20 second rule to break bad habits

20 second rule to break bad habits

A while ago I read about the ’20 second rule’, it states: “If you can make the positive habit 3 to 20 seconds easier to start, your likelihood of doing it rises dramatically. You can also flip this for negative habits by doing the same...
What side-projects can teach you

What side-projects can teach you

What I have noticed is that most of us have a lot of ideas and a passion for completing side-projects; but, we just don’t know how or where to start. The first thing you need to figure out: why you want to do this side-project? What is your desired outcome?...
Small actions trigger self-discipline, so start small

Small actions trigger self-discipline, so start small

Steve Pavlina wrote a beautiful six-part series on self-discipline. He talks about the five pillars of Self-discipline: “A WHIP”. Acceptance Willpower Hard Work Industry Persistence We’ve shared these articles before, just in case you never got a chance to read...
The art of the week-review (and a free template)

The art of the week-review (and a free template)

We all know we should do a week-review, right? Looking over the past week and see what we’ve done right and what we’ve could have done better. We’ve read about the benefits of reflection and learning from our mistakes. Yet, in most cases we skip...
The problem of goal setting

The problem of goal setting

Goals and goal setting. Things we want to do to achieve lasting change. The big stuff. Not loosing 10 pounds or run a 5 mile race. The big stuff that you are dreaming about, where you lie awake over. Like most of us, I never had any problems with setting goals. I was...