EP 120: 5 Habits That Will Change Your Life

5 Habits That Will Change Your Life

If you’ve been feeling like you’re stagnating in life or can’t figure out what to change, we have a list of five habits to start incorporating into your life outside work and inside. We always try to better ourselves or change in some way; you usually start with a self-reflection and then some research. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize that the best habits are fostered when introduced by someone else with life experience. 

5 Important Habits

Create a Schedule

  • What is something you enjoy doing in the morning, or what is something you currently do that you enjoy? Maybe you like to meditate, work out, read, or enjoy a healthy breakfast. Whatever makes you feel supercharged, kickstart your day with that habit. 
  • Establishing a meaningful morning ritual helps you start your day positively and proactively. Having a structured start to your day instead of rushing to compensate for the lost time also helps eliminate stress and mental fatigue and enhances productivity.
  • If you don’t know where to start, the good idea is to plan your morning the prior night. You don’t have to plan out your whole day; think about 1 or 2 things you’ll do after you wake up.

Do not stay up too late

  • What we’ve noticed throughout the years as being the number 1 reason people stay up late is control. People’s lives get busy, and some people almost lose control. So just like some drug users seek drugs because their life is in shambles and drugs are the only control they have, you seek to have control and oversleep. This type of control is wrong because you are tired, and your body says sleep. You control when you go to bed and will not let your body tell you who the boss is. This is negative control because you lose sleep by staying up too late, which is a vicious cycle. 
  • You can’t comprehend the effect and importance of sleeping on time or early. You have more functioning day hours, and you’ll feel great and more accomplished. Studies show that ⅓ people don’t get enough sleep. Don’t be one of them. https://www.sleephealth.org/sleep-health/the-state-of-sleephealth-in-america/ 

Learn to single-task

  • There are many people out there that say you need to multitask. They don’t tell you that only about  2.5% of people can multitask efficiently. https://health.clevelandclinic.org/science-clear-multitasking-doesnt-work/#:~:text=%E2%80%9CWhen%20we%20think%20we’re,are%20able%20to%20multitask%20effectively
  • It’s a simple concept that you think is inefficient because math always tells you that two are better than one. That is not the case in life. Most people are much more efficient at doing one thing at a time. This is especially true at work. Most jobs require you to handle one thing at a time, many people try to do more than one, and then their productivity dwindles, and you can’t figure out why things are not getting done.
  • This goes along well with prioritizing. What is due first, what is something you want to do first, and what is most important are good things to ask yourself before starting that first task. 

Listen and be kind

  • This sounds cheesy, but it works. Some people struggle, and just a simple conversation lights up their spirits. We all need outlets, and the most significant outlet is speech. It is that simple. Not only will you make someone’s day, but you will also learn something. This is also important at work, especially in the medical field. By actively listening, you can figure out what is going through your patient’s head. You’ll be better at treating not only their medical issue but also helping them on a mental and emotional level.
  • What goes around comes around. What energy you give to this world, you receive back. Too many people surround themselves with hate and anger, and you can feel it. There is too much negativity, so start doing kind things for others. It would blow your mind how much good advice and free things you can get just by being nice. People are at different points in life, and we might be unable to comprehend situations. Share the love, and you’ll get love back; it will change your life. 

Always try to learn

  • By this, we mean to try and experience everything. Conquer your fears inside of work and out. Treat every experience as a learning opportunity. Try and do new things; it will change your life.
  • Being uncomfortable is an area for growth. Learning is hard and usually uncomfortable because you are dealing with something unfamiliar.

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TIMESTAMPS:

00:00 Intro
00:53 Episode’s topic for today
01:13 Self-reflection
03:28 How to do your schedule
13:30 Do not stay up too late
17:30 Unlearn to Learn
21:03 Learn one task at a time
25:05 Start travel nursing
25:20 Listen and Be Kind
29:10 Always Try to Learn
32:00 End of show

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