Creativity doesn’t automatically happen on command. There are times when creativity is needed, but it’s nowhere to be found. Add these tips to your creativity pool the next time you’re feeling uninspired. If one strategy fails to yield the results you desire, try another. With practice, you can learn to unleash your creativity on demand.
Maybe you dream about moving up into a management position. You’ll soon find that many employers are seeking all the traditional hard skills along with more intangible qualities. The good news is that most of these capabilities are things you can learn with practice.
Take greater control of how you spend your time. Set your priorities and engage in activities that are meaningful for you. Your days will feel less stressful and be more productive.
There are many reasons that you might sabotage yourself. It’s an extremely common behavior, rooted in a fear of the unknown. If you’ve immersed yourself in mediocrity, the idea of greatness may be frightening. Ask yourself if you’re satisfied with your life.
Find out why you may self-sabotage:
Start the day with a simple visualisation technique. This may be something as simple as waking in the morning and deciding there and then that today is the day you are going to be more confident. See your day unfolding exactly as you’d like it to, see and hear yourself behaving and interacting with everyone …
Remember that at any given moment, you’re either working on a solution, or you’re spending time worrying. Meditation is a great way to clear your mind and de-stress. To get started, simply designate five minutes out of your day to focus on your breathing.
At some point in your life, someone probably made the statement that you have a lot of potential. We all seem to have potential, but there’s rarely anyone around who can tell us how to realize it.
Extend your network. For most people, developing positive relationships with colleagues is the greatest benefit of association memberships. Be generous about sharing information and services.
Find a compatible food buddy and get started on your weight loss journey. You’ll soon realize it’s easier to stick to your diet when you connect with a partner who is going through the same weight struggles as you. You’ll experience the satisfaction of reaching your weight loss goals while helping someone else reach theirs as well.
You don’t have to live under a tarp in the woods to use minimalism to your advantage. It’s simply a matter of removing excess and meaningless things from your life. Use some of the extra time and space to introduce new, amazing things into your life. You’ll be glad you did!