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Get Rid of What's Holding You Back

One of the most common happy killers is having too much to do.  We try to do 37 things per hour and in the end we find out that we didn’t do one thing really good.  Life is not about doing more—it’s doing less, better. 

You may be saying that you have too much to do, too many responsibilities, too many meetings, deadlines and far too little time. There’s too much crap in the way. Feels more like the end of the world.

If we do not prioritize and live we will over-commit and die.  In the end, I choose to live.  Don’t let poor lifestyle choices sneak in, fester and destroy health overtime.  This is a sure way of having too much to do later in life – medications, surgeries, chemo-therapy and bypass surgery.  

From now on all decisions and time need to be dedicated to those matters most important to you: your health, your family and your purpose.

Anything not aligning with these areas had to be culled and cleared.

Remove Negative Environments

I’ve learned that I can’t change people, but I can change my focus and what I do about it.

Don’t let people rent space in your head. Make the decision to stay away from any environments that don’t serve your health, family or purpose. 

Don’t Check Email 5 Times a Minute

Why do we feel like we need to check our emails multiple times in an hour? We have the fear that we are going to miss out on the next big opportunity so we check one more time for safe measure.

Use a Pen and Paper

To increase your productivity – remove yourself from your normal environment and go to a healthier space that does not involve your cell phone and laptop. 

Get up Early 

As the world is still sleeping, this is the perfect time for you to snap up some hours to be highly productive.

Leave the emails, the social sites and the morning news and get straight to the highest priority items in your life.  The morning is also the best time to exercise.

Say No

If you want to fill your schedule with worthless line items, say yes.  Saying yes will give you an endless supply of meetings, phone conversations and mind destroying negative information.  Protect your mind.

Eat to Live

Eat to live, not live to eat. 

Basically 2/3 of your diet should be plant food and 1/3 meat, comprising of mostly fish.

Your health is your most important asset. Don’t push it to the side any longer.

De-clutter Your Space

If you haven’t used it in a year, then you don’t need it.  Get rid of it. 

Dr. Cory Couillard is an international healthcare speaker and columnist for numerous newspapers, magazines, websites and publications throughout the world. He works in collaboration with the World Health Organization's goals of disease prevention and global healthcare education. Views do not necessarily reflect endorsement.

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