Monday, April 6th, 2020
To become more fluid in life, it’s found what’s required is making a few tweaks, a mind shift in the current way that you do things, which has proven to improve productivity, experience less strain, anxiety, and sweat. This is a vital quest for many, who’s attempting to become more efficient.
This is for anyone who’s looking to improve their productivity, their multitasking, to get things done faster.
What usually results however, are the tasks taking longer, as attempting to take shortcuts can at times backfire, and create more unneeded work.
It appears the harder that some people work, attempting to get more done, they begin to feel more stressed out or frustrated, this because of a lack of attention to detail.
To Become More Efficient
So the solution to accomplish more, to increase productivity, isn’t necessarily working longer hours, or grinding it out on the labor treadmill.
Instead, what we can all do is learn to work smarter, this rather than working hard to the bone, as it’s proven to get the same or even more work done in less time.
What’s been refined are steps that you can take, this by adopting better habits, this to squeeze out more productivity in less time, while using the least amount of effort.
Engage In Activities That Are More Creative
The busier that you become, the less time that you have for chasing creative endeavors.
What research proves however, is that approaching anything with a creative flair, does is improves work performance.
It’s found that those who chooses to spend their time doing activities, that sparks their creative juices, this either at the office or at home, will perform better, this instead of doing mundane structured work.
So if you happen to have a creative spirit, then take some time out and enjoy going to the art gallery or the library, or pursue your hobby of decorating cakes, for instance. Exercise your creativity.
Begin by listening to some mind soothing meditation based music first, which should inspire your artistic mood, and then begin writing your blog post, as what doing so places you in the “flow” mindset.
Develop Goals That Interests You
Regardless of how hard you work, as you put in all those tiring endless hours, if you don’t love what you’re doing, not particularly thrilled about it, then make some changes.
When you’re performing any type of task at hand, if you don’t feel emotionally charged and passionate about it, then you mostly likely won’t do it that well, or not have fun doing it.
What’s known, is that your interest level needs to be highly engaged, this to do anything better, which is one of the keys of doing that job well, this to accomplish anything or to achieve success.
Get Into The Flow
What’s been proven over time, is that you need to have a high level of enjoyment to experience engagement, in whatever you’re doing. Then you will do it well.
What having passion does, is it optimizes your overall performance, which keeps you deeply occupied, while completing the task quicker.
What’s also found important, is to feel that the task is meaningful to you, as well as to others.
It’s important to think that whatever it is that you love to do, you wouldn’t want to do anything else at that moment, as time escapes you.
You’ll then do whatever it takes to find the motivation and the intent that’s needed, to keep going forward, while giving your full undivided attention at all times, this even when you feel tired or uncomfortable.
To Become As Productive As Possible
The key to staying focused while becoming and remaining more productive, provided you’re in a position to do so, is delegate or outsource all of the boring mundane tasks, that you don’t enjoy doing yourself.
If you’re not in a position to do so, and need to do them yourself, then set up a timetable at specific times during the day to get them done. Also make sure that you complete them.
Maintain A Strong Work And Home Balance
There’s always that fine line, that crosses over between work and home, as they usually blend in together. What not having the proper lifestyle balance does, is hampers your productivity.
Once you begin to feel stressed out, about all the demands on your work when you’re at home, you’re then likely headed towards becoming emotionally exhausted, with anxiety.
It’s found that what needs to be established, is a strict dividing line when it comes to the constant pressures of work, and leave it there, especially if you work from home. Otherwise, it can result in burnout.
What needs to be created, is a healthy work and home division. Set strict guidelines, this especially during those times when you’re working at home, this during the evenings or weekends.
Also make sure, that you take mind breaks away from work and technology, this by spending more time outdoors, or going for a workout.
Make sure that you engage in other stress relieving activities, such as yoga or meditation, all which contributes to, and optimizes workplace performance.
Always Practice Gratitude
When we’re busy, what we don’t have the time for is to think about anything other than work. So always make sure that you take the time to show gratitude.
Acknowledge all that you’ve accomplished, have earned, and make sure you express it to those who you should be thankful to.
This could be your associates, your spouse and kids, and everyone else involved in your home business.
What’s been proven, is that gratitude, being thankful, does is increases resilience to stress, which reduces physical illness.
What saying “Thank you” more often than not, does is produces an overall increased satisfaction, where all areas of your life is boosted with better more efficient production.
To Work Smarter
There’s a longstanding proverb that states, “One should meditate for 20 minutes every day… But if you find yourself too busy, then it should be for an hour.”
In the fast accelerating world that we live in, it becomes difficult to adopt healthy habits. What mindfully slowing our life down does, is it actually speeds up our productivity.
What making minor lifestyle tweaks one day at a time does, is it can go a long way in helping you to work smarter and not harder.