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Get Enough Sleep, Or Else…

For years, I was a raving insomniac!

On average, I got 4 hours of sleep a night. The nature of my work (as a heart surgeon for kids) coupled with some lifestyle choices led to this situation.

And for a long time, I didn’t see any (obvious) ill-effects from this.

But now that I’ve made a habit of protecting my sleep time, it’s just as obvious how many subtle changes a lack of adequate sleep caused in my personality and mental state.

Striving to find personal satisfaction can impact your sleep. You might already know the importance of getting as much sleep as your body needs.

But what you might not know is that when you skip out on getting enough sleep, you are sabotaging yourself. Losing sleep leads to feelings of unhappiness, anxiety and irritability.

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Dress For Success

Power Dressing

It’s that time of the year when we make New Year resolutions. And decide, in good faith, to develop new habits.

Yet most will fall by the wayside even before the first few weeks of 2018 are gone.

Why?

Because many people don’t know the simple secret of how to build new habits that last a lifetime!

My book “Knife At a Gunfight” is about this – and discusses the formation of specific new habits in a manner that overcomes your inner resistance and lets your willpower succeed.

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Know When To Stop

work life balance

Remember that your life is a series of seconds, minutes and hours each day.

It’s important to work hard because this contributes to your happiness and success. There’s nothing wrong with being the kind of person who works hard.

But if you’re working so many hours and you have such big projects on your shoulders that the line between work and your free time is blurred, it’s time to take a step back.

Too many people have made working long hours a habit – and don’t know when it’s time to stop!

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