“CHOOSE BETTER. DO BETTER. BE BETTER.” Craig Harper


Welcome to the cyber-home of Motivational Speaker, Craig Harper.This site is a constantly updated inspiration, education and motivation station. Unlike other sites, it is a totally free resource. With over a thousand original articles covering a wide range of subject matter (from fitness to philosophy), there’s a mountain of quality information to help you create your best life. Apart from being one of Australia’s leading professional speakers, Craig is also an Exercise Scientist, Media Presenter, Published Author, High Performance Coach and highly sought-after Corporate Coach. He is considered to be a leader in the area of personal development, having worked with hundreds of teams, companies and organisations on numerous continents over the last twenty years.

Recent Entries

Making Shit Hard

August 24, 2014

Tweet Here’s the scene… I’m at the gym doing what I do and a few metres away from me a lady is trying unsuccessfully to put a handle on a Lat Pull machine. She struggles for about sixty seconds and stupidly (and apparently, sexistly), I offer to help. I know I can attach it in [...]

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The “it didn’t work” Delusion

July 9, 2014

Tweet I just bumped into a lady at the supermarket who told me how frustrated she is with her “fat body”. Without wanting to, I somehow found myself in the middle of a consult standing in the nut section, basket in hand. And no, the fact that it was the nut section is not lost [...]

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Building a Life

July 8, 2014

Tweet Could you imagine building a house with no plans? No checks? No assessments along the way? Could you see yourself getting up each day and pouring concrete, cutting timber, hammering nails, laying bricks, hanging plaster and building your new home with no reason, strategy or logical process? No blueprint? That place would surely look [...]

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How to Operate a Human

July 7, 2014

Tweet Have you ever noticed that we’re all the same but different? One of the most important things I’ve learned over the years is that different things work for different people. In order for me to be able to help people, or even just connect with them, I first need to understand how they ‘work’. [...]

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Delaying Gratification

July 6, 2014

Tweet The obese guy who desperately wants to lose weight continues to eat junk (which will perpetuate his obesity) because he has not yet arrived at a point where he will delay gratification. When he puts that slab of cake in his mouth, he experiences instant pleasure but if he denies himself some taste bud [...]

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Convenience: is it over-rated?

July 2, 2014

Tweet As conscious, curious, intelligent creatures, it’s our responsibility to understand that convenience in the short term doesn’t always equate to better, healthier, intelligent or positive outcomes over the long term. A drug that will conveniently enable a person to sleep or calm down in the short term also has the potential to become a [...]

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