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How to Use Text Expansion to Save Yourself Hours of Typing Every Week

We are working to restore service. Since we speak most words repeatedly everyday, why dont we shorten them?. Good idea? - Not I dont like this kind of energy savings. After the mobile phone SMS and twitters, we already not practising many words and shortening them. If you want to save time, learn to type faster, not learning shortwords. Typing full letters with spaces will not shorten your lifespan. Flagged. Grow the life you want. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.

Grow the life you want.

The next best time is now. Mindbloom was created by people who know that life improvement can be hard, time-consuming and expensive. Track Yourself! Get Rich Slowly - Personal Finance That Makes Cents. 30 Habits that Will Change your Life. Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth.

30 Habits that Will Change your Life

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 Use an inbox system. Personal Development habits Read 1 book per week.

Career habits Start a blog. What do you think? Update: A reader put together a downloadable copy of all these habits.

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How to Put Your Personal Development on AutoPilot. How to Put Your Personal Development on AutoPilot Photo Credit: Frans Zwart via Compfight There are few spheres of interest one is looking to improve while trying to implement personal development as a concept into his life.

How to Put Your Personal Development on AutoPilot

And the peculiar thing is that once you try to move things in one particular area of your life, the effect accumulates and gets quite dispersive through other segments as well. Have you ever noticed that once you start to exercise you suddenly pay a lot more attention to your diet, and even get up earlier or become more productive? This is how dispersive the nature of personal development in fact is. So if this premise is correct, then you would like to know how is one able to pay attention to many areas of life all at once, and what is the best way to ensure progress?

How improving one thing affects other areas of your life If you want to rely on automating this process, then doing it by aiming for random goals at a time won’t suffice. 7 Not So Obvious Habits To Maximize Your Productivity. I was a big fan of productivity, and, in some respects, I still am.

7 Not So Obvious Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

I’ve been a very early adopter of GTD, and, for years, I did my weekly reviews with the discipline of a zen monk. But, eventually, I hit a roadblock. GTD is about getting things “done”, but in life we have much more to experience than “doing”. 11 Goal Hacks: How to Achieve Anything. Goal-setting research on fantasising, visualisation, goal commitment, procrastination, the dark side of goal-setting and more… We’re all familiar with the nuts and bolts of goal-setting.

11 Goal Hacks: How to Achieve Anything

We should set specific, challenging goals, use rewards, record progress and make public commitments (if you’re not familiar with these then check out this article on how to reach life goals). So how come we still fail? This psychological research suggests why and what mindsets should help us reach our goals. 1. The biggest enemy of any goal is excessive positive fantasising. 2. The reason we don’t achieve our goals is lack of commitment. One powerful psychological technique to increase commitment is mental contrasting. 3. You can use the Zeigarnik effect to drag you on towards your goal. What the Zeigarnik effect teaches is that one weapon for beating procrastination is starting somewhere…anywhere.