Ever wondered how to avoid time suck? You know, that vortex of things you do that distract you from what’s important? These five self-care hacks will get you started in setting long-term goals that will help you overcome time suck.
Do You Ever Experience Time Suck?
You know what I mean, you sit down for just a moment, pull out your phone, and three hours later look up, wondering where all that time went. I’ll confess, I used to allow Candy Crush to suck my time in giant gulps. We’re all susceptible to time suck, but a few years ago I discovered how to combat it.
The five goal-setting hacks I share in today’s podcast will help you on your way to setting meaningful long-term goals. Once you set meaningful long-term goals, it’s easier to avoid the time-suck of distractions. Don’t expect to change overnight, but get yourself started in the right direction.
Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? by Rick Warren
Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy
What Time Sucks do You Deal With?
I’d love to hear about what sucks your time and distracts you from the important things in life. Do any of you already use SMART or SMARTER goal-setting strategies?
I’ve been using them with the students that I mentor, and at first they felt awkward, but now I’m getting the hang of it!.
You can also join the Facebook group and drop your answers there. Or, you can comment down below or shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d love to hear from you!
Come back next week when I talk about some surprising things I learned about setting habit goals. For example, does it really only take 21 days to form a habit?