“Accomplishment” Hacks For The Lazy, Ambitious, Successful Failures (Like Me)Whether you call it being productive, accomplishing, or just gettin' it done, you have struggles with it.
We all do.
I totally stole this from Tim Ferris from his blog post:
“Productivity” Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive, and Crazy (Like Me):
I even swiped the title... sorta, and I'll even copy the sentiment:
|I am Your Latino Soap Opera Hero!|
Yeah, I get a bunch of stuff done; I'm an author, an actor, I manage a zillion web pages, I have a great marriage, I work out, and try to help other people do all that stuff to whenever I can.
Yet, I feel like I accomplish nothing, my books all suck, I am never prepared enough for performance, all my web pages go nowhere, my wife thinks I'm crazy, I'm getting old and fat, and I'm selfish, vain and self-important.
Also, I tend to exaggerate.
Even though I have these conflicting feelings, and I never get as much done as I'd like, I have had to take a reflective moment or two to ask myself WHY I feel I must accomplish these things, or anything at all.
I've learned from reading a ton of books from Neale Donald Walsch, along with Tony Robbins, and other human development people that I basically want to feel happy.
I am apparently under the impression that accomplishing all of these thing will make me happy.
And yet, I have learned that I can CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY at any moment over anything.
So, why not just choose to be happy whether I accomplish them all or none, and then do the things I WANT to do just for the sake of ENJOYING DOING THEM?
Well, that sure as hell has been helpful!
Now I can release a book, perform in a show, build a new web page, love my wife, workout, and help other people strictly for the pleasure I have chosen to get from them.
So, the BIG accomplishment hack I promised with the title of this blog is:
BE HAPPY, and do the stuff you do with that energy, and you'll always get what you wanted from it!
Oh- and for an even faster hack for that- Be The Source of what you want for Other People, and You'll experience having it yourself. Which is what I just did by writing this blog post.
See how that works?
What can YOU do today for someone that you wish someone would do for you?