Last school year, I was a fairly average example of a high school student: if something was due Monday, I was sure to get it done by Sunday night. I might need to stay up until 1 AM and consume some sort of caffeinated beverage, but I'd get it done. Almost all of my student … Continue reading A Student’s Guide to Time Management
If it is possible for you to go take a walk right now and forget this post, go do that! Now onto the post. There are tons of benefits to taking walks. Here are a few I found via Google Search: Walking helps your heart. Walking helps you lose weight. (duh) Walking makes you happier. … Continue reading Go Take a Walk!
(The image above was taken from UnrealisticHipsterPictures.com) (Just kidding.) Today, I want to share a fairly simple secret to getting more things done. (It's a super big secret, and for that reason, I'm sharing it for everyone to see online.) I am a firm believer in the power of the environment. Here's what I mean: When I'm having … Continue reading How You Can Create a Space to Get Things Done
A few days ago, I was trying to figure out why I succeeded at building some habits and failed at building others. Why had some goals been practically effortless and others excruciatingly difficult until I gave up? For instance, this blog. In March of 2014, I wrote the first post and was very idealistic about it … Continue reading One Simple Tip for Those Building Habits or Working on Goals
Last week I wrote about the first "vague goal" on my list, "how to read more." This week, I will be giving my advice on how to exercise more. A long time ago, people needed to actually work in the fields or hunt for animals to even eat. This was a very good motivator for … Continue reading Addressing the Vague Goals: How to Exercise More
If you've read my old blog posts about setting goals (here and here), you've probably heard me talk about vague goals. These are goals like "run more," "eat less," "read more," or "become a nicer person." You usually won't get very far with these types of goals. Why? Because a goal is meant to be … Continue reading Addressing the Vague Goals: How to Read More
With one simple change, you can solve scores of problems! Including... dry mouth fatigue headaches dry skin dizziness If you have any of the above problems, you are probably not drinking enough water. Water will help you more than you know! Take me for example. For a long time, I had a lot of headaches that … Continue reading Drink More Water; Solve 5+ Problems
Most of us would like to read more, but sometimes it's a struggle to stay awake, or we just want to do something else with our free time. Hopefully I can give you some new ideas on reading more and reading for all it's worth. 1. Choose a time each day that you regularly read. … Continue reading 5 Tips For Reading For All It’s Worth