Benjamin P. Hardy

Benjamin P. Hardy

Benjamin P. Hardy is a husband & father of 3. PhD candidate in Organizational Psychology. Author of WILLPOWER DOESN’T WORK.

Articles by Benjamin P. Hardy

The Whole Human

This 10-minute routine will increase your confidence and self-esteem

Living in alignment and intention is how you create inner confidence and peace. You can quickly learn to develop confidence and a deep sense of self-esteem.

Levelling Up

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.

The Whole Human

10 ways to determine if you have healthy or destructive passion

The problem for most people is that they believe that passion is the moving cause, when in reality, passion is an effect.


Why most people will never be successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate. So why won’t most people be successful?

The Whole Human

14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

There are clear inflection points in the personal growth patterns of people who excel at the highest levels. It’s never linear.

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Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people know that sitting on the internet all day is a bad life choice. But knowledge is weak and good for nothing unless it is put into practice.


Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren Buffett

Levelling Up

Go to the next level of your life before you feel ready

“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. ... There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now."

Levelling Up

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

Are you intelligent and changing? If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent.

The Whole Human

Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’

When most people have goals, they immediately begin thinking about HOW. Billionaires immediately begin thinking about WHO.

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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

If you’re committed to living your life to the highest possible level, the following 20 images will inspire within you a deeper commitment.

Morning Routine

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

I didn’t understand how important my morning routine was at the beginning of my mission. But it quickly became very apparent.

Levelling Up

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. Your memory gets better as you become more imaginative.

2 eye-opening experiences that trigger immediate clarity and behavior change

If you’re struggling to be motivated, you need to have at least one of these two types of experiences.

The Whole Human

23 smart ways to increase your confidence, productivity, and income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money.

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Tell me what you did today, and I’ll tell you who you are

You live your life in 24 hour periods. How you use those 24 hour periods determines who you become and how successful you’ll be.


How to create rare and life-changing relationships with anyone (even your heroes)

The secret of getting others to help you: Because they want to. And for no other reason. Not because they were manipulated or because they feel compelled.

The Whole Human

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

If you attach to an outcome — whether a good or bad — you freeze your personality. The worst thing you can do for your success is get attached to what happened in the past.

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This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

Self-knowledge is important. But self-imagination is far more compelling and powerful. Actually, being highly imaginative is how you become self-aware.


4 things every child needs before breakfast

Children shouldn’t be expected to know how to start their day off right. They shouldn’t be expected to know how confidence is built, or how momentum and motivation works. But their parents should understand these things.

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To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

In order for your future to be bigger than your past, you must move beyond it. You must stop living in your past! Let it go. Let it be what it was — the good and the bad.


19 of the ‘top highlighted’ ideas from millions of readers

If you want a new approach to continuous and rapid learning, this article could potentially change your life. To be clear, the principles and strategies discussed in this article aren’t commonly practiced.


This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

How to radically enhance your memory, since remembering key details is essential to becoming a good friend and, without question, when you become a good friend, you will change people’s lives.


The #1 reason to set ‘unrealistic’ goals (and it’s not achieving the goal)

If you want to do something at the absolute highest level, and achieve goals, you need to become a polymath — which means you’ve mastered multiple things, not just one.


Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

Most people have a negative relationship with goal-setting. There’s a lot of emotional baggage associated with the concept. One group of people may believe they should be happy just the way they are. Another group is constantly striving for more and are never quite happy with what they’ve achieved.