02 Mar 5 tips to take control of your day and create more happiness & success
Those who enjoy more happiness and success know that their achievement is a day to day proposition.
We need to keep working on and keep doing what we need to do to enjoy positive emotions, like happiness, and success, like achievement.
So creating and consolidating daily happiness habits is a great way to take control of your life and to ensure you experience more of what you want to experience; more regularly.
And this article from Pick The Brain will give you some great ideas to get started…
by Bolajoko Collins
“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King
In many ways your daily rituals define who you are and where you are headed. For most people, some routines are rewarding while others prove to be cumbersome and extremely tedious.
So does this mean eliminate routines all together?
Fortunately, there is a way to maintain self-discipline while still spicing up your daily rituals.
Instead of trudging through a monotonous workout plan or job assignment you can learn the art of fulfilling a task while still enjoying the process itself.
Part of the formula involves incorporating adjustments towards your beliefs and habits so that you stick to your routine for the long haul.
1. Prioritize self care
Many people forget that the path to success is a marathon, not a sprint.
Being ruthless about your “me” time can make a world of difference in your life. Not only does self-care improve how you execute your daily tasks but it also ensures that you have the longevity that is necessary to keep pushing.
Every single day carve out time to rejuvenate and do what you love.
When you shift your thoughts and begin to see self-care as a necessity instead of an indulgence, you will begin to develop a healthier outlook on the work you do.
Remember, there is nothing glamorous about burning out.
2. Learn to say no
Throughout the day people, advertisements and media bombard you with their own problems and agendas that ultimately send you down a rabbit hole of non-productivity.
If you notice distractions are leading you away from your routine, learn to turn them off immediately. When it is possible, turn off your phone or the television and commit to cutting back on checking your emails.
Though it is important that you engage with others and be friendly, this does not mean that you owe them the right to keep you away from fulfilling important tasks.
When you teach others to respect your schedule they inherently learn to respect you, your time, and your energy even more.
This also shows them, as well as you, that you are committed to your routine…
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