From cooking dinner to deciding which new project to tackle at work, you make a lot of decisions throughout the day. Some of these decisions are so automatic that you don’t even think about them. And the decisions that you do think about (and put hours of research into) may not..
“I don’t have enough time.” We’ve all said it before. Time poverty is a distribution issue. Many people hate being idle. They value productivity, so they glorify being busy. They seek out busyness for the sake of being busy. They sense a feeling that they are time-constrained, yet they are more time-affluent than they think.
If you’ve ever read a “day in the life” article following a top CEO, the odds are high that said CEO wakes up at a ridiculously early hour. Waking up at five, four, or even three in the morning is a staple among successful leaders, but does it actually affect your success?
Money and markets have been around for thousands of years. Yet as central as currency has been to so many civilizations, people in societies as different as ancient Greece, imperial China, medieval Europe, and colonial America did not measure residents’ well-being in terms of monetary
Have you ever read through a book only to be left with only a vague recollection of what it was about? Have you ever spent months with a book on your shelf knowing that you should read it, but never got around to it? Have you ever caught your mind slipping while reading..
I'd like to offer you two models of human development. The first is what you might call The Surrender Yourself model of development. According to this model, the lowest kind of happiness is having your basic food and health needs met. Then there is achievement-- the pleasure we get from earned
The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark."Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep..
The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a huge fan of antibiotics.) That said, we know there are things that were better in the past, ideas we can learn from or reclaim. What’s interesting is recently science and experts have validated many of the lessons ancient thinkers..
How do you stop clients from expecting free work without jeopardizing your relationship?“It will be good exposure.” “It’s going to be an excellent addition to your portfolio.” “It’ll only take a few minutes of your time.” “We’re a startup.” “There’s a lot of future work.”
The concept of mindfulness involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and breathing—or, more simply, enjoying each bite of a really good sandwich. Research in recent decades has linked mindfulness practices..
A book I’m reading: Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done by Jon Acuff. If you’re tired of being a chronic starter and want to become a consistent finisher, this book will show you how. Finish is the encouragement you need to finish those goals that keep getting put off until later!
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Until Next Week, Thomas, Curator at Postanly
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