The Walk Challenge – The Benefits of Walking

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6 AM Challenge – The Benefits of Waking Up Early

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Welcome to the 6 AM Challenge discovering the benefits of waking up early. I have already noted this site is one of exploration, so what better way to test practical strategies than to conduct a new life challenge to learn how to wake up early in the morning. In 2019, a big personal goal is to increase my productivity. A great place to start is to change my morning routine by waking up earlier.

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Rule of Diminishing Returns

diminishing returns, waste, diminish, money, increase, decrease, rule, resultsEarly, in my journey into Optimal Living I took note of a phenomenon called diminishing returns. Diminishing Returns, is an economic term that states – an increase in value due to a single factor (when everything else remains the same) will eventually hit a peak resulting in less proportional value from that point onward.

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Creative Intelligence – Be More Creative – CQ

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As information becomes more easily available and computers are doing more of our thinking for us the ability to remember facts is becoming less important, while the ability to think creatively continues to  be an important asset. What distinguishes great minds is the creative ability to think on your toes and look at problems with a different perspective to figure out innovative solutions. This is Creative IQ.

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Morning Routine – Start Your Morning Right

morning routine, morning, a.m., dawn, wake up, rise,It’s important to start your morning on the right foot. If mornings are stressful you will carry this stress into the rest of your day. Optimal Living is about achieving more and being positive – the best place to start is in the morning. So wake up and start living. The following tips will help you turn your morning routine into a time to relax, while getting you out the door quickly feeling energized, positive, and ready to tackle the day.

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Lying 101 – How to Lie

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I will not question your integrity here, but I hope the powerful tips on how to lie, fib, and tell untruths provided below will only be used for your greatest good. I’m not a big supporter of deception in normal circumstances, but sometimes circumstances are far from normal. Continue reading “Lying 101 – How to Lie”