The USA is largely a goal-oriented society that values results more than the struggle or process to attain them. This is somewhat of a departure from many of the other cultures I’ve been blessed to live amongst. In light of this, much of our time as Americans is spent planning for and envisioning the future.Continue reading “Escaping (US) Americanisms”
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Inaction: The Crux of Insecurity and Wellbeing (A Plea To Do)
I’ve talked in the past about the two-minute rule, and it’s benefits on motivation and freeing up your mental hard drive. But I want to go into more detail on action taking, and the advantages I’ve found that being proactive can have on our confidence, self-concept/esteem and wellbeing—specifically proneness to depression. Proactivity and achievement canContinue reading “Inaction: The Crux of Insecurity and Wellbeing (A Plea To Do)”
The Two Minute Rule: An Easy Principle with Powerful Benefits
One mechanism I’ve found helpful for decluttering the mind is the “two-minute rule” concept, suggested by David Allen in his book, Getting Things Done. While this technique is often touted for its productivity benefits, it offers several other significant advantages as well.