed inside. It's not like somebody gave them a million bucks. They struggled for every penny of those million dollars. And because they allowed that struggle to change them in a profound and positive way, they're able to get more millions.

That first hundred thousand turns into one million. That first one million turns into ten million. That ten million turns into a hundred million, and on and on it goes. In fact, in the case of certain people, it becomes exponential.

Where did this change occur? Well, it didn't occur in the way you think it does. Most people would think that they were just at the right place at the right time and the right things happened. Well, there's a lot more going on behind the scenes.

Don't let surface appearances fool you. If we're honest with ourselves, we would clearly understand that opportunities flash into existence and quickly disappear all the time. If this is the case, then why aren't the vast majority of people that run into opportunities able to make the best use of them?

The answer? They were not properly prepared. They did not have the right assumptions, they did not have the right mindsets, they did not have the right attitudes, and that's why those opportunities slipped through their fingers.

Rich people are rich not because their external circumstances made them rich. It's because they let their external circumstances trigger an internal change. Understand this and you will understand why a million bucks, or even ten million bucks, is not going to make you any happier.

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You are unhappy and you lack contentment because of the mindset that you have. Make certain simple changes to how you choose to see things and you'd be surprised as to how dramatically your life can turn around. The choice is where it has always been: in your hands. Make the right choice today.

Read This to Find Out WHO is Sabotaging Your Success and Happiness

I'm sorry to be the one to say this to you, but there is somebody out there who just has it in for you. This person doesn't want you to succeed. This person does all sorts of things to prevent you from achieving the success that you're otherwise capable of achieving.

This person always gets in the way of your happiness. It seems that regardless of what you choose to do and what you choose to set your sights on, this person always gets in the way and screws things up for you.

You end up frustrated, you're not content with what you have, and it's very easy for your life to seem like one giant disappointment. And if you look at what's going on, it goes back to this person.

Now, don't get too excited. This person is not some bully from your past. This person is not one of your parents or both your parents. This person is not a family member. This person is not even your boss, believe it or not. This person is not your professor or teacher.

Who is this person? Well, he or she is not some sort of religious authority. This person – are you ready for this? – spells his or her name this way: Y-O-U.

The number one person who will always get in the way of your success, happiness and personal completion is you. Why? Only you have the power to sabotage your success and happiness.

Believe me, even if a hundred people teamed up against you, the human mind is so powerful and so unlimited, that somehow, some way, you will get out from under them. This is not a theory, this is not rank speculation, this happens all the time.

There are so many people who have so many things going against them. They were born in the wrong place, they didn't have enough money, they have abusive parents, they were addicts, but they were able to achieve success. They were able to enjoy the kind of happiness you could only dream of.

And what is their secret? They chose to live life differently. They chose to believe in different things. They chose different mental and emotional habits.

Please understand that regardless of what you're unhappy about, you are in your situation because somewhere down the road you chose to be in that situation. You made decisions a certain way that led to where you are.

Now, you can waste a tremendous amount of time and energy disputing this. You can come up with all sorts of excuses, you can point your finger into so many different people and recite a long list of disadvantages you may have or unfortunate situations.

You're more than welcome to do that, but let me tell you, your life is not going to change. In fact, the more you blame other people and circumstances beyond your control, the more you will stay in place. In fact, you might even make things worse for yourself. You might imagine yourself to be such a big victim that you become incapable of changing your life for the better.

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How to Diagnose Faulty Mental Operating Systems

A lot of people are under the impression that their lives are products of their environment. If somebody is successful, highly effective and contributes a lot of value to society, it's because, in the minds of too many people, this person just had the right environment. He or she had the right parents, the right schooling, the right nutrition, and grew up in the right location.

All these advantages were lined up for this person to take advantage of and his or her life is a testimony to these external inputs. Put simply, to create success, you just need to get the right inputs from the outside world and give it enough time and you would achieve the same positive results each and every time.

What if I told you that this is a complete lie? In fact, there are many government programs in the United States and Western Europe, where external resources were poured into social problems and guess what happened? Those social problems still exist. People are still struggling. People are still unhappy. People are still broken.

It doesn't matter how many trillions of dollars were poured into these social problems, they still persist to this day. In fact, according to some measures, they're getting worse.

The reason why these external "fixes" don't work is because people's lives are products of their mental operating systems. Your life is not the result of inputs, but how you internally perceive and deal with these inputs.

It's these internal factors that play a bigger role in whether you will be happy or lack contentment in your life. It is this internal configuration that plays a bigger role in whether you are going to achieve a lot of great things in your life or you're just going to be another face in the crowd.

If you are unhappy in any way, shape or form, please understand that this is due to the fact that you may have a faulty mental operating system. This doesn't mean that you're a bad person. This doesn't mean that you're garbage or you are defective. What this means is that you need to be aware that what you choose to believe in is not serving you all that well.

Accordingly, you need to format and reinstall a different mental operating system. That's what you need to do. When you feel, perceive and intellectually process things differently, then your actions change.

When you change your actions, your world changes because the world doesn't care about your emotions. It couldn't care less about your feelings. Your motivations, things that you could have done, should have done or would have done doesn't really matter to the world. All it pays attention to is what it sees.

And guess what? It sees action. Either you take the right action or you don't. That's how basic the world is. It's all objective.

The good news here is that if you choose to be aware of your mental operating system and tie it to the level of results you get, you can reformat or modify your attitudes, assumptions, expectations and general mindset to respond in a more optimal way.

Eventually, you would be able to respond in a way that leads to you becoming happier, more content and more effective. This leads to greater and greater success in life.

Unfortunately, a lot of people cannot wrap their minds around this. It seems that they're stuck in thinking about things a certain way. It's the only thing that they've known for all these years. It really seems almost impossible to even think of something different.

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Are You Aware of Your Mental Operating System?

Imagine for a second that you bought two computers. These are two identical pieces of hardware. They have the same amount of memory, the same central processing chips, and they have the same amount of storage. In fact, they are completely identical in terms of hardware.

Now, imagine for a moment that you decided to install an operating system on one computer that is dedicated to spreadsheets. This operating system can only handle spreadsheet software. For the other computer, you install a word processing operating system. This software will only let people type and handle text or similar content.

After the installation process is done, do you think you can run a spreadsheet on the word processing computer? Similarly, do you think you can do extensive word processing on the spreadsheet computer? Of course, not. They have different software installed, which impacts what they do. In other words, your operating system dictates your machine's actions, capabilities and potential.

Seems pretty simple, right? Pretty straightforward, correct? Well, what if I told you people are the same? That's right. What you wear, how much money you make, where you live, how educated you are, and pretty much everything else around you are products of what you choose to install in your mind.

What you choose to believe about yourself, your place in the world, what you're capable of, what your limits are, and what your past is about impacts your results today. In other words, you're not much different from identical pieces of hardware programmed to do different things because of their different operating systems.

If you are, in any way, unhappy with anything in your life, please understand that this is a product of your mental operating system. Unfortunately, a lot of people are unaware that this is happening. They think that their personal challenges are just products of bad luck.

Maybe they were just born to the wrong family. Maybe they were born at the wrong time. Maybe they just joined the wrong company. Whatever the case may be, the problem, as well as the solution, lies outside of them.

What if I told you that the answer is always internal? Whatever challenge you're facing, you can solve it by changing your mental operating system. You can either create dramatic changes or, by changing your response to external stimuli, you can position yourself to achieve better results.

Make no mistake about it, whatever is challenging is not caused by people who want to harm you or who have formed a conspiracy against you. Whatever is holding you back is not the product of forces beyond your control. In fact, the reality is the precise opposite: you are always in control.

When you choose to become aware of your mental operating system and swap it out or reformat your mental drives with a better operating system, you will achieve better results. Sounds good so far? Great. But here's the problem: most people don't know how to do this right.

This is why they fill their minds will all sorts of slogans that don't really change their behaviors. Let me tell you, you can fill your mind will all sorts of ideas, but none of those solutions will change your personal reality until and unless you act on them the right way.

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Try This One Simple Hack for Achieving More with Your Life

Do you have a lot of hopes and dreams? Do you wish that you had certain things in your life? Do you wish that you achieved certain things in the past? Do you have big plans for your future? Do you have a distinct sense of your own personal destiny?

Most people have these ideas. Even a person who has been crushed by one disappointment after another still has big ideas for his or her life. The problem is, hoping and wishing is one thing, actually achieving those hopes and dreams is another thing entirely.

The reason why most people cannot achieve their big goals in life is not because they are dumb, okay? Let's just get that out of the way. It's not because they're somehow mentally, emotionally, or even physically incapable of achieving their dreams.

Believe it or not, it also doesn't involve money. What if I told you that a lot of billionaires, who have a lot more money than most people can figure out what to do with, started out with zero? In fact, in the case of Sam Walton, he started out with less than zero – he was buried in debt. But that did not get in the way of him becoming one of the world's richest people.

It's not lack of resources that keeps you from achieving your hopes and dreams. What's getting in the way? Well, it's your mindset.

Now, you're probably rolling your eyes and thinking very dismissively of this article. Hear me out. Let me tell you, the only person that can prevent you from living the kind of life you have dreamt of for yourself is you.

There's nobody pointing a gun at your head right now forcing you to live far below your potential. You're doing it to yourself.

Somehow, some way, you started believing in things that dragged you down and held you back from the kind of mindset that will take you to ultimate success. Nobody did it to you. You did it to yourself voluntarily. You're not trapped in some system that actively prevents you from achieving success.

I know this sounds harsh, it may even seem like I'm blaming the victim, but hey, let's be clear here. Once you start thinking that you are a victim, it's too easy to fail. In fact, you've already failed at some level or another because you feel that you're a victim; that the world owes you something.

At some level or another, you're a person who thinks that things just happen to you instead of you having the power, ability and mindset to make things happen. Instead of being a victor, you are the victim. Things happen to you instead of you causing things to happen.

You're kind of like this piece of plastic that's just floating around on the surface the sea in the middle of a storm. There's really no direction. There's definitely no control. You're just there for the ride and it's anybody's guess where you end up.

Sounds hopeless, right? Well, you just need to fix this one habit that you have for you to turn things around. I know it sounds crazy, but it's not too late to turn things around.

If you feel that you've spent all this time, and regardless of how hard you try and what you try you only fail, you can still turn things around. If you feel that your life has been a massive disappointment and you don't know what your life means, you can still turn things around. How? Very simple: start turning your shoulds into musts.

Let me be clear, everybody knows what they should be doing because if we stuck to what we should be doing and follow through, we would be in better shape. We would have better health, we would have amazing jobs, we would be happier, and we would feel more content and fulfilled.

We know the answer. We know full well what we should be doing. But the problem is, human beings instinctively do not focus on what they should do. To them, these are options. They'll get to them when they have the time, money and resources. In other words, they don't get to them.

Why? They're focused on what they must do. These are things that ensure we stay alive and we get to the next day. And believe me, most people focus so much time and energy into what they must do that they have very little left for what they should be doing. In reality, it's the things that you should do that takes your life to the next level.

So what is the secret? Turn your shoulds into musts. You have to look at the things that you should be doing and see the urgency there. Allow yourself to get so emotionally engaged so you actually put one foot in front of the other to do those things. Accordingly, you end up at a much better place.

Is this easy? Absolutely not. Is it necessary? Of course. Thankfully, there is one thing you can do to more easily and more manageably turn your shoulds into musts.

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This is the Most Efficient Way to Feel Lousy About Your Life

Do you feel that you could be achieving more things with your life? Have you made certain decisions that you constantly regret? Do you think about one or a few people who you feel are to blame for whatever is missing, broken or inadequate in your life? Do you feel that you are capable of so much more, but for some reason or another, you just can't achieve the kind of life you would like for yourself?

If you have these feelings, it's very easy to stay emotionally down. It's easy to feel that regardless of what you do, your life is not going to improve because, at the back of your mind, your life just sucks. It may not be the absolute worst, but it's far from ideal.

Well, you might be engaged in a habit that constantly makes you feel lousy about your life. The more you do this, the more you get down on yourself. You beat yourself up emotionally and psychologically. You feel that whatever it is that you have achieved, it's never enough. You never run out of reasons to feel unhappy about whatever it is you have.

What if I told you that, to possibly billions of people on this planet, you have an ideal life? You might find this laughable because in your mind, you're living in this box, working a job you hate, not making the kind of money you feel you should be making, and looking far below the standard of beauty you set for yourself. You might even have many other reasons why your life is far from perfect or is even downright horrible.

Well, what if I told you that hundreds of millions of people all over the world don't even have $2 to rub together every single day? That's right, they are forced to live on less than $2 a day.

Since they don't have that money, they don't have enough calories. They're malnourished. Even the simplest luxuries of life slips through their fingers. And here you are, thinking about how miserable your life is, refusing to feel content when you are living the life hundreds of millions of people would kill for.

I share this with you to give you a sense of perspective because if you constantly feel lousy, it's because you are comparing yourself to others. I'm telling you, this is the most efficient way to feel lousy about your life. It doesn't matter what you've achieved in the past, it doesn't how talented, skilled and powerful you are as a person, you will always come up short.

If you don't believe me, imagine this scenario. Warren Buffet, a person who is consistently in the top ten list of richest people on the planet, can easily make himself feel lousy and worthless. How? He only needs to compare himself to Michael Jordan.

Michael Jordan is a basketball legend, so if Warren Buffet compares his basketball skills to Michael Jordan, he will lose each and every time. Guaranteed. See how powerful this technique is in making yourself feel lousy?

Now, most of us engage in this by simply checking our Facebook accounts. You'd see all sorts of awesome videos of people living life to the fullest, and here you are, struggling with putting food on the table and making sure the rent is paid at the end of the month. You focus on the worst things in your life while checking out pictures and videos of people sharing the best in their life. Do you see the disconnect? Do you see how this leads to you feeling lousy each and every time?

So what is the solution? Very simple: stop comparing yourself to other people. Instead, adopt this one practice that would enable you to focus on the things that are going right and use them as building blocks for the kind of life you want for yourself.

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Beware of How You’re Programming Your Mind

Did you know that you're constantly programming your mind? In fact, chances are quite good that you're programming your mind right now.

I know, you're reading this article, but that won't stand in the way of you programming your mind to look at reality a certain way and to respond to it a certain way. In fact, most people constantly reprogram their minds and are perfectly unaware that this is going on.

Sounds crazy? Well, this is called self talk. All of us have this script that we are silently playing in the background of our minds. While we may not hear this script with our ears, our minds pick them up loud and clear.

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I wish I could tell you that these scripts are just random mentally spoken words that you play in the background in your mind. I wish I could tell you that they're as harmless as the music you hear in a typical shopping center as you pick stuff off the shelf. Unfortunately, if you are not aware of your mental self programming, you will continue to engage in behavior that you're not all that happy with.

Whatever you're frustrated with in your life, maybe it's your career, maybe it's your relationships, maybe it's your weight, physical appearance, or whatever else, these are products of your self talk.

A lot of people don't want to own up to this responsibility. A lot of people would even be offended by this idea. They would blurt out, "Why would I want to consciously be miserable? Who would want all these painful memories in my life? Who would want to consciously screw themselves up? I didn't want this. I didn't want these failures in my life. I didn't want these traumatic experiences. How can you say that I programmed myself to live out these things?"

I understand the resistance. It's perfectly natural. But at the end of the day, the only person that's responsible for your life is yourself. You know it, I know it, everybody knows it. It doesn't matter that people would rather not accept this reality, but it's true.

Nobody can force you to live your life except yourself. For some reason or another, you have accepted to live your life. And that's why regardless of how frustrated you are, regardless of how you struggle with certain things in your life, that's the kind of life you live because, at the end of the day, you chose to be there.

If you understand this and you are willing to accept that this is the reality of your life instead of constantly imagining all sorts of excuses, you will get out from under your problems. Seriously.

Have you ever noticed that people who remain frustrated and who continue to struggle for long stretches of their life are all too eager to point the finger to their bad childhood, other people's mistakes or, worse yet, people who just have it in for them? There's this group of bad people in their lives that are just hell bent on making their lives a living hell.

These are convenient excuses. Now, don't get me wrong. There may be people who would love to spit in your face and harm you. Those people do exist. But at the end of the day, you choose your life. You choose to respond to those people a certain way that drags you down further and further into that hole that you're in. This all leads back to how you choose to program your mind.

Understand how self talk works and train yourself to recognize negative affirmations. These are statements that you say to yourself over and over again that define you in such a way that you're less effective, less happy and less content.

Thankfully, there is a way to get out of this. And it's actually much simpler than you think. It doesn't have to involve drugs, it doesn't have to involve expensive psychological counselling, it doesn't have to involve some sort of intervention by people who love you. Instead, it involves one simple decision that can have a profound impact in your life.

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Why Cynical Does Not Build an Audience

Here’s where 99% of unsuccessful brands are going wrong: they are too cynical.

What do I mean by this?

I mean that they are getting into online marketing and creating a brand for all the wrong reasons. Most often, this means that they’re getting into it because they want to make a quick buck and they want to promote their product to as many people as possible.

But what does this do? Simple: it turns their brand into one that people will come to associate with spam. It demonstrates a complete lack of interest when it comes to providing value and quality. And it sends signals that this is the case.

I’m telling you this because I don’t want you to make the same mistakes. I want you to realize that in order to have a highly successful brand and build a big audience, you need to choose a niche that you are passionate about. You need to build a brand that you are proud of and that you love. And you need to keep at it out of love, even when it’s not growing as fast as you hoped.

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Reasons Why Cynical Doesn’t Work

Take a look at the biggest sites in your niche – the ones that you yourself probably signed up to. These are the sites that have unique logos, stunningly designed websites and an interesting hook that sets them apart from the competition. They provide excellent content and they clearly are invested emotionally in the subject of their blog.

This makes a huge difference because it means that when you land on their site, you know what they’re all about and you trust them. The site looks professional and their writing is eloquent and well informed.

Compare this to a site that has clearly been knocked together and that is only interested in selling to you.

I encounter lots of clients who are attempting to build the latter kind of site. They order generic content, they have bland web designs and they clearly have no interest in the niche and no understanding. And guess what? You never see those sites again. They never make it big. And why would they? They are offering no value to their prospective audiences. They are writing about a subject of which they are ill informed and they selling a product without demonstrating any capability to make something worthwhile.

Building a passion project takes longer. But it is the only way to build an audience. Trust me.

Why You Should STRONGLY Consider YouTube for Building Your Audience

I was recently inspired by the story of a brand that recently made it big. That brand is Charisma On Command, which is all about ways you can present yourself more engagingly and persuade others. The channel is doing very well now on YouTube and in one video, the presenter explained how this success came only once they decided to focus on YouTube and stop concentrating purely on their blog.

The difference was immediately apparent. YouTube gave the creators a way to convey their personalities and thereby to build much closer relationships with their audience. At the same time, they were able to stand out with high quality production values and with a channel that looked and sounded instantly engaging.

And this is something that you should DEFINITELY consider as well if you are currently trying to grow an audience. Here is why:

It’s Not as Hard As You Think

You might be thinking that you don’t have what it takes to create a successful YouTube camera. Maybe you’re reluctant to go in front of the camera or maybe you don’t believe you have the necessary skills.

Firstly, note that a lot of successful YouTube channels like ASAPScience and Mr. Sunday Movies don’t ever go in front of the camera either. As for editing etc., this can often be accomplished through outsourcing.

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You Can Stand Out

When head onto YouTube, you can immediately stand out in a way that wouldn’t be possible otherwise. You know those reservations we just addressed? Those are the same reservations held by countless other creators and as such, fewer brands are on YouTube than have blogs.

SEO Actually Works

Because of this lower competition, SEO on YouTube is much simpler and more effective. If you want to become the top video for a popular search term, it’s a simple matter of creating something great, adding the right keywords and then thinking about how you can link it with other popular videos so it will be a suggested video.

It’s Highly Engaging

Finally, video give you the opportunity to get your personality across, to convey emotion and to generally engage your audience in a manner that simply isn’t possible with the written word alone. This means people will be much more likely to subscribe and you can even ask them to follow you on social media, or to sign up to your mailing list.

Top Tips for Building an Audience Through Social media

If you want to create a big audience for your website, business or brand, then social media is likely one of the first platforms you considered. Social networks are all about finding people, brands, products and services we like and then following them. It opens up a line of communication between a company and its fans and this creates a lot of opportunity.

But it’s not easy to stand out in such a crowded space. And it’s not easy to encourage action. So with that in mind, let’s look at some top tips for building your audience on social media…

Add a Twitter Feed for Your Blog

This is a pretty simple and specific tip but it works wonders. If your site uses WordPress (and it should), then look up a widget that will allow you to show your Twitter feed right in the sidebar. Do the same for your Instagram.

Now, when someone lands on your page, they will not only see your social media channel and have the option to sign up but they will also see what it’s like and what they can expect if they do sign up!


Remember, social media is first and foremost a communication tool. That means that you should not only post ‘at’ people but also ask them questions, create competitions and generally get the community involved.

This engagement will mean your page is shown on more homefeeds but it will also build more trust with your audience.

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Sell the Dream

This one is particularly important on Instagram but here the tip is to make sure that you are portraying the lifestyle you wish to promote through your social media. Learn who your channel is targeting and think about the kinds of things that get them motivated. Try to inspire them or to fascinate them because ultimately it is emotion that drives decision.

Post Regularly

This one is the most important of all: post regularly. This is especially true on Facebook where only a small percentage of your followers see each post. Find ways to make it easier to post more content by using scheduled posting tools, by using apps that post automatically and by linking your various accounts.

Whatever you do, just make sure that you don’t have periods of radio silence on your social media because attention spans are short and momentum is everything!

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