Goal-Getters: Avoid Burnout When You’re At The Top Of Your Grind

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No matter who you are or what you do professionally, it always seems that this time of year is when people are extremely busy and ready to give up. But this article isn’t about time management. Instead, it’s about encouraging those who are nearing a breaking point to shift their perspective. I think I started truly understanding the concept of perspective once I started receiving rejection. How you perceive rejection can dictate the course you take from there on out.

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Perspective is the ability to say and understand that no matter what I’m going through right now, that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. It’s the ability to train your mind towards always thinking about the positive outcome, as opposed to focusing on the potentially negative position or situation you are currently in. Is the glass half empty or half full?

No matter what is on your plate, you have to have the understanding that because I am doing what I’m doing right now, I will never have to live this very struggle again. No, you may not able to go on every outing, or have oodles of free time, but that’s ok because you’re working on you, for you.