8 Habits You Can Break Today To Improve Your Life

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1. Reading an E-mail More Than Once

E-mail is the single biggest culturally accepted time-waster of this century. This technology allows any one of the 3 billion people with Internet access (and countless automated scripts) to add something to your to-do list. Even by just erasing an e-mail in your inbox, you waste mental energy both deciding to delete it and transitioning to the next decision.

The best thing you can do to minimize the adverse effects of e-mail on your life is to never, ever, read an individual e-mail more than once. Instead, read it once and then instantly act on it (delete, reply, archive convert it into an action item or delegate it) No exceptions, break the “reread” habit and get that e-mail out of your life altogether!

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A New Monthly Life List (December 2014): Fun, Free and in Your Neighborhood

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It is monthly life list time again! This month you will find a whole new assortment of local, free and helpful activities that you can start doing today in order to add more adventure to your life and to start making bucket list progress. This month, challenge yourself to do one more item than you did on the last list. It is a great way to build momentum!

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A New Monthly Life List (November 2014): Fun, Free and in Your Neighborhood

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It is monthly life list time again! This month you will find a whole new assortment of local, free and helpful activities that you can start doing today in order to add more adventure to your life and to start making bucket list progress. This month, challenge yourself to do one more item than you did on the last list. It is a great way to build momentum!

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A New Monthly Life List (October 2014): Fun, Free and in Your Neighborhood

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It is monthly life list time again! This month you will find a whole new assortment of local, free and helpful activities that you can start doing today in order to add more adventure to your life and to start making bucket list progress. This month, challenge yourself to do one more item than you did on the last list. It is a great way to build momentum!

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Joining The World’s Biggest Food Fight: La Tomatina

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This week I participated in what proved to be my messiest Life List item yet. The tomato-only fight, La Tomatina is the world’s biggest food fight. Every year, the small town of Buñol, Spain, closes down one of its main streets and drops off 10 truck loads of tomatoes. The result is all out tomato warfare.

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