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To Benefit from Exercise, Don’t Wait. Just Do.

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Some_Motivation_Requiredu2sDetailWe all know that exercise is important. From Legally Blondes, “Endorphins make people happy. Happy people just don’t kill their husbands.” to a motivational speaker telling you to exercise consistently, you know what you’re supposed to be doing.

But sometimes, when we’re distracted, short on time, tired or grumpy, we don’t want to exercise. We want to sit on our butts and watch tv, eat pizza and have a beer. We’ve all had long, stressful days at work and came home with only the desire to be lazy. My advice- just do it anyways.

My favorite trick is to bring workout clothes with me so that when I get off work I instantly put them on, and I’ll be reminded and motivated to get out there before I go on with the rest of the evening.

Yes, you may feel tired and red faced when you get done. You also might be bored with you’re current workout, but you’ll always feel better afterwards. And not only do you get short-term satisfaction, you’ll also be treated to many long term ones too.

Other benefits include more energy, motivation, work-life satisfaction, less stress and better sex. Plus, eventually you’ll be looking as good as you feel. Plus, those feelings of laziness and discouragement are there because you don’t exercise regularly. Once you make working out a habit, those feelings will basically disappear. Remember, the benefits of exercise don’t require a fitness coach or doing Crossfit. All you need is a consistent practice to give you long term results.

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When You’re Stressed. Learn.

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

learningEverybody needs help occasionally. At some point, we all get stressed out at work and feel like we can’t get everything done that we have to do.

But rather than venting about your situation or trying to trudge through the period of challenge on your own, it’s better to take on a learner’s perspective. Ask question’s and expand your perspective in order to get past your motivational block and gain more information to help you succeed.

Helping other’s is also a good method to become more motivated and get out of your head. Like breaking up soil after a cold winter, sometimes your mindset needs to be cultivated in order to grow.

The best way to do this is to help others and ask questions. Learning motivates you and makes you better as you help others. Remember this the next time you’re feeling overwhelmed.

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A Leadership Speaker’s Advice: Your Material Wealth is not that Important

Real friendship can’t be based on money

Real friendship can’t be based on money

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

When I was a young college student, I had this friend with a lot of money that would buy our group all sorts of things. From name-brand clothes to limo rides and free dinners, to hotel rooms and champagne, this guy provided some velvet rope experiences. After a little over a semester, he ran out of money and disappeared.

Even though we never expected this sort of treatment, this guy couldn’t face us without a pocket full of money, and as sad as that is, many people are like him. They put their worth in what they own and how impressive they appear. In reality though, even though my group of friends and I had fun with our random, rich friend. We didn’t have much to say to him because he didn’t much to add. He was a boring person who hadn’t even begun to be genuine enough to appreciate. All he had invested in was surface level with no substance.

Trying to impress other people is generally a waste of your valuable time that could be better spent elsewhere. Your focus should be on the basics such as providing food and accommodation and most importantly on maintaining relationships with the ones you love and who love and care for you. You should also work to develop your passions and interests. If you aren’t your own best friend, then there is a problem. Like yourself- your thoughts, emotions, beliefs, without needing any bells and whistles. Your wealth lies in who you are not what you have.

 You need to look at your life and discover what is most important to you because that is where you will find your true inner happiness. The only people who will judge you on the type of car you drive or the size of your house are shallow, materialistic people who will never be your true friends.

Many leadership speakers have emphasized the point that your personal achievements can be a great boost for your self esteem. However, if you only value people because of the material wealth they have amassed, you will miss out on meeting many interesting people who may enrich your life in many ways. Don’t be quick to judge others based on appearance because we can all be victims of fate and face personal hardship at some time in our lives. Everyone is on their own path, your job is to make sure that you’re the best version within your own.

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Your Uniqueness is Your Greatest Asset


Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Everybody is different, but we all have something in common. Regardless of your gender, color or creed, we are all human, and have something to add. Whilst you can learn to change your views and attitudes, you cannot change the basic physical and mental characteristics that make you unique.

Your unique qualities give you specific talents and skills. If you spend all your energy trying to fit in with society’s expectations, you may not even know what you want to add to the world. If you fail to find what your passions are, then you’ll have no way of meeting your goals.

You need to embrace your individual uniqueness, and accept that there will always be differences between you and others. The differences that separate us are what keeps life exciting, and what ensures that a society functions properly.

Everybody has things that they are naturally good at as well as things that they struggle with on their own. It is sometimes difficult to accomplish things, especially when you do not have the necessary expertise. However, when you join forces with other people, you will accomplish so much more by utilizing everyone’s unique talents.

When you work together as a team, especially a team that has a wide range of different talents and abilities, you will accomplish so much more and more efficiently. This will naturally lead to an increase in workplace productivity. The best way to achieve success is realize that differences are nothing to fear and that everyone’s uniqueness is their greatest asset.

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Try to Make Everything Workout for you Even in Bad Situations.

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

In most cases, the hardest part of life is how to deal with heartache. It doesn’t matter how well you plan or how much effort you put in, bad things will still happen, even to good people. In most cases, life gives you more than you think you can handle, and you may get mad or just disgusted with everyone and everything but life will still go on.

You can’t wallow in your sorrows for too long because time waits for no one. You can’t afford to let everything lapse because still have responsibilities no matter what has happens.

Seek for assistance from your friends when in bad situations.

Seek for assistance from your
friends when in bad situations.

It’s difficult to find humor during bad situations, but it’s usually somewhere. Most of the time, you will find that things could be worse than you think. Concentrate on all the positive things in your life, and work on them. Ask for support from your friends and family members.

Like a professional speaker once said, “When you focus on the good things, it will help you build yourself back up again.” This will eventually heal your and you will be glad that you didn’t let your troubles weigh you down too greatly.


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