Let’s be honest—we all procrastinate. Some of us might put off overcoming an unhealthy habit that we’ve struggled with for years; and others of us may have a long list of work projects on our desk that never seem to get done.
Instead of doing it today, we put it off until tomorrow. But when tomorrow comes, we don’t do it. Tomorrow turns into next week, next month, and—eventually—never.
Sound familiar? Is there a way you can stop procrastinating and start accomplishing? Yes. First, discover why you put things off.
People tend to procrastinate for three reasons: (more…)
St. Augustine defined peace as ‘the tranquility of order.’ That’s true on many levels, isn’t it? At the grandest of levels, Jesus Christ’s return will bring peace through the restoration of order lost in Eden. And, on a far more mundane level, a disorganized life is synonymous with a hectic life. Whatever the context, the axiom holds: peace cannot coexist with chaos.
We never plan on becoming addicted, but the progression of addiction creates chaos. To set our recovery on the right path, we need to restore order in our lives, develop new time-management skills, and make organization and structure a priority. In the early stages of recovery, it can feel like our life is all over the place. (more…)