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The Discipline to Stop Is Just as Important as Finding the Motivation to Start

A collection of tips to better pull up the brakes

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“I never learned how to stop!”

My friend’s words instantly got my attention. He recently went through a divorce. As expected, over the last few months, he’s been beating himself up. He loves his ex-wife. He loves his kids…




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