I recently received this email from a reader: Hey George, Great post. I want to learn how to write like this. I also have a blog but need to hone my skills in order to write more concisely and to the point. Do you have any suggestions for resources I could use for learning? All the … Continue reading 7 Ways To Improve Your Writing Skills and Write like a Pro.
Did you know that it actually takes energy to relax and sleep? It's true. Even a normal amount of stress can compromise your ability to relax, making it virtually impossible to ever get that deep sleep you require to feel the REAL energy. Here's why: Your nervous system is being constantly bombarded with stress; things like … Continue reading The #1 reason your body won’t let you relax or sleep
Zig Ziglar was once confronted about being a “motivational speaker.” The guy said to him, “You guys come and get people hyped up and then you leave and the motivation goes away. It doesn’t last, and then you have to get motivated again.” Zig reminded the gentleman that baths are the same way but we … Continue reading 31 Tips on Happiness, Productivity, and Life.
We all have unique activities in which we can "lose our self". The point in which we are totally immersed in the task at hand and where we lose track of time and would disregard our need for food, water and even sleep. Mihaly Csikszentmihályi describes this as; "Activities with a set of goals … Continue reading Finding “Flow” activities and building Happiness.
I discovered money was a great antidepressant years ago. I spent to (1) change my mood (2) to reward myself and (3) to make myself feel better after a stressful week. I spent money when I felt sad and when I felt glad. I spent money to get approval to make myself more popular and … Continue reading Emotions and Spending.
The best way to kick-start your day is to do a morning ritual. A morning ritual is basically a series of routine actions you do from the moment you wake up that set you up for a great day! The morning routine can almost be thought of as a shower for your mind. A good … Continue reading How to kick-start your day.