When it comes to self-improvement and performance improvement, this is an easy one; a no-brainer. No program to follow, no new equipment to buy, no new techniques to learn. Aside from sleeping, eating, and breathing, there is no other activity that can benefit your mind and body more than taking a short walk.
Many factors figure into success – vision, belief, planning, habits, willpower, etc – but there is one key factor that trumps them all: persistence. Improving your ability to persist when the going gets rough can make all the difference.
I’ve been thinking about it for a while, but I finally took the plunge and created a standing desk workspace for myself. I’m just wrapping up the first month and the differences are pretty dramatic. There is no going back.
As you begin to get into shape for the active summer season, one of the most important things you can do is spend some time training your breath. There is nothing that will improve your physical and athletic performance (as well as health and healing) more than improving your breathing.
Everything you do – every task you perform, every problem you solve, every interaction you have – takes energy. On any given day you have a finite amount of energy. In Part 1 we looked at how you can create more energy every day. Now that you have created all that essential energy, let’s look at how you can get the most from it. Here are 4 simple steps you can take to maximize your “Return on Energy”: