Every New Year gives us an opportunity to look back at what went well or didn’t in the previous year, and look forward to what we want to stick with or change in the new year. Are you ready for it?
Inspiration The 3R’s (and icons) of maintaining a healthy environment and planet can be re-purposed to also remind us how to maintain a healthy, active, and rapidly learning brain. Reduce → Reduce Reuse → Reuse Recycle → Reward 1. REDUCE Reduction is synonymous with simplification. Remember we talked earlier about how “studying harder” is less effective […]
May was the worst month I’ve had in a long time. I was down in the dumps nearly the entire month. My energy was low, enthusiasm was low, and drive was very low. My attitude was primarily negative, full of complaints and anger. And I accomplished much less than I had set out to do. […]
In April, I read both of Darren Hardy’s Success books: The Compound Effect and Living Your Best Year Ever. Thanks to some of the advice from these books (as well as some I’ve read in David Allen’s Getting Things Done), I’ve determined that it’s a good idea to set a limited number of goals at different levels. Here […]
If you want to know the difference in people’s lives, it all comes down to: what are the things in your life that are “MUSTS” versus “SHOULDS”? — Anthony Robbins Should Recently, I listened to an interview with Anthony Robbins where he talks about the difference between Must and Should. He said, “If you want […]
In this series of posts, we’ve already talked about: The Difference between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation My Personal Habit Creation Experimentation How to Create Habits by Understanding Triggers and Rewards How to Understand Will Power and Make it Stronger The Difference between Perfection and Progress Continuing along the same vein, today’s post will discuss the […]
After doing a bit of research into Habit formation and Intrinsic Motivation, I’ve decided to do a bit of experimentation on myself to see if I can’t Create some great long-lasting Habits and get rid of some others that aren’t necessarily so good for me. A good number of my experiments will revolve around Korean […]
Habits are the KEY for you to succeed at almost anything. The thing about Habits is, you don’t have to even think about them. They are pre-programmed into your brain and enable you to do routine, complex tasks – skillfully – on autopilot. Imagine a morning routine – getting ready for work. There are literally […]