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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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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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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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 7

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 7

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 7: To be rich, spend money on what you love. There is a lot of advice being shared on the internet about budgeting, investing for the future, and the FIRE movement (Financial Independence Retire Early). I am a big fan of the idea of spending smartly but recommend you develop rules about spending focused on what you love. First, understand that the key to a good life has little to do with money as long as you have…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 6

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 6

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 6: Learn and Grow throughout your Life. The growth theory of intelligence believes success is based on hard work, learning, and training. Fixed-mindset individuals dread failure because it is a negative statement on their basic abilities, while growth mindset individuals understand that performance can be improved and learning comes from failure. Our personal kaizen community was started to help us all become better people at work and home. Below we share a few simple ways you can learn…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 5

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 5

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 5: Experience Love and Be Loved. Love is on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs on the path towards self-fulfillment, meaning happiness requires experiencing love in your life. There are several types of loving bonds that can be created in our lives: Romantic loveLove between family membersCompanion love (between best friends or pets)Spiritual love Love is a verb Love is a verb; it is an action. If you are ever feeling less in love, the solution is to do loving things. Identify…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 4

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 4

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 4: Live in the moment with a positive mindset. One thing we can all control is our attitude. One of my rules for life is to be optimistic and positive rather than pessimistic and negative. Being mindful and thinking positively will increase your happiness and also improve your relationships with others. Here are three ways to grow in this area: Associate with good people. We tend to become most like the people we spend time with. Motivational speaker Jim…
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Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 3

Personal Kaizen 10 Rules for Life: Rule 3

The Personal Kaizen team is sharing our 10 Rules for Life. Please watch all of our videos beginning with Rule 1. RULE 3: Be proactive. Go after what you want in your life instead of sitting around and waiting for things to happen to you. Begin by defining your “why” and purpose that maximizes your strengths. Where you are going is more important than how fast you are going. Once you have decided what you want, pursue it. When an opportunity comes along, be brave and take it, even if there is risk involved. Stephen R. Covey defines the four quadrants where all of…
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Eat food, not too much, mostly plants

Eat food, not too much, mostly plants

One of our "Rules for Life" is to take care of your body: develop good habits around eating, exercise, learning, and meditation that will last throughout your life. One key to living by this rule is being smart about the food we consume for energy. A favorite resource about healthy eating is the 2008 book, In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan. The subtitle of the book summarizes everything you really need to know: Eat food*Not too muchMostly plants Eat Food* The asterisk after the word food is important! My favorite definition Pollan gives for food is, "only something your…
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