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Without any doubt we now live in the most demanding times ever, the need for success, the necessity for survival, the race to wealth and fame, and even the struggle to the top and that is just to mention a few. While all those wants may seem very diverse they have something in common, stress. It is hard to set about achieving any of the desires without going through stress, and what’s worse is you will encounter stress irrespective of whether you achieve your goal or not.
Stress is not the big scare now, but looking at the possibility of a possible burnout due to stressing is where the scare is. Stress is more in the mentality than physical; it is a feeling which acts as a bound just between you and your appetite for satisfaction which will ultimately keep you from resting properly and appreciating how hard you tried to achieve a goal.
One way to reduce stress to the barest minimum in your everyday life will be to give up on all the big dreams and ambitions that plague your mind, but hey, who wants to be a nobody right? So scratch that and sit tight, your ambitions may be high as the clouds but you should fear the idea of failing than being stressed out. From here on you’ll be let in on how you can chase your ambitions without getting stressed out by employing daily goals.
Employing daily goals to alleviate stress
If you think about it, there are an awful lot of things and heights you really need most of them beyond your reach and that’s why they are called dreams, both in the workplace and wherever else. With so much to accomplish you would deal yourself in with stress and frustration if your big plan to achieve them all is to attack them at once. The expert advice you are getting a privilege to read is to employ daily goals, and here are five things to consider in the process:
- Look at the big picture and construct a plan to piece it together by breaking the picture into smaller pixels where every day you can contribute something substantially adequate to your big ambitions. When you don’t have daily goals what you have is a to-do-list, and a to-do-list will dump all the work you have to do right before your eyes and it might seem super motivating but eventually the weight of all that will come crashing down on you, and it will you stress you out then burn you out.
- Your daily goals memo will allow you choose a standard for the volume of work you have to do daily and set you on your way to getting it. If you have to draw up your list of daily goals yourself be sure not to include an unrealistic volume of work to do, as a matter of fact only add chores with a very realistic chance of achievement because you don’t want to drag a day’s work into another day.
- Once you have drawn up a list of daily goals for a certain day do not add more stuff to the list for any reason. If you happen to complete your daily goals in super-fast timing, great, take the rest of the day off and do something relaxing. Doing something relaxing after completing a task is the perfect combo for recuperation of any sort, and if you find yourself thinking “I don’t need this rest when there’s work to do” then think of the saying “you can’t achieve nothing from your burnout situation,” don’t ask who said that.
- Achieving your daily goal quest is best partnered with a little reminder; this lets you know beforehand to prepare to face another task or reminds you when you might be forgetting something. Just ensure to set an adequate reminder that spells out what the topic of the reminder is for.
- A very vital and important thing to remember when planning your daily goal is to keep your sights on the bigger picture, this way you can tweak your working pace, because in the end you don’t want to be stress free but not achieving anything.
A success story for motivation
Employing daily goals is a concept much appreciated by top successful people; an example is Jack Dorsey, CEO Square & Founder of Twitter. At the time when he had to run both companies he put in a strict 8 hours daily during the weekdays at both companies. That might sound very tedious but after 16 hours of work Jack could go anywhere he wanted to spend the remaining 8 hours.
As for you, you might only have a simple task ahead so maybe only 8 hours a day or less can spell a productive day and maybe jack will join in the recreation process after his 16 hour shift. Sign up with my habit tracker http://mehditoozhy.com/focus-success-l/ to help you on track with your new habits.