When a child gives a poor answer to a question, we ask it a different way – we reframe it, add context, use a different tone of voice.
So when it comes to those silent questions that run through our mind each day, why don’t we do the same for ourselves?
When you’re facing an overwhelming task list…
Instead of thinking, “How can I possibly get all of this done?”, focus on what’s urgent. This will help you apply a strategy of “Do the Worst First” and avoid procrastination-induced panic.
Sometimes, you just can’t face a task. Ask, “Could I spread this out into manageable chunks?”