Affirmation for February 9, 2011: Self Control

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.- Benjamin FranklinThought of the day:In a world where instant gratification is just a click away, it's difficult to focus on one thing at a time. Do you often find you have tons to do, but have trouble getting everything accomplished because you're being constantly distracted?Make it a habit to keep a running list and break it out into daily chunks. Not only does this relieve your mind of having to remember everything you have to do, it also allows you to realistically define what you can accomplish each day. Imagine how accomplished you'll feel looking back at your daily lists and seeing that you've completed everything you set out to do. It might take some practice, but it will improve your productivity in the long run.One free tool that can be very helpful is an online to-do list called toodledo.com. It allows you to sort and prioritize your list in many different ways, and even connects to your mobile phone so you can update it on the go.Have an accomplished day!TeamDS
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I found this journal entry helpful and I like the quote from Benjamin Franklin. Thanks for sharing I will be sure to use the tip to cut down on distractions.
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Good suggestion. I will also make sure the actions are those that will bring me closer to the goal/result I want.