The easy and comfortable thing to do is to hide and avoid. Just to act like it doesn’t exist. But what this does is it exacerbates the problem. In order for things to really change and improve, you need to acknowledge that they’re happening, and gain awareness on the issue.
Today's guest is former BMX professional, multiple brain tumor survivor, and holistic brain health coach Josh Perry. Not only has he gone through more adversity than anyone should, but he had the best attitude about it, beating the odds and sharing his wisdom. You don't want to miss this one.
Our guest in this episode is @docjenfit, Dr. Jen Esquer. She is a huge advocate for the body's ability to heal itself, and encourages us to appreciate the messages our body communicates to us about its state.
As a process innovation expert, Bill Sanders frequently needs to effectively navigate difficult interpersonal situations to accomplish the task. As the founder of Roebling and Strauss, Bill's experience is fully on display here. Enjoy the interview!
An effort pact is a repercussion or barrier you put in place that provides just enough of a reason to make you be conscious about your behavior. They are an effective mechanism of limiting engaging in a bad habit.
A smile is a universal expression. It speaks all languages, overcomes all differences, and holds all space. It’s something that two people can always share and instantly connect. By choosing to see positivity, and focusing on your many reasons to smile, you can begin infusing that love in those immediately around you. This creates a local effect that then amplifies as each affected person becomes an advocate and impacts those immediately around them. We need more smiles in this world, and you never know the real effect it will have on the lives of others!
Ask anyone from my college soccer team - I'm not the person that is going to share a motivating speech, or create confrontation to push someone to be better. I lead by example and demonstrate what it is I expect from my team.
It's a question I should have asked myself a long time ago... let's explore it! To me personal development is the daily pursuit, or the input, and self improvement is the result, or the output. Do you agree?
This interview is with Danielle Grant, your mindset mentor. We talk about mindset, the law of attraction, and many of the pitfalls we find ourselves falling into. Learn more about Danielle in her Facebook Group "Mindset Society".
A great reminder from J. Cole - There is always going to be more out there that is is impossible to achieve. You can't wait for the next thing to be content, you need to appreciate what you already have.
David Meltzer articulates the power we all have. Surrounded by negative people and situations, it takes just one light to conquer all of that darkness! Be the person who provides light in the darkest places.
I observed a woman on the plane make it all about herself - using her phone when she shouldn't, inconveniencing others so she could get off sooner... but it helped me realize the value of playing your part in society.
Among many things, the three primary benefits are 1) the light physical activity creates more headspace and clarity, 2) being side by side reduces the confrontation in the encounter, and 3) you can build rapport with someone by knowing you both prioritize your health.
"I have to" suggests that an external force is dictating your decisions. "I get to" demonstrates autonomy in the choice and is a position of empowerment. Only one word is different but the change is massively impactful!
In this episode, 21 year old author and host of the podcast Growth Mindset University Jordan Paris shares about his decision making criteria, the way he handles big opportunities, and the experiences he had in his childhood that shaped the man he is today.
Take control of your future by giving it direction - Describe who you want to be in 10 years, write down 10 dreams that would achieve that person, and set one goal that becomes your North Star to become that person.
Life is like a pendulum, with success one one end and failure on the other. Momentum carries the pendulum back and forth to each side. If you want to go higher then you have to push harder, and you can only push the pendulum on the side of failure.
Self Improvement Sit Down #2 with Kim Kaupe, CEO and co-founder of the SuperFan Company. We cover concepts like grit, managing a personal brand, reputation, self-expression, and how she quickly built her company.
Introducing a new concept on the podcast, a Self Improvement Sit Down! Instead of sharing a short and actionable personal development tip, we are starting to slow it down and getting to know high-perfomers on a deeper level than ever before!
Our first episode with with Ben Bradbury, and we talk about the value in surrounding yourself with disagreement, perspective, when to say "yes" and "no" to opportunities, and accountability!
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The first step to accomplishing anything is believing you can! If you're a Latino entrepreneur, believe in your ability to accelerate your impact and apply for Brian Rashid's Uniendo Las Americas (www.brianrashidglobal.com/participa).
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First off - today marks one year since Self Improvement Daily started. We are far from finished!
Pick a hurdle you can leap and quit setting yourself up for failure. Use smaller and manageable tasks to train your way to that thing you want to overcome.
Holding yourself to a certain standard is one thing, accommodating your standards to meet someone else's is another. Make time for the people in your life who deserve it. It doesn't have to be everyone!
The word "um" is a filler. Usually fillers are used to communicate that you want to continue speaking, implying that you shouldn't be interrupted. But fillers do a lot of other things to your communication too...
Phone and technology usage is a problem because we are using it in place of authentic social interaction, rather than as a tool to create opportunities for authentic social interaction. Tip presented by "Back to Human" author Dan Schawbel.
Monday - Try Something New Just Because
Tuesday - Grateful for 2018
Wednesday - Success Requires Sleep with Arianna Huffington
Thursday - "2019. Just believe that good things are on their way."
Friday - Take Ownership
Monday - "I don't have time" vs. "it's not a priority"
Tuesday - How to Win with Gary Vee
Wednesday - Overcome Activation Energy
Thursday - Genuine Gratitude on Thanksgiving
Friday - How to Admit when we are Wrong
Trying out a new format but just as action packed - check out this full length interview with Bradley Tusk, and what he shares about his new book "The Fixer: Saving Startups from Death by Politics", as well as his personal maintenance techniques and general impressions.
Monday - Custom Alarm Clock
Tuesday - Instill Mentality with Howard Schultz
Wednesday - Optimal Tension
Thursday - "Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path."
Friday - Accepting and Welcoming Change with Lucia Giovannini
Monday - Have Self Control
Tuesday - Create Your Own reality with Gerard Adams
Wednesday - Daily News Source
Thursday - "A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances."
Friday - Talk About Others First
What good is knowledge if you can't share it? Sharing value not only is a great way to make an impact, but it is a great personal branding technique, which is a growing requirement in professional settings.
I might be late to the party, but I just started using the Screen Time feature in my iPhone. Essentially, it gives me specific mobile usage data that I will use to better manage my time spend on my phone. Have you given it a try?