Early risers have long had the corner on personal development advice, with proverbs like “the early bird catches the worm” and the saying attributed to Benjamin Franklin (no slouch in the personal development arena): “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” More recent writers emphasize the morning, too, like [...]
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Watching the Olympics this week, I’ve often felt inspired by the possibilities of what the human body can do. Even as someone who will never dive, tumble, or race competitively, there are lessons I’m taking away from my viewing. Know what your strengths are Of course, Olympic-level athletes possess tremendous natural capabilities, but that alone [...]
This is week 26 of 2012 — a good opportunity to set aside some time to reflect on how your year’s been going so far. Because our minds tend to jump immediately to what’s missing, it’s important to focus first on what you’ve experienced and achieved this year. By only focusing on what isn’t working, [...]
If something unexpected comes up this week, where could you make adjustments in your schedule if you had to?