Well, we are in the mist of Autumn with Thanksgiving in a couple of weeks. How are you going to get the energy to get things de-cluttered, cleaned up and ready to go for the holiday season ahead? The magic word is motivation. How will you muster up this motivation and stay motivated? Well some words describing the opposite of motivation are accidental, unintentional, involuntary, aimless, meaningless, unplanned, vague, dissuade, suppress, stop, prevent, depress, deject, dispirit, dishearten, cast down, lazy, dull, and sluggish. So in order to not end up, at the very least, lazy, dull and sluggish turning a perfectly good Autumn into a #tumbleandfall, here are some tips for staying with it, and happy during the holidays.
Tips for Getting and Staying Organized and Happy During the Holidays
The top two triggers for a mood outburst, whether it is in the anger and or sadness category are family and holidays. Recognizing those two things, family and holidays, are triggers for possibly being miserable, and unmotivated will prepare you to introduce coping strategies.
#Copingstrategies are any behaviors, thoughts or actions which will decrease anger, and or sadness. Each person has different coping strategies, for lifting themselves out the dumps, or moving them away from becoming a self sabotaging terrorist. You know what your coping strategies are! And if you don't here are a few to think about.
Coping strategy Tips
Marla Stone, MSW, Author l Keynote Speaker l Professional Organizer l Productivity Expert l Decor and Feng Shui Idealist