In an effort to spread the good word and support my fellow bloggers, each week I’ll be posting some of my favorite personal-development articles from around the web that I’ve read this week. If you feel there should be an article here that I’ve missed, by all means, let me know! I’m always trying to get acquainted with new blogs.
This weekend, my wife and I are heading up to Maine. It’s peak season up there for the foliage right now. If you’ve never had a chance to visit the Northeast during the fall to see all the beautiful colors of the changing leaves I highly recommend that you do.
Her aunt has a nice vacation home up there that’s sits on a lake. I love taking cold-water swims and am definitely looking forward to jumping into those waters!
- Upgrade Your Life by Upgrading Your Motivation. Using Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to describe your level of motivation, Life Optimizer explains that the “the higher the level of your motivation, the more potentially fulfilling your life is.”
- How the Rich Stay Rich: A Lesson in Lateral Thinking Wisebread shares an interesting story about how the rich can teach us some lessons in lateral thinking.
- Add Excitement and Diversity to Daily Life with the Yin Yang Philosophy “We have become so enamored with the quality of balance that we sometimes miss out on the beauty of opposing forces in our lives. Periodically shaking things up can be extremely healthy and provide us with a wonderful sense of renewal.” Pick the Brain offers some good tips on how to break out of our common ruts.