Do you have "your" chair? Your favorite spot? A recliner, a rocking chair...the porcelain throne... I realized that I was spending hours each month sitting in my favorite chair and using my time doing practically nothing. So what did I do? I literally just moved the current book I was reading from the end table across the room to the shelf right beside my favorite … [Read more...] about How Ten Feet Helped Me Read 5 More Books Last Month
How to Stop Being Lazy – Instill Self Discipline and Run Your Own Life
When my wife and I first got married, I was lazy...I mean really lazy. It wasn't just that I didn't wash dishes or do laundry...I didn't even take my dishes to the kitchen and my laundry piled up on my floor. It wasn't that I was busy, I was just lazy. You know the drill: TV, video games, internet, repeat. Now, I work full time for the military, run 15 miles per week, … [Read more...] about How to Stop Being Lazy – Instill Self Discipline and Run Your Own Life
Do You Really Have to Practice New Habits Every Day for Them to Stick?
Every time I read about creating new habits, the term "daily habits" always pops up. You've probably heard it before... "You must do this habit every day to make it stick." "Your new habit should be a daily practice." I always had the question: "Does that really mean every single day?" Even weekends and holidays? I've finally figured out the best way to approach … [Read more...] about Do You Really Have to Practice New Habits Every Day for Them to Stick?
The Top 9 New Year’s Resolutions and Cheap Ways to Keep Them
This is a guest post by Marie Hickman. You can read more about her at the end of the post! Write for us. Nearly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but only 8 percent of us keep our promises, according to a survey by the University of Scranton. Top reasons (excuses) include lack of money, lack of opportunity and – almost everyone’s sticking point – lack of … [Read more...] about The Top 9 New Year’s Resolutions and Cheap Ways to Keep Them
How to Read More Books This Year Than Most People Read in Their Life – Part 2
This is Part 2 of 2 in a series. Read Part 1 here. As we were talking about in Part 1... We all want to be reading more, but it's hard to find the time. Reading is one of the main ways we grow and learn. If you want to get better at something, read about it. But you know that. The problem is that it's hard to find the time to actually do it. Let's continue … [Read more...] about How to Read More Books This Year Than Most People Read in Their Life – Part 2