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I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life for this blog post. Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips: 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. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Robin Sharma is the author of the #1 international bestseller “The Leader Who Had No Title” (Simon & Schuster). Related:  lifestyle

Dr Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet Food Pyramid HEALTHY SWEETS How much: Sparingly Healthy choices: Unsweetened dried fruit, dark chocolate, fruit sorbet Why: Dark chocolate provides polyphenols with antioxidant activity. Choose dark chocolate with at least 70 percent pure cocoa and have an ounce a few times a week. Fruit sorbet is a better option than other frozen desserts. RED WINE How much: Optional, no more than 1-2 glasses per day Healthy choices: Organic red wine Why: Red wine has beneficial antioxidant activity. SUPPLEMENTS How much: Daily Healthy choices: High quality multivitamin/multimineral that includes key antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin E, mixed carotenoids, and selenium); co-enzyme Q10; 2-3 grams of a molecularly distilled fish oil; 2,000 IU of vitamin D3 Why: Supplements help fill any gaps in your diet when you are unable to get your daily requirement of micronutrients. Additional Item:

How The Happiest People In The World Spend Their Money Increasingly, the stories people tell me about their work and life choices break the conventional mold: A twentysomething entrepreneur starts a business while holding down another job and living on friend’s couch. He’s trading financial insecurity today for work he feels passionate about and a distant promise of a future payoff. A fortysomething father of two with a stay-at-home wife walks away from a lucrative legal career without knowing what his next step will be because he can’t tolerate the stress and relentless hours any longer. A single mother of three gets laid off and decides to start a not-for-profit instead of finding another job in advertising. Their unique journeys not only challenge the traditional wisdom about the path we “should” follow with our work and careers, but they also challenge the standard rules about money. Work, life, and money are intertwined intimately, and yet they’re rarely addressed together. Be more mindful about what your money could buy.

flyingthenest Attention all thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies! Are you on the hunt for your next hit? Well, we have you covered. Here are 10 incredible thrill seeking adventures you need to add to your bucket list from around the world. 1. Sky Diving Over The Palm In Dubai We know there are plenty of places to skydive around the world, but we don’t think the views get any better then from over the palm in Dubai. 2. The North Yungas Road (also known as Death Road) is legendary for its extreme danger. 3. Would you take the plunge into the depths of shark infested waters? 4. Hu Shan Mountain is famous for having one of the worlds most dangerous hiking trails. 5. In Finland they literally cut a giant hole in their icy lakes and you are asked simply to jump in. 6. This roller coaster is the steepest ride to date, having a famous drop of 121°. 7. Are you fearless enough to be strapped standing on top of an aeroplane as it soars through the sky? 8. 9. Ever wondered what it would feel like to fly? 10.

Be Happier: 10 Things to Start Doing Right Now post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Today is a blank canvas upon which you have the delightful opportunity to create. Start now, take the initiative, and… Foster your own personal growth. – If you want to awaken happiness in the world around you, start by living a life that makes you happy, and then radiate your happiness outward. Photo by: J.T. If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. And get inspiring life tips and quotes in your inbox (it's free)... 10 Foods You Probably Think Are Healthy, But Aren't Cereals aren’t as healthy as you think. Image credit: hello sunrise To build muscle & lose fat, 90% of your diet must consist of whole unprocessed foods. That’s anything that doesn’t come out of a box like meats, veggies, eggs, fruits, etc. Eating 6 meals/day leaves room for 4 junk meals per week. You’re already doing that but not getting results? 1. Healthy alternative: one of these breakfast recipes. 2. Healthy alternative: homemade protein bars. 3. Healthy alternative: plain unflavored yogurt mixed with fruit cut into pieces. 4. Healthy alternative: Ezekiel Bread, but lower your bread intake. Bread is also not as healthy as you think. Healthy alternative: make your own sandwiches. 6. Healthy alternative: home-made fruit juice or eat fruit. 7. Healthy alternative: water during workout, protein + carbs post workout. 8. Healthy alternative: make your own salads. 9. Healthy alternative: cook all your meals for the day in the morning or evening. 10.

Carl Jung’s 5 Key Elements To Happiness I love reading Carl Jung, especially his book Memories, Dreams, Reflections. His work is very challenging, however, so to get a Jung fix, I read a bunch of interviews that he gave, which were printed in the collection, C.G. Jung Speaking. In 1960, journalist Gordon Young asked Jung, “What do you consider to be more or less basic factors making for happiness in the human mind?” Jung answered with five elements: 1. Jung, always mindful of paradox, added, “All factors which are generally assumed to make for happiness can, under certain circumstances, produce the contrary. I did disagree with Jung on one point. For me, at least, the more mindful I am about happiness, the happier I become. What do you think of Jung’s list? * Count down to March 1! Gretchen Rubin is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Happiness Project—an account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, current scientific studies, and lessons from popular culture about how to be happier.

theawesomedaily Try any one of these and wow your friends 1: The paternal wisdom 2: The conversation conditioner 3: Rock paper scissors 4: The talk and pile 5: The broccoli trick 6: The dollar auction 7: The path finder 8: The stalker detector 9: So Agreeable 10 : The earthworm destroyer 11: Build attraction 12: Confrontation 13: The paternal wisdom 14: The information getter Source: Imgur Comments Your Comments :zenhabits 10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me 10 Years Ago At the start of every year, I like to review my goals. I pull out the list of goals I set for myself last January, and then grade myself on how well I did. This year is quite different than past years. Everything changed after Cassie was diagnosed with cancer. It’s been tough. Although I didn’t do any of the fighting — you have Cassie and her doctors to praise for that — I did get caught up in the ride. Here I am now, happy that 2010 is upon us, wondering what else to write about. I’m glad for how things turned out. I suppose that I’m afraid if I don’t talk about it, the only other thing I can say about 2009 is that life was on pause for a while, so nothing else was accomplished. The other thing about 2009 is that I feel so detached from everything I experienced throughout it. I started imagining what types of things I wish I could have told myself earlier this year: “Everything’s going to be alright.” — “One year from now, this will all be behind you.” — “Trust me, she’ll be okay.”