Choose one that resonates with you. Read it as many times as you need to; ponder it, and how you can apply it to your life.
How to have Grit, from a SEAL platoon commander
How to have Grit, from a SEAL platoon commander 1. Purpose and meaning. It’s easier to be persistent when what we’re doing is tied to something personally meaningful. 2. Make it a game. It’s the best way to stay in a competitive mindset without stressing yourself out. 3. Be confident — but realistic. See the
Be Prepared! For a day filled with distractions
Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness… – Marcus Aurelius Know that these things will come today. Have a plan to deal with them so they don’t sabotage your plans.
Live each day as if it was your last
Top 37 things dying people say they would do if they had another chance at life. Travel more. Get out of a bad relationship. Wear sunscreen. Don’t sacrifice your dreams for those of others. Stop caring about what other people think. And more.
Tim Ferriss’ 17 Questions that Changed my Life
If you haven’t heard of Tim Ferriss you need to. He has interviewed everyone, in all areas of life and on all topics. He has some fantastic books out (see below for three) that contain thousands of useful tidbits. I put this link on my bookmarks bar, so I will see it and contemplate it
New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy
1) The Most Important Question To Ask When You Feel Down: What am I grateful for? 2) Label Negative Feelings: Describe an emotion in just a word or two, and it helps reduce the emotion. 3) Make That Decision: Make a “good enough” decision. Don’t sweat making the absolute 100% best decision. 4) Touch People:
Colonel Sanders and KFC
Colonel Sanders started KFC at age 66 At age 66 Harlan (Colonel) Sanders had been a fairly successful small businessman, but due to unfortunate events was flat broke with only his social security income to live on. That’s when he started Kentucky Fried Chicken.
To help people find their purpose,
and to give them a system to fulfill it every day.
This website is designed to help you to realize your desire for an abundant and fulfilling life. Use it as a tool, as you should any resource you have. Let it guide you, whether through exercises, lifestyle changes, knowledge, or recommendations. And let it entertain you, when you have a few spare minutes and need a break.
This website is also designed for you to be able to take action very quickly toward improving your life. So many websites you visit or books you read lead to more reading, to more classes, more and more work, without leading you to actions that will directly benefit you now. While some of the posts are here for your enjoyment, most are potent self-contained chunks of information of proven value which you can immediately incorporate into your life, or things you can ponder that may lead to greater insights.
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