With a little bit of planning, smart working and enough down time, you can get exactly where you want to be.
But remember, it all begins by acknowledging that what you have now is great too! Here are some ways to make your life simpler and help you get exactly what you want out of life!
1. Increase Your Efficiency
Instead of spending hours (with enough time wasted in between) trying to do one thing, increase your level of productivity! You know you could finish the exact same task in an hour instead of two if you didn’t procrastinate as much.
2. Be A Smart Worker
Be more of a smart worker and you won’t have to be spending all those hours in office or the library! You don’t need to be working overtime to achieve what you want. What’s the point of working doubly hard when just planning everything out correctly could do the trick?
3. Set Your Priorities Straight
Whether it's prioritising your tasks for the day, at work or at home, know what is most important. You can’t possibly juggle fifty tasks at once. So, make a list for the day depending on what is most important and go by it.
4. Learn To Say No
While saying yes and being open minded is great, one thing's for sure - you’re not getting too far ahead if you say yes to anything and everything! Know what you are and are not okay with, and have a clear picture about what it is that you want. Saying yes to something you’re not comfortable with won’t allow you to put in your best anyway.
5. Don’t Shy Away From Accepting Help Where Required
We all need help from time to time! There’s no need to be shy or feel embarrassed about asking for it. We’re all new and amateurs at something or another. Asking for help where required will only make the process easier and faster for you.
6. Stop Waiting For The “Right” Time
Now is as good a time as any to do what you really want. Stop waiting around for the perfect time to roll. Make the most of what you have now! The sooner you get going, the sooner you achieve your desired goals.
7. Keep Some “Me Time”
We all need it! Keep some time for yourself to just relax and do exactly what you want. Eat your favourite food, watch your favourite movies, travel or just do nothing! It will help you ease out. And we all know a tired mind can’t achieve what a fresh mind can!
8. Let There Be Room For Imperfection
You can't be perfect ALL the time and don’t need to be either! When you try to do every task with utmost perfection, you spend that much more energy on it and it is just more stressful. Put in your best when performing a task, of course, but don’t beat yourself up on the little mistakes you make along the way.
9. Remember To Keep Both Your Mind And Body Fit
Exercise and eat right. It may not sound as important, but it can do wonders for you. If you feel fit and healthy, you’re way more likely to be that much more productive and happy. And if you’re happy from within, you will always be more successful!
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Getting what you want out of life is not as hard as we all think it is!
Published on Jun 30, 2015