Today we’re discussing Arianna Huffington’s book Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. Her Third Metric suggests that the secret to success isn’t working more hours. Her secret to success is to improve one’s well-being through a variety of ways. We’ve had a lively discussion in our private group about Arianna’s recommendation.
Thrive has inspired many From Left to Write members to change their habits. Head over to their blogs to read their discussion of the book:
- Sam from Better With Sprinkles appreciates shavasana and calming her mind in her yoga practice.
- Betsy of The Everyday Warrior has been a technology zombie and is avoiding reinfection.
- Chelle at Everyday Polish realizes what she needs to stay awake.
- Gabby from the veggie nook wants to disconnect and get back to nature.
- Jessica of Crunchy-Chewy Mama struggles to incorporate healing practices while parenting small children.
- Janaki at More Than Four Sides wants to reconnect with sources of wisdom and balance.
- Kelly of Cupcake Kelly’s writes about living a life you want to be remembered by.
- Ariane from The Force Expansive considers how much we need, really need, to read heroine stories (and enter to win a copy of Thrive).
- Casey of Salted Plates explores being over extended and what it will take to Thrive.
- Stacy from The Novel Life shares cell phone pet peeves.
- Julia at All About the Pretty doesn’t believe that being busy means thriving.
- NJ Rongner from A Cookie Before Dinner looks forward to over coming writer’s block.
- Jane T. from live like it’s shark week really just wants to get some sleep.
- Savvy Working Gal is leaning back so she can thrive.
- Thien-Kim of I’m Not the Nanny offers 5 tips to stay unplugged on the weekends.
- Melanie at tales from the crib considers life as a stay-at-home mom.
- Cindy Fey from We All Fall Down tries sleeping her way to the top — of the Brownie camp weekend.
- Robin of The Not-Ever-Still Life should go to sleep earlier.
- Rachee at Say It Rah-Shay thrives by turning off the television and music.
- Vaneese from Mommy Works a Lot is done with being everything for everybody.
- Jennifer Wolfe at mamawolfe learned to find a life balance in order to thrive.
- Briana of SheDevs explains what her defiintion of success looks like.
- Cassie from Almost Getting it Together discusses unplugging at the dinner table in an era where everyone Instagrams their food.
- Monica at Blueprint for Style had a wake-up call too.
- Shannon of Shannon Morgan Creative discusses the advantages of slow food.
Make sure to grab your copy of the groundbreaking Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and see what the buzz is!