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You’re at college and working two jobs. You have a date in 15 minutes. You’re a single parent with a long commute and 5 hours of sleep per day. Or maybe you’re just not ready to make a huge time commitment.

Whatever your situation, tools that can turbo-charge your life fast are handy.


The bad news is, long-term change requires time and effort. It’s not what a commitment-phobic, time-starved generation wants to hear but it’s true.


The good news is, self-improvement techniques and exercises can be very time-efficient. In fact, 5 of my favorites will have you kicking ass and taking names in just 5 short minutes.


1. Double Your Chances with Goal-Setting
In a recent study, subjects who wrote down their goals were 42% more likely to achieve them than the ones who didn’t. Keeping a friend updated on specific commitments and progress increased the figure to 78%.


Read more: http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-no-bs-ways-to-become-awesome-in-5-minutes/#more-8838

Via Martin Gysler