healthy habits

3 Healthy Habits That Create A Vibrant Life

Developing healthy habits is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Being in good health has a significant flow-on effect to every other part of our lives, and can have a profound impact on our quality of life. Doing our most important work becomes much easier
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work-life balance

3 Types of People You Need in Your Life to Achieve Counterbalance

Trying to juggle work, family and a social life can feel like a never-ending struggle.  Mostly because attempting to balance is never-ending.  When we try to balance everything equally we can’t focus enough on any one ball that’s up in the air, leaving us stuck in the middle ground between
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How Many Tricks Does it Take to Form a New Habit? (One, Two, Three…)

A little while back we wrote a piece about the myth of building a habit in 21 days. We touched on the brain anatomy involved with habit formation and research that showed 21 days isn’t the concrete benchmark for building a habit. In actuality, the average is 66 days, but
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A Common Myth of Productivity and Why We Should All Aspire to Be Lazy

One of the biggest myths that continues to prevail in the world of entrepreneurialism, productivity and self-improvement is that being productive means doing more. The truth is quite the reverse. To paraphrase Francine Jay, our goals shouldn’t be to get more things done, but to have less to do. When
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Give Yourself the Gift of Habit in 66 Days

Jay Papasan, co-author of The ONE Thing, says habits are among the best gifts you can give yourself. That’s why he’s already on day 23 of his 66-Day Challenge. Watch this video to find out what habit Jay’s currently tackling, and read below to see what “gifts” matter most in
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Establishing Boundaries that Respect Your ONE Thing

You wake up at around six and check your phone – there’s a message from your boss or coworker. You’re awake, so you respond. At the time this probably didn’t seem like much of a big deal, but then you notice something. You start getting more and more early morning
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How to Endure the 66 Days it Takes to Build a New Habit

When we try to make a big, positive change in our lives, it can sometimes feel like our motivation and willpower are trying to work against us. And a lot of the times, they are. Like we talk about in The ONE Thing, our willpower is never on will call.
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improving professional skills

What’s the ONE Thing I Can do to Improve My Skills Next Year?

What we know influences how far we go. If you have your sights set on a promotion, launching a new product or entering a new profession in 2015, it’s time to start expanding your skills. Making a point to continuously improve your skills is a must in today’s competitive job
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Show Your 66-Day Strength

So, you’re taking the challenge? Why not scream it from the virtual mountain tops?! Whether you’re focused on improving your physical or spiritual health, or you’re nailing down financial or business goals, My ONE Thing goal tracker will get you there. It’s a free and easy way to track your
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Wife of ONE Thing Author Says Embrace the Chaos

In a gesture to shine light on some special Moms in our world for longer than a day, we’re taking over The ONE Thing blog with fresh tips from Wendy Papasan. As the wife of The ONE Thing author Jay Papasan, owner of The Papasan Realty Team and a mother
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