FOLLOW Expand your emotional vocabulary
Putting your feelings into words has a therapeutic effect on your brain; if you’re unable to articulate how you feel, that can create stress.
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8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Self-sabotage occurs when your logical, conscious mind (the side of you that says you need to eat healthily and save money) is at odds with your subconscious mind (the side of you that stress-eats chocolate and goes on online shopping binges).
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Self-destructive behaviors can become habits and can continually undermine your success and happiness.
Self-sabotage is when we want something, but somehow we never accomplish it, because somewhere deep in our subconscious we’re fighting against that goal: Our disorganization distracts us. We’re constantly overthinking all of our decisions. Recognize self-sabotaging habits Procrastination. Start setting deadlines and mini-deadlines to work toward your objective. Negative self-talk/negative thinking. Be patient with yourself; be kind to yourself. Work to build yourself up. Perfectionism. It is an impossible standard that keeps you from moving forward. FOLLOW 25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People
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Happy people are responsible They don't hold on to grudges. Forgiving and forgetting is absolutely necessary. They don't make excuses. They use failure as an opportunity to change for the better. Happy people are well rounded people They savor the moment. They "stop to smell the roses". They're busy, but not rushed. A healthy work-life balance is key. They don't sweat the small stuff. They focus only of what is important and within their control. Happy people invest in their relationships They spend money on others. One reason is that it creates social connections. They celebrate other people's success through "active and constructive" responding. They treat everyone with respect and kindness. Kindness, like happiness, is contagious. They're proactive about relationships. They work on maintaining their relationships. They express gratitude. It improves mood and energy and decreases anxiety. They engage in deep, meaningful conversations. FOLLOW How Low-Value Work Is Hurting Your Bottom Line
6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. "It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials." - Bruce Lee At the beginning of this year, a rare few could have predicted how abruptly life would soon change.
Don't waste valuable energy
We can't waste valuable energy on mindless activities while putting off what matters most for later.
In business, wasting energy means working on low-value tasks, and thinking b... Cut out the optional
Being overwhelmed may be the new normal, but taking on too many responsibilities may be watering down our overall impact.
Bring back your focus to what matters most. Work on the projects that are the real game-changers. Delegate the discretionary work and eliminate unnecessary meetings. Design an action plan
Running a thriving business means understanding how to organize your work by importance and knowing when to delegate.
Find your sweet spot. When you consider taking on a project, see if it aligns with your purpose and the organization's broader goals. Ask yourself if you're the right person with the right skillset. Automate. As your company grows, use automation tools for low-level work. It also allows your employees to make more meaningful contributions. Set boundaries. Learn to say no to low-level tasks. Set your own limits about what you'll take on. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN