XCEL Quest Blog-Tame the Chaos!Make Your Journey as Rewarding as Your Success
Have you experienced waking up in the middle of the night to a mind replaying the details of yesterday’s disappointment or spinning a narrative about what will go terribly wrong today?
The start of a new semester reconnects you with possibilities. Expectations are high. During this brief time in the semester when optimism is higher than usual, take time to reflect on what accomplishment you’d like to be celebrating when the semester ends.
Let go of any notion that goals, lists, and intentions make you robotic, stifle your creativity, or structure away your flexibility. They are quite the opposite! Goals, lists, and intentions become gifts when . . .
Here’s a technique for shifting your mind from chaos to calm. Designed for those pressure filled days when the list is impossibly long, the mind is racing, confusion abounds, and progress seems impossible.
Despite the accusations and negative connotation, procrastination is NOT a character flaw! Rather procrastination is a strategic response to a negative thought the brain generates either consciously or unconsciously.
Have you ever held tight to some belief that you needed to let go? Maybe it was a belief about your abilities, appropriate dress for particular occasions, decisions committed parents make about school attendance, or . . .
Late? Confused? Where am I suppose to be and when? The solution is so simple you’ll likely resist it. After all things that are easy to do are also easy NOT to do. Keep an open mind and give this small habit a try.
o you ever find yourself struggling to do what you want to do? Do you regularly fail to honor commitments to yourself? Do you frequently second guess yourself or decide when the designated writing, grading, editing, recording, you-name-it time...
But what awaits you on the other side of impeccable productivity? What happens when you miraculously have delegated significant volumes of work and automated every repetitive task? How do you find a way to do MORE, especially achieve the goal that’s so important to you?