What are some bad habits people develop in their 20s?

What are some bad habits people develop in their 20s?

1. Instant Gratification - TV, Internet, Video Games, Fast Food, Mobile Phones, etc. All of these sources of instant gratification block out the few, important, long-term activities that really make a difference. 2. Lying to gain Status - No one ever thinks about it, but the status you gain through your lies is not worth the effort [...]

What are the top three habits for developing self-control, self-discipline and willpower?

What are the top three habits for developing self-control, self-discipline and willpower?

The first and most valuable habit is taking your time Seriously. Developing discipline, willpower and self-control all starts with you recognizing that time is your limiting resource. You do not know how much time you have left anymore. Your life could end in 60 years, in 2 weeks or in the next hour. No one can say [...]

Increase Your Manly Confidence Overnight

Increase Your Manly Confidence Overnight

Manly men are confident men. People are attracted to men who project confidence. Sadly, many men these days lack any confidence at all. Some mope around with their head down, wallowing in self pity. Others confuse manly confidence with boyish cockiness. These men have confused confidence with being a douchebag. Manly confidence is quiet; it’s [...]

Meditation and the Brain: How Mindfulness Makes You Smarter

Meditation and the Brain: How Mindfulness Makes You Smarter

It seems like everywhere you look these days, someone is touting the benefits of meditation on the brain and body: robed Buddhist authors, TIME Magazine, the evening news and now neuroscientists at Harvard University, albeit for slightly different reasons. It’s not that big of a stretch of the imagination to understand why meditation is so [...]

How to Bring Change To Your Life Through the Power of Mindfulness

How to Bring Change To Your Life Through the Power of Mindfulness

When reading about the adventures and feats of famous historical figures throughout the ages, it can easily feel as if we’re reading a book of fiction, even though those experiences occurred. on a day in time no different than today. To the people who lived those experiences, they weren’t fiction at all, they were their [...]

Summary of “Learning to Learn”

Summary of “Learning to Learn”

The March 2016 issue of HBR includes an article titled Learning to Learn by Erika Anderson. As the business and technological environment continues to change at increasingly high rates, it requires us (as knowledge workers, particularly) to adapt. Sometimes adapting involves learning new topics. This HBR article discusses the underpinnings of the ability to succeed in learning. [...]