Improve Sleep by Optimizing Quantity, Quality, Regularity, and Timing

Improve Sleep by Optimizing Quantity, Quality, Regularity, and Timing

Until very recently, science has been unable to explain why we spend over one-third of our lives sleeping. Dr. Matthew Walker tackles that topic in his 2017 bestseller, Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams. Walker is a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science and has recently shared his updated research as a podcast guest. Sleep is a key factor in our health, wellness, and longevity – this post will focus on how to improve sleep by optimizing quantity, quality, regularity, and…
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Choose Positive, Achieve More: Bruce Lee’s Formula for Success

Choose Positive, Achieve More: Bruce Lee’s Formula for Success

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! Bruce Lee was one of the most influential martial artists of all time and quickly became a pop culture icon in the 20th century through acting. We hope you take his advice and choose the positive to master success! Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best version of yourself! Many…
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The Unexpected Gift Of A Walk In Nature

The Unexpected Gift Of A Walk In Nature

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! Happy Earth Day! Please enjoy this quote from John Muir, or "Father of the National Parks." He was a naturalist and one of the very first advocates for wilderness preservation in the United States! Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best version of yourself! Many of these improvements stem…
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Years Of Happiness Study: It’s All About Who You Love

Years Of Happiness Study: It’s All About Who You Love

Do you ever wish you could learn the essential ingredients to a good, happy life? Or that you could learn what worked, and didn’t work, from others? Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz released The Good Life: Lessons from the World’s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness in 2023 to share results from an 84-year-old Harvard study on happiness. Read on for a summary of what they hope will help us all create a more meaningful and satisfying life. The Harvard Study Began Over 85 Years Ago Since 1938, the Harvard Study of Adult Development has been investigating what makes people flourish. The study…
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Treasure Your Relationships

Treasure Your Relationships

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! Relationships are an important piece of all of our lives. Read on to see what inspirational author, Anthony J. D'Angelo, has to say about them! Stay tuned for our upcoming post where we share results from an 84-year-old Harvard study on happiness! Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best…
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Determination: The Difference Between Possible and Impossible

Determination: The Difference Between Possible and Impossible

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! This week we are excited to share a quote from the late Tommy Lasorda about determination. Lasorda was a professional baseball pitcher and manager, so he was sure to have experienced determination a few times throughout his life! Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best version of yourself! Many…
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Wear Sunscreen and Other Life Advice

Wear Sunscreen and Other Life Advice

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune "Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young", is an essay written as a hypothetical commencement speech by columnist Mary Schmich and was originally published in a June 1997 issue of the Chicago Tribune newspaper. The essay went viral (which means it was widely shared via email since social media didn’t exist yet) in the late 1990s under the title, Wear Sunscreen. The email I received at the time erroneously described the life advice as a commencement speech for MIT given by author Kurt Vonnegut. However, I have no clue why Vonnegut was given credit since…
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Change Your Life With Affirmations

Change Your Life With Affirmations

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! Learn how affirmations can change your life with this quote from Muhammad Ali, the great professional boxer and activist! Stay tuned for our upcoming post: Wear Sunscreen and Other Life Advice! Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best version of yourself! Many of these improvements stem from the 10…
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Health and Hope Is Everything

Health and Hope Is Everything

Check out our Personal Kaizen Motivational Monday quote! This week we feature a quote from Thomas Carlyle, a notable writer of the Victorian Era! He was known for his passion and knowledge of literature, philosophy, and art. Join the Personal Kaizen Community Our community is here to support and encourage both personal and professional continuous improvement, helping you to reach your goals and achieve new heights. We offer regular blog posts and a weekly newsletter that contains a range of content to help you become the best version of yourself! Many of these improvements stem from the 10 Rules of…
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Live the Secrets of the Blue Zones for a Long, Happy Life

Live the Secrets of the Blue Zones for a Long, Happy Life

Photo Credit: Blue Zones A few months ago we shared bestselling author Dan Buettner’s video introducing some of the biggest secrets to why people living in “blue zone” have much higher than normal life expectancies. It was a promotion for his new four-part Netflix series, Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones that we just finished watching. This post shares a few of the secrets from Buettner’s Netflix series. Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Fellow and bestselling author who has found five “blue zones” in the world where people live…
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