So was my house, my desk, my mind. Then I learned, one by one, a few habits that got me completely organized. Am I perfect? Of course not, and I don’t aim to be. But I know where everything is, I know what I need to do today, I don’t forget things most of the time, and my house is uncluttered and relatively clean (well, as clean as you can get when you have toddlers and big kids running around). So what’s the secret? Are these obvious principles? If your life is a mess, like mine was, I don’t recommend trying to get organized all in one shot. So here are the 7 habits: Reduce before organizing.
If you take your closet full of 100 things and throw out all but the 10 things you love and use, now you don’t need a fancy closet organizer. How to reduce: take everything out of a closet or drawer or other container (including your schedule), clean it out, and only put back those items you truly love and really use on a regular basis. 13 Things to Avoid When Changing Habits. “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.” - Mark Twain Post written by Leo Babauta.
Follow me on Twitter. I’ve learned a lot about changing habits in the last 2 1/2 years, from quitting smoking to taking up running and GTD and vegetarianism and waking early and all that. I could go on, of course, but you get the picture. We Feel Fine. The Most Powerful Career Advice That Every College Student Needs To Know. Everyone turns into a Yes-man to get a job after college.
That is why many people go through their careers hating their job or jumping off from one company to another. People go to college to get a degree and to pursue their passion and interest. Unfortunately, once they step outside the university they make choices different from the things that they want to be. They seem to become oblivious of their own goals. College doesn’t only prepare you for a job rather it’s a preparation for life. Whether you’ve tailored a long-term plan or you see new possibilities for your future career, these powerful pieces of career advice will empower you as you encounter difficulties in facing reality. “Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Life in the real world is different from being a student. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”- Winston Churchill.
10 Questions To Ask Yourself If You're Looking For Your Life's Purpose. It’s OK if you don’t know why you are here or what you are suppose to be doing with your life.
It can take years to find our true calling but if you can’t wait that long, here are some questions to help you get on the path to finding your life’s purpose. 1. Am I doing what I love? Asking this question should pertain to your life as a whole. Do I love my family, friends, and work? 2. 60 Thought Provoking Questions That Will Change Your Perspective On Life. We spend most of our lives whizzing through our days.
There is precious little time to self-reflect in order to change our perspective on life. These questions are designed to help you get started on one of the most important things you can do for yourself; become more self-reflective in order to improve yourself and your relationships. As you read these questions, consider how they might challenge long held assumptions you may have about yourself and others.
The Power of Self-Reflection: Ten Questions You Should Ask Yourself. To find yourself, lost and without purpose, wondering how you ended up where you are, is a scary thought.
If you are not careful, not mindfully aware of where you are going, you could end up somewhere far from where you want to be. These are 10 helpful questions that we each ought to ask ourselves on a frequent basis. The power of self-reflection can serve to keep you in check, to keep you focused on self-improvement and ensure that you are as fulfilled as possible. 1. Am I using my time wisely? “Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne We all know time is precious. 2. “Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your last misfortunes, of which all men have some.” - Charles Dickens There are countless blessings around each of us. 3. “Perspective is as simple as answering this question: If I had five months to live would I experience this problem differently?”
4. 5. 10 Strategies Resilient People Use To Bounce Back When Life Knocks Them Down. “People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change.
They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters, they will not allow life’s circumstances to push them down and hold them under” Charles Swindoll.