How many of you scroll through social media more often than you’d like to admit? Hand raised here! But check this out… My friend, Michael Zeller, just informed me the other day that when you’re distracted from a task, it takes 13 minutes for your mind to get back on track. So just think, if you’re sidetracked even four times a day, that’s a WHOLE hour of floundering trying to get back on track. This is why we must…
“Get fierce with eliminating distractions.”
These days our thoughts and social media are the winners when it comes to time-wasting. Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t think it’s always bad to spend time on social media, but it is when all you’re doing is comparing or numbing out. For instance, are you really just checking in on Jane, or do you immediately start comparing her life to yours when you look at her pictures? If the latter sounds familiar, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone, and you CAN stop comparing yourself to others, But first you have to beat the addiction to comparison (and the other common addictions such as judgment, blame and numbing out).
Below is a chart of the common saboteurs and alternative practices you can implement to help rid yourself of those addictions and keep your happiness and productivity high!
Post this chart up wherever it helps remind you that you are in control of your life.
“You are NOT stuck with who you think you are right now. Don’t believe everything you think – it’s probably not even your through.”
Recognize your honest truth (as hard and uncomfortable as that may be) and CHOOSE to see things differently and choose better thoughts.
“Your life will manifest around the things you think the most.”
In This Episode You Will Learn:
- How comparison, judgment, blame and numbing out are keeping you from doing what you want to do
- Tips to replace the above practices
- Why happiness is your TOP priority
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