Generous listening is the ability to truly understand another person by listening with your mind and body.
Negative thoughts are the past trying to occupy the present and the future. These thoughts do not represent the present reality.
I don’t like the term “new normal. I prefer to see it as an opportunity to change, reimagine and create.
We are happiest and most effective when our minds cease to be time travellers and stay focused on the here and now.
A low-stress day. Quality time with family and watching my favourite sports team.
When you take everyday blessings for granted.
Mental strength is built through small, daily victories. It’s the individual choices we make daily that build our “mental strength” muscles.
Silent acknowledgment works better when people are venting.
The biggest cost of doing multiple things at once is a gradual decline in your productivity and happiness.
Sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
Hofstadter’s law states that everything always takes longer than expected. Therefore, build in a buffer to meet your deadline.
Wu-Wei is action through non action. Letting go and letting things unfold. It is the opposite of trying to control.
Identify what is most important to you. Eliminate everything else.
Someone who asks too many stupid, pointless or obnoxious questions.
Fear usually pertains to the future sadness is mostly confined to the present or past.
DAD: Advertisers trick you into wanting stuff. Ignore the noise.
DAD: The things that make life great can’t be bought. Money can only help extend your options.
DAD: In order to improve your time management, you must first improve your habits.
Guilt is self-hate. Self-hate destroys optimism. Be kind to yourself every day.
I always get the important stuff done first and don’t waste time on stupid shit!
Spending time by yourself allows you to hear your thoughts without distractions.
It is just as important to learn what not to do from others as much as what to do.
Research shows that too much technology use diminishes our mental and physical health and our relationships.
Attention management is the practice of controlling distractions, being present in the moment and maximizing focus.
There are more distractions than ever before, and you must learn to control your attention span in order to control your life.
Passive income is income you earn while you are doing something else.
Stick to your priorities, instead of being pulled by the expectations of others.
Your presence is the best present.
Better than organizing more, try owning less.
We are all busy. We’ve all taken on too much. Saying yes to less is the way out.
What I’m hearing is that “I don’t want to make the time.” If it’s important to you then you will find the time.
Before using social media, ask yourself: How can I use this tool as little as possible and still add value?
Ingratitude is when money only flows inward and never outward.
It’s not about how much you do each day, but rather how you reduce the unessential very day. Less is more.
Progress is about getting better every day. Success comes after that.