Making reflection normal

For many people, it is a crisis in their lives that forces them to take stock, often through such things as divorce, redundancy, ill health, or the death of a loved one.

There are less traumatic ways of doing it!

When do you stop and reflect? Look back over your last week. How many minutes have you spent reflecting on things that have happened to you or the way you have learned something? Use the chart below to help you.

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Minutes spent

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Most people find it helpful to set aside a regular time every day— it need only be a few minutes. The beginning of the day is a good time. Some favor lunchtime reflection, especially if you can get out of your working environment. And, for many people who travel for long distances to work, the journey home can be useful. The act of reflection normally calms you down, which is a good thing in itself before you return home—unless, that is, you are reflecting on really stressful issues!

How To Accomplish More In A Fraction Of The Time

How To Accomplish More In A Fraction Of The Time

The pace and intensity of our lives, both at work and at home, leave several of us feeling like a person riding a frantically galloping horse. Our day-to-day incessant busyness too much to do and not enough time; the pressure to produce and check off items on our to-do list by each day’s end seems to decide the direction and quality of our existence for us.

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