Your daily rituals ultimately determine the quality of your life. Happy and successful people do different things each day than the average person. And they do those things consistently. This is great news! A few small changes can transform your life, but patience is required. Instead of focusing on big changes, consider making a few minor adjustments. The odds of successfully making a change are much higher when that change is small. Effective habits result in a more productive life 1. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Habits That Enhance Your Mood and Your Success
A habit is described as something you do over and over again, automatically, without thinking about it. We're all profoundly affected by the habits in our lives. At times, we mindlessly repeat behaviors related to our home lives, work personas, and relationships. When a certain situation occurs, you do the familiar behavior. Since your life is largely made up of habits, it makes sense those habits can be supportive of your personal wants, values, and relationships. They can also thwart your … [Read more...] about Are Your Habits Helping or Hurting You?
Unless you're a Buddhist monk, you encounter distractions from time to time that minimize your effectiveness in getting your work done. The internet is especially disrupting with email, messages, status updates, and more. But distractions also include co-workers, family, and our own wandering minds. It seems that we dawdle our lives away five minutes at a time. The big question is how to defeat this tendency. How can you make use of the Internet constructively without falling victim to … [Read more...] about Habits That Improve Focus
Does it seem like success is eluding you? Success is only as close as you allow it to be. Surprisingly, it's something that you have complete control over and can easily will into your life. If it's so easy, you might wonder, then why don't you have more of it? Have you stopped to think about why that is? Start your analysis by looking within. Reflect honestly on your life - your behaviors, habits and attitudes - to determine if there might be some things you may be able to do differently to … [Read more...] about Success-Hindering Habits To Avoid
We all have a bad habit or two that we would like to get rid of! Whether it be smoking, biting our nails, overeating, or a host of other afflictions, it may be easier to eliminate it than you imagine. With a little perseverance, willpower, and determination, you can be free from that nasty little habit! Here are 5 Ways that can help you to break your bad habit 1. Commitment. Make sure this is something you truly want to accomplish. It's wonderful to "talk the talk," but you'll need to … [Read more...] about How to Break a Bad Habit