Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

When I found myself accidentally retired and no longer working, it was really, really strange to not have to be tied to my email. Running a big business with 50+ employees and even more co-workers, vendors and clients lends itself to a lot of email. We are talking about hundreds a day. In fact, I… Continue reading Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

How to Track your Happiness: Get the Happiness Spreadsheet

Get the Happiness Spreadsheet One of my first posts on this site was about How to track your happiness. It includes a simple and actionable plan to track your happiness daily, using Jim Collins’ system, that he devised and spoke about on The Tim Ferriss Show. And if you track your happiness long enough using… Continue reading How to Track your Happiness: Get the Happiness Spreadsheet

Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness

Everyone’s mantras and goals will be unique, but will help keep you on track with what matters. A few years ago, I started to create a Life Crafting notebook. It was created simply using the Notes app on my iPhone to jot down things I wanted to remember to better my life. My Life Crafting… Continue reading Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness

Hell Yeah! Or No. The Mantra to 10x Your Happiness

Use this rule if you’re often over-committed or too scattered. If you’re not saying “HELL YEAH!” about something, say “no”. Derek Sivers, Anything You Want It’s the mantra that Derek Sivers writes about in his book, Anything You Want, to help make a more focussed decision or weed out the crap from your life. He… Continue reading Hell Yeah! Or No. The Mantra to 10x Your Happiness