The hardest problem to try to solve is one that doesn’t actually exist.
Sometimes when I’ve been procrastinating, I’ve assumed that there’s some huge problem that’s preventing me from working. Shortly after, I find myself focused on finding this problem:
- Am I too tired?
- Are my motivation and/or willpower low?
- Am I lost on my project and thus avoiding it?
- Am I giving in too easily to distractions? Am I addicted to them?
When I assume that there is a problem preventing me from working right now, I’ll try to solve it. Stop Overanalyzing…
Small steps create exceptional results despite seeming meaningless. Do you know their secret of success?
They enable you to effortlessly change your direction. Change Direction…
Relaxation generates productivity, and I don’t just mean that in a “we need to take breaks to be productive” way. A calm, relaxed mind enhances performance while working. I call this productive form of it “active relaxation.”
Relaxation and stress are counter-forces; opposites on the same spectrum. So one way to see how relaxation affects productivity is to see how stress affects it, and that’s something we already know… Relax…
This is today, and it’s beautiful. Tomorrow is gross. (photo by szeke)
I used to see tomorrow as my friend.
If I had a bad day, there was always tomorrow’s fresh start to save me. If I wasn’t productive today, I could just get a little bit more done tomorrow. Whenever today wasn’t perfect, tomorrow still had the possibility. Anything could happen tomorrow!
But as time went on, I saw the red flags. Read This TODAY.
When’s the last time you jumped into new waters without support? (photo by Hiddenpower)
Nobody will give you permission.
You know why?
It’s not theirs to give! You May Read This…