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7 Ways We Sabotage Our Happiness and Productivity

August 15, 2022 Lisa Zawrotny Episode 118
Positively Living: Do Less, Live More... Breathe Easier.
7 Ways We Sabotage Our Happiness and Productivity
Show Notes

Since I founded Positively Productive Systems in 2016, I’ve seen my fair share of physical clutter and loved every minute of helping clients clear it and start fresh. But what I've been most fascinated with is helping clients declutter their minds and hearts because inside is where it all starts. This week, episode 118 of the Positively Living Podcast is about 7 ways we sabotage our happiness and productivity!

In this episode of the Positively Living Podcast, I’m sharing the importance of noticing the link between our physical space and how it is affected by what is going on inside our minds and I provide actionable steps you can take right now to get to the root of the matter, your mindset. Shifting your mindset is critical for long lasting change. 

The 7 ways we sabotage our happiness and productivity are:

  1. Saying “should” all of the time. 
  2. Comparing ourselves to others. 
  3. Assuming what people think. 
  4. Repeating the same negative stories.
  5. Believing that self-care is optional.
  6. Spending time with negative people. 
  7. Seeing failure as a bad thing. 

What you focus on, you fuel. Where you direct your attention matters and you end up with more of whatever has it. What has your attention?

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Episode 114: Harmful Mindset Approaches with Valerie Friedlander

Episode 113: The Helpful and Harmful Sides of Comparison 

My Story

7 Habits I Avoid to Become Highly Productive | by Anthony J. Yeung | Mind Cafe | Medium

Stop Saying Should Part 1: Mental Decluttering and Mindset Shift | Positively Productive Systems LLC



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