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Perfection is a Myth

Perfection is a Myth

We cannot keep self-sabotaging ourselves by failing at our unrealistic expectations.

We can opt for consistency, understanding the impact of incremental progress. Opt for continuous effort towards a realistic, doable target.

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Most of us keep doing seemingly urgent work (answering a phone, replying to an email, etc.) but this only gives an illusion of productivity.

Introduce some spice, some novelty in your daily routine: go with the uncharted route, explore life without a specific plan.

Not everything requires manual, hard and laborious work, even if you are habitual or accustomed to doing things that way.

It is important to measure your progress, reviewing every aspect of planning and execution.

Too much stuff around you means too much to think about, too much to do, leading to chaos.

In our pursuit of perfection, we neglect balance by doing what's urgent over what matters. This can lead to stress, burnout, and feeling drained and lethargic:

You should choose your wardrobe, your exercise routine, and your recreational habits according to you.

Opt for actions and daily habits that naturally align with you, or are less of a challenge. Be realistic and commit for the long haul.

Life is unpredictable, but planning is still important. Use your phone's calendar and to-do list, or install an app to create daily and weekly plans:

We all have habits ingrained in our lives. Most of our good habits (if any) take us to eventual long-term success, and our bad habits take our time, health, happiness and money. Make a list of what all you do as a habit daily and see which ones are good and which ones are not.

We all are juggling life's important areas: work, office, home, health and fitness, our finances and relationships.

To make time to accommodate what's important, we may have to say NO to certain commitments and remove certain areas from high priority.

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