Pause Before You Begin: How to Invest in Yourself
The six dimensions of the model include:
It helps you achieve your full potential, recognize your whole self, and build upon your strengths.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
"By far the most significant learning experience in adulthood involves critical self-reflection - reassessin..."
You need to have absolute clarity over 3 fundamental facts:
A very simple, but crucial principle: if you don’t know where you are, you can never reach the place where you want to be.
Making an alternative choice is hard because we are neurologically wired to favor the default solution, even if it brings suboptimal results.
As the complexity of a decision increases, so does our tendency to stick with the answer we know.
There are a few different things that contribute to the quality of air, including CO2 levels, pollutants, and general ventilation, and the scientific consensus is that if the air in a building isn’...
Natural light provides our bodies with vitamin D, which in turn promotes healthy bone growth, and has been found to actively contribute to our physical and cognitive productivity. Put simply, if the indoor environments we spend time in are poorly naturally lit, our productivity can suffer – particularly in the winter, when the daylight hours are shorter.
Longer distance views, away from computer screens or written documents reduce fatigue, headaches and the effects of eye strain in the long term. Views also have a positive impact on wellbeing, in part by providing a psychological connection with other groups of people while in a safe space.
Learning to say No to certain unproductive or distracting actions is the best way to leave space for what's important in your life.
Obligatory behavior doesn't go well with what you want to do. Every aspect of your life will suffer if you take up too many things.
Focus your attention 100% on the task at hand. Anything less is not ideal.
If you are getting distracted all the time, with email notifications, facebook updates, or a ringing telephone, you are essentially getting robbed of your attention.