I am a fan of self help/live a better life books. I always garner a little wisdom from them, plus they always motivate me to be a little better person. After a year like we’ve had, I need a little self love.
One of the books I read recently was “The Lemonade Life How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness and Conquer Anything”- Zack Friedman.
This is a bit of a rah rah, yay you sort of book. Find out the distractions and live your best life yay team….
I like those kind of books…and if you like this kind of books, this is worth a look.
Here’s one takeaway I got from the book:
Friedman states that “noise” is a thief who steals focus and prevents you from achieving your vision and realizing your goals. (Chapter 9)
So what are your “noises”? What are the things that suck the creativity from you?
Here are some of mine:
- Husband working out of the living room- seriously- I can’t think, let alone do anything that causes actual noise (I was unable to have a phone conversation with a friend yesterday because my husband was in meetings all day and there is no place left for me to talk except the bathroom…which I just can’t do…
- I manage to find a game every month that does suck away at my time- I get really into it and I become hyper focused on it to the point where I have to set up time windows
- writing truth in my work that no one will say could ever happen- when you put yourself on a page, and thinking/knowing that people are judging and doubting
- communication with my Mom- she just argues about everything…
What are your noises? What are the things that distract you from achieving your dreams?
What do you do to get through the things that block you?
How do you reach your goals?