February 27th, 2016
Episode 221 of 540 episodes
How would you fill in the blank: “Life is what our ____ makes it.” In his Journal, Jules Renard wrote: “Life is what our character makes it. We fashion it, as a snail does its shell.” I’d propose “Life is what our habits make it.” As I write about in Better Than Before, my book about habits, habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. About 40% of our existence is shaped by our habits — so if we have habits that work for us, we’re far more likely to be happier, healthier, and more productive. Other possibilities? Education, relationships, self-knowledge…? I’ve never read any other writings by Jules Renard, but this journal is extraordinary. How would you fill in the blank? The post Fill in the Blank: “Our Life Is What Our __ Makes It.” appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.