Focus on what you can control.
This commonly given advice is popular when we feel overwhelmed with our lives. Whether it’s at home, or at work. This happens when challenges and things we want are the decision of others- a boss, a spouse, or in some cases even a child. Everything exerts some kind of control over you, your time, and so your life. This struggle of time and decision centers around our topic for the day- the concept of Direct and Indirect Goals.
Marius Serban is a member of BestSelf Alliance. A few weeks ago, we were amazed to see this picture of his 13-Week Wall Roadmap that he posted:
So much has been written on productivity habits. We have been given lists of the best apps to get us to work and articles on the mornings of the most successful people in the world. We are told that waking up early is best and that multitasking will make us less productive.
We could read all of these productivity tips and still fail to be productive. Much like losing weight, we know
Giving up comes with negative connotations. Even when considering writing about this topic my emotional self kept trying to think of a way to twist it so I could explain how to avoid giving up anything, especially a goal. It seemed to go against my grain to say, “Yeah, that’s ok. You can say sayonara to that goal if you really want to”. But my research tells me that, not only is it ok,