What are you doing? Why? It is important to step back from our personal whirlwinds from time to time to consider those questio
Many studies have now shown that utilizing willpower requires quite a lot of energy. When our energy stores run low, willpower suffers. It has clearly been shown to be a limited resource, but as we saw in Part One we control many of the variables that help us build up the strength of our willpower and resolve.
Accomplish more by doing less. It may sound like some of the inscrutable wisdom of Kwai Chang Caine, but it is possible – just possible – that you could become much more productive by using these tips based in the latest performance science.
Creating balance does not require upheaval, just the way that crash diets are not a good plan for long-term weight loss. It is all about being clear around your priorities in each of the life-roles you play and making small, well thought out investments in each of them.
When you look at the people who are the best at what they do, the ones who have the most impact, whether athletes, adventurers, scientists, or entrepreneurs, most of them have a few common practices that significantly boost their effectiveness and ability to succeed. Any one of these 7 techniques has the potential to flip your script and dramatically improve your outcomes. Put together, we are talking about serious rocket fuel!
Well here we are, at the start of a freshly minted New Year. My resolutions? I want to accomplish more. I want to feel better and more energized, and I want to find the keys to making the most of my trips around the sun on our beautiful blue planet.
To that end, in the last year I have made it a priority to try and deepen my understanding of how all this works – this brain, this body, my mind, emotions, and creativity – in order to accomplish more of the goals that are important to me and to enjoy my life more.