Applications of self improvement. Body/health knowledge. 16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in School. I am 28 now.
I don’t think about the past or regret things much these days. But sometimes I wish that I had known some of things I have learned over the last few years a bit earlier. That perhaps there had been a self-improvement class in school. And in some ways there probably was. Because some of these 16 things in this article a teacher probably spoke about in class. Some of it would probably not have stuck in my mind anyway.
But I still think that taking a few hours from all those German language classes and use them for some personal development classes would have been a good idea. So here are 16 things I wish they had taught me in school (or I just would like to have known about earlier). 1. This is one of the best ways to make better use of your time. So a lot of what you do is probably not as useful or even necessary to do as you may think. You can just drop – or vastly decrease the time you spend on – a whole bunch of things. Life hacks. Why You Do What You Do (And Why It Should Scare You)
Jun 16, 2009 When it comes to getting things done, most people think of words like productivity, willpower, and goal setting.
But if you’re frustrated at where your life is right now and you’re having trouble pushing past the things that are holding you back, willpower isn’t the problem. Goal setting isn’t it, either. And no amount of productivity cult-ism is going to turn your life around. There’s something more important than that – something so important it determines whether taking action is a pleasure or a chore: It’s the set of personal standards you hold yourself to on a daily basis. Not willpower. Standards determine what you’ll settle for. Standards drive your behavior because they’re linked to what you will and will not tolerate in life. How messy does your car/house/office have to get before you can’t tolerate it anymore? In one sense, standards are part of how we want to identify ourselves.
But standards can also lock you into a personal hell. Don’t believe me? 42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself - Stepcase Lifehack. Are you someone who likes to grow?
Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. I’m very passionate about personal growth. It was just 4 years ago when I discovered my passion for growing and helping others grow. At that time, I was 22 and in my final year of university. SEE ALSO: How to Better Yourself One Day at a Time After 1.5 years of actively pursuing growth and helping others to grow through my personal development blog, I realize there is never an end to the journey of self improvement. As a passionate advocate of growth, I’m continuously looking for ways to self-improve.
Read a book every day. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this article or anything about personal growth. Image © kevindooley. 60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again. When we were young life was easier, right?
I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves. You see, when we were young we saw the world through simple, hopeful eyes. Seven Traits of the Highly Remarkable Man. 1stumbleupon Article by Kinowear contributor Jonathan Mead; follow him on twitter.
Have you ever heard someone speak and felt compelled to soak up every word? You just want to know them, be around them and learn from. That’s the mark of a remarkable person. While some people are born with an enigmatic quality, most people become that way willfully. I’ve learned that there are certain traits that can be studied, practiced and learned that will make you remarkable. So here’s what you have to do… 1. This isn’t about being an ego maniac (see: Kanye West), it’s about being fully grounded in your own unique genius. The truly great man knows he is great, but doesn’t feel he has to prove it. When you’re remarkable, you know it. 2. It’s been wisely said that “perfection is the enemy of the good.” While all truly prolific people know this, they also can’t help but want to exceed and push the boundaries of what is considered acceptable.