Daily Deeds Determine Destinies


"We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle. What we do day in and day out ends up becoming our future. Our daily deeds determine our destiny. The small things you do everyday end up having a big impact on your life. Here are 8 good habits to develop.


  1. Start your day right. Get some positive input in the first hour of the day. Pick something that resonates with you. Books, music, whatever. Religion, philosophy, inspirational Youtube videos. Start the day by learning something new. If you aren’t learning you are falling behind. If you pick a topic you are interested in, it will even be fun! Avoid TV news, it is almost all negative. Decide first thing that you are going to have a good day. Find 30 minutes to get some exercise. Make it something you enjoy. Eat a healthy breakfast and pack some good snacks. You only have one body to live in so look after it. Whenever you start something pick a positive attitude. Tell yourself that you can do it. Watch your self talk. The more your mind hears something the more it believes it to be true. When you believe something to be true it affects your actions.


  1. Focus on goals. Schedule time each day to focus on your goals. Turn your goal into a habit. All successful people have goals. They are successful because they know where they are going. It’s that simple. Have a todo list and spend time each morning before you start work picking the most important tasks to do first. Network. Spend time with the right people. Deliberately seek out people who are where you want to be. Jim Rohn said “We are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with.” Spend an hour a week networking. It will pay huge dividends.


  1. Exercise. Find 30 minutes a day to get some exercise. Make it something you enjoy instead of a chore. Eat healthy food every day. You only have one body to live in so look after it.


  1. Learn. Carve out time to learn something new every day. If you aren’t learning, you aren’t growing, and if you aren’t growing you are falling behind those people who do take time to learn every day. If you pick a topic you are interested in, it will even be fun! Use some of your TV time to read a book.


  1. Network. Spend time with the right people. Deliberately seek out people who are where you want to be. Jim Rohn said “We are the average of the 5 people we spend the most time with.” Spend an hour a week networking. It will pay huge dividends.

  2. Plan your day. Have a todo list and spend time each morning before you start work picking the most important tasks to do first.

  3. Kindness. Make sure you treat people kindly. Do good deeds daily. Volunteer. Join a non-profit cause you are passionate about.

  4. Be grateful. Choose to see the good in people and situations. Be grateful. This is the single biggest thing a person can do to be happy. Spend time at the end of the day to express gratitude. Express it in a diary, express it around the dinner table, express it in an email to yourself - whatever works for you. The most important thing is that you do express it. Be grateful for however things turn out. Look for the lesson. See the good in people. If you haven’t got anything nice to say - don’t say anything at all. be kind.


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