Research has revealed a simple strategy that you can use to achieve your goals. (And it has nothing to do with getting motivated).
Assign at least 10 minutes daily to just think about what you really want to do in life. Make notes if you want. Jot down actions and events throughout the day that make you feel really joyous
Do you have a dream, but are hesitant to chase after it because you’re uncertain you’ll succeed? Just do it!
Etsy sellers helped us create a system and worksheet for realizing your vision, making the most of your time, and kicking creative ass.
No doubt youâve heard of the 10,000 hour rule. First espoused by psychologist K. Anders Ericsson, the â10,000 hourâ rule states that it takes 10,000 hours to master any skill. Or, translated into years, itâs about 10 years of consistent practice to achieve mastery.
According to figures published recently by Pew Internet Research, only 46% of people who track some aspect of their health say that it has changed their overall approach to maintaining their health. This is a startlingly low number. If less than half of self-trackers are able to find any actionable benefits, what on earth are [...]
Supercharge your to-do list in 4 easy steps.
When you fail to approach a goal honestly, you set your self up for endless procrastination. You come up with excuse after excuse, always forgiving yourself for never getting anything done. Gretchen Rubin, writing for the Happiness Project, calls this the “decoy habit” and wants you to stop.
Why not feel good now as we go after our goals and also feel good later, when we achieve our goal? 21 ways to instantly feel happier…today.
Fast decision-making advice for those who struggle with the process.
Itâs very normal, even when you are living in a remote area. You are facing so many options out there, which are waiting for you to choose, usually within specific time limit. This is not an easy part of life. There is always a risk know whether your decision would lead you to a better [...]
The best productivity improvement goals come from a diagnosis of our current system, rather than adopting external standards.
Joy management has worked for me for several years and it has helped many of my clients. It’s free, it’s flexible and you can tweak it any way to Sunday to make it work for you. If you stick with it, you will discover the blend of things that helps you manage your joy.
Several times in my career I found myself wondering why, despite putting in hard work and long hours, I wasn’t getting more out of it. The reason things weren’t moving as fast as I would like them to was usually related to my personal goals I set, or more appropriately, my consistency in sticking with [...]
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
One thing that a lot of successful people will tell you about success is that you have to go back to the basics. We show you how with a minimalist approach.
Lately, I’ve started to realize that I’m working very hard, but if someone asked me whether or not I feel that I’m working toward a larger purpose, I’d have to say that I really don’t know. The current approach feels more like a machine-gun approach, where I’m just trying to accomplish whatever I can, and [...]
Our bookshelves are lined with habits that successful people do on a daily basis. We read about them and implement them into our routines and practices. Quite often these practices improve our productivity and make our lives better as a result. But that’s not what this article is about. It’s not about what successful people [...]
Every person has inherent strengths and weaknesses, but there is no reason to let them determine the course of your professional or personal life. After all, even if you have had issues with motivation throughout your entire life, it is never too late to address this problem and take steps to correct it.
Having everything that you want might sound a little selfish. Self want just for the sake of having material things probably is. The truth however lies in this timeless poem and it sounds a lot like that old saying, âBe careful what you wish for.â
Do you have a strong desire to achieve great things in life? Learn what separates those who achieve from those who don’t…and why!
When affecting change in our lives we are often stymied by our own human nature to get things done and get them done now. Setting good attainable goals with realistic action steps are key to not only implementing change but also to help curb the desire to quit when our patience runs thin.
Quite a few people emailed me about my recent post where I encouraged people to live for today by actually achieving enough that you go to sleep happy about
Setting goals for what you want to accomplish is great, but what do you do when the things you want conflict with each other? How do you handle contradictory ambitions?
Asking yourself what you deserve gives you a clearer roadmap of where you want to go â your destination. Once you can see your destination, itâs much easier to identify what you need to do get there â your path.