Next time you’re feeling stuck, try asking yourself these 4 cracker questions

Next time you’re feeling stuck, try asking yourself these 4 cracker questions

Even the happiest people struggle at times. 

Even the best among us get's stuck at times. 

But those who enjoy the most happiness and success find ways through; and for those of you who'd like to get better and "getting through" might like to try these key questions during those times when stuck…

by Lindsay Holmes from the Huffington Post

We all know that burnout is a dangerous landscape we don't want to find ourselves exploring. It leaves us stressed, drained and sometimes even physically ill. But before we even get to that point, there are warning signs that we often blow by like mile markers on a highway — and one of them is the feeling of being totally stuck.

We work best when we're fulfilled, inspired and challenged, and when that drive disappears, burnout may not be too far off. If you're trapped in a rut, take charge now and ask yourself the following questions.

What makes me feel happy?

With so many self-help tips on how to reach a state of bliss, we often find ourselves focusing on the how more than the what when it comes to happiness. When you're in a rut, evaluate what makes you happiest. It could be as simple as taking your dog for a walk in the park or more in-depth, like volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. The point is, identifying what makes you most fulfilled can help you figure out how to move forward in pursuit of your best life. Research shows the happier we are at work, the more productive we actually are in the office.

Where do I want to go from here?

Or in other words, what's the next step you'd like to take? Once you determine what you want to do, write it down. Studies have found that jotting down your goals will make you more likely to achieve them. By turning what you want into something measurable and concrete, you'll feel more motivated to stick to it — and as a result, you'll move forward…

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