Sometime around February I fell into a slump. I fell off my own band wagon. I got sick, felt like I had no energy, may have been cranky and to top it off I injured my shoulder. Then I decided to adopt the mantra ‘get shit done.’ My adoption was inspired by a Shine On client and my inner voice screaming, pull yourself together.
We step off the path from time to time. What is important is how fast we recognize our departure. A life time can slip by. A career. A month. Hours. And a bunch of what ifs show up. That’s not living.
What I like about ‘get shit done’ is that it’s somewhat spiritual in the sense that it’s about the present. The here and now of living life. AND it’s nonspecific, involves shit and is action oriented. That sums up so much for me, I hope you can identify.
Since I’ve embraced my new mantra I’m doing some things differently. I’m reading two new-to-me horoscopes. They are enlightening, thought provoking and positive. Which I appreciate because not all horoscopes are positive. Hare in the Moon posts daily on facebook and has a web site. Then I’m reading Rob Brezsny writing. He is apparently is rather popular and can be found online. He’s simply wild and I love it. Both serve up inspiration for getting shit done in a world of connectedness.
Then I enrolled in Marie Forleo’s B School. Wow is it getting me organized. I’m going super pro with my consulting business. More to come as I unveil a new web site in the next few weeks. The entire process is helping me get my creative energy flowing in a direction that is fulfilling AND organized so I can clearly communicate my services and business model.
What do you do to get shit done? Try listing 50 things that you need to accomplish within the next week. Listing exercises that go beyond 30 are important because it helps us get past the familiar and onto the important stuff. After you list 50, review the list and pick 5-8. Now your list is more manageable and you are more likely to get shit done.