Category: Six Simple Rules

Six Rules for a Simple Life

Posted by davidjsinger - April 19, 2017 - Be Healthy, Be Nice, Be Organized, eating, Exercise, Fitness, Habits, Health, Healthspan, Kindness, Minimalism, Organization, Six Simple Rules, Stress, Time Management, Well-Being, Wellness
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I was playing with words in my head earlier this year, as I often do, and the title of my book, Six Simple Rules for a Better Life, became “Six Better Rules for a Simple Life”. (I wrote about it in my monthly newsletter.) Simple things of all types appeal to me, so my mind […]

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Simple? Yes. Easy? Maybe. Making Changes Easier

Posted by davidjsinger - July 13, 2016 - Celebrate Your Progress, Changes, confidence, Habits, Six Simple Rules
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A bunch of times, when I’ve mentioned the name of my book to people I’ve gotten this response: “Sounds easy. Six rules. I love it.” I accept their positive feedback, but I don’t feel entirely comfortable with their comment. I feel like I need to explain, “The rules are simple, but that doesn’t mean they’re […]

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The Six Simple Rules for Uncovering Your Life Passion

Posted by davidjsinger - July 31, 2013 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Be Healthy, Be Nice, Be Organized, Happiness, Health, Leadership, Learning, Six Simple Rules, Work
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I’m excited to publish this guest post by Barrie Davenport. Barrie is a life passion coach, author, and founder of BarrieDavenport.com, a site devoted to helping people uncover and live their life passions. She is the creator of The Path to Passion Course (more on the course at the end of this post, affiliate link.) […]

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Living the Six Simple Rules: Be Happy

Posted by davidjsinger - August 21, 2012 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Happiness, Learning, Life is Long, Six Simple Rules
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This summer, between his second and third years of college, my son, Jeremy, taught seventh grade math in a program called Breakthrough. Breakthrough is designed to help bright kids from underserved urban areas to reach their potential. In addition to helping these kids to “break through,” Jeremy had a breakthrough of his own. I asked […]

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Download the “New Habits and Progress” worksheet

Posted by davidjsinger - February 21, 2012 - Celebrate Your Progress, Habits, Life is Long, Six Simple Rules
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We recently added this worksheet for you to download. Use it to create two lists: (1) habits you would like to adopt over 21-day periods and (2) habits you have adopted (to celebrate your progress.) There is a link on the home page of this site and at the end of my first blog post. […]

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The Case Against New Year’s Resolutions — How to Make Changes that Actually Stick

Posted by davidjsinger - January 24, 2012 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Be Healthy, Blog, Habits, Happiness, Health, Learning, Life is Long, Longevity, Six Simple Rules, Wellness
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Now that we’re a few weeks into 2012, if you’re like most people who make New Year’s resolutions, you’re already struggling to keep them. New Year’s is an ideal time to review my approach for making real, lasting, positive changes in your life. If you’ve read my book, you know that I’m not a big […]

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Growing Beyond Your Fears – Tracie’s Travels

Posted by davidjsinger - January 17, 2012 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Blog, Celebrate Your Progress, Happiness, Learning, Six Simple Rules
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I talk in the “Be Happy” chapter of my book about letting go of negative thoughts. When things don’t quite go as you planned, one of the strategies I suggest is to remember that in so many situations the experience becomes a story later (often a funny one). Catching ourselves in that negative thinking allows […]

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Teenproofing, Part 4, Party at the Singers’ House!

Posted by davidjsinger - December 16, 2011 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Healthy, Blog, Family, Health, Leadership, Learning, Parenting, Six Simple Rules, Teens
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In part 1 of this series, I told the story of coming home to stop a teen party — and highlighted the problem that ALL parents of teens face. In part 2, I talked about strategies for making sure that when parents are away, teens can’t “play”. In part 3, I shared some thoughts about […]

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Teenproofing, Part 3, Alcohol — What Parents Can Do

Posted by davidjsinger - December 15, 2011 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Healthy, Blog, Family, Health, Leadership, Learning, Life is Long, Parenting, Six Simple Rules, Teens
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In part 1 of this series, I told the story of coming home to stop a teen party — and highlighted the problem that ALL parents of teens face. In part 2, I talked about strategies for making sure that when parents are away, teens can’t “play”. Today, I share some thoughts about what parents […]

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Teenproofing, Part 2, When Parents are Away, Teens Will Play

Posted by davidjsinger - December 14, 2011 - Be a Leader, Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Healthy, Blog, Family, Health, Leadership, Learning, Life is Long, Parenting, Six Simple Rules, Teens
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In yesterday’s post, I told the story of coming home to catch a party that was already a bit out of control (parents’ definition) and might have gotten totally out of control (even by kids’ definition) if I hadn’t broken it up — and I highlighted the problem parents face — that virtually all teens […]

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