Rules. The Big Five Personality Test. Tests. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Simplify life in 15 minutes. “In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.”
~Henry Wadsworth We spend too much, own too much, and want too much — it’s the human condition — and as long as we aren’t aware of it we’ll be a slave to the cycle. Being the ingenious little critters that we are, we’re able to learn, and adapt pretty well. In other words, all hope is not lost, we still have a chance. The truth is that many of us are overworked, sleep deprived, and generally not content with our lives. There is a way out of this cycle, which involves decluttering, simplifying, and concentrating on what’s important.
“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.” Do nothing. “Simply the thing that I am shall make me live.” Simple methods to overcome procrastination - Life Literacy Labs. 10 instan EmoFit tools. When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your emotional balance, there are any number of little things you can do to regain it.
Here are ten tools to help get you started. 1. Wash your hands and face and brush your teeth. It cools and cleans the parts of your body that you use most frequently, which is relaxing, and gives you that "fresh start" feeling. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 20 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Sunday. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email At the cusp of new beginnings many of us take time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. 21 Day Challenge. I'm on day 14 of a 21-day challenge that I semi-invented and so far I have to admit the results have been nothing short of amazing.
Now, when I say that I semi-invented it, that is purely because I took the idea from the excellent book 'Psycho Cybernetics' and put it in a format that everyone can follow, myself included. I'm not exaggerating when I say this challenge can literally help with any aspect of your life that you would like to improve. Before I go into more detail on how you can follow along, I need to talk a little about our 'self image' and why it is very important. Understanding the Self Image In the mid 20th Century, Maxwell Maltz who was a plastic surgeon, wrote a book called Psycho Cybernetics that has now sold millions of copies and been updated for modern times. 7 stupid thinking errors you probably make. The brain isn’t a flawless piece of machinery.
Although it is powerful and comes in an easy to carry container, it has it’s weaknesses. A field in psychology which studies these errors, known as biases. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Train yourself. Dec 27, 2010.
How To Steal Like An Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me) - Austin Kleon. 30 Habits that Will Change your Life. Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth.
Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve. The following is a list of 30 practical habits that can make a huge difference in your life. You should treat this list as a reference, and implement just one habit per month. This way you will have the time to fully absorb each of them, while still seeing significant improvements each month. Health habits Exercise 30 minutes every day. Productivity habits.
The Most Productive One Hour In Your Life. Summary – Super One Hour If you are reading this, I’m very sure that you and I have the same common goal.
We want to achieve more in our life. There’s only one problem though. There are so many goals to achieve, better career, relationship, attitude, etc that sometimes they are very hard to keep track. Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity. By Leo Babauta This is something I’ve been wanting to write for some time — a Handbook for Life.
Now, is there any handbook that can be a guide to every single person? Of course not. This is just a list of tips that I think will help many people in life — some of them common-sense tips that we often forget about. Consider this guide a reminder. How to Live With an Unknowable Mind. We know surprisingly little about our own personalities, attitudes and even self-esteem.
How do we live with that? How do you imagine your own mind? I sometimes picture mine as a difficult and contrary child; the kind that throws a stone at you for no reason and can’t explain itself. 10 More Common Faults in Human Thought. Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought.
Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every now and then. There is no end to the mistakes we make when we process information, so here are 10 more common errors to be aware of. The confirmation bias is the tendency to look for or interpret information in a way that confirms beliefs. The Availability heuristic is gauging what is more likely based on vivid memories. Illusion of Control is the tendency for individuals to believe they can control or at least influence outcomes that they clearly have no influence on.
Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed. Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and making stupid decisions. Features of our minds that are meant to help us may, eventually, get us into trouble. Here are the first 5 of the most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them. 1. The Anchoring Trap: Over-Relying on First Thoughts “Is the population of Turkey greater than 35 million? 40 Healthy Relationship Signs. 100 Best Blogs to Help You Find Happiness Nurse Practitioner Schools. Happiness can be an elusive thing, especially when you're trying to balance nursing school with work, family and having a personal life. Yet, however hard it may be to attain, happiness is always in the end worth the effort. Eight Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation. 1) There is no use in trying to be honest with an emotional manipulator. You make a statement and it will be turned around.
Example: I am really angry that you forgot my birthday. Response - "It makes me feel sad that you would think I would forget your birthday, I should have told you of the great personal stress I am facing at the moment - but you see I didn’t want to trouble you. You are right I should have put all this pain (don’t be surprised to see real tears at this point) aside and focused on your birthday. Sorry. " 2) An emotional manipulator is the picture of a willing helper. 3) Crazy making - saying one thing and later assuring you they did not say it. 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking. Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6. From Los Angeles Times: It's not all about you Chances are, others aren't judging you as harshly as you think, if at all. By Benedict Carey Times Staff Writer January 13, 2003 Oh, things sure took a bad turn. Take a deep breath. A growing body of research shows that far fewer people notice our gaffes than we believe as we pace the floor in private, going over and over the faux pas.
Top 10 Things That Determine Happiness. Photo: meddygarnet. Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive « alex.moskalyuk. Noah Goldstein’s, Steve Martin’s (no, not that Steve Martin‘s) and Robert Cialdini’s Yes! Self Development Tools to Follow Your Dreams. 50 Best Personal Development Books. To Let Go of Stress, Catch Your Breath: Ujayii Breathing How-To. When I first began practicing yoga in 1983, my teachers didn’t just tell me to breathe; they gave me explicit instructions on how to breathe, how to feel the sensations of breath, and how to become familiar with the muscles of respiration.
When I began studying the Ashtanga style of yoga at age 22, I was introduced to ujayii pranayama, or the triumphant breath. 40 Ways to Let Go and Feel Less Pain. 60 Ways to Get Organized & Take Control of Your Life. 28 Dignified Ways to Impress Everyone Around You - StumbleUpon. 42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself. 10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget. Email. The Art of Meditation / Stop Being a Zombie! A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion – Alan Watts Tweet This.
Need a Reboot? Every once in awhile - or more often for some - most of us stop and think, "What the hell am I doing? "