About a month ago I received a beautiful post from another professional organizer that I thought was just beautiful. For so many of us, taking care of ourselves is so hard. We feel that we must constantly do and do and do! For me personally, it's the constant battle.
Such a good reminder for all of us.
Ms. Wales was also gracious enough to share her ebook "Procrastination Begone" which is on her website.
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"Since returning from Bali things have been different, my focus has been different, I have been productive but I am no pushing. I am allowing the world to fall into place, doing my work and letting it ripple out into the world.
Are you being lazy? I don't think so, and and when I pondered this lazy question, I went to visit my favorite lazy person Leo Babauta, the author of The Power of Less.
He states that being lazy is an amazing thing. Here's why:
Doing less means being smart about what you're doing. It will make you more productive.
Send fewer emails, and the ones you send make them important. Write fewer words (I still haven't mastered that one yet) Consider the actions you are about to take and if you can, eliminate the ones that are not productive. Think of something else that works for you.
The 7 Healthy Habits of Lazy People (with a nod to Zen Habits) include:
Lao Tzu said "Doing nothing to disturb the spontaneous flow of things" and that is how I am trying to live my life right now as I enjoy the spontaneous flow of things. It's a little scary, but I think that just means that it's the right choice.
Are you ready to do the same?"
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