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Two Practices to Give an Account of your Abilities

One of the greatest barriers to the life you want to live is you. We are our own biggest problem. It’s not our finances, it’s not our feelings, it’s not our past, and it’s not our circumstances, it’s us. You and I are both great at self sabotage. In order to keep that self sabotage to a minimum, I have begun doing a couple of things to keep myself honest. And on top of that, I have a few people […]

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What I’ve Learned From a Year of Blogging

Listen to this episode on my podcast, or read below Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via Stitcher Looking Back on One Year of Blogging One year ago, I revamped my website, repurposed my blog, and went to a self hosted site in order to concentrate my efforts as a blogger. In a way, I felt like that process was my graduation from recreational blogging to a more professional attempt. Besides, that is what Jeff Goins, Michael Hyatt, and similar platform consultants […]

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Wealth vs. Worth [Podcast]

Episode 7: Blessings and Wealth versus Worth Today’s podcast is a response to listener feedback from Beth. If you have questions or thoughts, email them to me at matt@mattham.com and I may feature them on a future episode. Today’s question: “Matt, could you go over the real definition of blessing. I hear so many people talk about their designer jeans or new car as a blessing and I think there’s more to it than that.”   Rich adjective 1. Abounding in […]

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Generosity is Contagious! 12 Days of Christmas Cheer: #ARichChristmas Day 4

Jim Carrey brought The Grinch to life in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Since it’s release in 2000, it quickly became one of my favorite Christmas movies. Do you remember this scene? “‘Maybe Christmas’, he thought, ‘doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.’ And what happened then, well, in Whoville they say, That the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day” Dr. Seuss’ literary genius is on full display. After stealing all of […]

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This Post Might Make You Angry…

Answering the question of anger could be the single, most important step in the direction of our dreams that we could ever take.  Why? Anger is a roadblock. Not the kind that appears as a wall to breakthrough or pass over, but the deceitful type.  It stays hidden, crouching; waiting to attack. Anger is the kryptonite to our soul. As Mike Ashcraft so eloquently put it, “Anger keeps our excuses relevant.” Here’s the problem with anger: It disguises itself differently in […]

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I need YOUR help – A quick survey

I am so thankful for YOU – each one of you – my readers.  For the last 75 days, I have been walking this new path.  I’ve been blessed by the journey and hopefully, somewhere along the way, you have as well. I want to make sure that I’m understanding YOUR feedback because, at the end of the day, I write to help YOU. If you would complete the survey below, it would be a huge help as I continue […]

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The 3 Essential Components of Intentional Living

“Am I living the life I choose to live?”  “Am I the greatest version of myself?” These questions are essential. It doesn’t matter if you are a stay-at-home mom or the breadwinner, married or not married, employee or employer; everyone has a purpose and everyone can be great. But, if you fail to live intentionally, you may become the person you never meant to be. Intentions are dangerous. There is power in intention, but intentions lull us into a belief […]

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