Sound Mind

mind Jan 29, 2021
Today’s Haves, Needs, and Wants
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time... - John Lennon
 
Begin to make time this week, amidst the Have-to's and Need-to's, for the
Want-to's!
 
Sit down right now, and take out a sheet of paper. Divide it into thirds.
Entitle each division, separately,
like this:
 
Have-To:
Need-To:
Want-To:
 
Now, let's fill them!
 
1. Have-To's
Think absolute priority
here. Appointments, commitments, chores, and
errands that MUST be done today. A word on Becoming Sound - if you
have more than five items in this category, rethink your day! Truthfully,
most of our to-do's fall under the next title.
 
2. Need-To's
This is
where most of us live - stressing
- thinking everything here
belongs above. But the path to Becoming Sound utilizes
this category to
allow us to dwell in the one below, even if for a small amount of time.
When prioritizing your day, what of the above items can
wait until
tomorrow, next
week, later in the month? Do not think of this space as a
procrastination
area, but an allowance - a reevaluation
of the minutes
you lend to life's demands. We all live to get ahead - rush to wait - desire
time we wished away. This is the space that lends itself to redirection.
 
3. Want-To's
The space we all need and an integral
component to
Becoming Sound.
This is the place that makes all the time lent to the above categories
valuable. What you put here fulfills the quote:
Time you enjoy wasting is
not wasted time!
 
This is the "YOU" space. What makes you happy?
Brings you joy? Provides you peace? Make sure you spend at least 30
minutes here per day. Every minute you dedicate here helps you view all
the other minutes in your day differently.
 
Begin Becoming Sound hour by hour because it is the recognizing of
the hours that creates beautiful days.

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