Taking the first step towards the oasis of calm
This week our founder Nicola Walters explores the building blocks of calmness. For 20 years Nicola has traveled the world bringing people together to solve problems that some might say are impossible.
Nicola is regularly asked “how do you remain so calm when you are under so much pressure”. This blog gives an insight into how Nicola tackles day to day pressures and maintains that cool composure that others desire.
Why do I find life so stressful one day and easier the next?
Have you ever wondered why things can feel so difficult one day and easy the next. Or why some people seem to have all the time in the world despite having 2 kids, a dog and a 2 full time jobs. Or why you never manage to catch up with friends despite promising to do so in Christmas card after Christmas card.
All it takes is a little organisation
People ask me “how have you achieved so much?”, “how do you find time to sleep?” “how do you stay so calm?”
All it takes is a little organisation and the mist of muddle will clear and a path to the oasis of calm will reveal itself.
6 Steps to achieving your first step towards your oasis of calm
Step 1. THE GOAL Make a conscious decision to become more organised
Step 2. THE STEPS Write a list of 10 small steps you can take (you can use your onits here)
Step 3. THE FRIDGE Stick the list onto your fridge, right on your eyeline for when you go to open the door
Step 4. THE SCHEDULE Allocate a step to a day and commit to achieving it as early in the day as possible
Step 5. TAKE ACTION When you wake up look at the list and get your day off to a great start by actioning your step.
Step 6. TAKE SATISFACTION Tick the item off your list and give yourself a pat on the back. Well done, you have taken control and have taken your first step on the journey to your own oasis of calm.
How would you use onits to organise your day? Have you had a stressful day that could have benefited from better organisation or does your week float by like a swan gliding on a lake?
We’d love to hear your personal organisation stories.
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