Distraction Control

Guest Post: “7 Steps to Help You Achieve More by Doing Less” by Captain Orjiugo

“I don’t have time”. This is one of the most commonly used (and misused) expressions of all time. As a matter of fact; apart from “I love you”, it is the most abused expression I’ve heard. There are several things wrong with that mentality. First, it presents time as though it were some luxury item …

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"A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work." - John Lubbock

Clearing Mental Clutter: Kicking Worry to the Curb

I suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised when I suffered from a touch of insomnia right as I started working on this post. I mean, what’s more fitting than staying up all night worrying about writing an article on worry? As I tossed back and forth (earning an annoyed glance from my cat each time …

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"I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it." - Kobe Bryant

Clearing Mental Clutter: Overcoming Self Doubt

I’m a world-class procrastinator. No kidding. If they ever make procrastination an Olympic event, I could be on the podium. Maybe not gold, but at least silver or bronze. I’m that good. Unfortunately, there’s not much of a demand for world-class procrastinators, so I’ve been trying to kick the habit. When I started to analyze …

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“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler

5 Steps to Clean Up Your Calendar and Reclaim Your Time (Clutter Part 3)

Time is arguably our most valuable commodity. Although it may take effort, there are always ways to replace money we’ve lost or squandered unwisely, but time wasted is gone forever. So it only makes sense that if we want to live our best life, we need to carefully budget how we spend our time, plan …

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"Clutter is nothing more than postponed decisions." - Unknown

7 Tips for Reducing the Physical Clutter in Your Home and Office (Clutter Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series we talked about the 3 main types of clutter – physical, time, and mental – and how each type of clutter distracts us, keeping us from being able to fully focus our energy on our real priorities. In this post, we’re going to tackle the physical clutter. Because it’s …

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