Stress is something that impacts each one of us. One of the major sources of stress is not having enough time to get everything done. We can all relate to that one!!
So … here’s a simple yet powerful time management trick guaranteed to reduce your stress levels:
There are two types of things that you have to get done today. The important things and the urgent things. The two are rarely the same.
What happens for most of us is that the urgent things crowd out the important ones. And our failure to address the important tasks in our lives invariably is what comes back to bite us down the track. Big time!!
So how do you make sure you don’t allow the urgent to crowd out the important? Here are three steps guaranteed to help you get the important things done in your life.
Most of us, most of the time, have at least one 800 pound gorilla in our lives that we wish would just magically disappear. Problem is, he never does. The more we apply our tried and proven technique of proactive procrastination in not dealing with him, the more he gets us down and the worse things get.
So … how can you face the things that you just don’t want to face, in a powerful, godly and effective way? Here are 3 simple steps …
The other day, I met a young lady called Emily. She is 5 years old. The life skills that this child displayed impacted me profoundly. Not just because they came from one so young, but because they were, at the same time, extremely well developed.
So, here are the 5 essential life skills that she demonstrated, that will help any person of any age not just survive … but thrive:
Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but things don’t always go to plan. We wish they did. We think they should. But sometimes, they don’t.
So, what should you do, when things don’t go to plan?
Anger in and of itself isn’t a sin. Even God gets angry sometimes. The difference is, that He’s “slow to anger”. In other words, He doesn’t just fly off the handle. Just as well!
But when we’re under pressure you and I, just the smallest thing can set us off, right?
So … how do we get our anger under control?
Some conflict is inevitable. Psychologists will tell you that it’s even necessary – not so sure about that. Whenever I hear a shrink spout that line, I ask myself – How much conflict is there in the Trinity, hmm?? How often to Father, Son and Holy Spirit have a falling out?
Okay, so in a fallen world, some conflict is inevitable. That may well be true. But it seems to me that 99% of it is both unnecessary and avoidable. So here’s one smart way for avoiding unnecessary arguments.
There are two types of people walking around on planet earth today. Just two. There are givers and there are takers. You know what I mean. The question is – which one are you?