All posts filed under: daily rituals

Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast

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Daily Post / daily rituals / Goals / how to be / how to live / life advice / life hack / lifelong learning / mindfulness

Repeating this mantra softly to myself has helped me sail through the hours of overwhelming tasks in a day. It has stopped me from rushing and I hate rushing. Rushing just sucks. It makes life feel hasty.  I want to savor life. Even the boring parts. This idiom also applies to anything you do. It has helped me improve my days. When properly learning something new Any new skill that you are trying to learn should […]

Going from Anxious Type A to a More Self-Healing Nature

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awareness / busyness / calm / daily rituals / deliberate practice / how to live / inspiration / life advice / life hack / Living with purpose / mental health / mindfulness / minimalism / slowing down / Sparking Joy

I’m not sure when I adapted such a stressed out, hard-charging approach to life, but I did and it sucked and I am over it. I don’t regret much, but I do feel as if my fretful, grinding approach to work and life has exhausted me with very little more to show for it. All that grind, all that toil, leading to very little added reward. What a waste of energy. Sure I feel successful, but I have […]

What Are You Grateful For Right Now?

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beginners mind / compassion / Daily Post / daily rituals / Endurance / forgiveness / gratitude / how to live / inspiration / learning / life hack / Living Intentionally

I’m grateful for another chance. The opportunity to start from scratch. An opportunity to improve my attitude and behavior. This day is fresh, clean, unworn with emotional stains.  Nothing carried over from yesterday, just this rare and beautiful day, made up of many moments ahead, today is a day in my life, not my entire life. How will I use it?  What I choose to think about today will make me and much around me, […]

How to Elevate Your Everything

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awareness / beginners mind / book quotes / daily rituals / Great Performances / how to live / lifelong learning / live intentionally / Living Intentionally / Living with purpose / mental training / mindfulness / philosophy / self actualization

This post is for me, but if you read something that resonates with you, please let me know. Comment below or send me a tweet @marketcouncil.   I would love to hear your thoughts. The Way You Do Anything, is the Way You Do Everything I’m thinking about why my successes are not more consistent. Why my life seems so yo-yo-ee.   A bit up and down.  Why I haven’t achieved all that I want by […]

Life Hacking Your Rookie Mistakes

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awareness / beginners mind / career / daily rituals / how to be / how to live / life advice / Living Intentionally

Six strategies to help you avoid making rookie mistakes in all aspects of your life. Pre-promoting what you are going to do. Setting expectations too high. Strategy. Stay hush. Keep it chill. Launch slowly. Surprise and delight. Be subtle. Giving into the temptation of being the flavor of the week. Strategy. Know your essence and stick to it.  Calling yourself an expert. Strategy. Know how to hit the headwinds. There is a fine line between saying who […]

This Day Was Made for Adventure

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adventures / appreciation / awareness / beginners mind / daily rituals / how to be / life / Living with purpose / transformation

Last night I closed my eyes before falling to sleep and made a decision. I want every day to feel more exciting and adventurous.   Or in other words. . . . A common song sung to a great melody is another way to find beauty. – The Art of Writing, Lu Chi’s Wen Fu. So, today showed up again. In all it’s predictable glory. The same usual sunrise, just slightly different. Another clean and clear slate of […]

A New Definition of a Billionaire (No.6)

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awareness / book quotes / books to read / Creating Habits / daily rituals / enlightenment / focus / Greatness / how to live / inspiration / life hack / Life Hacks / Living Intentionally / mental training / mindfulness / self mastery

True transformation, real personal change, can come from a spark of inspiration or devastating disruption. When you have been so turned on that your Hell Yes becomes your mantra for mind-blowing transformation or when you have dug yourself into such a deep hole that there is no way out but a mandatory intervention of something has to f😎king change. That moment that transforms your mind and ignites your soul can be fueled when you follow through with […]

The Few Things You are Here To Do

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daily rituals / focus / Habits / mindfulness / rob bell

  In a world of constant distraction, how do you focus on what is important? Watch the one minute video above for great advice from Rob Bell. And the next new thing in your life comes when you leave behind things that previously would have belonged. You, fully grounded and centered doing a few things, not distracted, or exhausted or or burned out, but you fully present doing a few things are 10x more powerful […]

peak performance

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advice / Creating Habits / daily rituals / Endurance / Greatness / Habits / how to live / Living Intentionally / Living with purpose / motivation / performance

I really appreciate practical approaches for creating meaningful change in my life. In the last few days, I have gathered some tips from Tony Schwartz author of The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal and Robin Sharma The Greatness Guide: 101 Lessons for Making What’s Good at Work and in Life Even Better My focus this week, moving from the survival zone to thriving in the performance zone. This is where many of […]

2 Really Smart New Habits To Start Today

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Brian Tracy / daily rituals / deliberate practice / Habits / how to be / how to live / life hack

#1 What is the #1 Habit you can stop today that will benefit much of what you do? Stop expecting something to go wrong. Sure it is okay to have a mindset of realistic optimism, but try replacing the somewhat cynical notion of Murphy’s Law with  “Something GOOD is going to happen today.” Even just saying it makes me smile. #2 What is the #1 Habit you can start today that will benefit much of what you do? […]