What is your spaz point? What is the situation, the issue, the overload which finally takes you over the brink? What is the trigger that makes your brain turn to mush sending you into a self-replenishing stressed state? Uncover it and share it with a friend.
We've all messed up our calendars on occasion. Some professionals laugh it off as being not so great at communicating regularly, even with their own team. But how many times can someone apologize and re-offend without hurting a business relationship?
When we start our days with such a hectic and rushed routine, we're making ourselves start our days stressed out and overwhelmed. And, frankly, who really wants that? So here are five easy morning rituals that will reduce stress and overwhelm.
Of course the idea of letting our own life -- our thinking, our striving, our seeking -- lay fallow for a while is absolutely foreign in our culture, if not terrifying. The inner critic will worry and raise objections.
Addressing this anxiety can be tricky, as it needs to be dampened down but is impossible to completely banish. If the goal was to rid a mom of all anxiety then the plan would be doomed to fail from the start.
As we look toward the New Year, review your plans, hurdles, and challenges. What is the big scary mountain you need to head down? What are the "what ifs" holding you back? Are you ready to have the courage to take the next baby step toward your achieving your challenge?
Surviving differs a bit from thriving, doesn't it? To survive is the least one can do. It's just getting by, simply existing. No one wants that. It's so minimal, so basic, without meaning; lacking substance.
Although people tell me all the time they like feeling busy -- perhaps because it makes them feel important and significant -- I'm not buying it. Would you ever choose busyness over a more relaxed form of productivity?
Getting organized is a life changing habit. Life changing habits take time, effort and practice to implement. It's a marathon, not a race so keep at it. The benefits will make the process completely worth it.