Every once in a while, you gotta do it – lighten your load by saying “no”. When your time and attention are maxed, there is no room for anything new. In addition, too much to do and focus on scatters your energy and resources.
So, what is one thing you can say “no” to today? Pick something related to your work that is taking up your time and space needlessly or is an energy drain. What you say “no” to can be a way of being or doing. You could say “no” to being inefficient or “no” to doing that extra task you are not required to do.
Go ahead – say “no”. Do you feel any lighter?
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Is everything going great in your everyday work life? Can you identify anything that has run its course? Sometimes, habits, situations or circumstances hang around long after their usefulness is gone. Examples can be: allowing stress to run your life, consistently being late for meetings, a pattern of activity you have or an energy drain that you are better off without.
Releasing something is not always easy. However, letting something go that is doing you no good frees you and you end up feeling great. You also make room for something new to take its place. Go ahead, let it go!
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Is there something you are “done with” relating to your career? It may be a consistent aggravation, something you are tolerating, a significant lack of recognition for the work you are doing or a pursuit that no longer interests you.
Depending on what it is that you are done with, you may be able to let it go right away or letting it go may take some doing. Either way, best to get started. As you let go of things that no longer serve you, your life gets better and you make room for the new.
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Is there something in your career that you are long overdue to disconnect from? Staying attached to people, behaviors or things that no longer serve you can be an energy drain and leave no room for new people, behavior or things to come into your life.
If there is something, how about starting to disconnect from it this week? You can do so in small or large ways. Some small ways: set an intention and time frame for disconnecting, detach yourself in some small way, get used to the idea of it no longer being in your life. Some large ways: make a break, find your truth about the situation and speak it, make a significant change.
Disconnecting is healthy. It leaves you free to live your life the way you want to. Dragging along people, behaviors or things that no longer serve you slows you down and keeps you from being the very best you. Let them go.
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What are three things that you would be better off without? As you begin the new year, give yourself maximum advantage by letting go of these three things. You are much better off without energy-draining habits, relationships, situations or attitudes negatively affecting your life. When energy drains are eliminated, you create room for new and better things to come into your life.
What are you ready to say “bye, bye” to?
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