5 Articles On Medium That Made Me Realise I Don’t Need To Do It All At Once

Or doing it all.

I’m a self-confessed self-improvement junkie, I want to do better and be better. I’m also a stationary addict which means I have planners of all kinds coming out of my ears! If I filled in all of the wellness and self-improvement planners I had bought over the years, I wouldn’t get any of the “doing” done, I would just be writing about it.

Yesterday, I wrote an article about scrapping my to-do list. Today I thought I would share some of the articles I read that helped me come to this decision.

I Wish Self-Help Would Have a Bit of A Reality Check by Eve Arnold tells us

Embrace a morning routine that you enjoy. Wake up at the time that makes you happiest. Do the things you want to do at your pace.

Failure is Such a Subjective Thing from Judy Derby, Judy reminds us.

Failure is truly a subjective thing. It only has as much power as you give it. There are very few mistakes that can’t be undone, and everything is a learning opportunity.

How to Avoid Falling into the Personal Development Trap Daria Haller writes

Yet, it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that you need to do more, be more and have more. This can lead to feelings of inadequacy and frustration.

The One Task Method To Dramatically Increase Your Productivity Matthew Kerridge gave me an a-ha moment.

I’ve often been able to point to things I did or tasks I completed but when I’ve asked myself ‘what did I accomplish’ this has often left me wondering what progress I had actually made.

and finally, No, You’re Not Expected To Wake Up At 5 AM — Quit Toxic Productivity Bryan Dijkuizen made me ask myself the most important question of all.

You need to ask yourself that question before doing something that could change your life: “Does this make me happy?”

Thank you for the inspiration ❤️

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2022-10-05 06:56:00

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