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Start Doing These Things for Yourself to Transform Your Life in Less Than a Year. You and I have one thing in common: We want to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves.

Start Doing These Things for Yourself to Transform Your Life in Less Than a Year

But unfortunately, many people have lived their lives pretty much the same way for a very long time. You are capable of making the biggest transformation of your life. Significant, lasting changes shouldn’t take you years. But it means stepping beyond your current way of life and embracing new habits. 11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life - Motto. Mateus Lunardi Dutra/flickr Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: "What good shall I do this day?

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life - Motto

" in the morning, and "What good have I done this day? " in the evening. In fact, many great thinkers embraced the idea of constantly questioning things. On Flipboard. Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Care About a Work-Life Balance. The concept of a harmonious work-life balance has taken the business world by storm.

Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Care About a Work-Life Balance

It has become the buzzword around the office, it crosses many lips at corporate events, and professional social networks like LinkedIn are flooded with discussions regarding this apparent fusion between work and life. But bizarrely, entrepreneurs have also been reeled into this concept, questioning their routines and commitments for perhaps the first time in years. As a man who has spent the last four years of his life working at all hours of the day, from anywhere in the world with an internet connection, I have an opinion on the concept of a work-life balance for entrepreneurs – and I’d like to share it. Entrepreneurs Don’t Need a Work-Life Balance There, I said it. All That Plastic In The Ocean Is Going To Leave Behind Fossils. On Finding Your Purpose: An Extraordinary Letter by Hunter S. Thompson. In April of 1958, Hunter S.

On Finding Your Purpose: An Extraordinary Letter by Hunter S. Thompson

Thompson was 22 years old when he wrote a letter on the meaning and purpose of life when asked by his friend, Hume Logan, for advice. In just a few paragraphs, Thompson’s letter offers deeply thoughtful ideas, and what makes it all the more profound is the fact that at the time the world had no idea that he was about to become one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

Thompson was not successful when we wrote this letter, so his beliefs on purpose were just hypothetical, or maybe statements of faith. 19 Tiny Habits That Lead To Huge Results. The Educator's Folly and the Shadow of the Future. “I study history as an antidote to obsessive speculations about the future.”

The Educator's Folly and the Shadow of the Future

~Ivan Illich 1 Back in 2004, the National Council of La Raza received grants to support the creation of Early College High Schools across the U.S. and determined that some of them would be in Wisconsin. A press conference was held at the Milwaukee Area Technical College to announce the initiative. Why You Should Flush 90% of Your To-Do List Down the Toilet. It’s easy to confuse abundance with blessing, especially in our work life.

Why You Should Flush 90% of Your To-Do List Down the Toilet

But sometimes abundance is just another word for burden. And it’s crucial for our success and satisfaction that we learn to spot the difference. More opportunities cross my desk every day than I can manage, and I bet it’s the same for you—even if you don’t always realize it. We face a constant temptation in life to take on more than we can handle. I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't) If you spend any time online, you’ll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a morning person.

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

For me, not so much. I’m not a morning person and never have been. I could sleep until noon in college. Class at 8 a.m.? No chance. Still, the idea of becoming an early bird has always intrigued me. One month ago I set a goal to wake up at 6:30 a.m. every weekday (I let myself sleep utill 8 a.m. on weekends). 1. What To Do When You Think You Just Can’t Anymore. Get overwhelmed much?

What To Do When You Think You Just Can’t Anymore

Have an occasional meltdown? Mmmm, me too. How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life. By guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition You might not be aware, but in every nanosecond of your life, you’re actually experiencing countless never-ending cycles of mind-body recovery that run the gamut from grieving a broken heart to mending a pulled tendon.

How to Live a Recovery-Centric Life

For instance, as you rest and recover after a long, sweaty hike, you’re probably not aware that at the same time, a very robust recovery process is also occurring in your muscle cells and even further into your genes. After that refreshing morning walk, your cells begin to rebuild and regenerate, switching out used cellular debris for newer, stronger muscle fibers. At the same time, the aerobic exercise you did is reducing any destructive expression of genes in your DNA that could increase your risk for diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart disease.

16 tips to start habits you want and stop ones you don't. Businessinsider. If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time.


Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren’t yet living up to your expectations. We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won’t admit it -- other than the guy with the ‘He who dies with the most toys wins’ bumper sticker -- in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success. How to Produce Stunning Change In Your Life Immediately. 11 Habits of Supremely Happy People. We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.” While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research.

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why? Well, building solid personal habits can be hard. In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit. Infallible Framework for Habit Development. 14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day. Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” - Vaibhav Shah Kevin Kruse is one such person. He recently interviewed over 200 ultra-successful people, including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, and a host of accomplished entrepreneurs. One of his most revealing sources of information came from their answers to a simple open-ended question: Uk.businessinsider. How minimalism redefines success. Businessinsider. Forbes Welcome. Finding The Courage To Confront The Apathy Of Aging. Many articles that focus on living well in midlife preach the importance of keeping the “oomph” in your step. They feature people who have changed careers from stock broker to sculptor at 50, walked the Appalachian trail at 60, or learned how to skydive at 70.

(Not exactly middle age anymore, but you get the drift.) From Zero to 45 Days in a Row: How I Built a Habit of Daily Exercise. To Live Well When You're Old, Design For It When You're 40. 5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person. 10 Steps to Becoming a Better You. Maybe you're missing that "pep in your step" lately, or perhaps you're feeling on top of the world. Uk.businessinsider. 12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen from Ultra Successful People. (Photo: (Photo: As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been experimenting with my routines, work and lifestyle to find that perfect fit for happy and productive, purpose and passion driven routine. Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are. (Photo: Unsplash) Ways to be more successful.

Knowing How to Improve Doesn't Matter Unless You Build New Habits. Overwhelmed? 10 ways to feel less busy. Uk.businessinsider. Uk.businessinsider. To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind In Life. How Walking Away Leads to Profit, Happiness and Success. 7 Motivational Habits Of Highly Happy People. Highly happy people all share happy habits . It’s as simple as that.

12 Motivational Habits To Make You Successful Happy And Productive. 7 TED Talks That Help You Start (and Maintain) Good Habits. Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small step. Banish those midlife blues – the secret to happiness starts with one small step. Stanford Researcher: This Small Psychological Change Will Make You Much More Successful. Lifehack. 6 Lessons About Happiness You Can Learn From Fired Rolling Stones Member Ian Stewart. Tip for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Turn Them into Questions. How to keep your New Year's resolutions, according to science. How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions. New Year's resolutions: Four psychologically proven tips to help you stick to your goals.

How To Stick To Your Goals, According To Science. The Force Will Awaken in 2016 — Life Learning. 7 Sins.