Posts Tagged ‘habits’

“The most important factor in the training of good mental habits consists in acquiring the attitude of suspended conclusion, and in mastering the various methods of searching for new materials to corroborate or to refute the first suggestions that occur.  To maintain the state of doubt and to carry on systematic and protracted inquiry – these are the essentials of thinking.” -John Dewey

Brain Smart

Posted: October 23, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“If you do the same thing every day, your brain gets used to it. Then the tenth time you do it (the hundredth time) your brain doesn’t even realize it’s doing it.  The more new things that hit your brain (the less habits), the smarter you get.” -James Altucher

“You are not just the average of the 5 people around you.  You are the average of the:  1) 5 habits you do, 2) 5 foods you eat, 3) 5 ideas you have, and 4) content you consume.” -James Altucher

“If I had to choose one skill as being most important in achieving success in life, I would say it is the skill of developing successful habits….  It really comes down to grit.  You can form any positive habit you want, so long as you have realistic expectations, plan your days accordingly, and stay determined to make it happen.” -Mark Ford

Life of Habits

Posted: July 18, 2014 in Thought for the Day
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It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.” -Fyodor Dostoyevski

Money Habits

Posted: July 12, 2014 in Money Matters
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“There are two primary bad money habits:  borrowing and overspending.” -Justin Ford

Curious Habits

Posted: July 11, 2014 in Thought for the Day
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Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.” -Agatha Christie