The 9 Most Incredible Things Of 2008 In Ryan’s Incredible World

Now that 2009 is now upon us, it seems that it would be good to take a few minutes to highlight what made high points for me in 2008. Taking a quick glance at the list of items that made the list this year, it seems that the very early 1980’s seem to be related to almost all of the items that make the list for this year. The influence of the 1980’s will be readily apparent as you check out the list. And I’ll point those out along the way for those who might not quite see the influence.

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Take Part In Raymond Aaron’s January 2009 Double Your Income Challenge

Ryan Cameron With Raymond AaronRaymond Aaron, one of my mentors since 2006, and the author of the wonderful book “Double Your Income Doing What You Love: Raymond Aaron’s Guide to Power Mentoring,” has launched a special month long program designed to teach ideas on how to double your income in such a depressed economy.

To achieve this Raymond is utilizing a number of tools to help share a wealth of information covering such diverse topics as eliminating debt, to applying the Law Of Attraction, and building a list of potential clients using social media services like YouTube, FaceBook, and Twitter. One of Raymond’s tools is a blog site that is located at http://www.DoubleYourIncomeChallenge.com and as incentive for signing up for updates on the site, Raymond Aaron will send you MP3s of Jack Canfield discussing several topics from his “The Success Principles” book.

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An iPod Touch And A Nike+ Sensor Track My Fitness Progress

Nike+ Sensor With iPod Touch In Nike Workout Application ModeAt end of November I decided to take a more proactive stance on my fitness level, or rather lack there of. So I have been forcing myself to use the treadmill that my roommates have available in the house. Granted prior to this decision, I’ve probably used the treadmill a total of three times since I moved in.

I definitely needed a better motivator for getting on the treadmill with some semblance of regularity, as telling myself I should was not translating into finding myself anywhere near it. So I decided I was going to have to forcefully create some motivation by creating a negative consequence for failing to do so. And so as of November 30th, 2008, I employed the strategy that I was not allowed to touch my computer until I had done at least one mile on the treadmill. At least until the being on a treadmill enough times had become habitual enough that I wasn’t going to avoid the treadmill by getting caught up being online.

The first week was a struggle, as everything tends to be when you start something new and want to make a habit out of it. I spent the first week just adjusting the speed of the treadmill up and down sporadically as I needed but aiming for one mile as my target goal. Each day I progressed a bit further in my ability to either stay at longer durations at higher speeds or pushed it further to higher speeds. And to make the sessions more tolerable, I employed the use of my iPod playing sections of various custom made music mixes I’ve made over the last decade.

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