5 Reasons I’m Bringing Structure Back to My Life After a Few Months Off

It’s been an unstructured few months and I’m ready to go back

Eve Arnold
Nov 19, 2020 · 7 min read
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The self-help industry’s obsession with routine and structure

“An idea can only become a reality once it is broken down into organized, actionable elements.”— Scott Belsky

You can overindulge in the structure hype and become derailed

“The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.”― Friedrich Nietzsche

1. Structure allows you to not to spend thinking time on what to do next

“An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.” -Dale Carnegie

2. Structure ensures you are spending your time in the right buckets

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”― Warren Buffett

3. Structure brings a sense of comfort and reduces worry

“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” — Winston Churchill

4. Structure means your more likely to succeed

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”― Benjamin Franklin

5. Allows you to actually start doing

“Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and most of all self-discipline.” — Thomas J. Stanley

In conclusion

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Eve Arnold

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340k+ views. Science-led self-help. BSc Biomedical Science, studying MSc Behavioural Science.

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340k+ views. Science-led self-help. BSc Biomedical Science, studying MSc Behavioural Science.

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