Power of Reframing: I never need; I want

Power of Reframing: I never need; I want

I need sustenance, shelter, basic health care, and clothing. I want everything else. How can we reframe the way we think about our needs to have a better relationship with the things we want? Read on to find out. When I was ten years old, I needed the new Madden football game. Fortunately, my one […]

Ownership Mindset: turn off your notifications

Ownership Mindset: turn off your notifications

Are you in control? One simple way to find out is to set your phone/tablet/computer aside just for a few hours and see how this makes you feel. What you feel might surprise you. Let’s take back control. Where are you reading this? There’s a 60% chance that you are reading this on a mobile […]

Power of Reframing: Choose to instead of have to

Power of Reframing: Choose to instead of have to

We don’t have to do anything. We choose what we do. This reframe will change the way you view decision-making and how people view you. Two weeks ago, we discussed how powerful replacing will with should is. Today, I urge you to replace have to with choose to. The difference between having to do something and choosing to do something […]

Why you should automate your life

Why you should automate your life

Automate everything. What can we do to automate more so we can focus on what matters? Here’s a few tips and examples on how to automate your life. It’s no secret: automation is here. How can we automate our repetitive tasks so that we can use our limited willpower to do deeper work? There are […]

What’s in the box?

What’s in the box?

Much of our life exists within a box. Does anyone want our “outside the box” ideas? Unfortunately, no, it’s mostly rhetoric. The box is king. What can we do about it? For better or worse, our lives exist within a tightly regulated box. The government and large corporations crafted a box of what they think […]

Power of Reframing: Replace “should” with “will”

Power of Reframing: Replace “should” with “will”

Changing what we say, even to ourselves, can have a profound impact on our mind. Today, we will discuss replacing should with will in our writing, speaking, and thinking to increase our chances of doing. How many times “should” we do something? I should go to the gym. I should stop eating chocolate. I should […]