“Every single person in the world could be a genius at something, if they practiced it daily for at least ten years.” — Robin Sharma
Judit Polgár became the world’s top female chess player. Michael Phelps became the world’s fastest swimmer. Bernard Arnault became the world’s richest person.
It is not easy to become an expert or master performer at something. It takes at least 10,000 hours of practice. This is a common rule of thumb, popularized by best selling author Malcom Gladwell.
To support this statement, Gladwell used the Beatles as an example. The Beatles put in 10,000 hours…
“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”― Steve Maraboli
The older we grow, the more peaceful and grateful we become. Life humbles us gradually as we age. We realize how much nonsense we have wasted time on.
In life, there will always be ups and downs, but ultimately, at the end of the day, that’s what makes each of us who we are. It is important to accept both the good and the bad that falls on your plate with grace. Most things in life happen for you, not to you.
Did you know that having healthy relationships can improve overall health? It is called social wellness or social well-being. In this era of non-face-to-face digital social networking, people are becoming more isolated than ever. The health risks of isolation have been proven to be comparable to those of smoking cigarettes, high blood pressure and obesity.
From the time you are born, your relationships help you learn to navigate the world. You learn how to interact with others, express yourself, conduct everyday health habits, and be a part of different communities from those around you. …
In the last couple of decades, there has been an ongoing interest in happiness. Hundreds of books and studies have emerged to guide us toward living a “good life”, but achieving personal happiness is only one part of the equation.
Positive psychology is the study of the “good life”, or the positive aspects of the human experience that make life worth living. As an art, it focuses on both individual and societal well-being.
Dr. Christopher Peterson has defined positive psychology as the scientific study of what makes life most worth living. This means studying human thoughts, feelings, and behaviour, with…
“Being an entrepreneur isn’t really about starting a business. It’s a way of looking at the world: seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge.” — Michael Bloomberg
When it comes to being an entrepreneur, how old you are is the last thing you should care about.
Well written article, Chris. I admire your passion to help parents and children pursue the entrepreneurship path and create an online business. Most importantly, making it fun and profitable!
“Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.” — Warren Buffett
For as long as money has existed, people have had thoughts and opinions about it. And while not everyone will agree about the best ways to earn, save and spend money, many wise people have weighed in with their thoughts on money over the years.
When the fourth wealthiest person in the world talks about money, it makes sense to listen. Known for living simply despite his means, we couldn’t agree more with this bit of advice from Warren Buffett. If you…
“Everything you do to improve your physical well-being will have a positive impact on how good you feel about yourself.” — Brian Tracy
So, what is physical wellness about? It is listening to and taking care of your body for optimal health and functioning. Taking care of your physical body will help you get through the stress that comes with life.
Physical wellness is also about mindfulness, self-care, knowing what’s good for you and what will bring you long-term benefits. Physical wellness is about putting yourself first and feeling good and motivated each day of your life.
Physical activity and…
The spiritual element of wellness can be the most personal piece of the puzzle when trying to place all eight dimensions of wellness together. More often than not, people like to live a life with meaning and purpose. When these goals are met, it puts harmony in one’s life, and the others they surround themselves with.
We know we have spiritual wellness when we can find meaning, peace and joy in our everyday lives, no matter what goes on around us. The more we cultivate a spiritual perspective, the better we feel inside.
Spiritual wellness encompasses your sense of connection…
How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime.
There is a strong interconnection relationship between occupational wellness and the impact it has on all dimensions of wellness. Especially one’s physical, emotional and financial health.
It is important to find an occupation that you enjoy and meets or exceeds your personal financial needs. An unpleasant and/or low paying occupation drains your energy level and can then lead to a stress-related illness.
It is safe to say your job can have a huge impact on your quality…
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