MeaningfulHQ.com | EP101: I'm Overwhelmed With Ideas and Find it Hard To Focus. What Do I Do? [Q/A Episode]

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  • Today I'm taking a question submitted by one of our listeners about finding focus when you're overwhelmed with ideas.

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Direct download: Im_Overwhelmed_With_Ideas_and_Find_it_Hard_To_Focus._What_Do_I_Do_.mp3
Category:Self-Help -- posted at: 11:52am PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com | EP100: Stressed Out? Use These 4 Daily Practices To Pull It Together

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  • Below I've listed the top causes of stress in the US according to Statistic Brain (verification below). Look them over and see if they resonate... If they do, then today we're going to talk about 4 simple practices to help you get a handle on it so you can live your live with more energy, intensity, and clarity of consciousness. 
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  Top Causes of Stress in the U.S. Factors
  Job Pressure Co-Worker Tension, Bosses, Work Overload
  Money Loss of Job, Reduced Retirement, Medical Expenses
  Health Health Crisis, Terminal or Chronic Illness
  Relationships Divorce, Death of Spouse, Arguments with Friends, Loneliness
  Poor Nutrition Inadequate Nutrition, Caffeine, Processed Foods, Refined Sugars
  Media Overload Television, Radio, Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking
  Sleep Deprivation Inability to release adrenaline and other stress hormones
U.S Stress Statistics Data
Percent of people who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress 77 %
Regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress

73 %

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U.S Stress Statistics Data
Percent of people who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress 77 %
Regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress 73 %
Feel they are living with extreme stress 33 %
Feel their stress has increased over the past five years 48 %
Cited money and work as the leading cause of their stress 76 %
Reported lying awake at night due to stress 48 %
Stress Impact Statistics  
Percent who say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life 48 %
Employed adults who say they have difficulty managing work and family responsibilities. 31 %
Percent who cited jobs interfering with their family or personal time as a significant source of stress. 35 %
Perccent who said stress has caused them to fight with people close to them 54 %
Reported being alienated from a friend or family member because of stress 26 %
Annual costs to employers in stress related health care and missed work. $300 Billion
Percent who say they are "always" or "often" under stress at work 30 %
People who cited physical symptoms experienced the following  
Fatigue 51 %
Headache 44 %
Upset stomach 34 %
Muscle tension 30 %
Change in appetite 23 %
Teeth grinding 17 %
Change in sex drive 15 %
Feeling dizzy 13 %
People who cited psychological symptoms experienced the following  
Irritability or anger 50 %
Feeling nervous 45 %
Lack of energy 45 %
Feeling as though you could cry 35 %

In psychology, stress is a feeling of strain and pressure. Small amounts of stress may be desired, beneficial, and even healthy. Positive stress helps improve athletic performance. It also plays a factor in motivation, adaptation, and reaction to the environment. Excessive amounts of stress, however, may lead to bodily harm. Stress can increase the risk of strokes, heart attacks, ulcers, and mental illnesses such as depression.

Statistic Verification
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute, American Institute of Stress, NY
Research Date: October 19th, 2015
Direct download: Stressed_Out__Use_These_4_Daily_Practices_To_Pull_it_Together.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:30am PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com | EP099: 86,400 Ticks of The Clock--That's How Many Seconds You've Got Today and Every Day--What Are You Doing With Them?

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  • There are 86,400 seconds in each day... These ticks on the clock are one of the few things that every single human being on the planet has in common. 24 hours. 1,440 minutes. 86,400 ticks on the clock of your LIFE. People often waste away these precious ticks, minutes, and hours of the day doing things that don't move them closer to the life they deserve and desire. QUICK QUESTION: How are *you* doing with *your* minutes and moments each day? Wanna make a positive change in life?--Do yourself a favor: start taking advantage of every tick.
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Direct download: Youve_Got_86400_Seconds_Today._What_Will_You_Do_With_Them_.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 9:33am PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com/80-20-principle.html | EP098: Idea Juicing: Using The 80/20 Principle To Uncover Your Best Ideas (In Life and Business)

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Direct download: Idea_Juicing__Using_The_80_20_Principle_To_Uncover_Your_Best_Ideas.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 1:37pm PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com | Episode 097: Big Thinkers vs. Petty Thinkers

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  • In this episode, we talk about a big idea from a classic self-help book called, "The Magic of Thinking BIG" by David J. Schwartz

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Category:Self-Help -- posted at: 2:20pm PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com | EP096: You Are Perfect

 

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  • MeaningfulHQ.com | EP096: "You Are Perfect" - In this episode, we discuss a few pearls of wisdom from "The Fifth Agreement" by don Miguel Ruiz (Get the book here: http://amzn.to/1jJ5MUK)

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Meaningful Show is the premier self-improvement and motivation podcast publication. Get on-demand — and research-driven — self-help advice every single week, whenever and wherever you want it.
 
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Direct download: You_Are_Perfect.mp3
Category:Self-Help -- posted at: 4:57pm PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com/zero-to-one-by-peter-thiel.html | Episode 095: Zero To One - Notes on Startups, or How To Build The Future

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  • Today we'll be doing a book summary on one of my favorite business books - "Zero To One" by Peter Thiel

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Direct download: 095_-_Zero_To_One.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:50pm PDT

MeaningfulHQ.com/how-to-stop-procrastinating.html | EP094: How To Stop Procrastinating - A Brief Guide on Why Smart People Procrastinate and How To Stop So You Can Increase Focus, Boost Energy, and Become Insanely Productive

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  • 3 Steps To STOP Procrastinating
  • Why Smart People Procrastinate and How To Stop
  • How to Increase Focus, Boost Energy, and Become Insanely Productive

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Meaningful Show is the premier self-improvement and motivation podcast publication. Get on-demand — and research-driven — self-help advice every single week, whenever and wherever you want it.
 
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MeaningfulHQ.com/mini-habits.html | Episode 093: 12 Powerful "Mini Habits" To Practice Daily

WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE:

  • “Mini habits” are daily routines/rituals that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of doing so. In this episode, I'll discuss my top 12 mini habits and how you can put them into action on a daily basis to enhance your lifestyle.

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    • The power of "mini habits"
    • Which mini habits you can practice each day to dramatically enhance the quality of your life
    • How to become more productive and get more done in less time by leveraging mini habits

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https://www.getflashnotes.com

  • Visit Dean's blog at http://www.deanbokhari.com for more science-backed articles, videos, and book summaries on: Personal Growth, Business, Scientific Self-Help, Lifehacks, Productivity, Motivation, and Meaningful Work.

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Direct download: 093_-_12_Powerful_Mini_Habits_To_Practice_Daily_-_10215_5.23_PM.mp3
Category:Self-Help -- posted at: 5:00am PDT

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