Willpower seems to be this mystical power that some people are born with and others aren’t but that’s far from the truth. The reality is that some people just do a better job of exercising willpower because of the way they go about their lives. I was reminded of the “rules” of willpower after listening … Continue reading The 3 Rules of Willpower (and How to Make Them Work for You)
Throughout the week, I use a strategy I like to call priority cycling. With priority cycling, you don’t put an equal amount of effort into each of your priorities every day. All priorities are still present, but some get bumped higher on the list than others depending on what you have going on. My top … Continue reading Why You Should Cycle Your Priorities and How to Do It
This is how I read at least one book per month without fail. At the beginning of the year, I signed up for an Audible membership. Audible is an audiobook subscription service by Amazon. For $15 per month, you get one credit per month. You can use a credit to purchase an audiobook and the credits … Continue reading How to Read One Book Per Month Without Fail
A couple of weeks ago, I had a weird day. After a week-long trip to Iowa, my flight back to Florida got in late. I arrived at my hotel in Orlando around 11pm. I crashed and slept for nearly 12 hours and woke up the next morning at 11am. I’m usually awake by 8am. Then, … Continue reading Are You a Consumer or a Creator?
What’s a restaur-office? Well, there’s the work office: a traditional office setup where most people go to work. Then, there’s the home office: a designated working space in your home. Finally, there’s the restaur-office, where you work from a restaurant or coffee shop. I made this word up because, well, I like to make up … Continue reading The Elements of an Ideal “Restaur-office”
Last night, I did a digital declutter. This is a practice that is becoming increasingly important as we move a larger percentage of our lives online. I’ve been doing a digital declutter periodically for the last year or so and it’s really helped me keep my e-life streamlined. It can be overwhelming at first, but … Continue reading 4 Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life
What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? Are you constantly overwhelmed with work? Always feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done? Working smarter, not harder is the solution. I'm constantly trying to find ways to work smarter in my 9-5 day job and side … Continue reading 4 Uncommon Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder
Having a well-structured to-do list process is the easiest way for me to keep track of the life goals I want to practice daily. I’ve experimented with many different formats for my to-do list, but I’ve found the one that works best for me is a simple note taking app on my phone called UpWord Notes. … Continue reading How to Achieve Your Life Goals Using a Daily To-Do List