The other day, I wrote about the "first things first" mentality that I try to keep in order to make sure I spend my energy on what matters.
There's another component of this that I want to point out.
We can't reap the rewards of our efforts before actually doing the work.
It's super important to grow your awareness of your energy.
- How much you have
- What is worth spending it on
- What uses it
- What restores it
If you've followed along with me, you may know that I keep reef aquariums again. It was a hobby of mine years ago and I started back up again last year after...
Ever get so worked up dreaming about goals that you forget to actually work toward them? Or, they end up seeming so big that you never start, overwhelmed from the beginning.
Don't feel bad. It happens to everyone.
We naturally enjoy fantasizing about all of the things we can accomplish....
How's this week going for you? Have you been able to keep up with your priorities?
As predicted, this election is dragging on. So, are you addressing what's important to you or are you stuck waiting for answers?
One thing is certain, time will keep marching on.
When something big is happening in...
My biggest takeaway from Monday's live session was the need to do what we say we're going to do for ourselves.
When we identify an action as a priority, we need to make sure we follow through and do it!
Otherwise, we get in the habit of not upholding our commitments to ourselves.
Here are three...
Last week, I sent an email referencing how this research from Harvard found behaviors that most impact depression. In short, socializing is good in avoiding depression. TV and napping are highly associated with depression.
For the most part, the responses I received were amazing....
Do you feel like you’re just doing the same things over and over every day?
Wake up, get ready, work, eat, sleep, repeat. Or wake up, sit on couch, repeat.
No matter what the substance, it’s not good.
You were born to thrive, not just survive.
While thriving may seem almost impossible...
Be Appreciative. Be Present. Be With Who You Love
I was given the gift of perspective in these three areas yesterday.
After dinner, I caught Ryan staring out the window. I asked what he was doing.
He said, “looking at the sun and telling God thank you for my life.”
What a lesson from...
Many of us focus on disasters, politics, and other subjects that derail our progress.
In this live morning session, I discuss how to handle the many events that happen around us.
Watch this short session and let me know what you think in the comments.
In this live session, I discussed an article that we came across that simply on point with what Defined Life is all about.
Success is simple when you look at it from this perspective... pick a direction and simply move in that direction... deliberately and consistently.
You can read the entire...