8 habits for health, happiness and success!

8 habits for health, happiness and success!

Do the right things, consistently, for health, happiness and success! 

via Inc.com by Benjamin Hardy 

According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot simply think or feel excellent, we must act excellently."

Here's how:

1. Pray or meditate morning, midday, and night.

"If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster."–Stephen R. Covey

How do you determine if you're going in the right direction?

If you neglect prayer and mediation, it doesn't matter how smart or productive you are. Being productive at the wrong things isn't helpful. Get clarity, so the steps you take are in the right direction.

2. Read or listen to one book per week.

Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning. It is common for the world's most successful people to read at least one book per week. They are constantly learning.

3. Write in your journal five minutes per day.

Journaling is one of the best ways to facilitate happiness and success. Science has found that writing down three things you're grateful for each day chemically changes your brain to recognize positive opportunities.

Journaling also helps you synthesize what you're learning and clarify your objectives. Don't do more than a few minutes each day or you'll burn out…

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