10 simple ways to save yourself from messing up your life - Step Stop taking so much notice of how you feel. How you feel is how you feel. It’ll pass soon. What you’re thinking is what you’re thinking. It’ll go too. Adrian Savage is a writer, an Englishman, and a retired business executive, in that order. Read full content
13 Things to Avoid When Changing Habits | Zen 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. I’ve not only learned a lot about what you should do when changing habits, but through my failures, I’ve learned about what not to do. And trust me, I’ve had lots of failures. I’ve found failures to be just as important as successes when trying to learn how to improve, especially when it comes to changing habits. I’ve done that, with one failure after another, and would like to share a few things I’ve learned to avoid when trying to change a habit. “Motivation is what gets you started. Taking on two or more habits at once. “We are what we repeatedly do.
D*I*Y Planner | the best thing in printing since Gutenberg Time Management Tips - Time Management Tips for ADHD Time Management Tips and Adult ADD I’m running late. I’ll be there in just a little while. How many times have you said these words? ADHD coach, Kay Grossman, M.A., LLC, explains that effective time management requires two skills that people with ADHD often naturally lack, but can learn -– planning and marking the passing of time. According to Grossman, the best prescription for being on time includes: Planning ahead on a daily basis. Grossman provides a few no-fail solutions for addressing specific time-management challenges. Challenge: Planning Far Too Many Activities How many times have you committed yourself to too many activities? Solutions: Choose a planner that works for you, considering size, technology, ease of use, portability, color, and feel. Challenge: Having What You Need to Get Out the Door on Time It is time to go, but needed items are scattered all around the house. Establish holding places near the door for keys, wallets, backpacks, and purses. Solutions:
A Beginner's Guide to Making a D*I*Y Planner Many first-time visitors to this site are probably overwhelmed by the vast number of pages, templates, packages, sizes and loose forms available. This little all-in-one guide is meant to direct beginners to downloading the right packages, printing and preparing the forms, and setting up a basic planner or Hipster PDA using the D*I*Y Planner kits. The goal here is to teach you how to create an effective industrial-strength planner system that can last for years, yet costs next to nothing. This page might look a little complicated at first glance, but you'll be surprised by how little work is generally involved, especially after a little practice. For example, I can now create a dozen double-sided punched forms in about three to four minutes, including printing, by using basic (i.e., "cheap") equipment. No special skills are involved, just a little patience and an hour or two to follow the step-by-step instructions the first time through. Choosing a Planner & Size My recommendation?