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Mindful Action Over Constant Struggle


Mindful Action Over Constant Struggle

The idea of "working hard" has become deeply ingrained in our minds. We're frequently told that success only comes from ceaseless effort and being busy all the time. However, there's an alternative approach that's gaining attention—mindful action.


While working hard suggests a constant struggle and an endless race, mindful action offers a different perspective. It's about working smarter, focusing on purposeful efforts rather than an unrelenting pace, and finding effectiveness in intentionality and presence in our actions.


In today's blog, let's zoom in on the topic of "Mindful Action Over Constant Struggle".


What's Constant Struggle?

Constant struggle is the idea that we need to work all the time without taking a break. It's when we believe that being busy all day, every day, is the only way to be successful. But is this true? Does always being busy mean we're getting things done?


Introducing Mindful Action

Mindful action, on the other hand, is a different way of working. It's when you do things with a clear plan in mind. It means focusing on what we're doing at the moment without feeling rushed. Mindful action is about doing fewer things but doing them well.


Why Mindful Action Matters

Ok, so why does mindful action matter? When we work mindfully, we work smarter. Instead of just doing a lot of things, we do the important things with purpose. Mindful action isn't about being busy all the time. It's more about doing things that actually make a difference. Instead of exhausting ourselves with lots of work, we focus on doing a few things really well.



How Can I Work Mindfully?

To work mindfully, we can start by setting clear goals for what we want to achieve. Then, we can focus on one thing at a time, giving it our full attention. Taking breaks and resting when needed is also important.


So, let's rethink how we work. Instead of constant struggle, let's consider mindful action. By working smarter, not just harder, we might find a better way forward.


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Eileen Darwin
Eileen Darwin
Dec 15, 2023

another wonderful, thought provoking article - thank you 😀

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Alison Hillis
Alison Hillis
Dec 10, 2023

This is a powerful reminder not to busy just because....Doing fewer thing but doing them well is a great pointer - thanks for sharing!

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Lee Anne Haggard
Lee Anne Haggard
Dec 07, 2023

Really loved this Blog, thank you. Love this "Instead of constant struggle, let's consider mindful action" I think this is such a powerful tip

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Astrid Armstrong
Astrid Armstrong
Dec 07, 2023

💗 Thanks for sharing that Rach, I particularly like the part where you say "work mindfully, we can start by setting clear goals for what we want to achieve"

When I want to get something done, I am mindful to shut down all the other distractions, and focus on that one thing, get it done, then I take a break, and do something else. I love to create, so treat myself with something creative after I have achieved my goals. (Creativity within my work I mean!) A great reminder, thank you, I appreciate your comments.

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Bex Kirner
Bex Kirner
Dec 07, 2023

The more we work mindfully, the better equipped we become to rewrite the misinformation we've been fed over the years about needing to work hard to create success. Our mind is a trickster and will constantly lay the guilt trip on us for not working hard enough. But if we make a plan and take mindful action, as you outline in your article, then we can, over time, trick the trickster into accepting we have learned a smarter way of working. 😎

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