10 Rules for Life

10 Rules for Life

Here is our video that compiles the Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life. 10 Rules for Life 1. Maximize Your Natural Strengths 2. Take Care of Your Body and Mind 3. Be Proactive 4. Live in the Moment with a Positive Mindset 5. Experience Love and be Loved 6. Learn and Grow Throughout Your Life 7. To be Rich, Spend Money on What You Love 8. Give Back to Others 9. Develop Good Habits and Routines 10. Practice Radical Humility Ideas for Action We hope you have enjoyed considering our 10 Rules for Life and used the ideas for action…
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Motivational Monday 2021-10-11

Motivational Monday 2021-10-11

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! We all get old too soon . . . how will you improve yourself this week? "Life's Tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. When you're finished changing you're finished."BEn Franklin We'll share the complete 10 Rules of Life video later in the week. Here is a link to our Rule 9 video about developing good habits and routines. Please let us know how you like these motivational videos in the comments below.
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4 Ways to Practice Radical Humility

4 Ways to Practice Radical Humility

Rule 10 of the Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life is to Practice Radical Humility. I read Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People after finishing my undergraduate engineering degree. Covey encourages us to “put first things first” and live by the values and principles in your life. Humility became my top value, where it has remained for over 25 years. Below are four ways you can practice radical humility. Understand your insignificance in the universe. We all live in an insignificant place in a brief moment of time. We are not the center of the universe. We’ve…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 10

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 10

Our final of the 10 Rules for Life is to Practice Radical Humility. Relax as you watch these tips! The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 10: Practice Radical Humility. Humility comes from understanding our place in the larger order of things and not taking our desires, failures, or successes too seriously. Humility is linked to learning and teachability – a way of being that embraces constant self-correction and self-improvement. You are not important. Neither is anyone else. We all live in an insignificant place…
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Motivational Monday 2021-10-4

Motivational Monday 2021-10-4

Check out this Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote . . . but we won't think any less of you if you can't! "Humility is not thinking less of yourself,it's thinking of yourself less."C. S. LEWIS The final rule in our 10 Rules for Life series is about humility. We'll share the video later in the week. Please let us know how you like these motivational videos in the comments below.
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Developing Good Habits

Developing Good Habits

Kaizen is a Japanese word that translates to “change for the good.” Kaizen results from making many small improvements to a system or process. The accumulated improvements eventually lead to significant results. Kaizen applies to individuals in the same way it applies to organizations. The Personal Kaizen community was formed to help us share tips, hacks, and habits with one another to maximize our life. Rule 9 of our 10 Rules for Life is to avoid decision fatigue by developing good habits and routines. Here is our simple process. What are Your Objectives? The first step is determining your improvement objectives.…
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Motivational Monday 2021-9-27

Motivational Monday 2021-9-27

Make it an "excellence habit" to watch our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday videos every week! "We are what we repeatedly do.Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."Aristotle Rule 9 in our 10 Rules for Life series is about developing good habits and routines. We'll share the Rule 9 video later in the week. Please let us know how you like these motivational videos in the comments below.
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The Science of Giving Back

The Science of Giving Back

"There is a lot of evidence that one of the best anti-anxiety medications available is generosity” -Adam Grant, Author and Organizational Psychologist Becoming part of something bigger than ourselves by generously donating some of our own personal resources (time, money, advice, support) might be one of the best things we can do for our well-being. Rule 8 of the Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life is to Give Back to Others. Studies show that the act of ‘giving’ or ‘generosity’ can boost physical and mental health by lowering blood pressure and stress levels. Giving back can also increase feelings of…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 8

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 8

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 8: Give back to Others. Helping others is a great way to use the Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life in a positive way (maximizing strengths, being proactive and present, experiencing love, learning and growing, etc.). Giving boosts your physical and mental health and makes you a happier person. Studies show benefits include: Lower blood pressure and stress levelsReduced depressionGreater happiness, satisfaction, and self-esteemA longer life! Ideas for Action (HTTP://WWW.AHCHEALTHENEWS.COM) The next time you feel depressed or disappointed…
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