Debunking the Myth About the Perfect Work-Life Balance
I reach balance by striving toward an acceptable level of imbalance. In fact, I have certain levels of imbalance that are okay for me. I’m not scared of failure or of making mistakes. Oh, I hate to fail, don’t get me wrong. But I’m well past the point of becoming complacent because I don’t want to risk an unfavorable outcome. That is the way life goes for busy people, ambitious people, entrepreneurs and parents. You take the route that may leave you a little frazzled at the end of the day, but gives you the most opportunity for creating the life you want.
I know, I’m starting to sound like my mother. But it’s true – Worrying Doesn’t Help
Practicing Worry Management (The Recovering Leader)
Worrying never made anything better, faster, or in a more effective way. It drags us down more than it motivates us to our best. In fact, your achievements are in spite of— not because of — the stress of your worries. #executivecoach #worry
This list will not cure you. This list will not flip on the happy switch. God, I wish it were that easy. The theme here is to not to unknowingly sabotage yourself. All these little things? Like your blood sugar, or watching nonstop episodes of House, or endless Try Harder lectures from your Perpetually Perky sister?
They all make dealing with depression just a tiny bit harder than it needs to be. And it’s hard enough, all on its own
“Advances in brain research tell us that our brains, our emotional habits and responses are all malleable, that we are not stuck with our current self-limiting patterns, but that surprisingly simple techniques can actually change our brain and our lives.”