This Monday morning kind of feeling was just a little bit more mediocre and blah than normal – it was a little bit more of that “I am desperate to find purpose today and I don’t know where to start” sort of thing.
To take self-talk seriously, we must accept it for what it really is: brain conditioning.
Most of us are guilty of this. PROCRASTINATION. Not getting anything done. Feeling overwhelmed and lazy at the same time. Netflix and panic.
The reason we work so hard is for “financial freedom.” Somehow we always seem to end up awfully unfree, don’t we?
Using distractions for self-expansion builds strength, while using them for self-suppression simply shields us from the pain we’re avoiding.
Face your resistance and do what you’re avoiding–that one thing that really matters, and will matter in 10 years, that you don’t want to do.
In the past year, I had the opportunity to ask over 100 brilliant people: “What purchase of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months? “
New research suggests there are good ways and not-so-good ways to spend our break time. While some breaks can leave us refreshed and reenergized, others tend to leave us depleted and drained.
Become the master of your downtime.
So I’ve been thinking about productivity. What it means, how it matters, and why I find myself caring about it.