Today’s happiness forecast… 👨🏼‍🏫

Well hello there everybody this is 5am Joel with your monday morning happiness forecast… 👨🏼‍🏫 Today will be mostly awesome with a chance of brilliant. We’ve got a 90% chance of yummy coffee to begin the day, followed by a wave of productivity, energy and optimism. Good vibes will roll in around mid-morning, spurring tranquility Read more about Today’s happiness forecast… 👨🏼‍🏫[…]

Pay yourself first — Variations

You’ve probably heard of “pay yourself first” when it comes to money management… Well, a lesser known (but equally effective) tactic is to pay yourself first when it comes to other stuff in life, too… Pay yourself first in encouragement. If you don’t believe in yourself it’s hard for others to also. Pay yourself first Read more about Pay yourself first — Variations[…]

Zigging and zagging ↘️ ↗️

“Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road” – Roy T. Bennett Reminder for this week ahead: Life rarely goes in a straight line. Projects at work, relationships, finding balance at home, etc… They’re more like twisty, windy adventures. You gotta zig ↗️  and zag ↘️  accordingly. Happy Monday, happy Read more about Zigging and zagging ↘️ ↗️[…]

Peptalk Hotline Number

Motivational Hotline —> Call (707) 873-7862

Feeling lethargic? Need a pep talk? Call this motivational hotline… Some students over at West Side Elementary School in Healdsburg, California started a project called PepToc. It’s a bunch of pre-recorded motivational messages to help encourage you, pull you out of a slump, or give little bits of life advice. Try it!! Just call (707) Read more about Motivational Hotline —> Call (707) 873-7862[…]

Time-out isn’t even that bad…

Working with toddlers the past few weeks, I’ve come to know the power of the words “time-out”… When they’re misbehaving, we say, “Do you want to go to time-out?” or “Do it now or we’re going to time-out. 3… 2… 1” The funny is, we’ve never actually put kids in time-out. I don’t even know Read more about Time-out isn’t even that bad…[…]

Wow them twice. ✌🏼

Most people think it’s best to underpromise ⬇️ and overdeliver ⬆️ And while yes I agree thats a good practice ​(it’s definitely better than promising too much and not delivering), I recommended you try this out once in a while… Overpromise ⬆️ AND overdeliver ⬆️ This way you “Wow them twice!” (and you might even Read more about Wow them twice. ✌🏼[…]

Looking for problems (to solve)

One day, a friend of a friend went on Amazon and searched for “pet supplies”. He sorted all the listings by popularity to find the absolute best selling products. Then he clicked into these top products, and went down to the customer reviews section. But, he wasn’t searching for good reviews, he was only interested Read more about Looking for problems (to solve)[…]