If you want to improve your current situation, you have to begin choosing the right things. You won’t move towards your goals if you’re not focusing on the right items. And, to focus on the right things, you have to choose the right things.
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For me, the right things look like: Read more...
- My family: This includes my wife, my dog, my parents, siblings, etc… My family means a lot to me and I want to make sure I’m focusing on them.
- My physical health: I want to become a better person physically. I do this through running and some weight workout exercises. If my body gives out, I won’t be much good to anyone.
- My mental health: I know I can’t focus only on my physical health. My mental health is important as well. This means making sure what I’m putting into my mind is healthy and life-giving. It’s also making sure I deal with anger, depression, and other mental weights as they present themselves (Though I’m not always so good at doing this).
Your work-life balance often gets out of whack because of the choices you make throughout your day. You choose to stay late at the office impacts the time you have to spend with your family. Choosing to go out fishing with your boys changes the amount of time you can commit to volunteering at your local church.
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Each and every decision you make reduces the amount of time you have to commit in another area of your life. This is why you have to choose what matters in your life.
Making A Choice
Your day is packed with activities. From running the corporate, or church, office to planning your child’s birthday party, to finding time with your spouse. Everything is calling for your attention.
But you can’t choose everything. If you did, you’d choose nothing. Read more...
Have you ever had one of those weeks where you feel you can’t go on? Or just don’t want to?
We all have those times when life beats us down.
You may have faced criticism on your blog. You may have had to close your business. Or you may have experienced a great loss.
Times like those are hard. No doubt about it.
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But there is great news. It’s not the end of the line for you.
You can and must make the decision to continue.
How can you do this?