When we don’t set priorities, we tend to follow the path of least resistance.
We’ll pick and sort through the things we need to do and work on the easiest tasks– leaving the more difficult and less fun tasks for a “later” that, in many cases, never comes – or, worse, comes just before the action needs to be finished, throwing us into a whirlwind of activity, stress, and regret.
Why is it that we start the year filled with renewed drive and motivation only to find ourselves drifting aimlessly through life a few months later? It's easy to make plans for the future and how we're going to change our life for the better - it's much more difficult to build new habits and ove...
Setting personal goals is not some kind of magic that will immediately make all your dreams come true. Of course, personal goals require commitment and action. But they have a tremendous power to give meaning to a daily routine and transform your life to the better.
Motivation is a tricky thing. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a worker bee in a large corporation, you know that motivation comes in a schedule of fleeting, unplanned waves. At some point, caffeine simply doesn't cut it.
Have you ever had a looming deadline on a big project only to spend an inordinate amount of time cleaning out your refrigerator or detailing your car?
If you struggle to get started on a project until it’s crunch time, you might have an unhealthy relationship with stress. Research shows that people can be just as addicted to stress as they are to likes on their social media posts.