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Have you ever gotten excited about a bold vision, yet woken up a few weeks later with little to show for it? Tommy Baker helps those with bold dreams reverse engineer their success and create a life they can’t wait to wake up for. He does this through his books, and top-rated podcast: Resist Average Academy. Learn more at http://resistaverageacademy.com.

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Why Remembering You’re Going to Die Is the Best Motivator

“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.” ~Natalie Babitt

Once a month, I visit the local cemetery and walk around. I’m not there to visit anyone in particular. I’m there to remind myself of my own mortality.

And it always wakes me up.

I soak in the energy: I read the simple legacies on the tombstones, from young children to those who made it to 100 years old. I’m not morose. I’m not negative. I’ve simply found the greatest motivational tool in the world, and …