Now that you've had time to take stock of what you are tolerating I find it helpful to to think through what I want to do about it. Really there are only four things you can do.
- Do/Fix It -- Don't keep waiting for a 'perfect' time just take care of ‘it’ now.
- Delegate It -- Perhaps ‘it’ is not the best use of your time. Can someone else take this off your plate? For me this is the hardest. Somehow I stubbornly think I can do it all when some of the things I'm tolerating can be removed if I'd simply delegate and give myself grace in the process.
- Dump It -- Sometimes it's best to accept ‘it’, let it go, and move on.
- Dedicate Time to Eliminating It -- If 'it' can be eliminated do you want create a new ritual or habit to change it? That decision makes all the difference.
Look at the list of what you are tolerating and highlight the things that you...