Realize you’ll never have time to do everything.
Every decision you make has opportunity cost.
Stop obsessing about the outcome.
Research has found that expectations in one’s own ability serves as a better predictor of high performance than expectations about a certain outcome.
Say ‘no’ to people, obligations, requests, opportunities, you’re not interested in.
At times, it can be hard to turn things down. But if you say no to one thing, you make space to say yes to another.
Genuinely apologize to people you’ve mistreated.
We often blame mistakes on external factors. To not openly or regularly apologize may keep higher levels of stress and anxiety. Make amends, let go, take ownership of that pent-up energy: it’s not your choice if people forgive you.
Give at least one guilt-free hour to relaxation per day.
Relaxation is crucial for success, like resting between sets.
Save 10 percent or more of your income.
Pay yourself long-run first.