Resources

Learn More About Kaizen
The book that got me started on this (a quick, easy read): One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

Time Management
Susan Meier’s workshop, The 10 Minute Solution, is a wonderful introduction to the concept of using timed intervals to increase your productivity: http://susanmeierworkshops.blogspot.com/2010/10/10-minute-solution.html

The Small-Scale Approach to Achieving Great Things
A wonderful article by Scott McIntyre that pretty much encapsulates how to apply a small-steps approach to any project: http://zenhabits.net/small-scale

Health
Not sure where to start? Why not take the Real Age test? It takes a few minutes to complete their detailed questionnaire, but at the end you’ll get a personalized list of steps you could take to become biologically younger and increase your health and vitality.

Or how about some help with adding more veggies to your diet without sacrificing flavor? Missy LaPine’s Sneaky Chef cookbooks are amazing:

The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals
The Sneaky Chef to the Rescue: 101 All-New Recipes and “Sneaky” Tricks for Creating Healthy Meals Kids Will Love
The Sneaky Chef: How to Cheat on Your Man (In the Kitchen!): Hiding Healthy Foods in Hearty Meals Any Guy Will Love

Weight Loss

Exercise: Mini-Workouts

Bibliography

These are books that I’m using as a resource as I continue to work on my kaizen plan:

Leave the Office Earlier: The Productivity Pro Shows You How to Do More in Less Time and Feel Great about it, by Laura Stack

The 10 Minute Energy Solution: A Proven Plan to Increase Your Energy, Reduce Your Stress, and Transform Your Life, by Jon Gordon

The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal, by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

Second Spring: Dr. Mao’s Hundreds of Natural Secrets for Women to Revitalize and Regenerate at Any Age, by Dr. Maoshing Ni

The Exhaustion Cure: Up Your Energy From Low to Go in 21 Days, by Laura Stack

The Art of Good Living: Simple Steps to Regaining Health and the Joy of Life, by Svevo Brooks

The Power of 5: 5-Second to 5-Minute Shortcuts to Burn Fat, Stop Aging and Revitalize Your Love Life, by Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D. and Robert K. Cooper, Ph.D.

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

One Response to Resources

  1. Debbie Herbert says:

    I’m going to try some of these resources. Dr. Mao sounds interesting – any tips he gave you found particularly useful? The kundaline DVDs also look good – I need the quick fixes for sciata, back pain, digestion, appetite suppression, etc.
    Debbie

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