A Life of Fulfillment

"A well-spent day brings happy sleep." ~Leonardo da Vinci As far as I know, da Vinci was no sleep expert. But this simple idea has far more to do with living a fulfilling life than simply how to get a good night of sleep. We all go through periods where we feel like we're just spinning our wheels, not getting anything done. This can lead to mood swings, depression, or just an overall dissatisfaction with our lives. But what does that have to do with sleep? I don't know about you, but when … [Read more...]

The Right Attitude For Finding A Job You Actually Like

NOTE: While this article was written using a backdrop of finding a job you like, the essence of what you are about to read applies to finding a great relationship, and, actually, just about every aspect of life. So read it with that awareness. If you ever hope to have a job you love, there are some fundamental things that you're going to need to change about yourself before it can ever happen. Even if you manage to fool your way into an incredible job that you totally love, you will eventually … [Read more...]

A Simple Way To Transform Your Life

There are some themes that I write about again and again because I know the power behind them. Whether you're just starting a journey of self-improvement or you've been fine-tuning your life for years, transformation isn't random, it's definite. I know that how good or how bad you feel about your life comes down to a couple of key concepts which influence every aspect of who you are, the choices you make, and how you live. When you are trying to make changes in your life, there are two core … [Read more...]

3 Must-Have Books for Developing Discipline, Getting Organized, and Having a Better Life

Recently, I announced that I was starting a personal journey in search of discipline. Like you, I just want to be happier and more fulfilled in life. But procrastination and being disorganized often drags me down. I've suspected for a while that if I could get more organized and be able to stay on top of projects and not forget about them or lose my focus, my whole life would rise up to the next level. Well, I've started that journey and I'm already noticing a difference. I'm not quite ready … [Read more...]

No Shortcuts to a Better Life

I'm not going easy on you today. Why? Because everybody needs a wake-up call now and then. So I'm here to tell you, there are no shortcuts to a better life. And as difficult as your life might be right now; as tired as you are from all your struggles, there is hope. Change is never easy because it takes so much effort. I don't know about you, but I would rather struggle to change my life for the better, then just continue to struggle with no hope for a better life. Think about it. If you're … [Read more...]

Finding Moments of Your Perfect Day

If I asked you to describe what a terrible day would be like for you, do you think you could do it? Personally, I've never met a person who couldn't. I've noticed that people are very clear about what they don't want to happen in their lives. I'm sure that most people would rattle on for hours about things that would make for a terrible, worst-day-of-your-life scenario. People aren't always so clear on what a perfect day would be like. They tend to be pretty general and vague about it, saying … [Read more...]

14 Simple Statements That Can Change Your Perspective on Life

Did you know that you can make your life better simply by thinking? Do you realize that by reading some very basic ideas, placed in a certain order, you can raise your awareness, charge up your motivation, and even totally change your life. Your beliefs are powerful. Your thoughts can take you to wonderful and unexpected places in life. Sometimes simple ideas have the most powerful and most profound effect on us. In an instant, your life can change for the better simply by reading a thought … [Read more...]