Many of us have so many things going on. It’s hard to figure out which thing to focus on first. If we take just a few minutes out to prioritize things. Which things must be done today? Which things can wait until next week? Then once you’ve decided what your Number One priority is: FOCUS ON IT UNTIL IT IS COMPLETED.
Now you will find there are many distractions. Phone calls, television shows, mail deliveries, emails, children, grandchildren, husbands, bosses. However, your brain has the power to push all these things aside and focus on the task you have designated as what you really want to do NOW.
I’m writing this because that’s what I need to do right now. Prioritize and FOCUS on the number 1 thing until it is finished.
Here’s Number One. I’ve revised my Elder Care Guide. Now I’ve got to finish polishing it up for my online pitch session with Mr. Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary Agency on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. I must be finished by then. No matter what. It wouldn’t necessarily be the end of the world, if I didn’t get these polishing things done, but I will feel more confident if I do. Accepting it’s okay either way may free my energy up to do more on it.
Try that on a goal. Accept that it’s okay if you reach it. It’s okay if you don’t. Then expect it to happen. Visualize it coming about. Put pictures of you experiencing success in your mind.
Do something good for yourself today.
Joan Y. Edwards
Copyright © 2009 Joan Y. Edwards. All rights reserved.
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