How to Get the Most Out of Practice
Malcolm Gladwell writes that “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” To get where you want to go in life you have to start practicing now. Today. If you save your dedication and focus for when you are successful, you’ll never be successful.
But that practice doesn’t have to be forceful. You can hone your skills of focus and awareness throughout each day rather than setting aside huge, intimidating blocks of time — and when you hone those skills, everything else becomes easier.
When you integrate practices of simple awareness into your daily life you find that things start to flow more naturally. You know how to respond to challenges and opportunities without hesitation. Because your responses are rooted in a conscious and empathetic relationship with yourself, with others, and with everything around you.
Do you struggle to maintain focus on the important projects in your life? Do you find yourself starting things and then running out of steam, or becoming distracted?…