If you are at all interested in Self-Development there are lot’s of great blogs out there. But the iconic @tferriss is a must.
Clear your calendar for a few hours and read these 9 blogs that WILL change your life if you act on them.
Number 7 was the most life-changing for me
(1) Life and time are precious.
How do we balance protecting time with protecting relationships? How do we conquer guilt and do what is truly most important?
Tim reflects Seneca’s letter “On The Shortness of Life” to answer
(2) Wisdom starts with getting rid of non-essentials of life.
Knowing when to say no is key and probably what will keep you on the path of success, wealth, and enlightenment.
How to Say "No" When It Matters Most (or "Why I'm Taking a Long 'Startup Vacation'") - The Blog of…
Saying yes to too much "cool" will bury you alive and render you a B-player, even if you have A-player skills. To…
(3) Self-Development is rooted in discipline which means delaying short-term gratification for long term gains.
You should train yourself to avoid two vices that many default to when stressed; alcohol and pleasure.
The 30-Day Challenge: No Booze, No Masturbating (NOBNOM) - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
The short version: I'd like to pay you to not drink or jerk off for 30 days. Sign up here and get your monk on. Sex is…
(4) The past will give you a glimpse on the action you should take in the future.
“Past Year rReviews” (PYR) are more informed, valuable, and actionable than half-blindly looking forward with broad resolutions.
Forget New Year's Resolutions and Conduct a 'Past Year Review' Instead (#559) - The Blog of Author…
I'm often asked about how I approach New Year's resolutions. The truth is that I no longer approach them at all, even…
(5) Philosophy is more about how to act than just how to think.
This blog shows you how to use philosophy as a personal operating system.
How to Use Philosophy as a Personal Operating System: From Seneca to Musashi - The Blog of Author…
(Photo credit: Graphistolage) The following interview is a slightly modified version of an interview that just appeared…
(6) A jack of all trades is a master of none but is always better than a master of one.
Here’s why you should develop a “skill stack” as @ScottAdamsSays explains in “How to fail at everything and still win big”
Start with this then get Scott’s book
The Top 5 Reasons to Be a Jack of All Trades - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
Specialization isn't always a good thing. Photo from 1951 assembly line. Are the days of Da Vinci dead? Is it possible…
(7) The quality of your life will be reflected in the quality of questions you ask yourself.
Tim pulls 17 questions that changed his life
Testing The "Impossible": 17 Questions That Changed My Life (#206) - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
Audio version is first, then the full text is below that. Enjoy! "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the…
(8) Anxiety is needless and imaginary.
Difference between anxiety and fear is anxiety is diffuse and focuses on possibilities in an unknown future, not a real and present threat.
It doesn’t protect you from danger, but from doing great things.
(9) Complaining keeps you from gaining.
I realized that the greats never complained.
Complaining solves nothing and only makes things worse.
Here’s how to stop complaining for good
Real Mind Control: The 21-Day No-Complaint Experiment - The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss
The thought-awareness bracelet and the latest straw that broke the camel's back. "This $@#&ing Mac will be the death of…
Life and time are precious.
Wisdom starts with getting rid of non-essentials of life.
Self-Development is rooted in discipline which means delaying short-term gratification for long term gains.
Reviewing the past will give you an idea on action to take tomorrow
Philosophy is more about how to act than just how to think
A jack of all trades is a master of none but is always better than a master of one
The quality of your life will be reflected in the quality of questions you ask yourself
Anxiety is needless and imaginary
Complaining keeps you from gaining
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