Bob Koehler Stressed Woman

Whenever you start to feel the pressure, tension and stress of being OVERWHELMED….
….STOP being BUSY!
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOURSELF:
Take the time to stop the action—write down all that is ON YOUR MIND!
Get it down on paper! Note: When you get all that BUSYNESS down on paper it literally
takes it off your MIND so you can actually THINK!

REFLECT: Look at everything you have written down and ask yourself:
What is the most important use of my time RIGHT NOW? Write it down.

PRIORITIZE:
Eliminate what doesn’t need to be done right now.
Make a “Waiting List” for things you want to do but do not really need to be done now.
By knowing you have them on a “waiting list”, your sub-conscious mind will stop nattering at you and making you feel guilty about the stuff you haven’t done.
DELEGATE:
Make a list of all the activities you do on a daily basis and then a list of all the things your spouse/partner and children do. If your list seems to be longer than there’s—Get them on the TEAM. “What’s gonna work?—TEAMWORK!
Family members need to be a part of the TEAM.
Taking responsibility for activities around the house. Your job is to see that they are ACCOUNTABLE for those activities.
Remember, SILENCE IS APPROVAL.
ELIMINATE:
In reality, some of the things that were on your mind, don’t even deserve your time or your energy. Seek those out and decide to get rid of them.

GIVE UP BEING A HARD-WORKER.
I used to be a hard-worker. I have since learned that being a “Hard-worker” is a dumb idea. So, I am now a “Smart-worker”.
When we perceive something as “hard” it drains our mental energy. When we perceive something as “Smart”, the very thought energizes us, I mean who doesn’t like to realize that they are SO clever—“Amazing” even?

“Learn the Practice of slowing down to the speed of “Enjoying Life”…..
…..Because you CAN!

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