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Routine; It’s Lethal.

  If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal!” – Paulo Coelho   Getting up at 5am every day is working well for me. The pros still outweigh the cons and I have 2-3 hours of morning freedom. But, sometimes I notice myself slipping into unproductive morning routines. – Rushing straight to the Read more about Routine; It’s Lethal.[…]

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101 Random Things I’m Grateful For!

  Over the past few months I’ve been pulling out my phone and jotting down the little things that I’m grateful for in life. Random events throughout the day, surprising moments in nature, or when I’m reminded of how blessed I am! Below is my list of things I’m grateful for. There’s a 101 listed Read more about 101 Random Things I’m Grateful For![…]

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Living an Extraordinary Life

    Living an extraordinary life has nothing to do with comparing yourself to how ordinary people live. It’s about comparing yourself to yourself. Every day I try to: – Progress a little on goals – Learn some new stuff – Share or give things – Be a better version of myself than yesterday When Read more about Living an Extraordinary Life[…]

Baby steps –> in the right direction

I’ve made a commitment to continually improve myself and never stop learning and growing as a person. But, sometimes this makes me feel really overwhelmed because there are so many things that I’m not good at. So much to do and so little time to do it all! Where do I begin? I keep reminding Read more about Baby steps –> in the right direction[…]

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101 Things to do at 5am!

Here’s a list of 101 things you can do when you wake up at 5am. I’ve tried to categorize them, so you can choose based on whatever mood you’re feeling that morning. Try some out, and let me know what you like or don’t like! Personally, I’ve tried almost all of these things over the Read more about 101 Things to do at 5am![…]

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A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect

Imagine an airplane leaving from Los Angeles flying direct to Rome, Italy. The flight will take about 12 hours if the plane goes in a direct and straight line. But, if the nose of the airplane is pointed just 1 degree off course to the south, after 12 hours the plane will land somewhere in Read more about A One Degree difference – The Compound Effect[…]

Spending your minutes...

Spending your minutes…

Today, we all have 1,440 minutes. About 480 mins will be sleeping. That leaves less than 1,000 minutes to do all our other stuff. Today I’m going to spend my minutes: – Laughing and joking – Working smarter – Solving problems – Learning new things – Planning stuff – Complimenting people Today I’m *NOT* going Read more about Spending your minutes…[…]

Reasons to Always Work Harder

  Always do more than what you’re paid to do. Always go the extra mile. Here’s why: – You will get more opportunities (more specifically, you’ll be noticed by the people who hand out opportunities) – You will accumulate more skills – You will gain more negotiating power for flexible work terms – You will Read more about Reasons to Always Work Harder[…]

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Action before 4pm today…

  Today is January 4th. And around 3.50pm today, exactly 1% of the year will have already passed. Man, time flies! So if you have any goals for 2020 that you haven’t started yet, it’s time to start! Consider doing just one tiny little action before 3.50pm today, or 1% of your goal. Getting started may be Read more about Action before 4pm today…[…]

kicking old habits

18 Days Healthier and $90 Wealthier!

“We become what we repeatedly do” I came across this quote recently and it reminded me to review my daily habits. I gotta keep the good ones and shed the ones that no longer serve me! As part of this, I have stopped drinking for the past couple weeks. It hasn’t been hard at all, Read more about 18 Days Healthier and $90 Wealthier![…]