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Have a 'dump'

Have a 'dump'

The general rule to beat the stress out of you is to not keep looking at future deadlines or to-dos. It's important to focus only on the list that you've curated for that day.

This is why we have a 'dump.' It is the area in your workspace where you store yet-to-be sorted to-dos. If something is urgent, we slot them into our schedule and put a task back in the dump.

At the end of the day, we need to review our dump to set up tomorrow's task list. As long as you're reviewing your done tasks, they won't fall through the cracks.


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Control, Alt, Delete

Control, Alt, Delete

This does not mean to literally press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete buttons on your keyboard but instead:

Control the in-the-moment stress that is spiraling out of control and making you feel stressed

_Alt_ernatively, do something that will engage your focus better like meditating or...


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Quantity Surveyor

I've been reading Eckhart Tolle lately in order to soothe my need for guidance and I've stumbled across this article. Here are the two things to do in order for us to beat the stress away.

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