The one investment that supersedes all others...
...the investment in yourself.
"Ultimately, there's one investment that supersedes all others: Invest in yourself," Buffett says in an interview with Forbes. "Nobody can take away what you've got in yourself, and everybody has potential they haven't used yet."
The idea of self-care has gained a lot of popularity lately. We're beginning to understand that the busy-busy-busy mindset is not sustainable. It pays, in the long run, to slow down and invest in our own well being. That investment can take many forms: a few moments of daily mindfulness, a walk in the woods, or a healthy meal can go miles to nurture our minds and bodies so we can keep up with the busy demands of modern culture.
Additionally, investing in yourself is a great way to build self-esteem and achieve goals. With a growth mindset, you understand that your brain is a muscle that can grow and learn. You get to be in charge of what you know, what you understand, and what you are able to accomplish. At Newfound Treasures, we value the concept of investing in ourselves. Here are just a few of our vast resources to support your self-care!
Learn to set goals. How do you know which road to take if you don’t know where you’re going? Effective goal setting is the foundation to progress. Check out this 5 CD set and book about student goal setting.
- Read or listen to one book each week. Books contain an unlimited wealth of knowledge and resources. If getting through books quickly is important check out our Complete Idiot’s Guide to Speed Reading by Beale and Mullan. Learn how to read technical material quickly AND remember it, learn to skim and take effective notes, and use pacers to enhance your reading speed.
Learn about Mindset. We are all responsible for our feelings, attitudes and behaviors. Many people just think we are the way we are. Not true. Check out what instructor Roger Seip has to say about Attitude in this brand new book (2 DVD set) from Freedom Personal Development. He used to be a stand-up comedian so brace yourself for some humor!
- We have several accessories to assist you with your mind and body connection. For your audio pleasure, we have this Yogananda CD with talks and teachings from various experts. Also this Gentle Yoga VHS tape with Qigong.