Love – A deep affection towards something or somebody.
If you love what you do, then it doesn’t seem like work. Many people struggle in their day to day tasks. This is because they are doing something they don’t really enjoy. They have no passion for it.
Find a job, sport or hobbyyou enjoy doing, and it will never seem like a chore. It will never seem like hard work or forced. Even friends fall into this category, some friends are a pleasure, where some are just hard work.
When it comes to doing ‘something’, give it your 100%, and do it happily. It is proven, happy people are more successful than at whatever it is they are doing, than those who find their task laborious or an unwanted effort. An effort they would rather not do.
How to turn those unenjoyable tasks into enjoyable ones?
Of course, we all get days and moments like this, but speaking in general terms, the joy of doing the ‘something’ outweighs the moments that don’t.
Giving your 100% to any one thing at any one moment and keeping distractions at bay, are key to loving your task at hand. Living in the moment is another way of putting this. Don’t get distracted by your phone or trying to do 2 or 3 jobs at once, keep it simple and do 1-thing at a time well.
My wife often asks me to do another job while I am doing the dishes, and my reply is, yes of course, as soon as I am finished doing the dishes.Even though I don’t love doing the dishes, I love it when I’m finished and finished quickly.
This may be hard to understand, but even when we have to do tasks we don’t really want to do, do them with enthusiasm, speed and complete 100% focus, they aren’t as bad as if we draw them out.
Do your tasks with passion and the monotony of the tasks isn’t as bad.
An example could be cleaning the bathroom. Unless you like cleaning, it’s not really on top of most people’s list as pleasurable. Set you goal of a clean bathroom, dedicate a 100% focus on the task and start. Keep the end result of a shining bathroom in your mind and time will fly and so will the dirt. And, before you know it, it’s done, and you feel good when it is.
Approach everything you do like this and soon, those must-do tasks aren’t so bad anymore.
The secret is…Love whatever you are doing at anyone time, even if you really want to do something else and life really does become easier. Dedicate slots of time into specific tasks, give them 100% and avoid distractions.
I recall a story where Tony Robbins had to wash dishes at a monastery. Much to his great dislike and thought, I’m Tony Robbins, why am I washing dishes? The monk in charge who didn’t know who Tony Robbins was, said a few wise words and Tony went back to washing the dishes. This time, he turned his task into one of enjoyment and purpose. He said, he went from absolute hate for the tasks to one of enjoyment. He turned washing dishes into a fun game and learned a valuable life lesson at the same time.
Love what you do, find the benefit in the monotony and do everything with joy and happiness.
Whatever you do in life, do it with love, enthusiasm, 100% focus and the chore of the task will dissipate.
Try this for a week and let me know if it has helped your life.
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