Simply Good Life — Who Are You? | Don’t Sit | Life Skills

Hi friends, here is your weekly dose of “Simply Good Life”, a newsletter that tries to make your day a little bit better and help you to grow personally and professionally. Enjoy!

Solve Small Issues First

If your life goal is to change the world you rather should start by changing the life of just a few people around you first:

If you want to change the world with your company, start by changing your local community. Then expand to your local city, then your country, and then when you have a global brand, you can work on tackling global issues. — Sir Richard Branson

Or in short:

“IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD, START OFF BY MAKING YOUR BED.” WILLIAM H. MCRAVEN

Don’t Just Sit

Here is a tip Ben Greenfield, one of the most popular fitness bloggers and podcasters, recommends for all of sitting all the time:

Never sit for longer than an hour without standing and doing fifty to a hundred jumping jacks, five doorway pull-ups, twenty push-ups or squats, or some other calisthenic movement.

12 Life Skill

Here’s an interesting list of 12 life skills to practice with children before they leave home. A good read, especially since our daughter Amelie is about to leave home soon. To be honest, I don’t think we have managed to teach her all of these skills. :-)

12 Life Skills We Want For Our Children Before They Leave Homewww.becomingminimalist.com
This is the list of 12 life skills we’ve been working off of the last year as our son prepares to leave home next Fall. And I encourage you to create your own (or steal ours).

Who Are You?

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ― Mark Twain

There’s one topic I focus on a lot recently. It’s self-knowledge, understanding who I am, and trying to find my life purpose.

For this reason, I’ve bookmarked this fantastic article by THE SCHOOL OF LIFE that I come back to every 2–3 weeks. So helpful!

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ― Mark Twain

Self-Knowledge Quiz -The School of Life Articles | Formerly The Book of Lifewww.theschooloflife.com
Self-Knowledge Quiz — Articles from The School of Life, formerly The Book of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.

Enjoy the day,

Adam

PS: Tell me about this second most important day in your life!

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Adam Egger

Helping with Innovation, Transition and Growth | Strategy and Innovation can be fun and simple | Working at @softwareag. A minimalist living a good life.