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Release yourself from the time commitments that are not in line with your greatest values.
Reduce the number of goals you are intentionally striving for in your life to one or two. You will improve your focus and your success rate.
Make a list of the things that you want to accomplish in your life and choose the two most important. When you finish one, add another from your list.
Avoid trans fats, refined grain (white bread), high-fructose corn syrup, and too much sodium. Minimizing these ingredients will improve your energy level in the short-term and your health in the long-term.
Reduce your consumption of over-the-counter medicine – allow your body to heal itself naturally as opposed to building a dependency on substances.
Focusing your attention on television, movies, video games, and technology affects your life more than you think.
The media rearranges your values. It begins to dominate your life. And it has a profound impact on your attitude and outlook.
The only way to fully appreciate its influence in your life is to turn them off.
Relationships with others are good, but constant streams of distraction are bad.
Learn when to power off the blackberry, log off Facebook, or not read a text. Focus on the important, not the urgent.
A steady flow of distractions from other people may make us feel important, needed, or wanted, but feeling important and accomplishing importance are completely different things.
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To minimize your life is choosing to live by design, not by default. You decide where to allocate your time, focus, and efforts.
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Ask yourself honestly “Who are the people and what are the things that are essential to my happiness?” These are the people and things that you cannot live without.
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Before buying anything, ask if it adds joy and or value to your life and if you really need it. Ask the same question of the things you own and the relationships and activities that you have in your life.
Invest your time and resources on people and activities that inspire, energize and contribute to your growth and happiness.
Take out all the cards in your wallet and go through what is needed on a regular basis.
Get rid of your coffee loyalty cards, and any cards that are rarely needed put in in a safe place. The result is you have less to carry and getting to the card you need is easier.
Many things you are using your smartphone for are time fillers. You can read emails at home or at work. You need to plan for banking and google maps, most things you can live without.
Go back to basics and buy yourself a simple phone. Try it for one month and see how you go.