Okay, we couldn’t resist! We should all try, right?
This piece on Psychology Today caught our eye. After all, it’s hump day and chalking things up to a midweek slump, we’re ready for Friday to arrive already. Who’s with us?
So, we need a little inspiration to keep our juices flowing until the end of the week. In her blog post, Peggy Drexler, Ph.D. points out several ways to focus on the good and simultaneously outshine the bad.
1. Focus on what you’re good at. Let’s face it, it’s easy to dwell on the tough projects or slight shortcomings like the inability to speak in public but she writes about highlighting all of the things you ace.
“Instead of laser focusing on your faults, or even improving your workplace weaknesses, incorporate into every workday something at which you excel: managing others, say, or writing compelling briefs. Similarly, instead of obsessing over a goal you didn’t reach, move on and focus your energy on current successes, and ones soon to come.” Read more