WHY HAVE A GROWTH MINDSET: 17 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO GET OUT OF OVERWHELM AND INTO GROWTH

Having a growth mindset is all the buzz. Grow more positive. Grow more successful. Grow as a person. Grow as a professional. Grow in your relationships…. grow, grow, grow, grow.

It is great advice because if you aren't growing you're dying.

Many people find the idea of growth overwhelming. Like, “I better carve out a few months of time so I can grow.” (Insert butt scratch here.)

Credit: cheezburger.com

Or if you are introverted like myself, you feel like you need to be alone and secluded for real growth to happen. And yes there is real envy that the caterpillar gets to do its major growth hidden away in a cocoon.

How can you cultivate a mindset of growth when all you feel like is a tired, overwhelmed mess who just wants to run away and magically be a better version of yourself instantly?

Credit: wifflegif.com

Credit: wifflegif.com

  1. Write down one success a day.

  2. Choose a goal and spend 5 minutes a day working on it.

  3. Read everyday and from all genres.

  4. Listen to music.

  5. Draw while you work.

  6. Chunk your work schedule

  7. Make sure your priorities are getting worked on every day

  8. Make time for you

  9. Make time for your family and friends

  10. Once a month, week, or day do something totally new

  11. Get out of your comfort zone

  12. Change up your workout routine

  13. Eat healthy

  14. Detail out your story (learn more here)

  15. Sing

  16. Pet a cat.

  17. Make new friends

 

Every single one of these tasks will expand your mind, achieve success, make you more focused, and happier. And that is what I call growth in the right direction.

Credit:  plus.google.com

Credit:  plus.google.com