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When you're stressed out and have a lot going on in your life,

What gives you the motivation to get things done besides having or wanting to do it for your children? Do you have any vices?

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Asked by SMITxsM2 at 10:09 PM on May. 23, 2011 in Health

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  • I talk myself into doing just 3 things, it gets me going and once I start, I just keep going and get much more done....

    Answer by LeJane at 10:12 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Do you make a list?

    Comment by SMITxsM2 (original poster) at 10:15 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I make lists...Usually stress makes me get things done.
    But when I need a break..I

    Answer by Momforhealth at 10:17 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • This might sound a tad corny, especially since i'm not a mediator or anything, but i have this book. It's called Mindful Movements: Ten Exercises for Well-Being by Thich Nhat Hanh. It's a small book that kind of almost looks like a childrens book judging by the cover, that's written by a Vietnamese Buddhist "Zen Master". The illustrations are done by a woman who has practiced with him as well. I recommend this to anyone, male or female, big or small, who's ever had that feeling of "UGH!". lol

    Answer by DJsMommy610 at 10:18 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I tackle one thing at a time and focus only on that one thing until it's done. Then I move on to something else and repeat until I'm done.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 10:19 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • lists, lists and more lists! helps me stay focused

    Answer by happymom8262 at 10:21 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • What about long term goals like finishing college as a single parent with no help. How do I keep going when I am so stressed all the time. How do you distress when you have little to no time to yourself.

    Comment by SMITxsM2 (original poster) at 10:29 PM on May. 23, 2011

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