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The Simplicity of Discipline: Thriving Without the Baggage of Expectations

The Simple Discipline Of Work

When you have a to-do list with ten to fifteen tasks, including five important ones, the simple discipline of work needs to be implemented:

  1. Choose one task that feels important while letting go of the others for a short while, as they can become your distractions.
  2. Be in the moment and do the task, staying in it completely.
  3. Let go of any expectations of the burden of tasks, and choose the next one when the task at hand is complete.
  4. Remain stress-free and do not overwork yourself, resting when you need to.

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