In War of Art, author Steven Pressfield introduces the Principle of Priority. He says:
“The Principle of Priority states (a) you must know the difference between what is urgent and what is important, and (b) you must do what’s important first.”
But how do we determine that difference? How do we know what’s important? When it comes to building a better body, how exactly do we know what to focus on? Where is our precious time best allocated? Where should our priorities lie?
In truth, our priorities determine our behaviors. They determine our decisions and, ultimately, the actions we take.
If our priorities are non-existent, then it becomes difficult to know what to focus our efforts on. If our priorities are not in line, then poor decisions will only lead us to the wrong place faster.
Getting our priorities straight is an essential step to achieving better health and a better body (not to mention a more productive life). In this post, my goal is to show you a very simple framework that can help you re-shape your perspective on priorities.
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