“Used to be, I’d get home from work and spend the evening working on my own business. But these days I just don’t have it in me”.
But is it about finding the energy?
Or is it about eliminating that what takes the energy we used to have, are meant to have?
Whatever it is that you put your time or attention into costs energy.
If you don’t have enough of it, ask yourself: are you being drained without you knowing it?
It’s more likely than you think, especially when you consider that whatever you put in your mind stays there and rambles on, costing you much energy.
And the worst kind of energy drain? Conversations that you shouldn’t be having in your head.
The kinds of conversations that go on because of all the opinions and statements and points being made on social media.
Want to have more energy?
Consume art instead of social media. Books, music, films, poetry… Or read intelligent non-fiction, and learn something.
Or, have actual, real, quality conversations with people you care about.
Those are the kinds of conversations that fill the well, that stay with you because they matter. That kind of conversation gives you energy, instead of taking it from you.
I’m not against social media, but it’s good to know that social media are deliberately designed to hook us on having more and more mental conversations.
And you know the cost of that…
P.s. another way we lose tons of energy, is by working on things that feel like we’re moving our business forward, but that are actually only matters of ‘keeping the joint running’.
It’s that kind of activity that causes you to end a day feeling like you did a lot, but you can’t really recall what you worked on.
If that’s you, then this programme offers a solution.
Also published on Medium.