Joel is an award-winning high school teacher, a soccer coach, and a professional speaker who works with blended and step-families as well as speaking about leadership.
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On this episode of The Mark Struczewski Podcast, I'm going to give you four things you need to do before the end of this year that used to be known as Happy New Year. But it's going to lose that title in less than a month to a new year that rumor has it they're going to call 2020. Imagine that. Breaking news here on The Mark Struczewski Podcast.
Thing number one you need to do before the end of the year is you need to review your 2019 goals.
Now, I'm assuming here that you do have goals that you created for 2019. If you didn't, well, you're just gonna have to wait until step number two because you can't review what you didn't do. Hopefully, you won't make that mistake again for 2020. We're going to talk about that in just a minute.
But let's say you did do what you're supposed to do, and you did create goals for 2019. What I want you to do is I want you to pull that list out. Now I personally write my goals out in the morning and at night and I've got them written...
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Today I want to talk to you about five ways how you can stay productive active throughout your day, five ways to be more productive throughout your entire day. Because you probably wake up with the best of intentions, that you're going to have a great, super, incredibly productive day. But sometimes, oftentimes maybe, it gets derailed. So here are five ways how you can get and stay productive throughout your day.
Number one, let's start when you wake up. I want you to guard those first 60 to 90 minutes of your day militantly. So this means don't check email. Don't check social media. And for goodness sake, just stop watching the news.
Get up, do something for you. Something that's going to help you. Now maybe this is reading your Bible, or reading an inspirational book, like How to Win Friends and Influence People or Think and Grow Rich. Maybe you pray, maybe you do yoga, maybe you meditate, maybe you get a cup of coffee and you go on the back porch and you just sit there and just...
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Emily, a former playboy photographer, is now an anti-porn activist and sexual abuse prevention educator. She is a woman on a mission to stop the cycle of sexual trauma and open our eyes to the high price we're paying for our pornified culture.
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We're going to talk about that precious first 60 to 90 minutes of your day.
What should you do?
Once you wake up, two things you shouldn't do is 1) grab your phone. You don't need to check into social media, or check your email, or check in the news first thing in the morning. Why would you want to do that? Why would you want to enter the world of negativity and drama after you've just woken up?
First of all side note here, go on a news fast. I haven't looked at the news in about six weeks and I feel great just like Tony the Tiger, okay. So don't check email, don't check social media and don't check the news in the first 60 to 90 minutes of waking up.
The second thing I don't want you to do is rush. Allow yourself enough time. So when your alarm clock goes off, hopefully, you wake up before the alarm clock goes off. You wake up and you're refreshed. So what do you do when you wake up?
Well after you take a bio break because most people have to do a bio break, first thing...
I never thought I would entertain the idea of becoming a vegetarian but I'm going to give it a try starting January 1st. Between now and then, I will become informed and begin the transition.
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Today, I want to talk to you about positivity. More specifically, I want to give you four ways, four big ideas on how you can embrace positivity and reject negativity.
Now number one, this probably comes as absolutely no surprise to you: stop watching the news. Now when I say stop watching the news, I don't just mean your local news or Fox News or CNN or MSNBC. I mean, all news everywhere, including social media.
So you know, when you go to the trending tab on Twitter, you look at the trending stuff on Facebook. No news.
You know you shouldn't do this, but I know you're like, does he really say no news? Yes. No news. I have been doing this for about six weeks now and let me tell you, just a couple days after I started my news fast, holy macaroni, I felt so much better. Better attitude, more productivity.
Now I don't want you to stop just there at stop watching the news. You have friends at work, and who you hang out with who say, "hey, did you hear what happened in Washington? Did...