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Get Inspired in 2019

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A new year is a perfect time to learn about the world around you, work toward your goals, and try something new in Conroe, TX. We hope that you take the opportunity to seek inspiration this year. Try our tips to get started in your apartment at The Grand Estates in the Forest.

Time Management

It’s hard to be inspired when you can’t find time for your responsibilities or yourself. We recommend keeping an activity log to see where all of your time is going. It will help you know how much time you spend on work, fun, and the other tasks that crowd up your day, one minute at a time.

Then use that log to reflect and make changes. Where can you spare time? Where should you be spending more time? Try the activity logs and templates from MindTools to organize your time this month.

Try Something New

There’s always time to learn and try something new — if you prioritize for it. Take a cooking class, read a book, learn how to fix a car, or go on an adventure. The easiest way to get inspired is to meet new people and to start new hobbies. You never know what will spark your interest or teach you something new about yourself and the world around you. Head out of your apartment and explore Conroe, TX to discover new places and people.

TED Talks

Read or watch an inspirational message this month. There are TED Talks on a variety of topics; subjects from science to literature, psychology to business, body image to time management itself (and more) are covered by this platform and the most innovative minds of our day. We suggest the following to jump to the front of your queue.

Don’t regret regret by Kathryn Schulz

Kathryn Schulz uses her most obvious regret — her tattoo — to talk about the regrets we all experience. Schulz explores how we feel this sensation, why we feel it, and how we can deal with the disappointment that will inevitably come during life.

Quote: “The lesson that I ultimately learned from my tattoo and that I want to leave you with today is this: We need to learn to love the flawed, imperfect things that we create and to forgive ourselves for creating them. Regret doesn't remind us that we did badly. It reminds us that we know we can do better.”

Do you have any inspirational tips for us? Let us know in the comments. Drop links to your favorite TED talks below to spread the good word. Thanks for reading our post!

Disclaimer: The Grand Estates in the Forest is not located in or part of The Woodlands® development. The Woodlands® is a registered trademark of The Woodlands Land Development Company, LP.