Does consistency outperform perfection?

Does consistency outperform perfection? Here’s a thought-provoking article by fellow highly sensitive person Amy Barbato.

I’ve decided to apply my approach to maintaining a healthful lifestyle, to other personal goals. I’ve often reassured friends who fall short of a desired daily exercise or diet plan, to repeat after me: “So what?” Take a breath, acknowledge that you did the best you could for today (you’re permitted a diversion), and just keep going. (more…)

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Are you focused and committed?
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Are you focused and committed?

Are you focused and committed? Are you the type of person that makes the most of every moment? If so, you probably have a positive attitude and are happy. If not, then you need to adjust your focus and attention.

Too many people spend time worrying about what will happen next month, or next year, or worse, they keep living in the past. Can you relate to this? I definitely can! When this happens it means that we are not making the most of what we are doing in the present moment. (more…)

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Do you have a sense of urgency?
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Do you have a sense of urgency?

Do you have a sense of urgency? I do! I probably have triple the amount of a sense of urgency than most people. This doesn’t make me a better person, but I get frustrated when I and others don’t give their best effort.

My definition of a sense of urgency is a burning desire to accomplish something in a time-efficient and organized way. This doesn’t mean in a perfect way, but in an honest effort kind of way. In my personal and business pursuits, I find that many people don’t share my feelings. They don’t place as high a value on accomplishment and efficiency. (more…)

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Do you have trouble staying motivated?
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Do you have trouble staying motivated?

Do you lack motivation? I do sometimes. Although this bothers me, I realize that it’s impossible to be “on” all the time. I start out energized and excited about a project, and soon after, I’m in the dumps having a pity party. Staying motivated isn’t easy! If it were, everybody would do it.

I would bet that you’ve had this experience too. It happens to us all. You may have felt good about a certain job or project when it began. You were filled with enthusiasm, but then you hit a few speed bumps, and your motivation waned. You may have fallen into self-doubt and decided to give up. All those positive thoughts turned into negative ones. (more…)

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