What is a morning practice?Any set of activities that you do consistently every morning to invest in and care for yourself before giving your day away to others. What mornings without a practice usually look like:Do any of these concepts sound familiar? Reactivity, procrastination, hitting Snooze, stress, grouchiness, feeling frazzled, rushing, resentment, lethargy, aimlessness, lack of focus, lack of purpose, victimhood? If so, you’re not … Continue reading Why a morning practice is a total game-changer: are you game?
Below are my notes on an awesome podcast I just listened to. I made the notes for my own gratification but thought I would share! I absolutely adore listening to advice from people who love learning. Chip is Chief Miracle Worker at Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning company, based on the totally life-changing (really) book of the same name. You can listen to the podcast episode … Continue reading 10 Amazing Journaling Techniques from Chip Franks
If meditation is the #1 practice that high achievers seem to have in common, then journaling has got to be #2. I’ve noticed many of the prominent figures I admire talking more and more about their journaling habits, and over time I’ve been paying greater interest to their methods and their tips. Journaling can take many forms and is something you can make your own, … Continue reading Why journaling is the secret tool of high achievers and can be the key to creativity, happiness, goal-smashing and general sanity
The following is a guest post by Charlotte Frische, an executive coach who focuses on building confidence among City professionals. Charlotte is a dear friend who is also a jaw-droppingly effective coach. I look forward to sharing the incredible progress I’ve made thanks to her coaching, and I will sit down with her soon for a Q&A post. Meanwhile, please enjoy Charlotte’s 3 gifts, and … Continue reading 3 Gifts for Professionals: by Confidence Coach Charlotte Frische of How To Associates
Tools of Titans is hands-down one of my favourite books of all time, and probably the one I’ve gifted the most. It’s a ridiculously valuable compilation of life advice from many seriously talented and successful people. Full disclosure: Tim divided the interviewees into Healthy, Wealthy and Wise categories and I liked this so much that I nicked it for this site! I organised my notes … Continue reading My full notes: Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
SPOILER: It’s because she removes all the reasons that make us feel like we ‘failed’ to meditate properly. I’ve been a bit of a ‘spiritual tourist’ with my meditation efforts over the last couple of years and have found it difficult to find a keeper. The main problem with most forms I’ve tried is that I can’t quiet my mind. It turns out that this … Continue reading 6 reasons why Emily Fletcher’s Ziva Technique is the most effective form of meditation I’ve tried