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1590: [Part 1] 8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M. by Benjamin Hardy on How To Set A Foundation for Success

2020-04-18 | 🔗

Benjamin Hardy shares 8 things every person should do before 8 A.M. This is part 1 of 2.

Episode 1590: [Part 1] 8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M. by Benjamin Hardy on How To Set A Foundation for Success

Benjamin Hardy has been the top writer on Medium.com since late 2015. He focuses on self-improvement, motivation, and entrepreneurship. His writing is fueled by his personal experiences, self-directed education, and formal education. His research focuses on the psychological differences of "wantrepreneurs" and actual entrepreneurs. He lives in Clemson, South Carolina with his wife and they are the foster parents of 3 children.

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nice is short for the weekend of get right to it and start optimal your life eight things every person should do before eight a m part one benjamin hardy of benjamin hardy dont come quote we would rather be ruined then changed we'd rather die in our dread then climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die w h out in most people's lives or reflection of their past rather than their future for most people today will quite similar to tomorrow twenty nineteen will look learn to twenty eight in most people's lives are highly predictable and there is a very good reason your brain is quite right really a prediction machine designed to keep you from situations is scenarios filled with uncertainty and possibility of failure according to several psychologist a foundation of all fears is the unknown we want our lives to be predictable
we want to deal with the intense emotions evolved in doing something new indifferent something new and attempting to change your life will without a doubt causing anxiety but according to the philosophers orange eureka guard quote to venture causes anxiety but not venture is to lose one self anxiety is the dizziness a freedom end quote in order to move forward in your life you'll need to embrace difficulty and uncertainty or what you might typically consider anxiety which give guard called the dizziness a freedom embracing a bigger future is how you change and according to albert i dying quote the measure of intelligence is the ability to change end quote the only way to change is to stop explain your life by our past and start explaining your life based on your future you get to design your life in your future but in order to do so you must stop living from your past
today can be the same as what happened yesterday if we really want to get healthy than you probably can't eat today what you ate yesterday stop repeating the pass rather than repeating the behaviour of your past you need to act today be my life you want to have tomorrow if you wafer tomorrow start acting how you should today did you really are just repeating yesterday as professor harold hill has said quote you pileup enough tomorrow's neil you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterday's end quote developing confidence in changing your life you cannot have confidence in your life without positively moving forward towards a bigger and better future if your days weeks in years are repeating of the past then you're not confident living a comfortable unpredictable life is actually a clear reflection of your lack of confidence you can only have coffin after you have begun living a better life and then that confidence allows you to think bigger about what is possible confidence is the by product
prior success is one of the reasons it is completely essential that you begin your morning with the routine the purpose of a morning routine is again self moving toward your grand and exciting future if you don't have an exciting future that you're working toward the north literally stuck in the past and when stuck in the past you cannot change your life broadly repeat the patterns i got you here when you repeat the patterns i got you here you'll have a lot of empty yesterday's when you start today in a higher and more powerful way immediately begin turning your future a different direction from your pass with this short morning routine your life will quickly changed it may seem like a long list but in short is really quite simple wake up get confidence and motivation get inspired and connected get your body moving act courageously creed something and put a little energy into a key relationships let's begin number one get a healthy seven plus hours of sleep
the national science foundation and us conducted surveys revealing that at least forty million americans suffer from over seventy different sleep disorders not only that sixty percent of adults and sixty nine percent of children experience in one or more sleep problems a few nights or more during a week in addition more than forty percent of adults experience daytime sleepiness severe not to interfere with their daily activities at least a few days each month with twenty percent reporting problem sleepiness two days a week or more on the flip side guinea a healthy amount of sleep is linked to increase
to memory longer life decreased inflammation increase creativity increased attention and focus decrease fat and increased muscle mass with exercise lower stress decrease dependence on stimulants i caffeine decreased risk of getting into accidents decreased risk of depression in tonnes more google at the very outset awaiting of earlier will create an enormous sense of motivation in your life like confidence motivation is the by product of action you can't be motivated without taking positive steps forward towards desired future as harvard psychologist jerome gruner said quote your more likely to act yourself into feeling than feeling yourself into action and quote waking up early has the power of making you psychologically bulletproof if you wake up lee and rather than getting sucked into the distraction of your smartphone or the addiction of stimulants me start
the imagining your desired future and boldly acting towards future then your life will quickly change is not rocket science it just takes having something worth striving for and taking action motivation is something you must create every day he can only be motivated if you're moving forward number two prayer meditation to facilitate clarity and abundance quote we change the way you see things the things you see change dwayne dyer after waking from a healthy and restful sleep session prayer and meditation are crucial for orienting yourself or the positive will you focus on expands prayer meditation facilitate intense gratitude for all that you have gratitude is having abundance mindset musing abundantly
the world is your oyster there's a limitless opportunity impossibility for you people are magnets when you grieve over what you have you will attract more of the positive in good gratitude is contagious granting may be the most important key to success has been called the mother of all virtues if you start every morning putting yourself in a space of gratitude and clarity he will attract the best the world has to offer and not get distracted number three right in your journal for five to fifteen minutes quote hope looks forward faith knows it has already received and acts accordingly florence shin we re done your dreams in vivid detail he began to engage both your conscious an subconscious mines drawing out your dreams in the form of a mind map is also very powerful for engaging both sides of your brain writing down your dreams and deeply visualizing them will make them more emotional freer until your dreams because
motion all they will be powerful enough you need to reconsider your identity and memory by developing a new emotionally driven vision of your future as you write your dreams down every single day right on the ways in which you will actually achieve those dreams as re done your dreams and goals the right people will start popping into your mind i keep all of your success will be learning how to position yourself such that you cannot connect to collaborate with the right whose you'll need a first developed ass a personal capability yourself in order be someone worth connecting collaborating with you need to make a firm and committed vision about what you want to become a master of embraced fully the process of development only care about what some people think and ignore everyone else becomes so good he cannot be ignored helped the right people further their goals in
as to the right memberships make it about your mentors goals the giver never lose track of your why never become complacent about the success you experience make huge requests and asked to collaborate with your euros once you establish credibility and help them in incredible ways all this stuff can and should happen in your journal long before it occurs in reality you then acting continue acting powerful ways and watches your journal entries become more vivid and clear watches your goals become realities quicker and quicker and quicker number four here that in tomorrow's episode you just listen apart one of the post titled eight things every person should do before eight a m by benjamin hardy of benjamin hardy our come not some comments but first as episode sponsored by skill share
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and one from this episode could be something like working through your ideal morning routine i'm not sure if that would make it into the workbook but that's kind of a random ideas i just came up with and either case if you're interested in that type of work make sure y'all my weekly newsletter email is that old podcast dot com be giving away some sample sheets and then see how many people are actually interested in a full workbook if people are will make it happen does fairly long so leave it at that thank you for being here and listening every day including weekends and i'll be back tomorrow to finish up this post where your optimal life awaits
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