5 Ways to Fight Distractions and Get Stuff Done

If you’re like most individuals, you grapple with how to shoo away daily distractions in order to get your stuff done. In fact, according to Psychology Today, “20 percent of people chronically avoid difficult tasks and deliberately look for distractions.”This means one-fifth of people struggle to get their stuff done.

What about you? What’s your daily task you put off? Is it a big report, preparing for a presentation, or even small, necessary things like getting to the grocery store?

 

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Melissa Clark
Organic Relationships

Every year Americans spend billions of dollars buying organic produce and foods.  The promise of the manufactures is a product free from pesticides, hormones, and toxins.  We pay a premium to eat “clean” foods.

By definition, organic means naturally occurring, derived from living matter. Organic food is treated differently than non-organic food. Not only is it free of toxins but it also does not contain anything man-made…it's natural.

We eat organically because who wants to eat pesticides and cancer-giving toxins?  Not me.

Every year Americans spend billions of dollars buying organic produce and foods.  The promise of the manufactures is a product free from pesticides, hormones, and toxins.  We pay a premium to eat “clean” foods.

 

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Melissa Clark
Clear the Clutter of Your Mind
  1. Journaling helps you to process emotions.  You guys know I’m a counselor, right?  Processing emotions help to “clean out the refrigerator” of what’s happened in your life.  Just like the fridge, if you shove things to the back and try to forget about them, it turns into a science project (ahem…again, speaking from experience).  Dealing with emotions is messy but if you process often and frequently it’s usually a quicker, easier process.
  2. Journaling brings perspective – I love sitting down from time to time and looking at glimpses of my past.  Sure, it's  "cringe worthy" at times.  But, overall I can see why I was struggling and often see a resolution.  In our everyday lives, we are often too close to the picture.  Journaling helps you to take a step back and see things from a different perspective.
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Melissa Clark