Change Your Life – One Tiny Step at a Time

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Willpower is the strength of your mind and your determination. It is what allows you to resist temptation or to do something that is difficult.

  • She had a lot of willpower and was able to resist the temptation to eat the cake.
  • His willpower was tested when he tried to eat the cake, but he was able to resist.

To expend is to use up, to use up all of something. When you expend energy, you are using up your resources, and you will eventually run out of energy.

  • The student expended a lot of energy trying to solve the problem.
  • The athlete expended a lot of energy during the race.

The undergrowth is the part of the forest that is below the surface of the ground. It's usually full of plants and trees that have been hidden by the leaves and branches above.

  • The undergrowth was dense and full of plants.
  • The undergrowth is a dangerous place because there are snakes and spiders lurking in it.

To strategize is to come up with a plan to win a battle, to take control of a situation, or to achieve your goals.

  • They were strategizing about how to deal with the problem.
  • The company is strategizing about how to increase its market share.

An impulsive person is usually very quick to react, and they don't usually think things through very carefully. They often make decisions based on instinct rather than logic.

  • He made the decision to leave impulsively, without thinking it through.
  • She acted impulsively and threw the glass across the room.

To squat is to sit down on the ground and put your feet flat on the ground. Squats are a very important part of a bodybuilding routine, because they help you to build muscle and strength.

  • He squats every day to strengthen his lower body.
  • She squats to build her muscle.

To be knowledgeable is to have a lot of knowledge about something. When you are knowledgeable about a subject, you are able to understand it well.

  • He is very knowledgeable about art, and he was able to give a lot of interesting information about the paintings.
  • The teacher is very knowledgeable about history, and she was able to answer all of the questions in the test.

Journaling is the act of writing down your thoughts and feelings in a journal. You can journal about anything that is on your mind, whether it's your thoughts on your day job or your thoughts on your personal life.

  • She's been journaling every day since she got the assignment.
  • Journaling is a way to express yourself, and it can be very cathartic.