What you had for lunch could change your life

What you had for lunch could change your life

Last night during dinner, I was struggling to recall what I had for lunch. Yet moments later, at the same dinner, I was able to describe the entire experience of having my favourite ramen in Japan months ago.

Have you ever wondered why it is easier for us to recall certain past events in our lives, even though it may have happened years ago, but can’t seem to remember what we had for lunch yesterday?

An hour a day

Everyone is busy. Busy with work, busy with assignments or just busy having fun. No matter how pack your schedule is, I'm quite sure you can at least reserve an hour daily for a little me time. Use this hour to do something that will get you closer to your goals. You could start blogging to improve your writing skills or pick up some dancing lessons to impress your partner.

Sixty minutes daily is long enough to do something significant yet short enough to be easily allocated. I used the time I spend watching TV series to blog instead.

Once you get used to it, you got yourself a healthy and productive habit. You might even decide to spend more time in improving yourself. Start with an hour and see how it goes.

The 100th post

This post is a rather important milestone for myself and this blog. I've managed to write 100 posts on this blog by turning it into a habit and enforcing deadlines on myself. I've also learned to write shorter posts that deliver the message directly. State the main idea in a simple to understand manner and give some examples. Write as how you would say it in person.

Sometimes, you do run out of stuff to talk about and that is where it is handy to feature and share links, videos and presentations that is related to your blog theme. I do this at least one a week under the Interesting category.

There are still many things that I would like to improve on this blog particularly the quality of my posts. I hope that one day, I'll be able to write insightful articles every single day.

Gotta keep doing it

All of us have habits of some sort. Some like to jog every morning while some can't sleep till it's passed midnight. And we are all aware that there are good and bad habits. When I decided to start blogging, it felt like a part time job. My goal was 3 to 5 posts a week and I was struggling to meet the quota.

But after a month or so, blogging became part of my daily routine and I'm now starting to be able to schedule posts into the future. Blogging is now a habit and doesn't seem as hard.

If there is something you want to do often, turn it into a habit. Once it's a habit, it takes a lot less effort to do it. You will feel as if you've been doing it all along. Just make sure to get rid of the bad ones.