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Habit No 1 : Say No

Habit No 1 : Say No

One of the most important but often overlooked habits is the ability to say NO. In a world where we're encouraged to say "Yes" to every opportunity, it's crucial to recognize when saying "no" is the right choice. If a request doesn't elicit a "hell yeah" response from you, consider declining it. It's important to prioritize your own well-being and not overextend yourself. By saying "no" when necessary, you can avoid burnout, exhaustion, and maintain focus on your own priorities.

  1. Prioritize self-care over overcommitting.
  2. Remember that your career is a marathon, not a sprint.

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Four Simple Habits To Boost Your Mood And Productivity

Four Simple Habits To Boost Your Mood And Productivity

A summary of a video published by Liam Porritt on YouTube.

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Feeling exhausted and down can be a common experience, especially when dealing with the pressures of work and life. However, there are effective habits you can adopt to help lif...

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Habit No 2 : Get Your Helpers High

Habit No 2 : Get Your Helpers High

Helping others can be a powerful way to lift your mood. When you're feeling low, it's easy to become preoccupied with your own problems. However, small acts of kindness can provide a sense of community and perspective. Research shows that helping others can lead to positive changes in your immune...

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Habit No 3 : Decide To Treat Yourself

Habit No 3 : Decide To Treat Yourself

Treating yourself is more than just indulgence; it's a scientifically proven way to boost your mood and self-control. To make these treats even more effective, actively acknowledge them as treats. Whether it's enjoying a favorite coffee, having a leisurely morning, or savoring a delicious pastry,...

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Habit No 4 : Practice Momento Mori

Habit No 4 : Practice Momento Mori

The practice of Memento Mori, reflecting on your own mortality, can be a powerful tool for gratitude and perspective. Combining gratitude with the awareness of the impermanence of life can help you cherish what you have and overcome day-to-day challenges. By briefly considering the possibility of...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

These four habits are simple yet incredibly effective in improving your mood and productivity. By learning to say "NO"helping others, treating yourself, and practicing gratitude with the awareness of life's impermanence, you can shift your perspective, bo...

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When someone calls or appears at your door with a request for your participation in some activity, take a breath and consider whether it fits into your own priorities 

If the answer is no, then just say no. Practice it ahead of time: “Thank you for inviting me, but no.” ...

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It's tough to say no: you'll want to naturally please your superior asking for a favor, and avoid the discomfort that comes with saying no to the request.

Knowing your priorities helps with this: Let your boss know that you have plans, but you have several other time slots where y...

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