The snooze button may seem like your friend, but your relationship is probably toxic. Your alarm clock could be interfering with the quality and quantity of your sleep. What happens to your brain when you keep hitting the snooze button each morning? You experience several stages of sleep throughout the night. Towards morning, the percentage of rapid eye movement or REM sleep … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Break the Snooze Button Habit?
We don’t want to do the hard things. We like to do the enjoyable things. If something isn’t enjoyable, then we at least want it to be easy. Yet, the enjoyable things often aren’t very helpful. And the easy things usually don’t provide a lot of return for our time. The ability to make yourself do the hard things is a big determiner of how successful you’ll be. For … [Read more...] about Do the Hard Things First
Fear and self-doubt are two things that every normal person faces. These are also two of the biggest obstacles to success and happiness. Some people feel more fear and self-doubt than others. And, some are better at overcoming these emotions than others. Regardless of where you fall on the fear/self-doubt spectrum, there are many things you can do to rise above these … [Read more...] about A 7-Step Process to Overcome Fear and Self-Doubt
We all have a constant companion that never shuts up. The mental chatter in our heads starts when we wake up and is still going when we go to sleep. It’s even active during our dreams. Unfortunately, this never-ending stream of thought can be damaging over time. Fortunately, with understanding and objectivity, the impact of mental chatter can be mitigated. If you’re … [Read more...] about Dealing With Your Mental Chatter
Some things matter more than others. Since your time is so limited, it’s wise to use your time as effectively as possible. You can’t do everything, but you can do the things that matter the most. Fortunately, many of the most important things are also easy to do. If you’re serious about taking your self-development to the next level, there are things you can do that will … [Read more...] about 8 Small Things You Can Do Each Day to Enhance Your Self-Development