Having one of those Monday’s where there’s so much work and you have no clue where to begin? Feel like you’re hopelessly overwhelmed? Stop, take a step back and a deep breath.
Perhaps you just think you’re overwhelmed. As discussed in this article on Feeling Stuck? Five Bad Habits to Avoid, you shouldn’t always believe in what you think, especially about yourself or your abilities.
“Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.” – Dale Carnegie
Take a few minutes to break things down into smaller tasks to handle.
“You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen
Make the highest priority items your objective for today.
“If you don’t have daily objectives, you qualify as a dreamer.” – Zig Ziglar
In remembrance of September 11, pledge to do a good deed to help others. Visit http://www.911day.org/ and share your message.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.”
September 6, 2014 was the premiere event of Because I Said I Would | One. if you’ve not heard of this organization and the promise cards that they have distributed to millions, here is an excerpt from their web site:
Because I said I would | ONE is an inaugural event supporting the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. This event will tell moving stories of human perseverance through main stage speakers and a range of one-of-a-kind exhibitions. Event attendees will also be able to share their own promises stories in a number of ways, including video recordings that will be turned into a year-long YouTube series. Join us in Columbus, Ohio on September 6th, 2014 and help us show the world the power of ONE.
You can request promise cards to be mailed to you or print your own.
Make a promise to yourself or someone in your life … make a difference.