Happiness



Your Bed is Your Vessel for Life


Posted By on Oct 17, 2018

There is no place you will spend more time than your bed. That means your bed should be one of the first things you consider when designing your optimal life.   Not only is your bed the place you will spend 1/3 of your life, but, after food and water, it is also the vehicle for the next most important thing for your survival and performance; SLEEP. The quantity and quality of your sleep affects everything you do. From how much...

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Choose Your Words Wisely


Posted By on Oct 4, 2018

The words you say have an effect on YOU.  You not only choose the words you say but you hear them as well.  When you hear what you say it reinforces that thought, whether it is positive or negative.  Try thinking something and then saying it out loud.  You’ll notice the thought becomes more concrete when it is voiced.  Try repeating nice things about yourself. You’ll notice you feel better.  Now try repeating negative things...

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Using Gratitude to Get Fit


Posted By on Sep 7, 2018

We all find it difficult to motivate sometimes.  It’s not easy to wake up in the morning, go to the gym when you’re sleepy, and force yourself to do a difficult workout. (Hopefully) we all understand that we do this for our health and happiness.  When we are fit, we have more quality time on this earth and feel better about ourselves.  But sometimes that logical cost benefit analysis just doesn’t provide the inspiration we need.  This...

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Create Time with Meditation


Posted By on Jul 8, 2018

One of the many benefits of meditation is that it can create time.   We all know that even though time is linear we experience it in relative terms. A busy day can fly by in what seems like minutes while a painful experience like skinning a knee or having the wind knocked out of you can seem like it lasts for hours.   Meditation can use the relativity of time to slow down your experience and create time. The five minutes you...

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The Two Curves of Life


Posted By on Jul 8, 2018

Two curves that apply to a lot in life are the Diminishing Returns curve and the Exponential Returns curve.  Knowing where these curves occur in your life will have a great effect on your progress and the results you get.   At some point in a relationship, our finances, or health, etc. we feel like we are putting in more work than the results we are getting.  The question then becomes “Do I keep trying or spend my time doing...

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Progression vs. Perfection


Posted By on May 29, 2018

Focus on progression in life, not perfection.   Perfection is an unobtainable goal. Everyone can achieve progression. Life is about the journey, not the destination. If you focus on a point that is always just out of reach you will have created a perpetual state of failure for yourself. But if you focus on progression you will live in state of success.   Goals are important because they create the movement and purpose...

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