The Power of Less

Simplifying your options immediately makes you better because it’s so much easier to do the right thing when you’re not surrounded by the extra things. The simplest way to improve is to eliminate your distractions.

Masters of Habit: Lessons, Quotes from Marcus Aurelius

Today, Aurelius is perhaps best known for his collection of essays called Meditations. Although we don’t know many details about Marcus’ day-to-day life, Meditations offers a glimpse into his mind, his habits, and his approach to life.The very act of writing Meditations, which took him at least 10 years, is evidence to his commitment to habit, consistency, and improvement.

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

You don’t have to build everything you want today, but you do have to find a way to lay another brick.

How Good Do You Really Need to Be to Get Started?

When you have a goal — whether it’s starting a business or eating healthier or traveling the world — it’s easy to look at someone who is already doing it and then try to reverse engineer their strategy.

How to Be Thankful for Life by Changing Just One Word

It is important to think that the things you do each day are not burdens—they are opportunities. So often, the things we view as work are actually the reward.

Feeling Uncertain Doesn’t Make You Weak

I felt like an amateur when I started writing publicly. It doesn’t make you weak or weird or unqualified. It’s normal. Keep pushing. Don’t chalk things up to “just a dream.”

How to Stick With Good Habits When Your Willpower Is Gone

Decades of research have discovered that willpower is not something you have or don’t have, but rather it is a resource that can be used up and restored.

This Research Study Changed the Way We Think About Success

The difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset.

How to Be Thankful for Life by Changing Just One Word

It is important to think that the things you do each day are not burdens they are opportunities. So often, the things we view as work are actually the reward.

The Weird Strategy of Dr. Seuss to Create His Greatest Work

Dr. Seuss took the bet and won. The result was a little book called Green Eggs and Ham. Since publication, Green Eggs and Ham has sold more than 200 million copies, making it the most popular of Seuss’s works and one of the best-selling children’s books in history. Here’s what we can learn from Dr. Seuss.

What Every Successful Person Knows, But Never Says

Developing skills that are as good as your taste comes down to habits. The ability to “fight your way through” hinges on your consistency to show up and do the work. Can you build the habits required to make small improvements day after day?

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You from Being Healthy

Living a healthy life is about much more than just diet and exercise. Don’t forget about the 10 areas above because they play a significant role in your health and happiness. In many cases it’s not a better diet or a new workout program, it’s one of these areas that might be impacting your health and happiness without you even realizing it.

Forget About Setting Goals, Focus on This Instead

If you completely ignored your goals and focused on this one thing would you get better results?