My old friend Richard Galloway said “ Blessed are the flexible, for they shall bend and not break.”
This was a lesson I had to learn over and over. For example, my multiple lists used to run my life. And multitasking was difficult as my capacity was diminished by chronic overwhelm.
I lamented to Rich one day saying “ I just can’t keep up with the stuff on my lists. The more I get done it seems there is more added all the time!” In response he said , “ uhhh, you make the lists, they don’t make you do anything.” You do what you can and tomorrow there will be things to do , you’ll do them, go home, come back the next day and do some more. “
You see, my capacity was decreased due to my wrong perspectives. Then my expectations of myself were off, thinking I had to complete my lists all the time to find a sense of accomplishment. The result; stress, overwhelm, inability to multitask as my focus was blurred by it all, so I would hyper focus on one thing at a time, creating more of a sense of failure and urgency to get it all done all the time.
I was not flexible so I was breaking.
Over time I adopted Rich’s advice miraculously and found I could do exponentially more than I ever thought. My self limiting beliefs diminished my capacity. When I let them go I could multitask and do so much more, with peace, than I ever thought possible.
You too can find transformation in literally any area if you are open to seeing your issues from a more true perspective. EIS can help lead you in a process of transformation that can affect every area of your life.
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