As a self-proclaimed productivity nerd, getting LOTS of things done has always been my main goal. But, while reading my current book, The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, I learned that my (common) way of thinking about productivity isn’t really accurate. Instead, Chris (brilliantly) explains in the book that...
Meditation is defined as the act of engaging "in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of awareness." And, it is one of the most beneficial (and free) tools to help you create positive change in your life. I know, that sounds like a lofty goal, but look at the evidence from the Mayo Clinic alone:
February was a hard month for me, so I decided to make the month of March one where I made my well-being a priority. I did this by starting my very first With Cheryl Challenge and practiced at least one small act of self-care every single day for 31 days. Today I'd like to share some of those lessons and pass along a few examples so you can start this yourself.
The concept of "clustering" was introduced to me by one of my very own authors: Steven Griffith. (Quick FYI: In case you didn't know, I'm an Editor at a business book publisher.) Steven's brand new book, The Time Cleanse, is in stores this week and it's where I first learned about a concept that has completely transformed the way I work, which I'd like to tell you about today.