Posts tagged: habit

Complacency is Death

What is complacency? It’s when you decide that you have done “enough”, and you can now just sit back and relax. Complacency most commonly sets in after you have achieved an important goal, or when you have acquired something that you value very highly. It’s perfectly fine to revel in your greatest accomplishments for a time, but once you feel that you no longer have to make an effort, then… Continue reading

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Wednesday February 29th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

Learning to Change: Why You Must Never Stop Learning

We spend most of our early lives learning, about ourselves and the world around us. We then move onto schooling, and job training after that. A large percentage of what we learn is front-loaded in the first twenty to twenty-five years of our lives, and then many people think that they have no need to learn anymore, because they are now adults.

The reason you must never stop learning… Continue reading

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Friday January 13th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

3 Lessons Learned From My 30 Day Challenge

My 30 Day Challenge has come to an end, and I ended up well short of my goal. It was still a great experience because I learned which weak areas I need to improve on in my writing process. The following is a list of them, in no particular order:

1. Distractions

This was what killed my productivity. When I got to a sticking point in an article… Continue reading

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Wednesday March 31st, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

30 Day Challenge Update And News

I am still making good progress on my 30 Day Challenge. The number of completely finished articles is still low for two big (but good) reasons. The first reason is because I hold myself to a high standard of excellence when it comes to my writing. Sometimes I spend more time editing the articles for grammar and clarity than I do writing them.

The second reason is… Continue reading

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Friday March 19th, 2010 in , , , , | No Comments »

30 Day Challenge Update – Day 5

I have been making slow but steady progress so far toward my goal of 50 articles in 30 days. One big thing I have found that I need to improve on is eliminating distractions. They have been sucking up a large amount of my time and are definitely hampering my progress.

I will be posting the first of my completed articles early tomorrow… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Thursday March 4th, 2010 in , , , | 1 Comment »

30 Day Challenge – Day 1

Lately I have felt a growing need to challenge myself more, so I have decided to take on a massive (for me at least) challenge. I have challenged myself to write 50 quality articles in the next 30 days. This may not sound like a lot to the seasoned article writers that can crank out 10 or more articles a day, but for me it will be quite the monumental… Continue reading

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Sunday February 28th, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »