The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) Hal Elrod
“We must embrace the fact that if we don’t commit to thinking and living differently than most people now, we are setting ourselves up to endure a life of mediocrity, struggle, failure and regret—just like most people.” ― Hal Elrodtakeaway: I definitely changed my morning routine as a result of this book, check out My Morning Routine to read more.
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life Twyla Tharp
“Creativity is an act of defiance.” ― Twyla Tharp (tweet this)
“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”― Twyla Tharp (tweet this)takeaway: Again, her morning routine focuses her day and enhances her creativity.
“Change might not be fast and it isn't always easy. But with time and effort, almost any habit can be reshaped.”―Charles Duhigg
“If you believe you can change - if you make it a habit - the change becomes real.” ― Charles Duhiggtakeaway: great research in here which supports why programs like Weight Watchers and Alcoholics Anonymous work.
“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” ―Stephen R. Covey
“Start with the end in mind. ” ― Stephen R. Coveytakeaway: This book is a must read for all human beings and many of the other books I read refer to this one which is the grandfather of self-development books. Many of the quotes in this book made their way into my art journal pages... you can see them here.
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In Case We Haven't Met Yet...
Hello! I'm Miriam Schulman and I create mixed media art to tell stories. I also teach other people how to craft their stories with art. I give them the techniques they need to get the results they desire which brings more joy to their lives.