Friday, August 24, 2018. Issue #191
How to Instantly Reframe Your Mindset And Radically Improve Your Life | Medium
If you’ve ever failed at reaching any goal in life, the problem could all be in your mind. That’s how important your mindset is. If you want to real change, you need to start reframing your mindset. Stop reacting to life and start responding to it. Remember, you’re not in control of everything that happens to you...

There’s a lot of good advice on how to be happier or more productive or how to have better relationships. But tips on how to improve your whole life — something that will last decades and experience countless unpredictable changes — those should be regarded with extreme skepticism.

Depending on your perspective, Immanuel Kant was either the most boring person on the planet or a productivity hacker’s wet dream. For over 40 years, he woke up every morning at 5:00 AM and wrote for exactly three hours. He would then lecture at the same university for exactly four hours. 
Life is complex and messy. It can be extremely difficult to get traction, let alone find motivation. But motivation is something you can learn to create at will. Becoming deeply passionate is also within your creative control. As a result, you can completely predict your own success. 
For most of us, time management and staying productive is a daily struggle. Sometimes that’s not the end of the world. But, if you don’t address this sooner then later, the things you were supposed to do today get pushed to tomorrow, then the next day.
Four blind men came upon an elephant in the forest. They had never experienced this massive creature before. Slowly, they each reached out and touched a different part of the elephant. “It’s like a snake,” one man said as he felt the long, supple trunk.
Failing sucks. Whether it’s your first or fiftieth time bombing a presentation, messing up a calculation, or bumbling through an interview, the sting of rejection never quite wears off. And while Silicon Valley gurus preach the importance of “failing fast” (failure, supposedly...
It’s safe to say that I’m a busy guy. Between running a company with multiple businesses under its umbrella, serving as a partner in a venture investment fund, writing for Forbes, publishing books, doing TV appearances, and raising a young family, my daily schedule is typically packed.
Challenge yourself to lead a better life. Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but it's worth the effort all the same. So what tough-but-worthwhile tricks can you start applying to your life today? The posters on this handy Quora thread had some excellent suggestions. 
With the right apps, a smartphone can do almost anything, but it’s also useful to occasionally ditch your phone in favor of a trusty notebook. Here are seven reasons to carry a physical paper notebook around with you.
My book launch: Working in The Gig Economy, my first traditionally published book is available for pre-order today. Learn how to make the most of flexible and independent working opportunities and develop a purposeful and thriving career in the new gig economy. 
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Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
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