Designing The Perfect Daily Routine: The Ultimate System Harvard’s Positive Psychology Professor, Tal Ben-Shahar, believes happiness is the result of balancing meaning with pleasure. But understanding what gives us meaning and what gives us pleasure is not as easy as it sounds. In this article, I will teach you how to track everything you do and then restructure your activities in the optimal way. You will learn the best way to end procrastination and develop the right habits such as meditation, exercise, and learning so that you can grow every day. You will learn how to work diligently on that which gives you meaning and reward yourself accordingly with pleasure. Work, for example, is thought of by most people as annoying and tedious, but psychologists Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Judith LeFevre show otherwise. In their article, Optimal Experience in Work and Leisure [PDF], they show that while people say they prefer leisure over work, actually, they have more ‘flow’ and ‘peak experiences’ at work. aTime Logger 2 The Meaning Map 1. 2. 3. 4.
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43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life Post written by Sherri Kruger. Follow me on Twitter. Simplicity. How can we make things simpler, more streamlined, or more efficient? Is this all just hype or is there actually something to this simplicity thing? Reducing complexity in my life has reduced stress, increased free time, and top priorities are actually top priorities. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. There are countless ways to simplify your life, these are but a few.
Penetration Testing Lab Yoga Journal: Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste How To be so Productive You Can't Stand it You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar. Here are 10 laws of productivity we’ve consistently observed among serial idea executors: 1. Break the seal of hesitation. A bias toward action is the most common trait we’ve found across the hundreds of creative professionals and entrepreneurs we’ve interviewed. 2. When our ideas are still in our head, we tend to think big, blue sky concepts. 3. Trial and error is an essential part of any creative’s life. To avoid ‘blue sky paralysis,’ pare your idea down to a small, immediately executable concept. 4. When working on in-depth projects, we generate lots of new ideas along the way. 5. 6. 7. 8. Few activities are more of a productivity drain than meetings. 9.
Hakin9 Magazine Exploiting Software April Issue | [ hana-code-insert ] 'default_post' is not found Hakin9 Magazine is a very good Security oriented Magazine with subjects that go from compliance and technical to hands on information. Hakin9 Magazine has just released its 2012 Exploiting Software Edition (April/2012) Issue. This month’s Hakin9 Exploiting Software Magazine issue the magazine covers a lot of interesting articles , focused in Cisco IOS Rootkits & Malwares. Here is a breafing of what you can find in it Cisco IOS Rootkits and Malware: A practical guide, by Jason NehrbossTaking Control, Functions and DLL injection, by Craig WrightDeceiving Network Defenses with Nmap Camouflaged Scanning, by Roberto SaiaExploiting Software, by SwethaDabbaraCross Site Request Forgery – Session Riding, by Miroslav Ludvik and Michal SmecData Logging with Syslog: A Troubleshooting and auditing mechanism, by Abdy MartinezSocial Engineering- New Era of Corporate Espionage, by Amar Suhas
► Integrity: The definition and true meaning of integrity-explained-explaining-define-defined-means-mean-what is-described-description A few thoughts on the matter: The following information is simply one person's opinion based on life experiences and a personal understanding of truth and honesty--which are part of the foundational aspects of true integrity. 4) Integrity is a guideline, a benchmark, a point of reference or a goal that is used to make decisions that rely on truth and honesty. All things are related to this point of reference and judged accordingly. To maintain integrity, you must remember to refer to truth and honesty in ALL decisions, thoughts, actions and reactions. That is not an option if you are to have and maintain integrity in your life. 5) Integrity is something that a person builds and maintains during a lifetime. 6) Leaving the past where it is, picking up the pieces and moving on is critical if you choose to "turn over a new leaf." Looking back is important to learn from our mistakes--but leave it at that--"looking back." 9) Integrity must be maintained. 28) You can do it. Sister Marcela!"
How to Become a Productivity Ninja Believe it or not, productivity can be learned, grasshopper. Yeah, I didn’t believe it either..until I transformed myself into a productivity ninja. Today, I’m going to teach you to maximize your time at your computer, dominate your email in-box, and spend less time on unimportant tasks to focus on what really matters. Once you have freed up your time, you’ll be surprised how you’re able to hang out with friends and family, pick up new skills, spend more time exercising, or cook healthy meals. Like Neo learning Kung Fu, today I shall teach you the skill of productivity. My story I am the world’s best procrastinator. For the past three years: I used to think I was justified in my horribly unproductive, time-consuming behavior because I was running a business. I finally came to the harsh realization that I was lying to myself. So I dumped ALL of my effort into building the habit of productivity. Just two months later, my life is drastically different: I actually feel in control of my life now.
BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE Productivity is about the effective and efficient use of all resources. Resources include time, people, knowledge, information, finance, equipment, space, energy, materials. Want to know more ways to become more productive? Check out the infographics below. via entrepeneur
A Pattern Language for Productivity, Pattern #3: Checklists by Andre · 4 Comments Checklists are mental inventories made physical. Instead of trying to hold your thoughts on a topic entirely in your head, write them down as a list. Having a list to review reduces the need to rethink what you need to consider about a topic. For instance, a travel checklist would include all of the items you need to take with you on a trip: TicketBoarding passDress suit2 casual shirts2 casual pantsToiletriesEtc… For blogging, I brainstormed a checklist of future articles to write. Checklists are a great way of seeding the mind for further thinking on a topic. Toiletries to takeAirport restrictionsWhat’s already available for free in the hotel roomDrugstores and markets near hotelCommercial toiletry kits The first checklist was meant to be an inventory of what to bring. You can spend five minutes creating a checklist of checklists that would be useful to make during windows of free time: Checklists are a great way to avoid reacting to problems in a knee-jerk fashion.
How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day - Ron Friedman If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: mise-en-place. The “Meez,” as professionals call it, translates into “everything in its place.” In practice, it involves studying a recipe, thinking through the tools and equipment you will need, and assembling the ingredients in the right proportion before you begin. It is the planning phase of every meal—the moment when chefs evaluate the totality of what they are trying to achieve and create an action plan for the meal ahead. For the experienced chef, mise-en-place represents more than a quaint practice or a time-saving technique. “Mise-en-place is the religion of all good line cooks,” Bourdain wrote in his runaway bestseller Kitchen Confidential. Most of us do not work in kitchens. Finally, prioritize your list.