#Extract from Reframe the Day by Adam M. Lowenstein @amlowenstein #SelfHelp #Motivational #reframetheday

Today I have an extract from Reframe the Day: Embracing the Craft of Life, One Day at a Time.

The author is donating all profits from book sales to the Covid-19 response efforts of Direct Relief.

First of all, here’s the book info

Requests and to-dos bombard your phone and inbox, day and night. Information and distractions claw at your time and attention. You’re always busy, always searching for the finish line … or at least the pause button. Life feels like an endless series of “what’s nexts”—what’s the next meeting, task, obligation, goal, achievement?

Adam M. Lowenstein emerged from the nonstop, striving-obsessed world of American politics convinced that everyone, no matter who you are or what you do, has the power to build more fulfilling days. You don’t have to undertake a radical transformation. You don’t have to quit your job or move halfway around the world. 

You can simply tweak how you approach each day. Find meaning in your daily burdens and commitments. Resist the allure of busyness. Make more time for what matters to you (and feel less guilty when you do).

In Reframe the Day, Lowenstein offers ten tips, tactics, and techniques for nudging your days in a more fulfilling direction. Combining concrete advice with tools for self-reflection, Reframe the Day shows you how to reframe the way you see and spend your days and, over time, reshape your life.

Extract

The toy maker LEGO nearly collapsed in the early 2000s. In Brick by Brick, a book chronicling the company’s struggles and subsequent revitalization, David Robertson and Bill Breen describe how LEGO conducted countless focus groups to better understand the types of toys that engaged children. Among their observations was that children are driven by “the notion of mastery.” As Robertson and Breen write, “whether it was flipping skateboarding tricks or obsessing over the design and history of warplanes, kids demonstrated an innate desire to dig into a discipline and conquer it.”

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#Extract from The Thought Book 2 by Jay Mullings ~ ‘Striving Leads To Thriving’ #Motivational @BookPublicistUK @WrittenMirror

Today I have an extract to share from The Thought Book 2 by Jay Mullings…a book full of his inspirational thoughts and life lessons.

How To Protect Your Creative Spark

Your creative spark must be protected at all costs. Creatives are like diamonds. Rare, beautiful, timeless and resilient. They come in different sizes and with their own unique brilliance. They don’t shine out into the night like stars. Diamonds that cut into hard places with precision, reflect light magnificently and manifest art elegantly.

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#GuestPost & Extract ~ How I Motivated Myself to Succeed by @ShelleyWilson72 #SelfHelp #FridayReads

It’s my pleasure to be able to kick off the blog tour and bring you a guest post and extract from Shelley Wilson’s new book, How I motivated Myself to Succeed, which is released on Kindle today!

Welcome, Shelley…and Happy Publication Day!

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Motivate Me! Weekly #Guidance for Happiness & Wellbeing by Shelley Wilson @ShelleyWilson72 #Motivational

  • 61j8oqu-8wl-_sx320_bo1204203200_Author: Shelley Wilson
  • Published: December 2016 by Zander
  • Category: Self Help, Motivational
  • four-half-stars

Your weekly guide for happiness! Designed to give you a weekly boost of motivation, this sixty-four page guidebook will offer you a positive dose of inspiration throughout the year. Listen to your inner voice, pick a page, and then take meaning from the message you receive.

Motivate Me! does exactly what it says. A lovely little book with 52 motivational prompts which can be used in various ways, either for affirmations or by opening the book at a random page after giving thought to a question/problem requiring guidance.  Continue reading