I usually fall asleep within sixty seconds of my head hitting the pillow. I sleep on my left side, legs curled slightly toward my chest with a pillow between my knees to support my hips and back. According to The Better Sleep Council, this is the most favored position of sleepers – especially women, although […]
In my Mastermind group, we spent almost a year with Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz: reading, discussing and incorporating all that we learned into our daily lives. There are literally thousands of self-help books out there, but Maxwell Maltz was first. (Maybe even Napoleon Hill with Think and Grow Rich, but I think Maltz made the information more practical and therefore more accessible.) He is foundational.
It was started in London by a couple of guys who liked to hear good music and got annoyed when those around them at a concert were more interested in talking than listening. So they had the idea to create a space, an intimate setting, where people really interested in live music could gather and hear new bands. That was seven years and over 300 cities ago.
On July 4, 1776, Congress approved the final version of the Declaration of Independence. It took almost one hundred years for Congress to declare it a Federal Holiday (in 1870) and now it’s the day most Americans associate with freedom. The preamble alone is pretty fabulous:
Have you ever thought about your own funeral?
I’m asking in a practical sense, not a morbid one.
After you get past the initial fear that no one will show up (I’m guessing I’m not the only one who’s had that thought…) that leaves the actual mechanics.