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StevePavlina.com switched to https

StevePavlina.com is now configured to automatically use SSL for all pages on the site, so you should see every page here using https in your browser. This means that all communication to and from the site is encrypted, including the contact form.

In the past I only used SSL for order forms, but the trend these days is to push more websites into using SSL exclusively, and Google has been squawking about that especially.

My webhost SiteGround made it very easy to switch the entire site to SSL by adding this functionality to their custom caching plugin, so it only took a minute to configure it.

Free Copy of Bob Sisk’s New Marketing Book

One of our 2016 workshop attendees, Bob Sisk, is releasing his new book called My Marketing Sucks! : Here Are 24 Unfair Advantages to Dominate Your Market. He’s offering a free copy to StevePavlina.com readers, so if you follow the link, you can get it from Amazon at no charge for the next few days.

From Bob:

Too many great ideas, businesses and products get lost in a sea of noise. Steve, I’ve taken every tip, trick and habit that I’ve learned from all of the successful business owners I’ve worked with for the last 13 years, and put them in this book.

Enjoy the book for free, and if you feel so inclined, please share a review on Amazon.

Money MindFest and a Chance to Earn $50,000

If you’d like to improve your alignment with abundance, Learning Strategies is hosting a free audio streaming event called Money MindFest. It starts on Monday, January 23rd and includes interviews with ten different experts who share their wisdom on creating wealth, prosperity, and abundance. If you sign up now, you’ll get a reminder email when it starts.

Additionally, this fest will introduce a special creative challenge with a $50,000 cash prize.

Get free access to the Money MindFest, and enjoy! 🙂

Video Interview with Olivier Roland

French blogger Olivier Roland interviewed me in this 40-minute video about personal growth, polyphasic sleep, open relationships, and more:

Caffeine-Free Year

One of my goals for 2017 is to go caffeine-free for the entire year. This includes having no coffee, espresso, tea (black, green, white), caffeinated soda, chocolate, cocoa, cacao, etc. Herbal tea that’s naturally caffeine-free is okay though.

I feel this is something I just don’t need in my life this year. My mind feels sharper, calmer, and more focused without it. 🙂

Save 33% on SBI Through January 6th

If you’re interested in building your own passive income streams (also called evergreen income), a good service to help you achieve that goal is Site Build-It (SBI). They’re currently running a 33% off special from now through January 6th at 12 noon Eastern time.

If you want to learn more about SBI and why I recommend them, see my SBI review.

Are people actually succeeding with this service? Yup. Here are some SBI case studies, showing how people have used it successfully in different niches. And here are tons of examples of successful SBI sites that you can visit for yourself if you want to see what people are creating with it.

Many readers use SBI to get started earning passive income, especially if they need help with the mindset of believing it’s possible. Then they often go off and explore other ways of generating passive income too. SBI has a money-back guarantee, so it’s easy to try it and see if it’s a good match for you.

Congratulations!

I know you’ve done something recently that deserves some acknowledgement and appreciation, and you may have been wondering if it was going to pass by unnoticed, but you’re wrong about that. So speaking as a figment in your reality matrix on behalf of the matrix itself, I just want to congratulate you for your private victory. The matrix noticed what you did, it was awesome, and we all appreciate it tremendously!

Congrats… and please keep it up!

Michael Hyatt’s Book Recommendations

Author, Speaker, and Coach Michael Hyatt shared his top 5 business book recommendations for 2016.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport sounds especially aligned with my priorities for 2017, and The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax sounds fascinating, so I just bought copies of those.

New Year Supercharger – Prime Your Brain for Success in the New Year

If you’d like to prime your mind for goal achievement in the New Year, Learning Strategies is hosting a free audio streaming event this week to help you do that. It’s called the New Year Supercharger, and it’s already underway. The first two lessons are online now, so you can listen to them as soon as you register.

This series is based on six of Learning Strategies’ popular Paraliminals programs, which are 20-25 minute relaxing meditations that I’ve been using and recommending since 2006. They consistently put me into a deep and relaxing meditative state, which is great for positive self-programming.

Get free access to the New Year Supercharger, and enjoy! 🙂

Also… if you want to learn a lot more about the priming effect, including other ways you can use it to make your mind more automatically aligned with your goals, see this article: Prime Your Brain for a Permanent Performance Gain.

99 Reasons 2016 Was a Great Year for Humanity

Have you been feeling a bit down with how this year has turned out? Here’s a nice piece about the good news: 99 Reasons 2016 Was a Great Year for Humanity.

Skim through it. I think it will help you feel more optimistic about our positive progress.

If you negative news has been dragging down your motivation, see Overcoming News Addiction.

Let’s continue to expand the good in 2017.