Many people often make the mistake of thinking that because downtime is fun and relaxing that it’s frivolous or unproductive and not important.
Social scientists have found that recreational activity is as important as sleep is to our physical and mental health. Downtime isn’t a diversion; it is a vital aspect for a person’s well-being and for effective learning.
Think about your most recent vacation or extended weekend where you didn’t work and actually relaxed. While you probably didn’t want your break to end, when you went back to work, how was your mindset? How was your attitude? What was your productivity like?
If you’re like most people, you likely found that even a short break gave you renewed focus, … >>> READ MORE >>> →
Although having enough money to satisfy basic needs is critical to not having stress, sufficient financial resources are not the key to wealth.
Realize that wealth and money are actually two different things. Many people believe that making more money creates wealth. And a person can devote time to make more money. However, it’s impossible to create more time, which is why I think of wealth as the creation of discretionary time.
Time is the Real Wealth
We all have 24 hours in the day, and that’s it. Money is just a means to an end. Riches are not wealth. A bank account is not a lifestyle.
In reality, what you choose to do, how much time to engage in … >>> READ MORE >>> →
PROMOTING RESPONSIBILITY & LEARNING
Volume 16 Number 4 April 2016
Newsletter #177 Archived
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Promoting Responsibility
- Increasing Effectiveness
- Improving Relationships
- Promoting Learning
- Discipline without Stress (DWS)
- Reviews and Testimonials
“When the only tool you have is a hammer, it is tempting to treat everything as if it were a nail.”
Where there is no participation by the one being disciplined, ownership will be lacking. When there is no ownership, there will be no lasting change.
The Discipline Without Stress eLearning program has been updated with a number of free short modules to view.
The charity for USA schools has also been updated:
Recent Without Stress … >>> READ MORE >>> →