The Place Where You Are

Find something to be grateful about where you are: if you’re around someone you love, enjoy that. If you’re doing something that makes the world a better place, be happy about that. If you’re in someplace beautiful, be thankful for that.

via zen habits

Take Better Notes During Meetings

Instead, focus on the answers to the questions you’ve jotted down, or things that have particular resonance for you. If possible, “put it in your own words,” says Weimer. While a journalist wants an exact quote, for most things in life, the point is more important than the phrasing, and by putting the concept in a way that makes sense to you, “you’re making your notes your own.”

via Lifehacker