There are many types of toxins in our life.
Expectations are a new one for me.
Drugs, alcohol, too much social media are popular ones.
I’ve definitely been working on reducing my social media and replacing it with reading a good ole fashion book. I’ve journaled the results and it’s clear – I sleep better when I cut social in half and read before sleep.
I have a list of work, family, personal project and health items I want to get done every day. I measure my “feeling of accomplishment” by how much I get done. When I measure against all 10-20 items daily against purely getting done, I would get an F.
When I prioritize out of that list what is important, is usually boils down to 3-5.
I’m not going to speak to prioritization in this post, but instead of reflecting.
We spend 8-12+ hours per day working, doing. How much time do we spend reflecting pre and post doing on if we have used our time well?
A few questions I have added into my end of day journaling (which I have started back up again while away on holidays last week):
Is this task necessary for today?
What should I not be doing today)
What does or did success look like today?
What toxins can I release?
If you are feeling overloaded or out of sync, test drive a few of these questions.
It’s within you.
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