You live your life in 24 hour periods. How you use those 24 hour periods determines who you become and how successful you'll be. If you learn to master your day, you'll learn how to master your weeks, months, years, and life. All you need to do is become very, very good at living each day.
Something that's too often misunderstood about loneliness: It's not the same as being alone I t's an unsettling sensation: You're at a party, surrounded by people you know, chatting away - and somehow, in the middle of all those people, you realize that you still feel strangely alone.
Have quick, non-threatening conversations throughout the day: make small talk with your barista, the cashier at the grocery store, anyone you encounter who seems receptive.
Think of them as stretching a muscle: not the same as a full workout, but beneficial nonetheless. When you’re lonely, you go inward, and just stretching that little bit can kick-start a process that helps you feel better.
Do something you find totally engaging, to the point you lose track of time.
That activity doesn’t have to be mentally engaging or intellectually rigorous. Maybe it’s reading, running, or cleaning. If you’re truly immersed in what you’re doing, no matter what it is, you won’t have the mental space to be consumed by loneliness.
Good habits are the key to success. If you have goals that don't seem to be getting any closer, it's because you haven't developed your habits. With every year that passes, you find yourself stuck in the same place. Struggling professionally. Nowhere near your ideal body. Without the social life you're after.
Create a Household Budget: the best habit to help you save money. A household budget helps to encourage frugality and discourage impulse spending. You’ll feel more motivated to engage in other good financial habits once you’ve got this in place.
Financial Audits. This involves frequent checks as to whether you’re spending your money as wisely as possible.