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What is Parkinson’s Law? (and 7 Ways to Use Time Constraints to Your Advantage)

Posted By stevescottsite on Self Improvement

https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Do you find yourself completing projects at the last minute? Do you ever wish that you got more accomplished, considering the amount of time you spent on a task?Or do you simply want to get better results from the work you do in life? I would assume most people fit into at least one of the three […]The post What is Parkinson’s Law? (and 7 Ways to Use Time Constraints to Your Advantage) appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

120 Gratitude Journal Prompts to Create More Thankfulness in Your Life

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Do you often feel surrounded by negativity?  Every day we are bombarded by bad news, political discord, and catastrophic world events.But if you turned off the television, shut down your phone, and closed the lid on your computer, life wouldn't seem so bad, would it? You have most of what you need and a lot of what […]The post 120 Gratitude Journal Prompts to Create More Thankfulness in Your Life appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

274 Self-Care Ideas (and Activities) for Coping With Life

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Self-care is popular these days. It has become a buzz topic for many millennials. But don’t let that fact make you think that self-care is synonymous with some sort of self-indulgence, or that is it is another example of the laziness of youth, or even aspirations for some unachievable state of bliss and nirvanaSelf-care is not […]The post 274 Self-Care Ideas (and Activities) for Coping With Life appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

7 Best Meal Prep Containers (Our Review for 2018)

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Meal prepping is all the rage these days. Whether you subscribe to a meal plan service, or do it yourself, knowing your family’s food needs are predetermined can take some of the stress out of a hectic week. And if you’re making your own meals, meal prep containers are a must-have!  As a busy mom of four young […]The post 7 Best Meal Prep Containers (Our Review for 2018) appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

What are Keystone Habits? (And How They Build Breakthrough Routines)

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - What are keystone habits? Why are they the most essential habits that you can develop? Keystone habits lead to the development of multiple good habits. They start a chain effect in your life that produces a number of positive outcomes.For example, say that your keystone habit is to sleep 8 hours every night. Your initial goal is […]The post What are Keystone Habits? (And How They Build Breakthrough Routines) appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

Eustress vs. Distress (How to Benefit from the Different Kinds of Stress)

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Get this: Most people believe that all types of stress are bad.  Sure, too much stress can have a negative long-term effect on your health and overall wellbeing. But sometimes stress can be a good thing.  In fact, when you regularly introduce positive types of stress in your life, then you will grow as a person. That’s why it’s […]The post Eustress vs. Distress (How to Benefit from the Different Kinds of Stress) appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

7 Steps for Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Neale Donald Walsch once said:“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”Simply put: Only when you stop letting fears and anxiety hold you back, will you start to make those major breakthroughs in life. Unfortunately, many people have problems with getting out of their comfort zones. They want to do more in life, but they’re afraid […]The post 7 Steps for Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 3)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Final Frontier? In the previous two sections (part 1 and part 2), we considered the relative impact of my financial decision over the past decade on my net worth. Most of the advice was pretty standard and the results were only mildly surprising. Today I’m going to wrap up this series with a few […]

How to Achieve Your Goals: Four Steps to a Personal Epiphany

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me last year “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down and do it.” – Me today “I already know what I need to do. I just need to buckle down […]

The Secret Weapon: A Review of Complice on LifeDev

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - The Secret Sauce Behind this Site Complice is my accomplice in productivity and effectiveness. Over the past 6 months, I’ve been working on “It Can Be Easily Done” using a really helpful online todo list/journal hybrid called Complice. Well, the secret is out… check out my guest review of Complice on LifeDev to learn more about […]

Do The Right Thing: A How To Guide

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Introduction: When You Don’t Know What You “Should” Be Doing In my previous post “How to Achieve Your Goals: Four Steps to a Personal Epiphany” I discussed in detail how to research, break down, and create an action plan to do any of those things that you know you “should” be doing but that you […]

On Complexity, Diminishing Returns, and Personal Finance (Part 1)

Posted By wdhaines on Self Improvement

https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - Intro: The Pareto Principle Applied Today I’m going to switch up my approach and instead of writing another guide, create a multi-part personal case study. Over the past decade and a half I’ve been fascinated by personal finance and investing and have read dozens (probably hundreds) of books, papers, and articles on the topic. I’ve […]

How to Beat Analysis Paralysis: 7 Habits to Help You Stop Overthinking Things

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https://www.developgoodhabits.com - Twas’ the night before exams and all through the dorms... ill-prepared students were filing add/drop forms. On the other side of town, an ad executive grows weary… as his career defining pitch is still merely a query.    People like these have turned overthinking into an artform. They are victims of analysis paralysis and, as such, their own […]The post How to Beat Analysis Paralysis: 7 Habits to Help You Stop Overthinking Things appeared first on Develop Good Habits.

Agile Everywhere: How to Cope with Change at Work

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https://www.itcanbeeasilydone.com - An Overview of Applying Agile Methods to Your Work A guest post on Flipping Heck I’ve spent about a decade leading so-called “agile” teams to build software under conditions of extreme uncertainty.  Over that time, I’ve learned that agile techniques aren’t just for tech teams. They can make anyone more effective at work, whether or […]