Yearly Archives: 2019

Habits

Habits reminders

  Habits can make your life better…way better.  Below is an article on the science of new habits and what you can do.  As you know, I am a huge believer in habits. If you want more, check out Atomic Habits by James Clear — it’s a must read. Here are a few of the suggestions and some of the habits… Read more →

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93%

  93% of our time is spent indoors!  That statistic  is insane.  We CAN and WILL do better than that.  Get outside.  Do something outside today and tomorrow AND for the rest of your life. Here are three ways to get outside today: –A 5 minute walk outside (not in your building, not in the mall—outside). –Sit in your backyard… Read more →

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Things to Give Up

  Tim Denning (author of today’s article below), looked around at his successful friends and realized they think and speak differently.  They also work harder than his less successful friends.  From the first two sentences you should glean my first takeaway from the below article:  If you want to live a Fantastic Life, hang out with people who truly have one. Then… Read more →

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Bill Lee is my friend

  In 1991, I was one of eight Founding Principals of Lee & Associates Arizona.  Bill  Lee, the Founder of Lee & Associates,  recruited us to be the first Lee office outside of California.  I have said many times that being a part of creating this company and being a Principal here for the last 28 years has been the… Read more →

Good End of Life

A Good End of Life

  Since my bout with Lymphoma in 2013, the passing of my parents in 2018, and now going through my parents’ possessions and closing down everything, I have been thinking quite a bit about a good end of life. This is a topic we all should probably spend a bit of time pondering.   For me, this has been breaking down… Read more →

Social Readjustment

Social Readjustment Rating Scale

  How interesting is this?— A rating scale to see how much stress you have in your life. This scale adds up all events that have you have experienced in the last year.  Simply look at the scale below and multiply the value (life changing units) by the number of occurrences if there has been more than one during the… Read more →

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Pick 3

  Living The Fantastic Life requires sustained sacrifice (The Fantastic Life Rule # 5) that takes away from other facets of life.  Here is your choice—work, sleep, family, fitness, or friends:  Pick 3 to win this week. Each week, throughout your life you get to decide which ones will get your time because there are only 24 hours in a day… Read more →

work life balance

Work Life Balance

  Over the last decade there has been tons of talk about work-life balance. But the new generation of workers actually want to live it not just talk about it.  I have my own take on this (of course).  I believe balance is thought, practice and (here comes the most important part of this LIFEies) an understanding of what work-life… Read more →