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Spend the First Hour of Your Day on Activities that Add Meaning to Your Life

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Low-Value activities

Some of us have formed neural connections that drive us to carry our phones in our hands at all times, often looking down and hitting refresh a few times, even though nothing has come in. Give me dopamine…. It is said the if you wake up in the morning and the first thing you crave is a drink you might be an alcoholic. If you wake up in the morning and the first thing you do is check your phone to read your email or scan through your social media before you even get out of bed, you might be an addict- Simon Sinek

Are you struggling with managing your time and attention?

High-Value Activities

  • As an author, the two highest value activities that I can spend my time on each day are reading books and writing.
  • If you’re a visual artist that could be mean you spend time in a studio drawing, sketching or painting.
  • If you’re a computer programmer or web designer, that could mean writing some code for the app or website you’re building.

High-value activities don’t just have to be work-related.

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