Each day determine your most important task, the one thing that takes you closer to your most important goal. Do that first.
Or if you can’t do that first because it’s scheduled at a specific time, tackle your second most important task. Continue to do the next most important task throughout your day. At the end of the day, you’ll feel great — less stressed, more confident and more successful. Continue reading “The Surprisingly Simple Trick to Achieving Your Goals Every Day”
Ho-ho-ho! Bah Humbug! ‘Tis the season of ups and downs, joys and toys. The holiday season is filled with moments of heightened emotional and physical responses. It knocks us out of our regular routines and challenges us with different skill sets. We have increased interaction with others and more demands on our time and cognitive energy.
Which makes it the ideal time for developing mindful self-awareness and identifying what energizes us and what drains us, physically and psychologically.
Instead of battling the stresses and strains of the holiday season, use them to discover what activities drain your cognitive, physical and emotional energies and which ones recharge you, why, and what you can do to change your response and take back control of your time and your life.
And it only takes two questions — and one simple action. Continue reading “Try This One Simple Action During the Holidays For a Happier, More Successful New Year”
Some times my brain rebels. It merely wraps itself in a fluffy blanket and says “I’m taking a break.” A common problem during the long, grey days of winter when my brain gets lost in the fog after only an hour or two of work. Therefore, I feel the need to get things done but lack the mental motivation or even cognitive capacity. Because one of my intentional living resolutions is not fighting my body, I no longer beat myself up or reach for the cookies and caffeine. If your mind needs a break, here are 5 ways to still accomplish something while your brain recharges. Continue reading “5 Ways to Be Productive When Your Brain Says “No!””