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Freedom or Prisoner – Which Are You Choosing?
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Even someone who is locked up in jail can find freedom in their mind. In fact they may be able to find more freedom than someone who is living in their own home and living the life that they think they are choosing.
It can be quite easy these days to fall prisoner to what society has deemed a great thing…Multi-tasking. To be able to multi-task means that you get many things done at one time…or does it? I find that multi-tasking makes it difficult to complete any project well and it breaks down the length of ones focus of attention. When multi-tasking takes up so much time that you can’t focus on the bigger things in life, you may want to check to see if you are at home or in prison.
Working out of your home – You are at your desk working on a project and you need to go to the bathroom. On the way you find the laundry that the kids left on the floor, you pick it up. You figure I have it in my hands so I might as well put it in the washer. While you are in the laundry room you realize that you need to empty the dryer so that the clothes can easily go into it when they are clean. With the dry clothes in hand ready to be folded you begin to walk up the stairs and the phone rings, you answer the phone and talk to the salesperson on the other line about the vacation trip you have just won if you purchase a time share.
In this short segment of a day you can see how choosing to multi-task your way to the bathroom can lead you not only to wet your pants but, also lose the momentum you had on the project you were initially working on. That project then becomes just another prison bar around you of something that needs to be done. Because everything is connected, once you veer off track, the continuous multi tasks can become a never ending prison with no chance of parole.
1. Millionaires do not multi-task they concentrate on one thing at a time for as long as they want.
2. Go slowly, you will get there faster.
3. Live with less stuff – The less stuff, the more freedom there is to do what you want.