My son was a freshman at Indiana University studying to get a degree in music. Halfway through his freshman year, he announced that he wants to quit school and join a band. He was at a major crossroad. He quit college and the ghost ship with the college diploma sailed away.
Busyness is good and is better than having nothing to do. Being busy busy busy does not mean that you are productive. Many people fill their lives with all kinds of tasks and produce little outcome. Furthermore, they have little reward to the effort that went into the completion of those tasks. We need to really think about busyness. Putting a bunch on our plates may not be productive. Time and effort should be respected.
Intelligent people do not tolerate the following:
Smart people do not have to please everybody. It’s important to care about friends and family. We need to have compassion but to put yourself in a burn out phase because your focus is that you don’t want them to be mad at you is not a good idea. People have survived being disappointed over and over again.
If you are a business owner or busy professional, you know the toll stress can take on your productivity. Stress can have emotional and physical effects, but it can also make it hard for your business to succeed. Keep reading for some effective tips for combatting stress while creating more success for your business:
From the first moment we come into this world, we feel. We feel joy, fear, rage, and love. We learn to hide the feelings that frighten us. First we hide our feelings from others and then from ourselves. Many of us live our lives distant from our deepest feelings and never stop to wonder what would happen if we allow ourselves to feel them fully. And to express our feelings and share them with the world.