Tag Archives: Quality of life

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation – mindbodygreen.com

Charlie Knoles has been meditating his entire life. In this comprehensive talk, he debunks the biggest myths about meditation, why anyone is capable of meditating, and explains why meditation is a natural state. He even gives you a simple, 1-minute guided meditation!

Source: Everything You Need To Know About Meditation – mindbodygreen.com

Reduce Your Stress in 2 Minutes a Day | Greg McKeown | LinkedIn

“…the key is to do less than you feel you want to. If you feel like breathing for two minutes, do it for just one minute. If you are up for a day of really listening to people deeply, do it for the next meeting only. Leave yourself eager to try it again. What you want is to develop a sustainable habit: a stress-free approach to reducing your stress.”

Source: Reduce Your Stress in 2 Minutes a Day | Greg McKeown | LinkedIn

Marginalia, the Anti-Library, and Other Ways to Master the Lost Art of Reading – 99U

“In my own life I can say I had similar books. The magnitude was not the same, but in relative terms the impact was still there. Each one of these was for me, what the economist Tyler Cowen calls a ‘quake book.’ They shook my entire world and then, as it happened, were responsible for a great deal of success in my career, relationships, and my happiness.”

Marginalia, the Anti-Library, and Other Ways to Master the Lost Art of Reading – 99U.

Fight Overwhelm with a Mind Map of Your Month – Original Impulse

“If you’re like me and practically every creative person I know, you’ve got more going on than you can reasonably handle. Yet we seem to be missing the message – adding more and more to do doesn’t always  feel great. Overwhelm is a real stressor and can degrade the quality of our days.”

Fight Overwhelm with a Mind Map of Your Month – Original Impulse.

The Busywork Curve: A Lesson On Mindfulness From My Washing Machine | Riskology.co

“Everyone has busywork that must be tended to each day. It’s all that stuff that has to get done so you can continue to live your life and do your thing. If you look at this busywork from the wrong perspective, you begin to see it as an enemy: something you have to defeat—and defeat quickly—to get back to living the way you want.

But the right way to look at it, in my opinion, is to see it as a trusted friend. A friend you’ve invited into your life because they help you live the way you want to. And, as any friendship goes, the more you put into it, the more you get out of it.”

The Busywork Curve: A Lesson On Mindfulness From My Washing Machine | Riskology.co.

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” | RyanHoliday.net

“In other posts, we’ve talked about how to read more, which books to read, how to read books above your level and how to write. Well, the commonplace book is a thread that runs through all those ideas. It what ties those efforts together and makes you better at each one of them.”

via How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” | RyanHoliday.net.