It’s both easy and natural to think of certain days (especially Mondays!) in terms of the required minimum: If I just finish this one task or do this one thing, the rest of the day can be a total wash.
Does this sentiment sound a little familiar? It’s okay if it does. But as we contemplate what constitutes our most basic obligations each day, whether it’s at work or at home, it’s so important that we also set a simple bar for ourselves. Be sure to ask yourself a few questions daily:
What do I need today? What will make this day complete for me and no one else?
If you ask yourself these questions regularly enough, you might find that the daily minimum can feel less like a requirement and more like an opportunity. With that inspiration in mind, we offer this week’s Instant Insight:
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