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List your top priorities and ensure that your goals, actions and decisions reflect them. Then, create an action plan to meet those set goals and divide your time to focus on each item on that list.
Your list of priorities is likely to change over time, just be sure to regularly check if those priorities serve you.
Eliminating unnecessary thoughts, fears and concerns helps to reduce stress, boost self-esteem and free up mental space.
Let go of all the negative thoughts and emotions that make you feel bogged down. Monitor your thoughts regularly and try to replace your negative thoughts with positive ones.
Deep breathing is an effective technique to clear your mind, induce tranquillity and elevate your mood instantly. It lowers the heart rate and blood pressure, helps your body relax, promotes concentration and strengthens your immunity system.
Take a deep breath. Pause. Exhale slowly. Repeat.
Put off making decisions often, and your brain becomes overwhelmed by the clutter created by those pending decisions. So stop procrastinating and decide.
For simple decisions, evaluate the pros and cons and don’t look back once you decide. For more important decisions, you can try more elaborate methods.
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