Entries from June 2008

Monday, June 30th, 2008

21 Keys to Magnetic Likeability

Your true potential is enhanced by the sum of all the people who like you, and thus would go out of their way to assist you in a time of need.  Unfortunately, there is no quick-fix guide for becoming extremely likeable.  Likeability is tied deeply into some of your most stubborn, long-standing habits and behaviors.  As […]

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

How To Save Your Health and Wealth at the Same Time

Your health is your life, and your wealth represents the fruits of your labor.  I assume you don’t want to be wasteful with either of them.  Here’s how to save both at the same time:

So many people spend their health gaining wealth,
and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.
- A.J. Reb Materi

Reduce Your […]

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

9 Black Belt Techniques for Fighting Laziness at Work

Laziness can ferociously creep up on us at work even when we’re consciously committed to getting things done.  It’s a byproduct those evil shiny objects passing through our periphery just begging for attention.  We try to fight them off, but sometimes it’s an arduous battle we can’t seem to win.  After all, being lazy is […]

Friday, June 20th, 2008

30 Useful Tools Everyone Should Own

Productive living is all about being properly equipped.  Maintaining an essential set of useful tools is the key to the productivity kingdom.  The list below is by no means all-inclusive, but instead concentrates on the very basics, the essential supplies everyone should own.

Laptop Computer – In most cases the desktop computer is dead weight.  The […]

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

21 Must-Read Articles on Happiness

Each of these articles delivers a unique, healthy message concerning the topic of happiness.  I’ve read them all… and yes, I think you should read them too.  They need no further introduction.  Enjoy! 

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance.
The wise grows it under his feet.
- James Openheim

The Art of Smiling

How To Be Happy

Three Keys to […]

Monday, June 16th, 2008

How To Get Things Done in 1 Minute

I finished reading David Allen’s unofficial productivity bible, “Getting Things Done” (GTD) about 2 and a half months ago.  Since then I’ve made an asserted effort to implement his suggestions.  The fundamental goal was to simply increase my daily rate of productive output.
I found that some of David Allen’s suggestions were instantly applicable, some needed […]

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

60 Popular Pieces of False Knowledge

Mark Twain once said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”
Here are 60 pieces of false knowledge many people misquote as absolute facts.

Shaving causes hair to grow back thicker. – Shaving does not cause hair to grow back thicker.  This false knowledge […]

Monday, June 9th, 2008

10 Ways to Save 10 Minutes Daily

There are always minutes to be saved and various ways to save them.  In this article I discuss 10 of my favorite ways to save 10 minutes.  These are not complicated procedures.  They are very simple, straightforward suggestions.  Sometimes our days are so crammed with things to do that 10 minutes represents the difference between […]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

The 7 Habits of Highly Happy People

Highly happy people all share happy habits.  It’s as simple as that.  The happiest people I know share 7 very obvious habits.  If you’re looking to expand your general happiness you may consider adopting these habits in your own life.

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
-Abraham Lincoln

Be a […]

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

50 Things Everyone Should Know
How To Do

Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life.  To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades.  Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than […]